Corrections and Community Supervision, Department of
Must meet the following qualifications for non-competitive appointment:
Seven years of the experience* in equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion, or human rights.
One year of State service in an equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion, minority business, employment compliance, human resources, or training position allocated at or above Grade 18.
Qualifying Experience: working with organizations concerned with equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion, civil rights, minority business development, or similar programs; or in recruiting, training, and upgrading the educational and job qualifications of protected class members.
Substitution: associate’s degree may substitute for two years of the non-supervisory experience; bachelor’s degree for four years; and J.D. or master’s degree for five years.
Under the direction of the Equal Opportunity Specialist 4 and direct supervision of an Equal Opportunity Specialist 3, the incumbent is responsible for coordinating the implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) opportunity activities within the Department and evaluating the effectiveness of such programs.
Prepares, analyzes, and monitors the Department’s (DEI) goals.
Provides supervision and coaching to other staff.
Gathers, analyzes, and evaluates data pertaining to the workforce and determines underutilization in program areas.
Assists in the development of programs to meet the needs of problem areas, ensuring equal opportunity for protected class employees.
Proposes resolutions to supervisory staff on matters related to equal employment goals and compliance.
Participates in candidate interview and selection process.
Assists with weekly, monthly, and yearly reporting.
Communicates effectively, orally and in writing, will all Department levels.
Interprets laws, rules, regulations, and policies for staff, and ensures staff compliance.
Assists with action items related to the DEI Five-Year Strategic Plan.
Reviews and makes recommendations about Department personnel practices, policies, and procedures.
Conducts offsite outreach and recruitment activities to increase diversity within the agency.
Assists with planning of cultural events.
Provides support to employee resource groups (ERGs).
Develops and conducts training for the Department to inform about topics, including DEI, reasonable accommodations, implicit bias, and relevant laws.
Assists with administration of the Department’s reasonable and religious accommodations program for employees and incarcerated individuals, including timely responses.
Responds to written correspondence from incarcerated individuals pertaining to discrimination and other complaints.
Assists in reviewing and processing Department appointment approval requests.
Assists with processing requests for background checks.
Travel may be required.
Position located within the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. Work hours will be discussed at time of interview.
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