201 Sheffield St. Suite 102 $92,438 per year Mountainside, NJ 07092, United States Average hours per week: 40 EQUAL OPPORTUNITY SPECIALIST - Federal Grade: GS-0360-12 Complaint Management: Conduct and fully execute individual complaints of discrimination within the Office of Federal Contracts and Compliance Programs at the US DOL. Assist the district director, assistant district director and regional personnel in negotiating case settlements with federal contractors. Prepared documents for both national, regional and solicitor office reviews, including executive summaries, predetermination notices and show cause notices. Organize work, set priorities and determine resource requirements. Determine short/long term goals and strategies in achieving goals. Coordinate with other organizations to achieve requirements. Monitor progress and evaluate outcomes. Make sound, well-informed and objective decisions. Perceive the impact and implications of decisions. Commit to action, even in uncertain situations, to achieve organizational goals and cause change. Regulatory Compliance and Community Relations: Conduct compliance evaluations of federal contractors and subcontractors as related to personnel policies and procedures. Attend community outreach events to foster and maintain positive relationships between the federal government, federal contractors, community-based organizations and the overall community at large. Research and Analysis: Carry out in-depth analysis of statistical data to ensure compliance with federal regulations and equal employment opportunities for all individuals. Analyze information from various companies as targets of complaints to support qualified decision-making in an extremely confidential environment.
- EQUAL OPPORTUNITY SPECIALIST at US Department of Labor
- MEMBER SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE at Affinity Federal Credit Union
6 years, 11 months at this Job
- Master of Business Administration - Public Administration
- Bachelor of Arts - Sociology
40hrs. wkly. Grade 13 * Plan, design, coordinate, conduct, and analyze fair housing and public accommodation testing investigations at locations throughout the United States to determine compliance with the Fair Housing Act, the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, and Title II of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. * Serve as a subject matter expert in fair housing testing methodologies and the design of fair housing tests. Coordinated over 100 tests throughout the United States. Conduct GIS, online, and field research. Establish the appropriate structure for each investigation. Design and modify all necessary project forms. Recommend and identify to Testing Unit Director follow-up courses of action, including the initiation of litigation. * Collaborate with section management to identify potential testing projects. Investigate complaints of discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, familial status, and disability. * Conduct in-house fair housing testing trainings and fair housing testing training for individuals from other agency components, and other federal agencies. Coordinate tester interviews and training. Monitor the conduct of testers and ensure that preliminary testing, actual tests and any necessary follow-up tests are completed in a timely manner. * Assists with outreach regarding civil rights laws, statutes, and regulations. Represent the testing unit and participates in discussions with agency staff to plan, coordinate, and consult on testing efforts and resolve issues. Collaborate with non-profit organizations to recruit testers. * Participate in hiring committee. Served as team member in designing Concept Lab proposal to strengthen and improve performance and accountability of the Testing Unit.
- Equal Opportunity Specialist at U.S. Department of Justice
- Fair Housing Specialist at Metro Fair Housing Services, Inc
4 years at this Job
- B.A. - Political Science
My responsibilities include routine work assignments, balances workload, provide training, counseling, and intake practices and procedures, provides other on the job training to new or less experienced staff, spot check program offices throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania regarding Limited English Proficiency, work to ensure procedures, methods, and deadlines have been met, monitors and provides routine reports on the status of state and federal compliance to the supervisor or his/her designee, advises the supervisor or his/her designee on a range of issues including matters such as staff training needs, procedural problems, and work backlogs. Monitors working conditions, resolves simple, informal complaints of staff, responds to routine customer complaints, identifies personnel needs, and keeps the supervisor or his/her designee informed about such matters. Respond to telephone calls, e-mails and written inquiries from individuals and/or their representatives seeking information regarding their Equal Employment Opportunity rights and entitlements under the laws and regulations enforced by the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare/Bureau of Equal Opportunity (BEO). Provides information to complainant, either verbally or in writing, related to screening threshold issues such as whether or not an allegation of discrimination meets minimum sufficiency (such as timeliness) and whether or not the allegation appears to fall within the laws and regulations enforced by BEO. For allegations within BEO jurisdiction, I've made phone and written corresponds to the individuals involved; conduct pre- charge counseling and if warranted send a intake questionnaire along with a cover letter to the potential charging party, advising him/her of the appropriate BEO office to which to mail or take the completed questionnaire. When timeliness is a critical issue, as in situations where the potential charging party's deadline to file a charge is imminent, the incumbent immediately transfers the call to the responsible field office. If the inquiry is received by email, and timing is an issue, the inquiry is immediately sent to the responsible field office with confirmation of receipt requested. Throughout my fact-finding procedures, I have used a variety of research tools to fully respond to inquiries, including agency manuals, Standard Operating Procedures, online information, scripts, and other prescribed resources. There have been numerous times I have performed other assigned duties that are directly related to mission of Bureau of Equal Opportunity.
