STATE AGENCY - JOB VACANCY NOTICE
CURRENT JOB OPENING
DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RIGHTS
Tompkins County, Ithaca, NY.
$73,362 to $79,685 per year
Apply online ONLY at http://www.tompkins-co.org
Tompkins County is seeking a full-time individual to manage our Human Rights Department. The Director of Human Rights reports directly to the County Administrator and is responsible for directing the services and activities offered through the County’s Human Rights Commission. The incumbent will handle all inquiries from employers, employees, landlords, tenants, individuals and organizations regarding interpretation of the Human Rights Law or other problems involving the rights of individuals. He or she will investigate complaints and allegations in an attempt to conciliate problems on a local level, and refer cases to other organizations where deemed appropriate. The incumbent is responsible for the administration and enforcement of anti-discrimination laws, affirmative action, equal opportunity and compliance programs, policies and regulations and for coordinating the functions of the Human Rights Commission and for carrying out the policies of the County Legislature. The position operates under the general direction of the County Administrator with wide latitude allowed in the administration of the overall program. Supervision is exercised over the staff of the Human Rights Commission. The incumbent will perform all related duties as required.
As a public officer, in accordance with Article 3 of the New York State Public Officers law, applicants must be United States citizens (either natural born or naturalized), become a resident of Tompkins County, and maintain such residency for the duration of employment. Residency is waived for the purpose of recruitment, but once selected the candidate must become a Tompkins County resident.
a) Law degree AND three (3) years of legal experience in Human/Civil Rights practices, equal employment opportunity programs, or labor and employment law; OR
b) Masters degree in social science, human services, business administration, public administration, public policy, sociology, political science or a related field AND three (3) years administrative experience in human rights, civil rights, affirmative action, EEO, dispute resolution, or other programs serving community needs; OR
c) Bachelor's degree in social science, human services, business administration, public administration, public policy, sociology, political science or a related field AND five (5) years administrative experience in human rights, civil rights, affirmative action, EEO, dispute resolution, or other programs serving community needs; OR
(d) Any combination of training and experience equal to or greater than that defined in (a), (b) or (c) above.
Posted April 8, 2013
Human Relations (Rights) Officer III
The Missouri Commission on Human Rights is seeking to fill a Human Relations (Rights) Officer III (Unit Supervisor) position in its St. Louis Office. The position is non-merit and the starting salary is $1,773 twice monthly.
Education and Experience:
- One or more years of experience as a Human Relations (Rights) Officer II with the Missouri Commission on Human Rights; or
- Two or more years of experience as a Human Relations (Rights) Officer I with the Missouri Commission on Human Rights; or
- A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university w/major in Public, Business or Personnel Administration, Social Sciences, Law, or other related field; and
- Four or more years of professional, technical or consultative experience in human resources, public or business administration, equal employment or closely related investigations, legal analysis, or a closely related field. (Additional qualifying experience may substitute on a year-for-year basis for deficiencies in the required education.)
Major Job Components:
- Performs intake functions in the initial filing of housing discrimination complaints;
- Manages, coordinates and reviews the investigation of civil rights complaints and the negotiation of settlements;
- Trains, supervises and reviews the work of professional human rights staff;
- Investigates complaints of alleged discrimination as time allows.
- Prepares and/or coordinates the preparation of interrogatories to obtain information and documentation.
Inquires may be directed to Dorothy Session at (573)751-3584 in Human Resources.
Please review the minimum qualifications at:
Posted March 7, 2013
The Seattle Office for Civil Rights (SOCR) is seeking qualified applicants for two full-time Civil Rights Analyst positions. (Please see attached job description). The primary function of a Civil Rights Analyst is to investigate complaints of discrimination in employment, housing, public accommodations, contracting equity, and Seattle’s Paid Sick and Safe Time Ordinance, filed under Seattle ordinances and state and federal statutes.
A Civil Rights Analyst:
- Receives and investigates complaints of discrimination;
- Plans case strategies;
- Applies legal theories of discrimination;
- Interviews parties and witnesses;
- Conducts fact-finding and resolution conferences;
- Prepares witness statements and affidavits;
- Collects and analyzes evidence;
- Writes findings of fact;
- Negotiates settlements and conciliation agreements;
- Performs training regarding discrimination laws and policies and paid sick and safe time;
- Maintains case files and manages a case load.
Civil Rights Analysts have production requirements and work under only general supervision. The work of SOCR’s Enforcement Division is subject to judicial scrutiny and must meet procedural and technical standards to withstand legal challenges.
SOCR is committed to creating an organization free of institutional racism. Successful candidates must demonstrate an understanding of the relationship of race, racism, and multiculturalism to their job function and their commitment to creating organizations free of racism.
Michael Chin, Enforcement Manager
THE SEATTLE OFFICE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS
810 Third Avenue, Suite 750
Seattle, Washington 98104-1627
Posted January 23, 2013