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DEP DIR HUMAN RELATNS

Recruitment #21-007227-0001

Introduction

The Maryland Commission on Civil Rights (MCCR) is the agency responsible for enforcement of anti-discrimination and civil rights laws for the State of Maryland.  MCCR is charged with investigating and administratively processing complaints that allege discrimination in employment, housing, public accommodations and the State’s commercial non-discrimination policy.

GRADE

EPP 0001

LOCATION OF POSITION

William Donald Schaefer Tower

6 St. Paul Street, Suite 900

Baltimore, MD 21202

POSITION DUTIES

The primary function of this position is to manage the programmatic activities of the agency and to ensure compliance with all laws governing such activity. In addition, the Deputy Director performs all duties and assignments as prescribed by the Executive Director and the Commission Board in the execution of agency-wide goals and objectives. In the absence of the Executive Director, the Deputy Director shall perform all functions and exercise all authority of the Executive Director. This is an Executive Service position and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.

The Deputy Director has delegated authority from the agency’s Executive Director to formulate and implement policies, guidelines and procedures for the enforcement of the Maryland’s anti-discrimination statutes on housing, employment and public accommodations and for the initiation and investigation of complaints of discrimination. Candidates should be energetic, creative, strategic, and have the ability to lead the Case Processing Unit through new challenges in the 21st century.  Candidates should be able to communicate effectively with staff, as well as the public, and government elected officials.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Three years managing or supervising Federal, State or local programs enforcing anti-discrimination ordinances to include employment, housing and public accommodations.

Notes:

Candidates may substitute an additional year of general professional work experience in human relations, civil rights, legal work, community relations, law enforcement, personnel, counseling or social work for six months of the required supervisory experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· An advanced degree is preferred

· Managerial experience in civil rights and anti-discrimination work or a closely related field

· Prior government agency experience

· Experience in establishing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders to include Federal, State and local partnerships

· Excellent written and oral communications

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment.  You must meet the minimum qualifications to be considered.  For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must be provided prior to hire.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date. Resumes may not be submitted in lieu of completing the employment application.  Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position.  You may be asked to complete a supplemental questionnaire.  The supplemental questionnaire may be used as part of the rating process.  Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application process is STRONGLY preferred.  If you are unable to apply online, you may mail a paper application and supplemental questionnaire to:

Department of Budget and Management

Recruitment and Examination Division

301 W. Preston Street, Room 608

Baltimore, MD 21201 

All mailed documents must include the applicant's name and the job number and must be received by the closing date.  Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the application. If you have any questions concerning the recruitment process for this position, please call 410-767-4850.  

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.

People with disabilities and bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

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View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here.
Apply via Paper Application. You may also download and complete the Paper Application here.