Dir. Office Of Equal Employment Opportunity

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Apr 02, 2018
Closes
May 16, 2018
Function
Other
Hours
Full Time
Job Description Minimum Qualifications:

Education

    Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Public Administration.
Experience

    Ten (10) years of experience of progressively responsible, diversified, senior level managerial experience in designing, developing, directing, reviewing and evaluating human relations and civil rights programs.  Those programs include equal employment opportunity programs, Title VI and VII, affirmative action, and diversity. Also demonstrated experience effectively motivating and directing staff.
Certification/Licensure

    None 
Preferred

Education

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master’s degree in Business Administration or Public Administration or a Juris Doctorate degree.

Medical Group:

Satisfactorily complete the medical examination for this position, if required.  The incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of this position either with or without reasonable accommodations.

Job Summary/Duties:

The Director, Office of Equal Employment Opportunity (OEEO) is responsible for the strategic development, administration and monitoring of the Authority’s civil rights programs including but not limited to the affirmative action, equal employment opportunity, civil rights policy, Title VI and Title VII compliance, and, diversity plans and programs. The Director ensures that the workplace is free of discrimination and in compliance with Authority-wide policies, Federal Transit Administration and other government regulations and laws. Also, the Director confers with and advises management regarding compliance and inclusion issues; ensures timely resolution of employee/managerial concerns; and approves recommendations for resolution.

This job reports to the Chief of Fair Practices and has a dotted line reporting relationship to the General Manager  & Chief Executive Officer.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    Develops, implements, directs and monitors goals, objectives, policies, procedures and work standards for the Office of Equal Employment Opportunity in the administration of the Authority’s civil rights programs including but not limited to the affirmative action programs, equal employment opportunity, Title VI, civil rights policy compliance and other federally mandated programs and functions. Develops and directs the effective implementation of the Authority’s Affirmative Action Plan and monitors compliance with long and short term goals.  Reviews and monitors departmental affirmative action goals.  Confers and advises management on major affirmative action and equal opportunity activities and problems.  Consults with executive management to create, implement and evaluate organization wide strategies for managing diversity. Updates the Chief of Fair Practices, Chief, Internal Business Operations Officer and General Manager & Chief Executive Officer on the progress of each work unit in relation to Metro’s EEO/AA Program goals. Directs the development of measures of effectiveness of diversity strategies and initiatives; manages budget and maintains relationships with collaborative personnel. Directs the development of the Authority’s Title VI plan and compliance and develops and /or approves and monitors recommendations for resolutions. Directs the interaction between other Metro organizations as they relate to Title VI language assistance initiatives, bus / rail service and fare change impact analysis, and the handling of complaints related to levels and quality of service in minority and low income areas. Directs and manages the investigation of internal and external complaints regarding potential discrimination and develops and/or approves and monitors recommendations for resolutions.  Serves as the Authority’s primary liaison with external agencies investigating complaints of discrimination. Directs and manages the Workplace Violence investigative processes in concert with the Chief of Police and Chief Labor Relations Officer. Ensures resolutions are appropriate for alleged concerns, in line with contract parameters, and in the best interest of the Authority. Directs investigations into employee/managerial concerns. Partnering with various Metro organizations to resolve multi-faceted problems.   Directs the development of analytical studies and periodic reports on program compliance and progress; develops and reviews reports of findings, alternatives and recommendations; makes presentations to management and the Board of Directors; represents the Authority with governmental agencies, professional and business organizations and community groups. Ensures the accuracy and quality of the civil rights advice to management by delivering ongoing training and development to all Authority officials and employees. Directs the development of the Equal Employment Opportunity and Dispute Resolution Programs.
The essential duties listed are not intended to limit specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Nor is it intended to limit in any way the right of managers and supervisors to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.

Evaluation Criteria:

Consideration will be given to applicants whose resumes demonstrate the required education and experience. Applicants should include all relevant education and work experience.

Evaluation criteria may include one or more of the following:

    Personal Interview Skills Assessments Verification of education and experience Criminal Background Check Credit history report for positions with fiduciary responsibilities Successful completion of a medical examination including a drug and alcohol screening Review of a current Motor Vehicle Report
Closing:

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, a Federal contractor, is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable federal law, except where a bona fide occupational qualification exists.  Our hiring process is designed to be accessible and free from discrimination.

This posting is an announcement of a vacant position under recruitment.  It is not intended to replace the official job description.  Job Descriptions are available upon confirmation of an interview.

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