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Serves as a Nonappropriated Fund (NAF) EEO Specialist, responsible for assisting the Command Deputy EEO Officer (CDEEOO) with the inclusion of NAF activities Marine Corps-wide in the Marine Corps’ EEO program. This Position is located in the Civilian Personnel/Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Branch, Manpower Plans and Policy Division, Manpower and Reserve Affairs Department, Headquarters, United States Marine Corps. Provides expert technical advice and guidance to the NAF workforce on all manner of EEO programs and services as the NAF AEP Manager and Subject Matter Expert (SME) on NAF personnel policy.
Supports the CDEEOO in developing, directing, and implementing Marine Corps-wide EEO programs. Establishes and maintains working relationships and contact with NAF and Appropriated Fund (APF) Human Resource Offices (HRO) to discuss matters of mutual interest with respect to implementation of EEO plans and objectives and EEO complaint processing and resolution of issues before they become problems.
Reviews the adequacy and effectiveness of plans, programs, and achievements impacting the NAF workforce. Identifies specific and/or potential problem areas impacting equality of opportunity within the NAF workforce and recommends necessary action for their resolution to the CDEEOO.
Participates in the development and review of goals and timetables for the employment of minorities and women within NAF occupational and geographical areas where low participation rates are discovered. Advocates for the development of affirmative employment plans for minorities and women, as well as disabled individuals, as required by Department of Defense (DoD)/Department of the Navy (DoN) policies.
Performs a continuous review of the NAF workforce composition and progress being made towards the goal of full integration in all occupations, at all grade levels, and within all organizational segments. Develops and suggests courses of action to facilitate the movement of minorities and women into areas where low participation rates exist.
Participates with line and staff managers in the development and/or review of all Marine Corps programs effecting NAF employment that impact EEO and AEP objectives. Assesses attitudes and practices toward minorities and women through interviews, questionnaires, or review of correspondence. Collaborates with training specialists to help employees and supervisors become more aware of EEO/AEP goals. Participates in and/or conducts training sessions related to EEO/AEP matters.
Provides coordination, assistance, and encouragement to Marine Corps commands in the development and execution of upward mobility programs within the NAF workforce. This coordination has the aim of overcoming low participation rates of minorities and women, facilitating movement from dead-end jobs, and motivating them to participate in self-development efforts and aspire to promotion.
Conducts equal employment opportunity reviews at NAF activities as necessary. During the course of such reviews, employs a number of techniques: Interviews and meets with employees, supervisors, command officials, union officials, and officials of community groups; reviews personnel records in the areas of employment, promotion, training, and employee relations; reviews statistics pertaining to occupational and grade distribution of minorities and women; and assesses progress on goals and timetables. Provides entrance and exit briefs to the activity head and provides a written report to the CDEEOO containing recommendations for signature by the Commandant of the Marine Corps (CMC).
Assists the CDEEOO with processing controversial/political or sensitive NAF complaints from field activities that are escalated to this office. Counsels employees; ensures the timely, fair, and impartial consideration and disposition of complaints; schedules prompt investigations of complaints, negotiating for informal adjustments whenever possible; maintains and secures all documents pertinent to complaints. Arranges for formal hearings as required; and makes final decisions as authorized on formal discrimination complaints.
This is a white-collar position where occasional lifting up to 20 lbs may be required. Performs other related duties as assigned.
25% or less - Varies
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