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: This vacancy is open to current Health and Human Services wide employees only, with competitive status. Competitive status refers to employees who are serving on a career or career conditional appointment.
- YOU MUST SUBMIT YOUR SF-50 (AND DD-214 if applicable). Failure to provide may result in an eneligible rating.
This position is located in the Office of Civil Rights, Boston, Massachusetts.
This announcement may be used to fill additional positions.
Serves as a manager and supervisory equal opportunity specialist, reporting 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 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.
Coordinate 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".
Establish and maintains effective working relationships with covered entities, State governments,hospitals and governmental social service agencies .