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Director of Human Rights

Tompkins County
Ithaca, New York 14850
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:

This is a managerial position that reports directly to the County Administrator and is responsible for directing the services and activities offered through the County’s Human Rights Office in conjunction with the Human Rights Commission. The director will handle all inquiries from employers, employees, landlords, tenants, individuals and organizations regarding interpretation of the Human Rights Law or other problems involving the rights of individuals. The director will advise persons on how to file complaints with appropriate state and federal agencies dealing with discrimination and, in appropriate circumstances, provide facilities and equipment to assist persons in filing such complaints. The director will speak on behalf of the Human Rights Office in coordination with the Human Rights Commission to various local and state organizations to implement the educational function of the Human Rights Commission and Human Rights Office. The director is responsible for the education of the public regarding anti-discrimination laws, affirmative action, equal opportunity and compliance programs, policies and regulations and for coordinating the functions of the Human Rights Commission and for carrying out the policies of the County Legislature. The position operates under the general direction of the County Administrator with wide latitude allowed in the administration of the overall program. Supervision is exercised over the staff of the Human Rights Office. The director will perform all related duties as required.

Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

(a) Law degree and three (3) years of legal experience in Human/Civil Rights practices, equal employment opportunity programs, or labor and employment law; OR

(b) Masters degree in social science, human services, business administration, public administration, public policy, sociology, political science or a related field AND three (3) years administrative experience in human rights, civil rights, affirmative action, EEO, dispute resolution, or other programs serving community needs; OR

(c) Bachelor's degree in social science, human services, business administration, public administration, public policy, sociology, political science or a related field AND five (5) years administrative experience in human rights, civil rights, affirmative action, EEO, dispute resolution, or other programs serving community needs; OR

(d) Any combination of training and experience equal to or greater than that defined in (a), (b) or (c) above.

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Posted: 2019-11-05 Expires: 2019-12-05

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Tompkins County
Ithaca, New York 14850

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