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    What is the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Division? The Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) advises IRS senior leadership on diversity and inclusion matters, and EEO policy. EDI helps coordinate cross functional efforts to ensure a diverse and inclusive IRS workforce that is free from discrimination and harassment. 

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    WHAT DOES AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY SPECIALIST DO? As an Equal Employment Opportunity you will be responsible for developing and supporting many programs, including Federal Equal Opportunity Recruitment, Affirmative Employment, Special Emphasis Programs, Diversity, Persons with Disabilities, and Prevention of Sexual Harassment. In this position, you will provide service, guidance and training to employees and to managers on all EEO process matters and conduct studies to solve broad, difficult and complex equal employment opportunity problems through systematic fact finding, analysis and consulting efforts.

    As an Equal Employment Opportunity Specialist you will:

    • Perform complex assignments related to the management or implementation of EEO Programs, such as Complaint Processing, Affirmative Employment, Reasonable Accommodations, Sexual Harassment, and Diversity.
    • Review legislative and program proposals to determine overall impact on EEO programs and initiatives and makes appropriate modifications.
    • Initiate studies of occupations in which discrimination is apparent and formulate corrective action for implementation.
    • Develop technical advice and guidance to all levels of management by interpreting, clarifying and developing guidelines for program implementation.
    • Implement programs to educate managers, supervisors and employees in order to enhance their understanding and gain their acceptance of IRS EEO and Diversity Programs.
    • Collect, analyze, and prepare EEO statistical data, comprehensive reports, notes trends, and/or omissions, conduct studies, organizational reviews, and workforce analysis to identify systemic equal employment problems within the Service. 

    If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.

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    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 01 TO 05 NIGHTS PER MONTH

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/551613000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.