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This title is non-competitive. No examination is necessary. However, you must still meet the Minimum Qualifications of the position.
Candidates must have: Six years of experience in the review, investigation, and/or evaluation of compliance with equal employment opportunity laws, rules and regulations; in the planning, development, implementation, and review of programs dealing with equal employment opportunity, human rights, affirmative action, minority business program coordination, and/or labor relations directly relating to affirmative action; or in the development and administration of programs designed to facilitate minority community access to employment or business opportunities in the public and private sector. A bachelor’s degree may substitute for four years of experience. A master’s degree may substitute for one year of experience.
Provide technical assistance to Department staff, consultants and contractors to achieve or maintain contractual compliance
Monitor contract activity and progress to ensure contractual compliance
Conduct site visits to ensure contractual compliance
Investigate and resolve complaints from the public, and individuals about the program or individual contractors
Prepare regular reports of program activities for the agency and other State and Federal agencies
Publicize and promote the program with local union offices and organizations and programs promoting protected class hiring and minority business development.
Visit local union offices to review membership requirements and skill training programs and assist in coordinating instruction and on-the-job training programs among unions, State agencies, and employers.
Meet with community groups, contractors, labor unions, consultants, minority organizations, etc., to discuss the program, promote acceptance and understanding.
Meet with contractors to discuss and negotiate solutions regarding steps needed to effect program compliance
Coordinate program activities with public and private agencies and organizations involved with affirmative action programs.
Coordinate program activities within the agency and with Federal, State, and local agencies and organization
Provide training for the designated Affirmative Action Officers of consultants, contractors, etc
May perform, as assigned, a combination of tasks and activities described in the standards for Minority Business Specialist 1, and/or Affirmative Action Administrators 1.
Responsibilities may include serving a role within the Incident Command System to support the department’s response to regional and statewide emergency situations.
Telecommuting: Opportunities to telecommute will be discussed at interview.
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