Police

Employer
City of Baltimore
Location
Parkville, MD
Posted
Feb 17, 2021
Closes
Feb 24, 2021
Ref
1750511783
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
Class Description Operations Officer III- Equal Opportunity and Diversity Director The Baltimore City Police Department Non Civil Service The Equal Opportunity and Diversity Section (EODS) is a unit within the Baltimore Police Department (BPD) that administers and enforces federal, state and local equal opportunity and non-discrimination laws and policies. EODS strives to promote a work environment that is free from any unlawful discrimination, harassment, bullying and retaliation that works towards building a diversified workforce for the BPD. MISSION STATEMENT: EODS is committed to providing equal employment opportunity and diversity; to eliminating all forms of unlawful discrimination in the BPD because of race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, military or veteran status, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression; to provide a prompt, fair, and impartial review and investigation of discrimination complaints for those members whether victim or accused and provide a safe space for those wishing to share concerns in private and confidentially.EODS strives to foster and maintain a work environment of inclusion, trust, mutual respect, unity and cooperation and which is free from any form of unlawful discrimination, including sexual harassment and forbids retaliation against those seeking relief. Our mission is to provide a prompt, fair, and impartial review and investigation of discrimination complaints for those members whether victim or accuse and provide a safe space for those wishing to share their concerns in privacy and confidentiality. RESPONSIBILITIES: Accept, review and investigate internal complaints of discrimination filed for alleged violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title 20 of the State Government Article, Annotated Code of Maryland and Article 4 of the Baltimore City Code; Reply with formal position statements to external complaints of discrimination filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights, and the Baltimore City Office of Civil Rights/Community Relations Commission; Assess complaints of disability discrimination and requests for reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disability Act (ADA). Maintain extensive knowledge of these requirements as the agency liaison on all ADA matters to include religious accommodations; Develop, coordinate and implement training on topics such as Disability discrimination, sexual harassment, equal employment opportunity laws and BPDs responsibilities under such laws in order to educate and inform BPD employees and to foster a more knowledgeable and professional work environment; Ensure the processing and timeliness of internal Investigative Findings for all cases by partnering with BPD Legal Department; Monitor all BPD services, programs and units for compliance with federal, state, and local non-discrimination laws; Monitor and review all employment actions of the BPD for compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity laws; Conduct agency, district and specialty unit audit compliance reviews; Integrate EODS principles into BPDs strategic mission; Ensure management and program accountability. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Knowledge at advanced level of the principles and practices of human resources management and employee and labor relations Knowledge at advanced level of Federal/State/Local regulations affecting employment and human capital management. Demonstrated ability to manage and supervise a professional staff. Ability to develop and implement equal employment programs, policies and procedures. Considerable experience with employment law practices. Demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple equal opportunity and diversity program activities with employees, managers, supervisors and officials. Demonstrated ability to prepare, analyze and interpret complex data used in trend analysis to support staffing, training, and educational opportunities. Ability to foster a positive work environment. Ability to write concisely, express thoughts clearly and develop ideas in logical sequence. Ability to communicate effectively in oral presentations. Ability to work/resolve personnel conflicts effectively. EDUCATION : A Bachelor's Degree required in relative field. Masters Degree in related field and/or Law Degree focused on employment law preferred. EXPERIENCE 4 years prior experience in an HR and/or EEO/Diversity/Inclusion leadership/management position. Baltimore City is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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