The Justice Management Division (JMD) Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Staff is responsible for developing policy, methods, and procedures for the implementation of the EEO program throughout the Department of Justice. The JMD EEO Staff provides advice, technical assistance, and support to management officials and bureau EEO personnel. Additionally, the JMD EEO Staff maintains the integrity of EEO programs by monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of EEO officials and their programs.
As an Attorney Advisor/Assistant Director for JMD EEO Complaints Management Program, the incumbent reports to the JMD EEO Staff Deputy Director and is responsible for providing and managing a full range of support services for senior program specialists in the area of EEO Complaints Management. The incumbent will also perform or participate in the formulation and coordination of EEO policy, methods, procedures, and reports, including reports on the Department's EEO Complaints Program. Major Duties include:
--Provides administrative and technical supervision necessary for accomplishing the work of the EEO Complaints Management staff.
--Serves as legal advisor on difficult and substantive legal problems affecting the plans and operations of the agency's EEO Complaint Program.
--Provides authoritative technical advice to top management, key agency officials, and other EEO specialists and managers on matters related to EEO Complaints Management.
--Develops policies, in consultation with DOJ Legal Counsel, to stimulate new and progressive EEO management policies.
--Provides authoritative interpretations of new or modified legislation and guidance materials related to EEO Complaints Management.
--Develops strategies to implement new EEO programs or initiatives.
--Serves on inter-agency work groups, task forces, or expert panels established for special EEO projects or studies.
Required Qualifications: Applicants must possess a J.D. degree, be an active member of the bar (any U.S. jurisdiction), have at least 5 years post-J.D. legal or other relevant experience, and be a U.S. Citizen.
Applicants must have in-depth knowledge of Title VII Federal EEO regulations, EEO complaint management, alternative dispute resolution polices and practices, and experience directing a program or major program segment with significant resources, and .
Preferred Qualifications: The preferred candidate will demonstrate sound judgment, leadership ability, and a strong work ethic. Detailed knowledge of the mission, organizations, statutory obligations, functions, procedures, practices and priorities of the Department of Justice is desirable.
To apply, interested candidates must submit the following:
·Resume showing relevant experience and dates of employment;
·Cover Letter that highlights interest in the position and addresses the required qualifications;
·Writing Sample. (Not to exceed 10 pages and related to EEO, employment discrimination, preferred);
·SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, (must include position title, series, grade level, salary, and tenure); and
·Veteran documentation, if applicable.
Applicants must submit the above information via email to Denise Abrahams at firstname.lastname@example.org.