Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Advisory
The Palomar Community College District is seeking
one (1) member of the local community to serve on its Equal
Employment Opportunity Advisory Committee.
Community members serve for two-year terms.
Complete details and the required application
are available at
Application deadline: Applications will be
accepted until the vacancies are filled.
Submit completed applications to:
- In person: Human Resource Services office, room A-1
- Via fax: (760) 761-3530
- Via postal service: Shawna Cohen, Employment Services,
Palomar College, 1140
W. Mission Rd., San Marcos, CA 92069
Questions? Please contact Shawna Cohen,
Supervisor, Employment Services at (760) 744-1150
ext. 2608 or
The EEO Advisory Committee is comprised of Palomar College
students, faculty, staff, administrators, and community
members, and fulfills
an important role within the District by supporting faculty
and staff diversity and equal employment opportunity
programs, as well as promoting understanding of diversity
within the campus community. The committee's
key responsibilities include:
- Assisting in developing, implementing, and
monitoring the progress of the District's
- Advising on the development and presentation of
reports and information related to the District's
diversity initiatives and responding to EEO
inquiries and concerns
- Monitoring compliance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act and suggesting revisions and
improvements in services, policies, and procedures that
affect persons with disabilities
Additionally, the committee hosts an annual Unity in
Diversity event during the spring semester for the
public. This event has become a favorite of
students, faculty, staff, and members of the community, and
is well-attended. Visit
http://www.palomar.edu/hr/diversity for information about the 2011
Unity in Diversity event.
The District's core
include access, equity, diversity, inclusiveness, mutual
respect, and trust. Our
is to provide an engaging teaching and learning environment
for students of diverse origins, experiences, needs,
abilities, and goals.
Palomar College's student body is richly diverse. The
College was recently designated an Hispanic-Serving
Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.
We serve over 30,000 students from a variety of backgrounds.
Approximately 50% of our student population is white, 28% is
Hispanic, 6% are Asian/Pacific Islander, 4% are
Black/Non-Hispanic, 4% are Filipino, and 1% are Native
American; the remaining 8% are unknown/non-respondent.
For more information about the students we serve, visit
In addition to the EEO Advisory Committee, a variety of
other groups on campus engage in
furthering the District's commitment to diversity. The
Committee to Combat Hate (PC3H) was established to
promote respect, sensitivity, and a safe environment for all
Palomar College staff and students, including those who are
lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer.
Student groups reflecting the diversity of our student body
include the Black Student Union, Chinese Club, HSI Science
Club, International Club, Japanese Culture Club, LGBTQA, MEChA, Palomar Encuentros Leadership, and the Palomar Native
Interested individuals can apply to serve on the
EEO Advisory Committee by completing the required application
(link at top of page).