Equal Opportunity Officer Job Description Sample
Equal Opportunity Consultant / Investigator - Human Services Investigator
Job Class: Human Services InvestigatorWorking Title: Equal Opportunity Consultant / Investigator
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
Date Posted: 06/21/2018
Closing Date: 07/05/2018
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Human Services Dept / MAPE DHS Central Office
Division/Unit: Operations / Equal Opportunity & Access
Work Shift/Work Hours: Day / 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Days of Work: Monday - Friday
Travel Required: Yes
Salary Range: $23.99 - $35.30/hourly; $50,091 - $73,706/annually
Job Class Option: Affirmative Action
Classified Status: Unclassified
Bargaining Unit/Union: 214 - MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE
End Date: Anticipated for to three (3) years
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Connect 700 Program Eligible: No
This is a great opportunity for someone who is interested in using their experience in working within Equal Opportunity to frequently interact with areas of DHS regarding complaints of discrimination and support Equal Opportunity and Access division's continuous educational and training efforts. To work in the State's largest agency with a strong team of the Equal Opportunity & Access Division dedicated to DHS' mission of working with other to help meet people's basic needs so they can live in dignity and achieve their highest potential. If this interests you, we want to hear from you!
The Equal Opportunity Consultant / Investigator's primary responsibility is to investigate and/or mediate complaints of the Department of Human Service (DHS) employees' discrimination and/or harassment complaints in the area of selection, hiring, and terms and conditions of employment on the basis of protected class, and to provide agency responses to enforcement agency charges, lawsuits, discovery and other legal process, in collaboration with Attorney General's Office and human resources.
In addition, this position involves providing trainings to DHS staff to create a more welcoming, inclusive, and free of unlawful discrimination workplace, and monitoring DHS' affirmative action hiring and whether selection and retention activities are conducted in a manner that supports and preserves a diverse workforce.
Must meet one (1) of the following education or experience qualifications listed below:
Two (2) years professional experience conducting workplace illegal discrimination investigations or related experience; or
Bachelors or higher degree Human Resources Programs or Master's in Organizational Management and one (1) year of professional experience conducting workplace illegal discrimination investigations or related experience.
Experience must in addition demonstrate.
Conducting anti-harassment and discrimination training or conducting mediation and/or other forms of dispute resolution;
Knowledge of affirmative action, equal opportunity, civil rights, and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); and
Establish, organize, and maintain record keeping systems and procedures.
Juris Doctor (J.D.) or similar law degree from accredited law school;
Completion of at least two (2) years of law school;
Master's degree in Human Resources Programs or Master's in Organizational Management; or
EEO Investigator Certification or/other EEO related certification.
To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your resume clearly describes your experience in the areas listed and indicates the beginning and ending month and year for each job held.
REFERENCE/BACKGROUND CHECKS - The Department of Human Services will conduct reference checks to verify job-related credentials and criminal background check prior to appointment.
Why Work For Us
GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.
This position is located in Minnesota's great capital city, St. Paul. The State of Minnesota offers employees subsidies for public transportation allowing for convenient and easy access to commute to work.
Ride the new METRO "Green Line" Light Rail Train to work! The 10th Street Station is located close by.
Our mission as an employer is to actively recruit, welcome and support a workforce, which is diverse and inclusive of people who are underrepresented in the development of state policies, programs and practices, so that we can support the success and growth of all people who call Minnesota home.
How to Apply
Click "Apply" at the bottom of this page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637.
For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.
If you have questions about the position, contact Zecharias Hailu at Zecharias.Hailu@state.mn.us
If you are a Connect 700 applicant, please email your certificate and the Job posting ID#/number to Yakeata Lubitz at Yakeata.Lubitz@state.mn.us by the position close date.
If you are an individual with a disability and need an ADA accommodation for an interview, you may contact the Department of Human Services' ADA Coordinator at 651-431-4945 or DHS_ADA@state.mn.us for assistance.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.
We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate what assistance you need.
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Equal Opportunity Investigator - Internal Investigations
Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent and 1 year of related experience in Human Resources, Legal/Compliance or Higher Education.
Conducts protected class investigations to include, race, ethnicity, color, sex, national origin, age, U.S. military veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information or mental or physical disability as well as general employee relations investigations, if necessary. Conducts fact finding investigations, which may include interviewing witnesses and reviewing documentation in compliance with applicable statutes and regulations. Prepares written reports and findings of facts, with supporting documentation.
