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Deputy EEO Officer at New York County District Attorney's Office in New York, New York

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Description

Division/Unit: Executive Management

Civil Service Title: Chief Investigating Accountant

Position Title: Deputy EEO Officer

Salary Range: $90,000 - $145,000

Job Description

DANY is seeking a Deputy Equal Employment Opportunity (\"EEO\") Officer to assist the EEO Officer with auditing, monitoring and implementing DANY's Equal Employment Opportunity program to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace. The Deputy EEO Officer works with the EEO Officer to ensure office-wide compliance with all applicable laws related to equal opportunity in the workplace and requires current working knowledge of relevant statutes and regulations.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Under the direction of the DANY EEO Officer:

  • Partner with the EEO Officer on the development of the Equal Employment Opportunity Office.
  • Investigate complaints by conducting interviews and gathering evidence as necessary. Prepare reports with analysis, findings, and recommended disciplinary or corrective action.
  • Facilitate DANY's compliance with federal, state, city and local laws and legal requirements in areas such as: EEO, Reasonable Accommodations, ADA, Title VII, and Title IX. Familiarity with 55-a Program and ADA regulations.
  • Ensure DANY's compliance with the Equal Employment Practices Commission and Chapters 35 and 36 of the NYC Charter in a timely manner.
    Assist in review of DANY's statistical information (i.e., workforce, hires, promotions, transfers, and separations) to identify areas of improvement and implement corrective action to resolve issues as necessary.
  • Assist the EEO Officer in monitoring and reviewing DANY's employment policies and practices, including job postings, recruitment, select, promotions, performance evaluations, transfers and separations to ensure compliance with applicable laws and NYC EEO guidelines.
  • Monitor EEO City Mandated Trainings - EEO, Sexual Harassment Prevention, and LGTBQ+.
  • Provide guidance to executive, managerial and supervisory staff regarding EEO matters, including changes in the law, to ensure that best practices are adhered to in making employment decisions.
  • Establish and implement EEO efforts that effectively communicate and support the Office's mission and strategic vision.
  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Preferred Requirements/Skills:

  • A master's degree in human resources, public administration, social Work, industrial/organizational psychology or related field, or a law degree.
  • Admission to the New York State Bar.
  • Working knowledge of EEO federal, state, city and local laws and regulations
  • Ability to maintain absolute confidentiality of information.
  • Strong ability to multi-task and handle concurrent assignments.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and ability to work in a fast-paced, confidential environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills and the ability to organize information expeditiously and concisely.
  • Ability to identify fundamental problems and procedural irregularities, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, deal with sensitive information, and comply with HIPAA.
  • Must be proficient with MS Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
  • Experience in creating legally compliant programs, processes and procedures.
  • EEO, HR and/or career counseling certifications.

How to Apply:
  • Apply with a Cover Letter and Resume.

  • Monday - Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Additional Information:

  • Current office employees: To be eligible for a transfer or promotion, staff must have already served at least 1 year in their current position and be in good standing. In addition, must meet the minimum qualifications of the position.
  • Looking for candidates that could commit to one (1) year to the hiring unit.
  • Authorization to work in the United States is required for this position.

Public Svc Loan Forgiveness:
  • As a prospective employee of the City of New York, you may be eligible for federal loan forgiveness programs and state repayment assistance programs. For more information, please visit the U.S. Department of Education's website at .

Residency Requirement:
  • City Residency is not required for this position.

The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.About Us

The New York County District Attorney's Office serves and protects the People of New York through the fair administration of justice, without fear or favor. The Office's professional staff perform a variety of key functions, including supporting the Trial, Investigation, and Appeals Divisions, as well as other prosecution support and office functions. Our support staff receive a competitive salary and a generous benefits package, as well as unparalleled opportunities for professional development.

The New York County District Attorney's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and culturally responsive workforce. Given the diverse nature of our community, the ability to work with people of different backgrounds is critical. The Office seeks to have a staff that reflects the diversity of the community that we serve. To that end, all applicants will be considered without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, age, prior record of arrest; or any other basis prohibited by law. These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring practices, appraisal systems, promotions, training, and career development programs.About the Team

The Professional Staff Recruitment Team at DANY supports the Office's initiatives to have a staff that reflects the diversity of the community that we serve. We seek employees that are interested in a career in the public sector and will support the Office's initiative of Moving Justice Forward.

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