Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. This goes for the emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles we build, and the curious, courageous souls we seek to attract. 

As a company, we constantly challenge what’s possible, never simply accepting what has always been done. We reframe old problems, seek new solutions and operate comfortably in areas that are unknown. Our backgrounds are diverse, but our team shares a love of the outdoors and a desire to protect it for future generations. 

We operate development centers in Plymouth, Michigan; Southern California (Irvine, Carson & LA); Silicon Valley (San Jose and Palo Alto); Vancouver, British Columbia; and Surrey, England; as well as a manufacturing facility in Normal, Illinois.

This is who you are:

This role will require strong interpersonal skills, high collaboration, and the ability to work in an environment where individual initiative and accountability are required.  Must be able to work with limited day-to-day supervision and to make decisions independently when necessary.  Must be able to adapt to the changes that occur in a high paced work environment.


This is what you’ll do:

  • Compliance with OFCCP regulations, including Affirmative Action Plans for the US, quarterly monitoring of AA goals for all US locations, preparing and reviewing regulatory filings such as EEO-1s and Vets 4212, analyzing and investigating variances in EEO data and reports, and interpreting company policies and procedures for compliance with regulations. Will require coordination, data collection and support for audits, pay equity reviews, and related legal projects.
  • Assist with employment law compliance and monitoring by ensuring federal and state poster requirements are displayed and up to date at all sites and electronically, as well as with other legally required communications training.
  • Verify variety of compliance checks related to reductions-in-force.
  • Conduct manual validation of contractor 1099 exception requests.
  • Analyze statistics regarding employment transactions, candidate and market data
  • Partner with Compliance, internal and external counsel and the People Team to respond to affirmative action compliance audits with the goal to independently lead audit responses over time
  • Provide data, analysis and support of other internal and external fair employment practices audits
  • Use subject mater expertise to consult with Talent Acquisition Team, People Partners, Diversity & Inclusion team and managers and share data regarding affirmative action results, diversity initiatives, good faith efforts and best practices in recruiting and hiring practices
  • Prepare and deliver presentations, training and communications to Talent Acquisition team, People Partners, Diversity & Inclusion team and managers on best practices and areas for improvement, affirmative action results, and good faith effort tracking
  • Stay up to date on federal, state and local regulations regarding affirmative action compliance and fair employment practices and recommend any changes needed to existing processes
  • Provide support to the business with responses to affirmative action inquiries in Requests for Proposal (RFP)
  • Perform other duties as assigned

This is what you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in human resources or another related field
  • Minimum of five (5) years of professional experience in EEO/Affirmative Action compliance
  • Experience in analyzing data regarding employment processes, applicants, and market data
  • Demonstrated knowledge of federal, state and local employment laws, with a focus on fair employment laws
  • Experience in OFCCP compliance audits and evaluations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to collaborate with others and operate independently
  • Ability to effectively analyze and present data in a concise and succinct manner
  • Experience in delivering compliance training in small or large group settings is a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and CAAM’s software
  • Experience with EEO and VEVRAA reporting
  • Ability to work well under pressure with tight deadlines, having a proactive approach to routine and non-routine occurrences
  • Experience working in a matrix organization
  • Ability to multi-task and handle multiple deadlines
  • A commitment to teamwork, collaboration and professionalism

This is where you’ll work:

Department: Legal

Location: Irvine, CA 

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Rivian is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Rivian is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Rivian are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Rivian will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Rivian encourages applicants of all ages.


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