Specific Job Related Duties
Receive, review, and investigate allegations related to the University’s policies addressing non-discrimination, sexual harassment/misconduct, and retaliation.
Receive, review and investigate allegations from students, faculty, staff, and third parties concerning unlawful discrimination, sexual harassment/misconducts, retaliation, and violations of labor/employment laws.
Receive, review, and consult with Human Resources, appropriate departments, and leadership to appropriately respond to, and/or investigate allegations involving general employee relations concerns, bullying, hostile work environment and violations of employment, faculty, and/or student policies and procedures.
Adhere to institutional grievance policies and procedures.
Adhere to departmental procedures for conducting investigations.
Prepare investigation plans and interview questions by analyzing the complaint, and identifying the issues, potential witnesses, and types of documentation to request/review.
Conduct fact finding investigations, which may include interviewing witnesses, gathering and reviewing documentation, and researching relevant laws and/or institutional policies/procedures.
Draft investigation reports with findings of fact.
Work with Human Resources and appropriate leadership to provide recommendations based on investigation findings of fact.
Organize and maintain investigative files, documentation, notes and all allegations submitted to the department for review.
Ensure that all Fraud and Abuse Hotline allegations are appropriately triaged and reviewed by the appropriate department and upload resolutions through the appropriate database.
Work with the investigative team and Title IX Coordinator to achieve departmental goals.
Provide investigative support to colleagues as needed.
Assist with developing investigation training programs for Human Resources Generalists throughout the institution and CMC Human Resources Generalists.
Review, analyze and provide recommendations for previous investigations conducted by other investigators, departments, Human Resources, and CMC Human Resources.
Assist with institutional reporting requirements in compliance with federal and state laws and regulations.
Assist with developing, revising, and editing relevant institution and/or department policies and procedures.
Consult with the Department of Legal Affairs as necessary.
Adhere to internal controls and reporting structures.
Perform related duties as required.
Competent internal workplace investigator.
Moderate knowledge of Human Resources and employment/labor laws.
Knowledge of employment and higher education discrimination, sexual harassment/misconduct and retaliation laws and regulations.
Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
Demonstrated presentation and facilitation skills.
Ability to deal with difficult employees, faculty, students and third parties.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills with ability to provide recommendations to Human Resources, departments, and leadership.
Competent use of personal computers and general office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook, and investigation databases.
Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.
Ability to work independently and within a team.
Project management skills.
Ability to manage multiple projects/investigations and prioritize work.
Equal Employment Opportunity
UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Full/Part Time:* Full-Time
Job Type:* Regular
Job Title:* Equal Opportunity Investigator - Internal Investigations
Job ID:* 60469
Business Unit:* PRESD
OEO Attorney - Office Of Equal Opportunity And Diversity Management (Oeo) (12764)
Position Summary: The OEO Attorney - Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) is assigned to the Diversity Management Unit and will be responsible for handling all aspects of the Department of Education's (DOE) compliance plan, in accordance with the 2009 amendment to the School Governance Law. The OEO Attorney will perform work related to the development and implementation of reporting requirements for the agency-wide strategic diversity plan and will ensure department-wide compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) laws and policies. Performs related work.
Reports to: Diversity Management Unit Chief
Direct Reports: Equal Rights Diversity Specialists, and administrative/clerical support staff.
Key Relationships: Acts as a liaison with executives within the DOE and with City, State, and Federal agencies regarding matters relating to the strategic diversity plan.
Develop, draft, and implement a strategic agency-wide diversity plan, including diversity initiatives designed to ensure compliance with the 2009 amendment to the School Governance Law.
Update the DOE's diversity plan on an annual basis.
Examine the participation of Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (MWBE's) in the procurement process; create and implement initiatives to increase the participation of MWBE's in order to achieve compliance with the School Governance Law and applicable MWBE regulations/requirements.
Receives, processes, and investigates complaints of discrimination and sexual harassment from students, staff, parents and third parties. Conducts interviews of all relevant parties to a complaint, including, but not limited to, the complainant, the respondent, witnesses, students, parents of students, and staff members. School-based investigations may require travel to schools in any of the five boroughs.
Interviews complainants, converting oral allegations into written form.
