Director of Human Rights Commission
Application Deadline: 05/14/2021 at 5pm EST.
The Office of Human Rights and Commission work closely to eradicate discrimination by focusing on the following four areas: community dialogue, training and education, addressing issues of systemic discrimination, and investigation of individual complaints and issuance of findings. The Office of Human Rights is engaged in a wide variety of outreach efforts aimed at educating the public about the Office, the Commission, and the Human Rights Ordinance. The Director works at an advanced professional, leadership, and managerial level in strategy, planning, organizing, and coordinating the Human Rights Office and program activities with the City Manager’s direct chain of command and authority. The Director provides overall strategic direction for the Office of Human Rights; Coordinates and on occasion conducts investigations into allegations of discrimination. To view the complete job information, visit our employment website listed.
– Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college with major work in Public Administration, Personnel Administration, Sociology, Psychology, Law, Law Enforcement, Mediation Training, Civil/Human Rights Investigation Training, or related field. A Law degree is not required but preference will be given to applicants with significant legal work experience, training and/or education.
– At least five years’ experience in civil/human rights compliance, education, housing, employment, investigation, or administration, or other related area.
– Must demonstrate significant prior professional experience performing one or more of the following activities or roles: Assisting individuals who believe they are the victim of an act of unlawful discrimination; Collaborating with the public and private sectors for the purpose of providing awareness, education, and guidance on methods to prevent and eliminate discrimination; Identifying and reviewing policy practices and systems that may be unlawful or more produce inequitable disparities; and/or Receiving, processing, and enforcing complaints of unlawful discrimination.
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The City of Charlottesville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Values Diversity at All Levels of its Workforce.