Equal Employment Manager
Company: City of Sacramento
Posted on: January 16, 2022
DEAL CANDIDATEThe City of Sacramento's Human Resources
Department is seeking a knowledgeable and experienced Equal
Employment Manager. The Equal Employment Manager administers the
City's Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Program for the City,
which includes enforcing the EEO-related policies.The successful
candidate will have the ability to analyze and interpret EEO laws,
rules, regulations, and policies as well as investigate potential
violations of the Equal Employment Policy. The ideal candidate will
possess knowledge to investigate the most complex EEO allegations
in a public sector setting. Such investigations shall be able to
stand up to scrutiny during hearings and arbitrations.
Additionally, the ideal candidate will be a team player who is
experienced supervising a subordinate EEO investigator. Further,
the ideal candidate shall have the tact and professionalism to deal
with complaining parties, witnesses, responding parties,
union-representatives, high-level management, elected officials,
and representatives from the Department of Fair Employment and
Housing (DFEH) and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
or other external agencies. Since the successful candidate will
give presentations, effective public speaking skills is required.
Finally, the ideal candidate must have the ability to multi-task,
work independently, and effectively prioritize and manage their
workload.DEFINITION Under general direction, supervise, develop,
administer, monitor and implement the City's Equal Employment
Opportunity (EEO) program; recommend and develop policies and
procedures; review compliance; resolve complaints; prepare a
variety of statistical and narrative reports; advise and assist
departmental personnel on EEO matters; direct the activities of
subordinate staff; and perform related duties as required
.DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICSThis is a single-position
classification that supervises and manages the City's Equal
Employment Opportunity program. The Equal Opportunity Manager is
responsible for administering the equal opportunity program,
including developing, explaining, interpreting, coordinating, and
enforcing policies and methods, and for assisting with the
origination and development of policy and determining the
regulatory basis. Responsibilities include extensive personal
contact with management, employees, and human rights
agencies.SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISEDLimited direction is
provided by higher-level management staff. Responsibilities may
include supervision of professional, administrative, and clerical
staff. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESEXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL
FUNCTIONS - Essential functions may include, but are not limited
to, the following:
- Coordinate, supervise and direct the daily operations of the
City's Equal Employment Opportunity program.
- Conduct and supervise the investigation, respond to and settle
discrimination complaints filed directly by individuals or through
governmental agencies by applying mediation and investigation
techniques in consultation with the City Attorney's Office.
- Interpret and explain Federal, State, local and other policies
and procedures on equal employment opportunity in response to
inquiries from departments, employees, applicants and the
- Supervise and direct the compilation of periodic reports of the
City's or a department's workforce by collecting, compiling and
analyzing data (applicant flow, referral and appointment, workforce
composition and demographics data) pertinent to EEO; supervise,
direct and provide training in the analysis of workforce
- Select, supervise, train and evaluate professional, technical
and clerical personnel.
- Develop, implement, and revise the City's EEO Plan; develop and
recommend policies and procedures for the implementation of the
plan; monitor and evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of the
policies and procedures used to implement the EEO Program
- Review laws, legislation, rules, regulations and court
decisions; evaluate impact on agency rules, policies and practices;
recommend alternatives, corrections, or remedial actions necessary
to maintain an effective EEO program.
- Provide guidance, technical assistance, counseling, and
training to Department managers and employees on EEO matters;
advise Human Resources and department managers on underutilization
and assist in developing plans to actively recruit from
- Represent the City with Federal, State, local agencies, and
community groups regarding EEO/ compliance, complaints, reviews,
- Conduct surveys and research; compile and analyze data; prepare
complex narrative and statistical reports; may supervise
professional, administrative, or clerical staff. MARGINAL FUNCTIONS
- Performs other or related duties as assigned. The City of
Sacramento requires all newly appointed employees to be fully
vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. PERS
retired annuitants or individuals currently receiving CalPERS
Retirement Benefits are not eligible to apply.
QUALIFICATIONSMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSKnowledge of:
- Federal, State, and local legislation pertaining to EEO
programs and practices.
- EEO and labor relations case law and regulations.
- Discrimination complaint investigation techniques.
- Principles and practices of public administration, governmental
budgeting, supervision, personnel administration, analytical
procedures, and modern office management methods and
- Principles and methods of recruitment, selection, and upward
mobility of employees.
- Principles and practices of leadership, motivation, team
building and conflict resolution.
- Principles and practices of supervision, training and
- Theory and principles of statistics and its practical
- Strategic work plans and program evaluation.
- Use of computers, computer applications, and software. Ability
- Collect and analyze large volumes of data and reaching a
conclusion supported by research.
- Analyze complex problems and identifying alternative actions
- Build a consensus among parties with competing or conflicting
- Present ideas effectively verbally and in writing.
- Elicit information and effectively listening.
- Counsel employees and resolve problems.
- Interpret and apply regulatory practices, rules, and policies
to factual situations.
- Conduct investigations and write clear, concise reports.
- Gather, interpret, analyze, and evaluate data.
- Identify ramifications of decisions, anticipate problems, and
take proactive action.
- Supervise professional and clerical staff.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with
people of diverse backgrounds, both internal and external to the
- Meet deadlines in a highly political environment.
- Identify organizational and operational problems, analyze
problems, and recommend appropriate solutions to problems.
- Work independently. Experience and Training Any combination of
education and experience that would provide the required knowledge
and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge
and abilities would be:Experience: Four years of professional
experience implementing EEO programs, including at least one year
as a program supervisor investigating complaints of
discrimination.Training: Completion of a Bachelor's degree from an
accredited college in public or business administration, personnel
law, or a related subject.PROOF OF EDUCATIONProof of education such
as, but not limited to, university/college transcripts and degrees
should be submitted with your application and will be required at
the time of appointment. Unofficial documents and/or copies are
acceptable.An applicant with a college degree obtained outside the
United States must have education records evaluated by a
credentials evaluation service. Evaluation of education records
will be due at time of appointment.License or CertificatePossession
of a valid California Class C Driver License at the time of
appointment.PHYSICAL/SENSORY REQUIREMENTSOn an intermittent basis,
sit at a desk; twist to reach equipment surrounding desk;
Occasionally stand, kneel, climb and bend in the field; perform
simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation;
write or use a keyboard to communicate and occasionally lift or
carry weight of 25 pounds or less. Incumbents will travel to and
participate in various meetings, programs and events throughout the
City, which may involve exposure to traffic and weather
conditions.Requires effective audio-visual discrimination and
perception needed for: Making observations, communicating with
others, reading and writing, and operating assigned equipment and
vehicles.Closing Date: 2/6/2022, 11:59 PM Pacificrecblid
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