Analyzes complaints, develops investigative plans, conducts fact-finding, reviews documents, conducts related legal research, prepares any related correspondence, drafts and submits confidential reports containing investigative findings.
Reviews and edits confidential reports prepared by OEO investigators.
Ensure adherence to MWBE requirements in grant applications by providing guidance to DOE offices on best practices for making good faith efforts to locate and solicit MWBE vendors.
Prepare annual reports on the role of MWBE's in the procurement process.
Review and analyze workplace data and statistics.
Develop and draft diversity related rules, regulations and policies for the DOE.
Conduct research and prepare legal memoranda related to the strategic diversity plan and general EEO matters.
Provide advice and counsel to the Executive Director on legal issues related to the strategic diversity plan and EEO matters.
Analyze and report on the effects of City, State, and Federal legislation and applicable case law pertaining to diversity issues.
May serve as the supervisor of the Diversity Management Unit, reviewing work of the unit's legal staff to ensure compliance with deadlines on preparing reports and summaries, as needed.
Disseminate and implement rules, regulations, procedures and guidelines designed to further the DOE's strategic diversity plan.
Act as a liaison with various external agencies, including the Equal Employment Practices Commission, Corporation Counsel, and the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS), by providing statistical data on Equal Opportunity complaints and discrimination trends, department initiatives, complaint investigation information, and testimonial evidence.
Provide diversity training, technical assistance and support in all matters concerning diversity at the DOE.
Admission to the New York State Bar AND three (3) years of progressively responsible United States legal experience subsequent to admission to any state bar.
NOTE: Selected candidates must remain members of the New York State Bar in good standing for the duration of their employment.
Applicants who have a client with a legal or business matter pending against, before or with the DOE must obtain such client's consent to apply for employment with the DOE. If invited to interview for this position, such applicants are required to disclose the nature of such matters at the interview.
Extensive experience providing advice and counsel regarding affirmative action and diversity.
Prior experience analyzing workforce data and statistics relating to recruitment and retention.
Detailed experience implementing diversity initiatives or diversity plans.
Supervisory type familiarity with EEO law.
Strong written and oral communication capabilities and interpersonal skills.
(Internal candidates who are selected for this position and who currently hold comparable or less senior positions within the DOE will not make less than their current salary.)
Please submit a resume and cover letter with your application.
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
NOTE: The filling of all positions is subject to budget availability and/or grant funding.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
It is the policy of the Department of Education of the City of New York to provide educational and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, marital status, partnership status, disability, sexual orientation, gender (sex), military status, prior record of arrest or conviction (except as permitted by law), predisposing genetic characteristics, or status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual offenses and stalking, and to maintain an environment free of harassment on any of the above-noted grounds, including sexual harassment or retaliation. Inquiries regarding compliance with this equal opportunity policy may be directed to: Office of Equal Opportunity, 65 Court Street, Room 1102, Brooklyn, New York 11201, or visit the OEO website at http://schools.nyc.gov/OEO
Equal Opportunity Investigator
WHY JOIN US
Hillsborough County Government provides employees with careers that are both professionally and personally rewarding. With a wide range of independent agencies to choose from, the opportunities within Hillsborough County Government are endless! You are not just an employee within the government, you are an ambassador and business partner making a huge impact within our community that helps shape our future.
WHY WE EXIST
Our mission is to provide effective quality service at a reasonable cost with courtesy, integrity and accountability in a manner that protects and enhances the quality of life of our diverse population.
Investigates complaints of discrimination and civil rights violations as outlined in Hillsborough County Human Rights Ordinance 00-37 and manages cases.
Investigates internal workplace policy violation investigations and manages cases.
Manages Minority and Women Business Certification process for Hillsborough County.
A bachelor's degree in Public Administration or other related area of study. 3 years of government sector work in investigations and or public administration and/or project management.
A master's degree in Public Administration or other related area of study. 2 years of government sector work in investigations and or public administration and/or project management.
Graduation from an accredited law school. 1 year of government sector work in investigations and or public administration and/or project management.
Customer Commitment: Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity: Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
Organizational Excellence: Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
Success through Teamwork: Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.
Sedentary work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.
Frequently sitting at a desk or table.
Occasionally requires good near or distant vision.
Occasionally intermittent sitting, standing, or stooping.
Occasionally requires good hearing.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Equal Opportunity Case Investigations: Investigates discrimination complaints and civil rights violations in order to fulfill Hillsborough County's obligation to intake and investigate citizen complaints under the Human Rights Ordinance (HRO) 00-37.
