PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Division of Criminal Justice this class is accountable for performing the full range of affirmative action and/or contract compliance functions.
Works under the general supervision of the Chief State’s Attorney.
May have lead/supervisory responsibility over paraprofessional and clerical staff of the affirmative action/contract compliance section.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Compiles and analyzes statistical affirmative action data; conducts employee counseling regarding affirmative action issues; develops and/or revises affirmative action procedures and may recommend policies; conducts recruitment through community organizations; develops and maintains relationships with community and/or minority organizations; provides employer-employee relations counseling; interviews, counsels and refers job applicants; conducts discrimination complaint investigations; assists in development, updating and administration of affirmative action program/plan; reviews contracts to ensure incorporation of affirmative action considerations; reviews contractors personnel statistics to monitor compliance; may monitor agency compliance with Section 504, Title VI, Contract Compliance, Set-Aside programs; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; knowledge of employment problems of minorities, women and other affected groups; knowledge of elements of affirmative action programs; knowledge of scope and responsibility of organizations which deal with employment problems of affected groups; knowledge of interviewing and counseling techniques; knowledge of merit system selection process including recruitment, examination, classification and certification; basic knowledge of social psychology and its application; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; ability to develop and implement affirmative action plans; ability to compile, analyze and evaluate personnel records and statistical charts and graphs; investigatory ability.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Six (6) years of professional experience in an affirmative action or equal employment opportunity program or community organization dealing with employment problems or in personnel administration.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have involved primary responsibility for dealing with employment problems experienced by protected groups (i.e. affirmative action or equal employment opportunity compliance and/or monitoring activities).
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
1. College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
2. Two (2) years as an Affirmative Action Assistant may be substituted for the General and Special Experience.
Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(70)-DCJ EXEMPT MANAGERS