Job Title:Deputy Director, Office of Civil Rights
Agency:Environmental Protection Agency
Job Announcement Number:EPA-SES-2014-0019
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|$120,749.00 to $181,500.00 / Per Year|
|Monday, March 24, 2014 to Wednesday, April 23, 2014|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full-time - Permanent|
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Washington DC, DC View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|Any U.S. citizen may apply.|
|Public Trust - Background Investigation|
This is a Senior Executive Service (SES) position i the Office of Civil Rights (OCR), reporting to the Director, Office of Civil Rights. The incumbent serves as the Deputy Director, OCR, within the Office of the Administrator. The Deputy Director ensures that the Director's policies and procedures are properly prioritized, interpreted and followed, and coordinates OCR's information development and analysis activities. The incumbent reports directly to the Director. The incumbent has oversight, management, and supervision over the three Assistant Directors and their teams. The Deputy Director oversees/manages the OCR's administrative functions and assists the Director in running the OCR's administrative functions and is a critical part of the legal and policy decision-making process in the OCR.
The Office of Civil Rights serves as the principal adviser to the Administrator with respect to EPA's nationwide internal and external equal opportunity and civil rights programs and policies. OCR also investigates and resolves complaints of unlawful discrimination either by EPA or its financial assistance recipients. OCR provides leadership, direction, and guidance in carrying out the Agency's equal employment programs. In addition, it provides policy and technical assistance to EPA's headquarters offices, regional offices, and laboratories located throughout the country in carrying out their responsibilities related to civil rights and in complying with Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) laws and regulations which includes, ensuring that employees and applicants for employment are not subjected to discrimination under any program or activity funded by the Agency. OCR functional areas are: Affirmative Employment, Employee Complaints Processing, and External Complaints and Compliance.
The Deputy Director, OCR has knowledge of and experience with EEO/Civil Rights policies, and provides leadership in identifying and analyzing emerging, cross-cutting issues of significance to EPA. This includes establishing program/policy goals and the structure and processes necessary to carry them out; assessing policy programs and project feasibility; formulating short and long-term goals and objectives, integrating them into a strategic plan, and setting priorities; anticipating potential problems and devising contingency plans; and utilizing data processing and management information systems as appropriate.
- Occasional Travel
- This position involves occasional travel.
- You must be a U.S. citizen.
- Pre-employment drug testing is required.