Interviews the involved parties to obtain information; interprets applicable policies and regulations to determine appropriate action; and documents findings and conclusions and recommends action. Attends Human Relations Board meetings and makes presentations. Schedules and conducts outreach activities and trainings to build HRO awareness.
Minority and Women Business Certification Administration: Manages certification process, to include providing workshops and technical assistance to businesses.
Schedules and conducts outreach and trainings to build MWB certification awareness. Maintains list of certified businesses and partners with the County's Economic Development department, as needed.
Human Resources Case Investigator: Investigates internal workplace policy violation. Performs other related Human Resources investigation, duties as required.
Participates in County Human Resources new employee orientation by assisting the Office of Legislative Affairs with the delivery of the Equal Opportunity and diversity segment. Other duties as assigned.
WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU
We offer much more than the competitive pay you expect. We value our employees and Hillsborough County Government is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. And because we understand that no two people are exactly alike, you can choose what best suits the needs of you and your family.
Health Plan: The County pays towards health insurance premiums for all employees.
Employees can select from three health care plan options. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 60 days of employment.
Dental Insurance: Employees are eligible to enroll in the dental coverage and choose from four options:
High DMO, Low DMO, a network Open Access Plan, and a PPO. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment.
Vision Care: Employees and their dependents are eligible to enroll in the vision coverage.
Co-payment coverage includes exams, lens and frame, as well as an allowable contact lens expense. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment.
Employee Assistance Program: This program provides all employees and family members with professional, confidential counseling sessions.
All employees and dependents are afforded up to six (6) free visits per Plan year. Coverage begins on the first day of employment.
Tuition Reimbursement: Employees may be reimbursed up to $1,000 (undergraduate), $2000 (graduate) per fiscal year for classes at an accredited college or university for courses that enhance your ability to perform your current job duties.
Holidays: Employees receive up to 12 paid holidays per year.
Visit our Employee Benefits page for more exciting details.
Do you qualify for Veteran's Preference? Preference will only be entitled upon initial appointment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. Documentation that clearly shows dates of service, campaign awards or medals received, and character of discharge (DD-214 Member-4 or Service-2 copy) to support entitlement to preference must be provided at the time of application.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Hillsborough County Government provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Hillsborough County Government complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Hillsborough County welcomes and encourages applications from minorities, veterans, and persons with physical and mental disabilities, and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons in the application and testing process. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation requests will be on a case-by-case basis.
Hillsborough County Government expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Hillsborough County Government's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge
Hillsborough County is a drug free workplace.
Employees are required to participate in response/recovery activities in response to an emergency or natural disaster affecting County operations and/or its citizens. In such situations, every effort will be made to maintain operations, but employees will be assigned to carry out response activities suited to their skills and capabilities. MON
Title Ix/Equal Opportunity Investigator, Equal Opportunity (5715/C2618)
Reporting to the Executive Director of Boston University's Equal Opportunity Office, who serves as the University's Title IX Coordinator, the primary role of this position is to investigate and resolve complaints of unlawful discrimination and harassment against employees under the University's Sexual Misconduct/Title IX Policy and Equal Opportunity Policy. The Equal Opportunity Office investigative team works together to respond to and address complaints and concerns about harassment and discrimination on both of its campuses and off-campus sites, with approximately 12,000 employees. Other duties may include developing and presenting training for various groups across the University, assisting the Executive Director/Title IX Coordinator with matters related to student sexual misconduct, assisting in developing and implementing business processes related to investigations and training, and additional duties as assigned.
Master's Degree required, JD preferred. 3 - 5 years of experience.
Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Supervisory Equal Opportunity Specialist (Regional Director), Gs-0360-15 (Mp)
Help Duties Summary
The incumbent serves as a Regional Office Director in the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR). The Regional Office Director is responsible for managing the civil rights compliance and enforcement program at a regional office for a geographic region composed of one or more states over which the regional office has jurisdiction that supports the mission of the Department.and OCR's Strategic Plan. OCR enforces Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of I 973, Title II of tl1e Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Boy Scouts of Arnerica Equal Access Act of 2001, and. their respective implementing regulations.
