PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities this class is accountable for supervising and managing the technical and administrative functions of a regional office.
Receives general direction from the Human Rights and Opportunities Chief of Field Operations.
Supervises investigators, professional and clerical staff in an assigned regional office.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Manages administrative and technical functions of a regional office; supervises and oversees investigations of discriminatory practices, complaints and/or other assigned systemic law enforcement activities; manages cases assigned to a region through allocation of intake and complaint assignments to professional staff for processing; reviews and monitors case progress and recommendations; reviews all concluded investigations for conformance with statutory requirements and agency standards; holds conferences with complainants, respondents and their legal counsel to develop remedies; supervises development of projects devised for elimination of community tension, prejudice and discrimination; acts as consultant to community groups and organizations, businesses and governmental agencies; identifies program needs and problems and recommends improvements; conducts inservice training programs for staff; supervises and evaluates performance of staff; makes recommendations with respect to personnel decisions and administration of collective bargaining agreements; may investigate certain complaints of discrimination; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of law enforcement principles and practices with respect to human and civil rights legislation; considerable knowledge of investigatory principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of scope, causes and effects of discrimination; knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; knowledge of personnel practices and procedures; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable skill in development and negotiation of remedies and mediation of complaint resolutions.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Eight (8) years of experience in an investigatory or enforcement capacity in the areas of civil or human rights, labor or employee relations, equal opportunity or affirmative action.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
One (1) year of the General Experience must have been at a supervisory or managerial level.
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 public administration may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
3. A law degree from an accredited law school may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
4. Two (2) years as a Human Rights and Opportunities Assistant Commission Counsel 1 or 2 or Human Rights and Opportunities Representative may be substituted for the General and Special Experience.
Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
This replaces the existing specification for the same class in Salary Group MP 61 approved effective October 5, 2001. (Revised to modify Organizational Level)
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