PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities this class is accountable for directing the staff and operations of the statewide regional offices engaged in processing discriminatory practice complaints.
Receives administrative direction from the Executive Director of the Commission.
Directs the staff of the Enforcement Services Division.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Directs staff and operations of Divsion; coordinates, plans and manages regional and central office activities; formulates program goals and objectives; develops or assists in development of related policy; interprets and administers pertinent laws; evaluates staff; prepares or assists in preparation of division budget; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside the state, including federal agencies, who impact on program activities; coordinates and is responsible for effective application of standard practice in commission law enforcement and education programs; coordinates activities of field organization with other units of commission and community, area, state, federal or private agencies; controls pending casework and arranges for balanced level of services in all regions; conducts periodic reviews of regional offices to check on status of complaints, pending cases and reasons for delays in concluding investigations; oversees complaint tracking system for accuracy and timely entry of data; monitors field operations; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of current law enforcement principles and practices with particular respect to protective legislation of human rights and opportunities; considerable knowledge of recent developments in field of civil rights; considerable knowledge of economic and social circumstances of protected groups; considerable knowledge of scope, effects and problems of discriminatory practices, public accomodations practices and credit transaction practices; knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable skill in conducting investigations, mediating complaints and explaining regulatory statutes and policies.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Ten (10) years of experience in the enforcement of human rights legislation, labor relations, personnel or as a professional in a community human rights organization.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of General Experience must have been in a managerial or supervisory capacity over technical or professional personnel at the level of Human Rights and Opportunities Regional Supervisor.
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. A Master's degree in the social sciences or a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(1)-Officials And Administrators
This replaces the existing specification for the same class in Salary Group MP 63 approved effective April 25, 1986. (Revised to modify content and change salary group from MP 63)
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