APPLICATION LIMIT: This vacancy announcement is limited to the first 200 applications received and will close at 11:59PM Eastern Time on the day that we receive the 200th application, or at 11:59PM Eastern Time on the listed closing date, whichever occurs first.
The concurrently advertised vacancy announcement (KC-OCR-2018-0008) is also limited to the first 200 applications received, and may close on a different date than this vacancy announcement if the application limit is reached prior to the listed closing date.
We encourage you to read this entire vacancy announcement prior to submitting your application.
Learn more about this agency
As a Supervisory Equal Opportunity Specialist (Regional Director), GS-0360-15, you will be responsible for the following duties:
- Manages the regional office's enforcement program which ensures civil rights compliance by recipients of Fedetal fonds through the conduct of complaint
investigations, proactive compliance activities and technical assistance.
Makes civil rights compliance-determinations and ensures that complaints and proactive enforcement activities are processed in accordance with the Assistant. Secretary's directives, regulations, policies, case law, and confmm to established case-processing procedures.
Provides professional leadership and guidance to subordinate managers and staff in planning, developing and carrying out program objectives. Determines priorities, allocates resources, monitors progress, and manages all aspects of the regional office's efforts to ensure that. enforcement objectives are achieved regionally and nationally, as part of the senior management team of OCR.
Supports a performance culture that emphasizes accountability, efficiency and effectiveness that sustains excellence, promotes collaboration, optimizes results in the region, and fosters innovation and continuous improvement.
Provides subordinate managers and staff with advice and information on all aspects of program operations, such as Prcsidential initiatives, program priority issues,
interpretation of civil rights· law, policy development, major compliance actions, new compliance procedures, case processing procedures, regional productivity, quality,
customer service and management philosophy. Is a proven, highly effective leader and role model who builds trust and instills confidence in Department leadership, peers and employees.
Occasional travel - less than 10%
Who May Apply This job is open to… • Current federal civilian employees in the competitive service on permanent career or career-conditional appointments;
Former federal employees with reinstatement eligibility;
Current federal employees eligible under Interchange Agreements; and,
Applicants eligible under special hiring authorities (Schedule A, etc.)
If you do not meet these, you may apply under the concurrently advertised vacancy announcement: KC-OCR-2018-0008, which is open to all United States Citizens
Questions? This job is open to 3 groups.
Job family (Series)
0360 Equal Opportunity Compliance
Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
You may be subject to serve a one-year supervisory probationary period.
Relocation expenses will not be paid.
Males 18 and over must be registered with the Selective Service.
Must be a US Citizen
You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this vacancy announcement.
If you are a current federal employee, you must meet all time-in-grade and time-after competitive appointment qualifications within 30 days of the closing date of this vacancy announcement. To verify that you meet these requirements, we will review your responses to the core eligibility questions on the occupational questionnaire, as well as your submitted resume and required documents. To make an accurate determination, you will need to include on your resume your federal position title, pay plan, occupational series, grade level, agency, dates for which you held the grade level (stated as MM/YYYY to MM/YYYY, OR MM/YYYY to PRESENT), and total hours worked per week.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social).
Minimum Qualification Requirements
Specialized Experience for the GS-15
One year of experience equivalent to the GS-14 performing all three (3) of the following duties or work assignments:
1.Experience working with applicable civil rights laws and regulations.
2.Experience with Civil Rights theories, principles and practices and the roles of the Federal, state and local governments in order to plan, evaluate, and advise all parties on funded educational programs, their requirements, and all related issues.
3.Experience in investigative, analytical, fact finding, program solving, consulting, evaluation, dispute resolution, mediation, negotiation, and compliance techniques.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
The quality of your experience will be measured by the extent to which you possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs). You do not need to provide separate narrative responses to these KSAs, as they will be measured by your responses to the occupational questionnaire (you may preview the occupational questionnaire by clicking the link at the end of the Evaluations section of this vacancy announcement).
1.Knowledge of all civil rights laws, regulations and policies enforced by the agency.
2.Knowledge of investigative, analytical, fact-finding, valuative, dispute resolution, mediation, negotiation and compliance techniques.
3.Knowledge of management principles, techniques and methods in the areas of administration, personnel management supervision and budget.
4.Skill in oral and written communications.
Equal Opportunity Investigator
•* Reports to the Assistant Vice President for Title IX Initiatives/Title IX Coordinator within the Office for Gender Equity and Compliance.