- Equal Opportunity Specialist II at Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare
- Program Analyst - Human Services Licensing Research & Management at Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare
- Director of Student & Administrative Services, K at Greater Erie Community Action Center
- Executive Director at Mx Treatment & Rehabilitation Center
11 years, 4 months at this Job
- Master - Administration and Student Services
- Bachelor of Arts - Social Work
- Master's - Human Resources, Policy, Programs & Evaluations
2660 South Eber Road Swanton, OH 43558 United States 06/2004 - Present Hours per week: 8 Equal Opportunity Specialist Duties, Accomplishments and Related Skills: Responsible for overseeing unit compliance with all EO directives, handles and resolves EO incidents, educate members on unit climate, sexual harassment prevention, diversity awareness. Assist commanders on unit climate assessment surveys. Continuously monitor overall base climate. Supervisor: Lt. Ashley Westbury (419-704-6116) Okay to contact this Supervisor: Yes
- Equal Opportunity Specialist at Ohio Air National Guard, United States Air Force
- Lab Assistant at Ohio Air National Guard, United States Air Force
- Phlebotomist/Supervisor at Michigan Community Blood Center
- Medical Technician at Ohio Air National Guard, United States Air Force
14 years, 9 months at this Job
- Associate's Degree - Human Services
- Bachelor's - Business Management
Plans, organizes, and directs Equal Employee Opportunity (EEO) and Human Relation Environment (HRE) activities. Develops EEO and other related HRE programs. Promotes an environment that enhances the Air Force (AF) mission through an inclusive corporate culture that promotes positive human relations and teamwork in an environment of equity, dignity and respect. Provides advice, consultation, education, alternative dispute resolution (ADR), and referral services to enhance mission effectiveness. Coordinates with staff agencies to support EEO programs and policies. Key Results: ◆ Promoted awareness & conducted military and civilian relations education classes; provided expertise to leadership for sensitive human relation issues. ◆ Advised 5k senior leadership on federal and Department of Defense (DoD) policies relating to sexual harassment, unlawful discrimination & diversity ◆ Created diagnostic Defense Organizational Climate Surveys (DEOCS) annual comparison report & presentation for 38 organizations. ◆ Counseled military and civilian personnel on complaint processing & resolution in accordance with EEOC/DoD/AF policies.
- Equal Opportunity Specialist at U.S. Air Force
- High Frontier Honor Guard Program Manager at U.S. Air Force
- Dental Laboratory Technician at U.S. Air Force
2 years, 2 months at this Job
- CA - Human Resource - EEO
- CA - Dental Lab
Recommended, developed, and monitored affirmative action and equal opportunity (EO) plans and policies to reduce and/or prevent discrimination and sexual harassment. * Advise business leaders and staff on all EO matters. * Consult with the legal representative during all investigations. * Served as the subject matter expert (SME) on EO complaint process and regulatory guidelines.
- Equal Opportunity Specialist at U.S. Marine Corps
- Cyber Systems Chief at U.S. Marine Corps
- Cyber Network Systems Chief at U.S. Marine Corps
- Human Resource Recruiter at U.S. Marine Corps
1 year, 8 months at this Job
- High school
Investigate Title VII and Title IX complaints of unlawful discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct, romantic relationship conflicts of interest and retaliation including interviewing parties and witnesses, analyzing evidence, making findings and collaborating with legal counsel and others as appropriate.
• Interpret University policies and procedures and local, state and federal rules and regulations.
• Deliver programming to the campus community including training designed to promote awareness and prevent discrimination and harassment.
- Equal Opportunity Specialist at The University of Houston
- Legal Consultant at MRC Transmark Holdings UK Limited
- Compliance Officer at U.S. Department of Labor - Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs
- Legal Editorial Assistant at Jones McClure Publishing
1 year, 1 month at this Job
- B.B.A. - Management Information Systems
• Investigate and analyze allegations of harassment, discrimination and retaliation
• Interview witnesses, compose investigative reports complete with recommendations
• Facilitate/mediate potential resolutions between parties in conflict
• Develop & deliver presentations: Title VII, Title IX, Disability Services, Diversity & Inclusion
• Respond to EEOC, OCR and DOL charge letters
- SENIOR EQUAL OPPORTUNITY SPECIALIST at NAU Equity and Access Office
- at MEDIATOR, Coconino County Dispute Resolution Program
- BOARD MEMBER at Southside Community Association
- EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR at MyEdSolutions, LLC
1 year, 9 months at this Job
- JURIS DOCTOR
- MASTERS of ARTS - EDUCATION
- BACHELOR of ARTS - ENGLISH LITERATURE
- - Spanish language
- - Law
• Advise political appointees and career employees, U.S. DOT legal staff, state and Federal representatives and staff of the agency's small business initiatives.
• Represent the Division in all work involving Office of the Inspector General (OIG) agents, audit directors, and legal staff; work directly on construction-related crimes, suspension and debarment matters, fraud issues, and audit relations. (e.g., Served as the government's subject matter expert and witness for the U.S. Attorneys' Office during a three-week jury trial involving individual and corporate defendants charged with criminal felonies related to bridge repair work).
