STATE AGENCY - JOB VACANCY NOTICE
Department of Health and Human Services
Become a part of the Department that touches the lives of every American! At the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) you can give back to your community, state, and country by making a difference in the lives of Americans everywhere. It is the principal agency for protecting the health of citizens. Join HHS and help make our world healthier, safer; and better for all Americans.
The Office for Civil Rights has one Supervisory Equal Opportunity Specialist position available within our Regional office located in Chicago, IL. OCR provides the oversight, leadership, and coordination necessary to ensure that individuals have nondiscriminatory access to HHS services or programs and that the privacy and security of their health information is protected. The primary duties of this position include, investigating complaints, conducting compliance reviews, and providing technical assistance and outreach to health and human services institutions, agencies, or organizations which are covered entities to ensure compliance with civil rights laws and regulations and with the privacy of protected health information under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule.
For more information on this position click on the link below or go to http://www.usajobs.gov and enter the corresponding job announcement number.
Titles and job announcement numbers:
Supervisory Equal Opportunity Specialists - GS-360-13
Vacancy Announcement Number: HHS-OCR-DE-14-1000660
Opening Date: November 28, 2013
Closing Date: December 6, 2013
For more information about OCR, visit our website at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr
Last updated Dec 3, 2013
****************************************************************************************HUMAN RELATIONS MANAGER
City of Kansas City, MO’s Human Relations Department, Civil Rights Division.
(Job Opening ID #503509)
Full-time position available with the City of Kansas City, MO’s Human Relations Department, Civil Rights Division. Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Supervises assigned staff in the performance of all assigned duties and responsibilities. Reviews completed employment, housing and public accommodations investigations for thoroughness and for correctness of analysis. Conciliates probable cause cases per the city ordinance. Provides training on civil rights matters to employers, employees, housing providers, community groups and any others who may request such training. Designs program initiatives that will serve to enhance the work of the Division among city leaders and the general public. Manages the Division’s education and outreach efforts utilizing a variety of methods of communication with the public. Serves as speaker, panel participant and resource person to civic, church, community and city programs on civil rights matters. Prepares written reports as required. Maintains relations with civil rights and other community groups throughout the metropolitan area. Manages contracts and maintains a cooperative relationship with HUD and EEOC. Serves as Acting Director in Director’s absence. Maintains a thorough knowledge of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964-Discrimination in Employment, Fair Housing Act, Fair Housing Design and Construction Guidelines, Americans with Disabilities Act, Equal Pay Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964-Discrimination in Programs Receiving Federal Funds, Title II of the Civil Rights Act of 1964-Discrimination in Public Accommodations, Chapter 38 of the City Ordinance-Human Relations (pertinent sections). REQUIRES an accredited Master’s degree and 4 (OR an accredited Bachelor’s degree and 5) years of professional experience at a legal firm, governmental agency, intergroup relations or related area of work involving discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodation; including 3 years of experience in responsible specialized public contact work as a program investigator, mediator and/or contract compliance officer in the human relations field (at the level of the City’s Senior Human Relations Specialist). Preference given to English/Spanish bilingual applicants. Salary Range: $4,848-$8,405/month. Applications accepted until position filled. Apply online at www.kcmo.org/jobs. EOE. The City of Kansas City, Missouri is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.
Last updated Nov. 1, 2013