Senior Advisor, Civil Rights

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jan 13, 2022
Closes
Jan 21, 2022
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Serves as a senior advisor to the Director and senior leadership team in identifying, formulating, and developing key programs, initiatives, and plans for which OFCCP is responsible. It includes areas that OFCCP has shared responsibility with other Department of Labor (DOL) agencies, other executive branch departments, and the White House. The incumbent will undertake a leadership role in preparing special analyses and working closely with OFCCP's Divisions in developing proposals for the Director.

Prepares briefing papers on recommended actions for the Director, to inform the Director or for further distribution, including on matters related to federal contract compliance, enforcement, affirmative action, systematic discrimination, and pay equity. Briefing papers must expertly formulate key initiatives, develop strategies, and articulate complex implementation plans. The incumbent must have strong leadership and managerial skills. Although the incumbent will have no or limited line supervisory responsibilities, the individual must be equally adept at personally drafting or leading others in writing position and research papers for the Director's consideration; setting forth options; articulating comprehensive and often complex recommendations related to OFCCP initiatives, programs, and enforcement; and explaining the impact of adopting each option, including the feasibility of achieving the desired results and the different interests of and positions taken by various stakeholders.

Develops strong relationships with high level officials at other federal agencies to obtain their views on matters under consideration and participate in discussions with key individuals both in and outside the government that relate to such matters. The incumbent must be able to communicate relevant information effectively to a large and diverse cross section of the population.

Attends meetings with the Director and other OFCCP and DOL officials in high level discussions with representatives of public and private organizations and officials of other government agencies.

Identifies innovative ways to develop partnerships with private and public stakeholders to expand and strengthen OFCCP's ability to fully achieve its objectives.

Works with other senior OFCCP officials to ensure that the Director's priorities are converted into effective programs that directly benefit the cross section of individuals the various OFCCP authorities are designed to protect.

Performs other assignments, including those of a confidential nature, as directed by the Director.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Subject to a security background investigation.
  • Subject to financial disclosure requirements.
  • Must meet Mandatory Technical Qualifications.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.


Applicant must meet key requirements below.

Qualifications

In addition to the basic education requirement listed applicants must meet the specialized experience requirement. Specialized experience is defined as: Senior level experience initiating, directing, and successfully concluding theoretical and quantitative research on exceedingly difficult topics about which little is known.

MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (MTQs): In writing your narrative responses to the MTQs, please give examples and explain how often you used your skills, the complexity of the knowledge possessed, the level of people you interacted with, the sensitivity of the issues you handled, etc.

The MTQs are:
  • Demonstrated skills and experience as a civil rights expert, preferably with significant litigation experience and specialized knowledge in employment discrimination and equal opportunity laws.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience personally drafting or leading others in writing position and research papers for senior leadership's consideration; setting forth options; articulating comprehensive and often complex recommendations related to senior leadership initiatives, programs, and enforcement; and explaining the impact of adopting each option, including the feasibility of achieving the desired results and the different interests of and positions taken by various stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in developing and executing initiatives, building broad consensus behind the initiative, and communicating relevant information effectively to a large and diverse cross section of the population

  • *A law degree from an accredited law school is preferred.

    Additional information

    The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor. Refer to these links for more information: GENERAL INFORMATION , REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION , ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION

    Notification Concerning COVID-19 Vaccinations. As required by Executive Order 14043 , Federal executive branch employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021, or before appointment or onboarding with the agency (if later than November 22, 2021). The agency will provide additional information regarding which forms of documentation can be accepted and how you can request a legally required exception from this requirement.

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