• Advised OIG agents reviewing construction contracts between small businesses and prime contractors, and evaluated whether work was performed according to state internal control specifications.
• Authored summary of legal underpinnings of the False Claims Act, relevant case law on the intangible benefit theory and the calculation of loss.
• Authored over 1,000 final agency decisions resolving appeals originating from U.S. DOT-funded aviation, highway, and transit recipients. Decisions incorporate U.S. DOT precedent, represent U.S. DOT's official interpretation of regulations; many involve highly complex financial matters and/or are politically sensitive.
• Collaborate with the Assistant General Counsel to review and edit briefs and litigation documents to respond to lawsuits challenging the Department's administrative decisions; advise U.S. Attorneys.
• Serve as a subject matter expert and point of contact for Congressional staff, state and local agencies, industry and advocacy groups, and small businesses; respond to inquiries and communicate U.S. DOT's regulatory requirements and policy positions orally and in writing.
• Help formulate U.S. DOT's Strategic Plans presented to four Secretaries; co-author Secretarial Orders and analytical summaries for senior leadership.
• Develop and co-author regulatory and other published documents that have nationwide impact on U.S. DOT's aviation, highway, and transit recipients.
• Develop appropriate compliance reports that communicate U.S. DOT's actions to resolve DBE program audit recommendations. Program Compliance and Oversight
• Lead intermodal and interdisciplinary teams to identify, analyze, and mitigate potential business ethics and other risks to the DBE program and foster accountability by all program participants.
• Help state and local agencies evaluate and mitigate the broad range of legal, ethical and financial risks associated with non-compliance with Federal government small business diversity-based regulations.
• Evaluate systematic agency weaknesses and design program oversight expectations to gauge prime contractor success at achieving small-business goals.
• Respond to and implement OIG audit recommendations concerning the DBE program. Lead monitoring activities across multiple operational areas to identify areas of potential noncompliance and risk; develop and implement solutions for risk mitigation.
• Develop streamlined data tracking techniques to assess trends and anomalies, crafted standardized risk-assessment practices across three agencies, and evaluated and drafted new or corrective enhancements to processes, and institutional guidance. Contract Administration
• Coordinate with purchasing and acquisition staff on contract formation (e.g., IDIQ Contracts, Blanket Purchase Agreements), developing requests for proposals, invitations for bids, requests for quotations, and sole source justifications.
• Serve as the Division's Contracting Officer's Representative on consultant contracts, crafting and monitoring contracts for proper administration and compliance with the FAR, accepting or rejecting deliverables, and conducting close-out procedures. Actions include defining business needs, conducting market research, setting timelines for outside consultant acquisitions, reviewing statements of work, conducting post-award conferences, and coordinating evaluations. Prime and Subcontractor Relations
• Review mentor-protégé and teaming agreements to match skills and suitability between prime contractors and small businesses.
• Foster strong relationships and alliances with external stakeholders and national trade associations to identify emerging issues, national training needs, and produce and disseminate state-of-the art training to fill knowledge gaps convey U.S. DOT small business utilization initiatives, regulations, goal-setting requirements, and on- site monitoring techniques.
• Design and deliver successful training programs for state and local agencies at local, and national conferences, conveying U.S. DOT's policy positions, enforcement priorities, and regulatory requirements applicable to all contractors and recipients of surface and aviation funds.
• Build a profile of business owners engaged in highway and transit related work using relevant Census Bureau data.
- Lead Equal Opportunity Specialist / DBE Division at U.S. Department of Transportation / Office of the Secretary
- Attorney (Detail Assignment) at U.S. Department of Transportation
- Acting Associate Director at DBE Division / Office of the Secretary / U.S. Department of Transportation
- Acting Associate Director at U.S. Department of Transportation
15 years, 2 months at this Job
- Juris Doctorate degree
- Juris Doctorate degree
New York, NY
Department of Diversity and Civil Rights-State of New York
Manager of Equal Employment Opportunity Compliance 11/2018 to Present
• Provide counsel, advice and assistance to employees concerning EEO Claims and allegations for discrimination and harassment
• Conduct confidential and sensitive investigations of EEO complaints
• Maintain, track, monitor and analyze MTA wide EEO statistical related data generated by the Agencies of the MTA
• Assist in the management and preparation of the MTA Diversity Council
• Assist with development of required training including, Anti-harassment, Diversity and EEO curriculum
• Work with EEO Managers/Executive Directors at MTA and its constituent agencies to analyze and address EEO-related concerns and meet with affected supervisors and program managers
• Conduct review of MTA HQ and Capital Construction facilities to ensure compliance with federal, state and local EEO regulations regarding posting of EEO Policy Statements.
• Assist with onboarding and Orientation of new employees into the MTA
- Manager of Equal Employment Opportunity Compliance at Metropolitan Transportation Authority
- Equal Opportunity Specialist at US Department of Labor
- Tax Compliance Agent at New York State Department of Taxation and Finance
- Eligibility Specialist III at New York City Department of Social Services
4 months at this Job
- BA - Cultural Studies