The Deputy Director is the Deputy to the Director,Office of Economic Impact and Diversity, for all Civil Rights and EqualEmployment Opportunity matters, and reports to the Principal Deputy Director,Office of Economic Impact and Diversity.
As the "Deputy Director of the Office of Civil Rights and Equal Employment Opportunity" you will:
Directs organizational activities, frames strategic plans based on broad organizational assessments and evaluations of long-term organizational objectives; sets all internal control standards for effectiveness, efficiency, and productivity and assesses all organizational policy, program, and project viability.
Determines the financial and personnel resources needed to achieve mission objectives and support mission operations; identifies the need for major organizational improvements and develops the requisite plans and directs implementing actions.
Oversees and directs the internal organization, staffing, policies, and personnel authorities required to carry out the responsibilities of the organization, including the recruitment of senior managers and technical experts necessary to ensure the success of the programs.
Serves as an expert legal advisor and makes determinations on complex matters involving Civil Rights and Equal Employment Opportunity law and related matters; these interpretations and opinions are characterized by problems of a sensitive nature, for which the only available guides may be agency regulations, policies, and fundamental principles of law and legal procedures.
Reviews, evaluates and appraises the work performance of subordinates, provides advice, counsel, and Instruction to employees on work and administrative matters, recommends training needs of employees, and develops performance standards and completes performance ratings.
Directs organizational activities, frames strategic plans based on broad organizational assessments and evaluations of long-term organizational objectives. Incumbent sets all internal control standards for effectiveness, efficiency, and productivity and assesses all organizational policy, program, and project viability.
Serves as the Office of Civil Rights and Equal Employment Opportunity representative in conferring and negotiating with top officials within and outside of Department of Energy, including other federal agencies and state and local governments, on important legal and policy questions. Consults with Office of Personnel Management, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and Office of Management and Budget on related matters.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Conditions of Employment
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT FOR THIS VACANCY: This is a career position in the SES. Unless the selectee is already a member of the SES with career status or has successfully completed an SES Candidate Development Program certified by OPM, executive qualifications must be approved by OPM before the appointment can be effected. If you are selected, you will be responsible for working with a DOE Executive Consultant to finalize your ECQ narrative for OPM submission.
CITIZENSHIP: You must be a U. S. Citizen or national.
HOMELAND SECURITY PRESIDENTIAL DIRECTIVE (HSPD-12): A selectee's appointment is contingent upon compliance with Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD-12) governing personal identity.
DRUG TESTING POSITION: Drug testing will be required as a condition of appointment to this position, If selected for and appointed to this position you will be subject to random drug testing while employed.
PUBLIC FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE REPORT (OGE 278): If you are selected for this position, will be required to file this report prior to entry on duty in accordance with the Ethics of Government Act of 1978.
PROBATIONARY PERIOD: An individual's initial SES career appointment becomes final only after the individual successfully completes a one-year probationary period.
MOBILITY: A mobility agreement may be required based on mission needs.
E-VERIFY: New employees to the Department of Energy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.
OF-306: You may be required to complete an OF-306, "Declaration for Federal Employment" form used to (a) determine your suitability for Federal Employment and/or (b) in conducting an investigation to determine your suitability or ability to hold a security clearance.
Resume-Based Resume: Applicants must show possession of the ECQs and any technical qualifications via resume. Your resume presented will reflect that you possess the ECQs and give a synopsis of your accomplishments.
The application process used to recruit for this position is the RESUME BASED method. Although applicants cannot address the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) separately, evidence of each must be clearly demonstrated in the five (5) page resume and throughout the rest of the application package (MTQ narrative).
A sample 5-page executive level resume and ECQ narratives can be viewed at this link http://www.opm.gov/ses/references/GuidetoSESQuals_2012.pdf
Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs)
ECQ 1: LEADING CHANGE: Ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals and establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.
ECQ 2: LEADING PEOPLE: Ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals and provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.
ECQ 3: RESULTS DRIVEN: Ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations, and make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.
ECQ 4: BUSINESS ACUMEN: Ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.
ECQ 5: BUILDING COALITIONS: Ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is required by law to review the executive core qualifications of each new career appointee to the Senior Executive Service (SES) prior to appointment.For additional information on ECQs, please review the detailed information provided by OPM at the following link: Executive Core Qualifications.
Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs): A supplemental narrative must be submitted separately addressing each MTQ listed below. No more than one (1) page per MTQ is allowed; additional informational information will not be considered. MTQs must provide specific examples that address relevant experience and accomplishments. Applicants must reflect superior technical qualifications demonstrated through leadership and management in the following MTQs:
MTQ 1: Demonstrated skill in developing and enforcing policies, practices and/or 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 statutes and Executive Orders.
MTQ 2: Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain a model EEO program, ensuring program success and compliance with EEOC MD-715 and related directives and statutes.
MTQ 3: Demonstrated expert knowledge of discrimination laws, policies, and procedures related to processing formal EEO complaints, avenues for mediation and redress, and final agency decisions.
Must have graduated from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association and be admitted to the Bar of a State or the District of Columbia or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and be in good standing with a Bar of any of the 50 States, District of Columbia or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.