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We're Hiring: Deputy Director for the Office of Civil Rights

May 31, 2013 - 3:04pm


From now through June 27, 2013, applications are open for the Deputy Director position in the Office of Civil Rights. 

The Office of Civil Rights carries great responsibility for developing and administering Departmental policies, practices and procedures under Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and related statues and Executive Orders which prohibit discrimination in programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance. 

Learn more about the position and apply here.

The Deputy Director serves as an expert advisor and makes determinations on highly sensitive or complex questions and issues involving Civil Rights and Equal Employment Opportunity requirements and related matters. The Deputy Director manages an office of attorneys on civil rights matters, including Departmental-wide policy, program guidance, and executive direction for the office.

For this position, desired work experience includes:

  • Providing advice on policy determinations and factual matters as it relates to the planning and discussion of civil rights cases and issues.
  • Compiling investigative materials and conducting research.
  • Negotiating, drafting and reviewing interagency and cooperative agreements to assure the interest of the organization are met.

This is a full-time, permanent position in Washington, D.C.