The Equal Opportunity
Specialist II (EOS II) will ensure that residents are treated equitably in
housing, employment, public accommodations, credit activities, and police
interactions regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age,
disability, or any other protected characteristic. The incumbent conducts
education and outreach initiatives and assists the Community Appeals Board in
carrying out its function of hearing appeals between residents and the Dayton
Police Department. The EOS II will focus on equity and inclusion initiatives by
compiling data, conducting research, presenting recommendations, and providing
support across the organization to ensure all in our community receive fair and
equitable treatment. The incumbent will help to create, implement, and maintain
initiatives to affirmatively further fair housing in the City of Dayton and
work with all parties to redress instances of discrimination through
investigation, conciliation, and other alternative methods.
Bachelor's degree in Urban Studies, Urban Affairs, Public Policy, Urban Planning, Transportation Planning, Community Development, Public Administration, Political Science, Demographics, Econometrics, Geography (GIS), Social Anthropology, Environmental Studies, Social Studies, Sociology, Social Work, Criminal Justice, Social Justice, Human Rights or a closely related field; AND
4 years of experience in civil or human rights, social justice, fair housing, equal employment, conflict management, or working with immigrants and other minorities;
Law degree AND 4 years of experience in civil or human rights, social justice, fair housing, equal employment, conflict management, or working with immigrants and other minorities.
A Master’s Degree in one of the above listed areas may be substituted for one year of the above required experience.
Degree must be from a college or university that is accredited by the U.S. Department of Education through the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Higher Learning Commission or equivalent region.
Must possess a valid
driver’s license at time of appointment and maintain thereafter as a term and
condition of continued employment.
Applications must specifically address each of the minimum qualifications, directly showing how each is met.
A background investigation and evidence of Employment Authorization and Identity is required prior to employment. All candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position, including current city employees seeking transfer, promotion, demotion, etc. into a classified position.
Medical Examination & Drug and Nicotine Testing
Final appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a job-related medical examination including drug screen. Applicants offered employment with the City will be required to pass a nicotine screening. Newly hired employees must remain tobacco and nicotine free as a condition of continued employment. The Tobacco and Nicotine Free Hiring Policy does not apply to current City employees.
An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer