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.

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

This vacancy is also being announced concurrently with vacancy announcement HHS-OCR-MP-14-1000567 under merit promotion procedures.  Please review that announcement to see if you are eligible for consideration under merit promotion procedures.  NOTE:  Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.

Who May Apply:  Open to all United States Citizens.

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

Duties

-Develop strategies for investigations, reviews, outreach, technical assistance, training, and/or policy analysis and implementation.

-Investigate complaints of possible race, color, and national origin, disability, age, or sex discrimination under various legal authorities.

-Conduct compliance reviews of organizations to ensure compliance with civil rights and/or privacy of protected information.

-Provide technical and administrative assistance and outreach to health and human services institutions, agencies, and organizations.

-Monitor compliance plans from recipient entities and works with recipients to correct identified noncompliance problems.

-Prepare expert written testimony and documents for administrative hearings or subsequent court action(s).

-Draft interview reports, relevant case information, letters of findings and proposed compliance agreements.

-Supervise professional and administrative staff.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Required travel of 20% domestically

Relocation Authorized

  • No