Job Overview

Summary

Become a part of the Department that touches the lives of every American!  At the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) you can give back to your community, state, and country by making a difference in the lives of Americans everywhere.  It is the principal agency for protecting the health of citizens.  Join HHS and help to make our world healthier, safer, and better for all Americans.

Who May Apply: Federal employees with career or career-conditional appointments in the competitive service; former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility based on previous career or career-conditional appointments; displaced Federal employees requesting special priority selection consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) and the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP); veterans who are preference eligibles or who have been separated under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous active service; Military Spouses; and individuals with disabilities.

 

This position is located in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Office of the Secretary (OS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR) in Atlanta, Georgia.  

This vacancy is also being announced concurrently with vacancy announcement HHS-OS-DE-13-922002 under competitive procedures.  Please review that announcement to see if you are eligible for consideration under competitive procedures.  NOTE:  Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.

 

YOU MUST SUBMIT YOUR SF-50 that shows your time in grade and current agency. 

 

This announcement may be used to fill multiple positions in multiple locations.

 

Duties

 

Serves as a manager and supervisory equal opportunity specialist, reports to the Deputy Director for Enforcement and Regional Operations, providing leadership and direction to the Regional Civil Rights and privacy staff.

Directs and manages the regional staff ranging from grades GS-2 through GS-14 engaging in civil rights and privacy rule work, in implementing an effective plan for compliance programs in health and human services institutions and systems.

Provides program leadership, sets priorities, coordinates and/or directs team action, ensures quality of all regional activities, and ensures and evaluates accomplishment in a wide variety of civil rights and privacy rule functions including conducting investigations, negotiating resolution/settlement agreements, making determinations, resolving complaints, and providing public education, outreach, and technical assistance.

Coordinates with and provides advice and information to regional Health and Human Services operating division and staff division personnel on civil rights and health privacy development and interpretation affecting their areas of responsibility to carry out the "One HHS Mission".

Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with covered entities, State governments,hospitals and governmental social service agencies .