Director of EEO Compliance

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Bethesda, Maryland
Posted
Oct 01, 2022
Closes
Oct 08, 2022
Function
Executive, Director
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Oversee, manage, and improve the EEO complaints process, alternative dispute resolution, reasonable accommodations, and related activities for the ODNI workforce.

Serve as an EEO consultant to senior ODNI leadership and provide advice on the development, implementation, and management of a broad range of complex EEO programs and activities aimed at increasing EEO compliance in the ODNI and across the IC.

Serve as an expert liaison between ODNI and IC EEO organizations; listen to the needs of the organizations and provide counsel, guidance, and advice that enable them to tailor EEO programs, methods, and procedures to ensure they fully meet client needs and their overall EEO objectives.

Oversee and lead the development and implementation of EEO policy and programs for the ODNI workforce and the IC that enable and enhance collaboration, integration, and operational capability across the ODNI; lead and/or support Federal EEO complaint processing within the ODNI.

Oversee and lead the analysis and development of IC-wide EEO complaint statistics to produce reports for IC senior leadership with the status of EEO throughout the IC.

Oversee and lead planning, developing, and presenting expert, authoritative written and oral briefings to senior-level customers on significant and complex EEO issues; explain programs and issues to non-expert customers and tailor programs, methods, and products to ensure alignment with customer needs.

Deliver training, guidance, advice, and/or consultation to members of the ODNI workforce regarding EEO compliance requirements, rights and responsibilities, and other matters within the office's organizational jurisdiction.

Cultivate and maintain productive working relationships within and outside the IC EEOD organization, share information of interest, explain the specifics of EEO programs and, when appropriate, present, justify, defend, negotiate, and/or settle matters involving significant or controversial issues.

Lead and guide the resolution of issues in project plans and schedules based on a clear understanding of customer requirements and information on project cost, schedule, quality, and performance; provide expert oversight of cost and resource estimates; participate in budget planning activities and develop cost estimating strategies for future projects.

Lead and/or oversee the successful execution of spend plans and assess variances from cost and schedule baseline; oversee the reallocation of resources in response to change considering impact to project cost, schedule, and quality of deliverables.

Lead, guide, and oversee to project implementation and quality assurance by effectively evaluating and monitoring cost, schedule, and performance; assess variances from the plan; and oversee the execution of necessary corrective actions; lead project performance reviews and control gates, gathering important information, and making authoritative decisions about required next steps; oversee the development and maintenance of appropriate project documentation.

Assess performance, collaborate and oversee goal setting, and provide feedback on personal development.

Lead a team of professional staff and assess performance, collaborate and oversee goal setting, and provide feedback on personal development.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen residing in the United States
  • Appointment is be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance based on an SBI with eligibility for sensitive compartmented information (SCI)
  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • A two-year trial period is required for all new permanent appointments to the ODNI.


Qualifications

Mandatory Requirements:

A Juris Doctorate degree and experience in the practice of federal sector employment law. Certifications/Licenses: Completion of 32 hours of EEO Counselor and/or Investigator training, as required by the EEOC.

Expert knowledge of Federal EEO laws, regulations, polices, and practices as well as a superior understanding of EEO MD-110 and MD-715, and 29 CFR Part 1614, EEOC's Model Agency Program elements, and 462 reporting requirements; superior ability to research and interpret legislation and guidance affecting EEO in the IC.

Superior ability to establish regular contact with high-level internal and external resources and customers, supplying or seeking information on EEO programs and issues; superior use of tact when expressing ideas or opinions to senior leaders, customers, contractors, and other stakeholders.

Desired Requirements:

Five or more years of increasingly responsible professional EEO experience performing work and leading teams in the area of EEO with major duties including development and implementation of EEO goals and objectives, investigation, or resolution of complaints.

Broad national recognition as a top professional expert and consultant in the field of EEO compliance and oversight.

Expert knowledge and experience in all major EEO program functions, such as EEO Counseling, Alternative Dispute Resolution, formal complaint processing, and final agency actions, as well as expertise in the agency's obligations to provide reasonable accommodation, to ensure 508 compliance, and to conduct management-based inquiries.

Education

Bachelor's Degree, or equivalent studies

Additional information

If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.

Job Interview Travel: Candidates from outside the Washington, D.C., area may be selected for a telephone, teleconference, or in-person interview. If selected for an in-person interview, any travel or lodging will be at the applicant's personal expense.

Salary Determination:

The ODNI uses a rank-in-person system in which rank is attached to the individual. A selected ODNI candidate or other Federal Government candidate will be assigned to the position at the employee's current GS grade and salary.

For a selected non-Federal Government candidate, salary will be established within the salary range listed above, based on education and experience.

Relocation Expenses: For new ODNI employees, reimbursement for relocation is discretionary based on availability of funds.

Reasonable Accommodations:

The ODNI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Reasonable Accommodations Officer by classified email at dni_reasonable_accommodation_wma@cia.ic.gov, by unclassified email at DNI_DRA@dni.gov, by telephone at 703-275-3900 or by FAX at 703-275-1217. Your request for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TO THE EEOD EMAIL ADDRESS. THIS EMAIL IS FOR REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS ONLY. PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION VIA THE EMAIL ADDRESS PROVIDED IN THE 'HOW TO APPLY' SECTION ABOVE.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To ensure compliance with an applicable nationwide preliminary injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the federal government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for federal employees. Therefore, to the extent a federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to Executive Order 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

The ODNI is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations.