EEO/Diversity Management Specialist
JOB DESCRIPTION: EEO/Diversity Management Specialists plan and lead EEO and diversity programs, teams, and activities (e.g. the Federal discrimination program, reasonable accommodations, interpreting services, ADR, SEP). They identify funding requirements, prepare procurement documentation, and direct the day-to-day running of the programs. They also provide advice and guidance regarding EEO and diversity issues. This includes identifying barriers to access, quality, or effectiveness of hiring and retaining a diverse workforce and leading efforts to eliminate or mitigate identified barriers.
MANDATORY QUALIFICATION CRITERIA: For this particular job, applicants must meet all competencies reflected under the Mandatory Qualification Criteria to include education (if required). Online resumes must demonstrate qualification by providing specific examples and associated results, in response to the announcement's mandatory criteria specified in this vacancy announcement:
1. Federal government experience with the EEO complaints processes and in providing assistance in the processing of informal or formal EEO discrimination complaints utilizing MD 110 and 29 CFR 1614;
2. Professional delivery of briefings and/or trainings to diverse internal and external audiences on controversial topics in a manner that is appropriate for the audience and consistent with policy and/or best business practices.
EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: Incumbent must receive thirty-two (32) hours of EEOC approved EEO Counselor training prior to assuming counseling duties and must receive at least eight hours of continuing Counselor training every year.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATION CRITERIA: In addition to the mandatory qualifications, experience in the following is desired:
1. Demonstrated experience providing authoritative interpretation of guidance related to the rights of individuals with Disabilities (i.e. 29 CFR 1614, ADAA, Rehab Act, GINA and the Privacy Act);
2. Demonstrated experience preparing the annual MD-715 Report and ODNI Report.
- Direct Deposit Required
- Two Year Probationary Period
- U.S. Citizenship Required
- Position Subject to Drug Testing
- Security Clearance Required
- Top Secret
- Sensitive Compartmented Information
- Polygraph Test Required
You must be able to obtain and retain a Top Secret security clearance with access to Sensitive Compartmented Information. In addition, you are subject to a Counterintelligence Polygraph examination in order to maintain access to Top Secret information. All employees are subject to a periodic examination on a random basis in order to determine continued eligibility. Refusal to take the examination may result in denial of access to Top Secret information, SAP, and/or unescorted access to SCIFs.
Employees with SCI access and who are under NGA cognizance are required to submit a Security Financial Disclosure Report, SF-714, on an annual basis in order to determine continued eligibility. Failure to comply may negatively impact continued access to Top Secret information, Information Systems, SAP, and/or unescorted access to SCIFs.
NGA utilizes all processes and procedures of the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). Non-executive NGA employees are assigned to five distinct pay bands based on the type and scope of work performed. The employee's base salary is established within their assigned pay band based on their unique qualifications. A performance pay process is conducted each year to determine a potential base pay salary increase and/or bonus. An employee's annual performance evaluation is a key factor in the performance pay process. Promotions may be conducted during the annual pay for performance process or throughout the year via the Assignment Opportunity Notices (AON). Employees on term or temporary appointments are not eligible to apply for internal assignment opportunity notices.
This position is a DCIPS position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans' Preference to preference eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are an external applicant claiming veterans' preference, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you must self-identify your eligibility in our ERecruit application.
This position is funded by the National Intelligence Program (NIP).