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    Summary

    This position is located in the Department of Labor (DOL), Office of Inspector General (OIG).  The Equal Employment Opportunity Officer (EEO) reports directly to the Deputy Inspector General (DIG), and manages comprehensive equal employment opportunity and affirmative action programs for the agency.

    There is no obligation for future promotions - they are dependent on ability to perform the duties at a higher level, however, the full performance level is GS-15.

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    Responsibilities

    Plans, organizes and administers a comprehensive equal employment opportunity (EEO) and workforce diversity program for the agency. Develops policy statements, program guidelines, and operating procedures for agency EEO program activities. The program includes both headquarters and regional offices.

    In collaboration with the Office of Legal Services, may represent the agency in dealing with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and other outside regulators and stakeholders. Coordinates the development of OIG Annual Report under EEOC Management Directive 715 and ensures compliance with Federal regulations and applicable guidelines. Represents and defends the agency’s report directly to the EEOC. Takes the lead in correcting the deficiencies identified by EEOC.

    Evaluates the effectiveness of OIG EEO programs with respect to the resolution of systemic problems, elimination of management policies and practices that serve as barriers to achieving EEO goals, effectiveness of special emphasis and achievement of goals in affirmative action plans and reports. Conducts in-depth studies and organizational reviews, workforce analyses, and management evaluations to identify systemic employment problems agency-wide.

    Manages the OIG program for reasonable accommodation for employees or persons with disabilities by processing all requests from agency employees for reasonable accommodation, investigating and resolving complaints, consulting with human resources, managers and employees as they engage in the interactive process to determine what, if any accommodation should be provided. Maintain records of individuals requesting and receiving reasonable accommodations, as well as maintaining liaison with the U.S. Public Health Service and DOL program officials who have responsibilities under the reasonable accommodation program. 

    In collaboration with the OIG Training Officer, directs the development of special emphasis programs including the Federal Equal Employment Recruitment Program (FEORP), Federal Women’s Program, Hispanic Employment Program, Veterans Employment Program, and Disabled Employment Program. Recruits volunteers from the ranks of line managers and employees to manage these programs as collateral duties and to produce special events. Sets goals and objectives for special emphasis program such as increased participation or introduction of new outreach events.

    Serves as an authoritative consultant and advisor to top agency management officials concerning all aspects of equal employment opportunity and workforce diversity. This includes making sure diversity and inclusion is at the forefront in an effort to ensure the agency promotes a diverse and inclusive workforce. Also, to promote an inclusive work environment that ensures equal employment opportunities, and to developing a diverse workforce that draws from all segments of society as well as fostering the vision of the agency to recruit, hire, and retain the best talent and provide a welcoming environment where everyone has the opportunity to develop to their fullest potential in support of the OIG mission.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel overnight may be required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

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