The Equal Opportunity Investigator is primarily responsible for the prompt, impartial and thorough investigation of allegations of discrimination policy violations, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, genetics, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, veteran or disability status from faculty, staff, and/or students.
Responsible for collecting the relevant facts related to the reported discrimination allegation and, in collaboration with the AVP, assess the steps necessary to support compliance with University policy and applicable state and federal laws.
Maintains a thorough and well-documented investigative process by gathering and documenting evidentiary material. Maintains accurate and thorough records and notes of investigatory process. Develops professionally written, comprehensive, unbiased written reports that include a summary of facts and recommended findings.
Analyzes and logically comes to conclusions and investigative outcomes.
Serves as a point of contact for those seeking information or wanting to report allegations of discrimination.
Acts as a neutral party through all aspects of an investigation and promotes a fair and neutral process for all parties involved.
Advises all parties of their rights and responsibilities.
Promotes organizational compliance with University policy and applicable laws.
Assists in the maintenance of the database used to track discrimination allegations and resolutions.
Establishes timely communication with all parties, including those with a need to know in order to recommend/make appropriate and timely decisions.
Maintains a high level of confidentiality on all office and investigation proceedings consistent with University policy and applicable law.
Communicates and consults regularly with the AVP on updates regarding the status of allegations, complaints received and investigations in progress.
Works collaboratively with key partners in the University community to investigate and resolve complaints filed under applicable University policies, including but not limited to, the Office of General Counsel, Office of the Provost, Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution, and the Northeastern University Police Department.
Will keep apprised of new developments and best practices in the fields of discrimination investigations and other relevant federal and state legislation and regulations.
Performing other duties as assigned.
Equal Employment Opportunity (Eeo) Coordinator
This position performs highly responsible administrative work in analyzing and evaluating complaints of discrimination as prohibited by the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) laws, orders, and regulations. Performs a wide variety of analytical duties including problem identification, fact-finding, determining cause and effect relationships, making conclusions, and recommending a decision, or proposing action in a culturally diverse work force. Reports to the Compliance Director and works with the Administrator, Deputy Administrators, Human Resources, department heads, management, elected officials, attorneys, and employees to provide insight relative to EEO matters and decisions.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Counsels employees having potential EEO complaints and works with employees and managers to resolve EEO problems informally.
Conducts discrimination complaint investigations. Interviews charging parties, respondents, and witnesses to obtain evidence, provide guidance, and resolve issues relevant to the allegations of discrimination. Compiles and prepares reports of findings. Provides recommendations for the resolution of grievances or complaints of discrimination to the Compliance Director.
Assists higher-level administrators and participates in planning, organizing and implementing various training programs relating to cultural diversity, as needed.
Functions as an objective monitor in the County's interview process for competitive job postings, as needed.
Presents quarterly reports to Compliance Director. Prepares Affirmative Action Plans, as needed.
Attends meetings and participates as a representative on special committees and task forces related to EEO/Diversity issues.
Meets with and assists Augusta, Georgia attorneys in preparing conciliation or defense of EEOC discrimination cases, as needed.
Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Human Resources, Psychology, Labor Relations or any closely related field.
Five (5) years of experience investigating discrimination complaints, developing and/or implementing EEO/diversity programs for an organization.
Legal and dispute resolution knowledge and skills highly desired.
Knowledge of state and federal laws.
Knowledge of relevant local codes and ordinances.
Knowledge of procedures for conducting investigations.
Knowledge of employment practices in the public sector including recruitment, selection, employee relations, discipline, pay and classification, employment records, departmental structures, career patterns, job qualifications, and the role of the employment agency.
Ability to facilitate the resolutions of employee grievances and public complaints relative to EEO.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with County officials and employees.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Skill as a negotiator.
Skill as a trainer.
Licensing: Possession of a valid driver's license with good driving history. If State license is other than Georgia or South Carolina, applicant must obtain a license in Georgia or South Carolina within 30 days of employment." This position requires driving a county vehicle
Depending upon area of assignment:
Positions in this class typically require: walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. Work is performed in an office setting.
Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job.
Director, Equal Opportunity
Who We Are
METRO COUNCIL SEEKS A DIRECTOR OF EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
(Salary Range: $111,779 to $162,677)
Anticipated Starting Range: $112,000 to $135,000 DOQ/E Plus Excellent Benefits!
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The Metropolitan Council, a regional policy-making body that has guided strategic growth of the Twin Cities' seven-county region for nearly 50 years, is seeking a Director of Equal Opportunity to lead the Council's efforts to pursue the advancement of equity throughout the Council's work in the region and within the organization. This senior level position serves on the Council's executive team and directs the Equal Opportunity (EO) program which includes Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity plans, discriminatory harassment complaint resolution, employment practices review, and business inclusion programs.
The Director of Equal Opportunity is responsible for the development and administration of Council-wide policies, programs and procedures to guide successful accomplishment of equal opportunity priorities. The Director of Equal Opportunity serves as the primary advisor and subject matter expert to the Regional Administrator, management officials, and employees regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume on-line at https://springsted-waters.recruitmenthome.com/postings/1762. This position is open until filled; first review deadline is Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
Following the first review date, resumes will be screened in relation to the criteria outlined in the recruitment brochure. For more information, please contact Art Davis at email@example.com, or by phone at 816-868-7042; or contact Patty Heminover at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone at 651-223-3058. Applicants selected as finalists for this position will be subject to a background check prior to an on-site interview.
The Metropolitan Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities (EOE).
Equal Opportunity Assistant
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THIS IS A MINNESOTA NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 5 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.
This position is a Title 5 Excepted Service position located within the Joint Force Headquarters-State, Manpower and Personnel Directorate (J-1), Human Resources Office (HRO). The incumbent performs technical, administrative, and clerical functions associated with Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), HRO program development, administration, and evaluative and/or advisory functions.
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An EQUAL OPPORTUNITY ASSISTANT, GS-0361-07, Incumbent serves as the Equal Opportunity Assistant and provides technical and administrative support for the EEO Manager and specialist(s). Incumbent plans, executes, and provides a variety of internal management services and provides a variety of assistance and guidance to the command and servicing activities. Incumbent coordinates, performs, and participates with other staff members to accomplish technical and administrative work supporting the Affirmative Employment Program, Special Emphasis Programs, Complaints Processing Program, Alternative Dispute Resolution Program, and the EEO Training Program.
Extracts information from studies, collects and prepares data for segments of a variety of monthly and quarterly EEO reports. Researches regulations, Executive Orders, precedent setting cases, standard library references, and summarizes information in narrative form for use by EEO specialist or manager. Conducts analysis of workforce characteristics, utilization of employees by age, race, sex, religion, national origin, disability, and other bases.
Analyzes organizational policies, practices, and structures. Presents training classes such as Prevention of Sexual Harassment (POSH), New Member training, Role of the Counselor training, etc. Inputs data into DCPDS.
Prepares consolidated reports identifying cases and status. Administers the EEO automated systems, processes reports, extracts data from data base in proper format, analyzes computer printouts, receives and reviews quarterly computer output, identifies problem areas, determines trends and recommends or takes corrective action. Maintains security of system to ensure access only to authorized personnel.
Prepares a variety of automated reports for the Office of EEO. Receives calls and visitors to the office and identifies the nature of the visit. Obtains background information required to refer callers or visitors to appropriate action officers or other agencies/activities; initiates request for information as necessary.
Explains EEO regulations, the affirmative action plan, barriers, and recommendations; and the complaint processing procedures to employees, supervisors, and higher level managers to resolve factual discrepancies or routine problems. Arranges for travel for the EEO Manager and staff. Arranges schedule for visits, secures vouchers and letters and reports from travel agencies.
Performs other duties as assigned. See Position Description T5433000
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0361 Equal Opportunity Assistance
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CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
May be required to successfully complete a probationary period
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory
U.S. Citizenship is required
Prior to appointment, an applicant must have a current completed/clear drug test
This position requires a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI)
Upon selection, individuals will undergo a background check to validate suitability for employment with the federal government as permitted by law, regulation, Presidential order or other authority. Suitability is dependent upon the particular requirements for security clearance, sensitivity level, and DOD IT network access. Items checked include, but are not limited to all criminal history record information, employment history, education and fiscal accountability/responsibility.
Progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work that indicates ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position to be filled.
At least 12 months of experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the GS-05 level. These duties may include experience in any position that required compiling reports, letters, memoranda, etc., and required person-to-person contacts to convey information; Progressively responsible experience which demonstrates the ability to provide technical guidance and assistance in the type of work or in comparable work of the position to be filled.
You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.
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