DIRECTOR OF EQUITY, INCLUSION & ACCESSIBILITY-ADMIN MANAGER II
Office of Equity and Transformation
|Department||COMP Executive Direction|
|Date Opened||11/17/2023 1:00:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||12/8/2023 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$73,787.00 - $118,953.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Kaye Beech|
OPEN TO ALL QUALIFIED APPLICANTS
This is a position specific recruitment. The resulting certified eligible list may be used to staff several current and future vacancies for this position/function only.
LOCATION OF POSITION
The Comptroller of Maryland is seeking an experienced leader who will be responsible for developing, leading, and implementing the Comptroller of Maryland’s Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, & Accessibility (IDEA) mandates and programs. This position will also support and ensure compliance with Maryland’s Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) mandates. The incumbent will promote and ensure agency compliance with state and federal laws and regulations and manages the responsibilities in accordance with the mission statement of the Comptroller of Maryland and with the goal of providing Comptroller Office Employees and job applicants’ equal employment opportunities and an inclusive, accessible, and healthy work environment.
The incumbent will be responsible for contributing to the development and implementation of the strategic plan which specifically identifies and structures cultural competence across the agency. This position aids Agency staff in assessing and determining reasonable accommodations and enforcing the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act, 2008. The successful candidate is responsible for program record preparation and maintenance and compiling and reporting on cultural competence, and other program data on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis. Additionally, the incumbent will possess demonstrated knowledge and enforcement of Civil Rights laws in the interest of sustaining a work environment that is equitable, diverse, inclusive, and accessible.
Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited, four-year college or university.
Experience: Three (3) years of recent professional experience developing, implementing, and/or delivering IDEA/DEI programming OR three (3) years of recent experience in ADA determinations and enforcement.
- Candidates may substitute five (5) or more years of experience in Civil Rights programming, DEIA, or disabilities programming for the required education.
- Candidates may substitute a masters' degree in legal studies, social justice, political science, public administration, human rights, international relations, sociology, regional studies, or other related degree for two (2) years of the required experience.
** For education obtained outside of the U.S., you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service. If you possess a degree obtained outside of the United States, please submit a detailed, course-by-course evaluation report from one of the U.S. equivalency evaluating members identified at http://www.naces.org/members.html.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
- Advanced degree from an accredited college or university or certification in diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility program.
- Possess excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communications skills to communicate effectively with all levels of internal employees, the public, and government elected officials; and be able to clearly communicate through formal presentations, in writing, by email or telephone contact.
- Strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple, concurrent, and high priority tasks.
- Experience in establishing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders to include Federal, State and local partners.
- Experience in accurately documenting and recording information, generating reports, and evaluating information to determine compliance with standards and to ensure compliance with Civil Rights laws.
- The candidate must have strong mediation and problem-solving skills and the ability to effectively interact with other departmental administrators and appropriate enforcement agencies is required.
- Four (4) years of experience in developing and implementing IDEA/DEIA programming and ADA assessment and enforcement.
- Four (4) years of experience in conducting training for IDEA and Civil Rights topics such as understanding diversity, implicit bias, ADA reasonable accommodations, and accessibility in the workplace.
- Four (4) years of experience with conducting ADA reasonable accommodations assessments and determinations.
- Four (4) years of experience conducting fair practices and EEO inquiries and investigations.
- The candidate will be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite - Word, Excel, Access; Microsoft Teams; and or other relevant software.
LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION
Primary work location is in Annapolis but must provide support for staff in the Baltimore and branch offices located throughout the State as needed.
Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to demonstrate that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. Please indicate clearly any position-specific experience and ensure all education and experience sections are complete. Incomplete information may result in the disqualification of your application.
All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date.
*Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.
Only applicants who meet the minimum and selective qualifications for this recruitment will be considered for this opportunity. Approval of your application will be based on a review of your education, training and experience. It is essential that you submit complete and accurate information on your application in order to determine if you meet the qualifications as specified above. Due to the nature of this list, all qualified applicants are placed on an unranked list of candidates and will remain active on this list for at least one year.
Qualifying applicants are subject to an oral interview. Prior to appointment, the employee must successfully undergo a comprehensive background investigation including a review of criminal, MVA and tax records; and determination of legal authorization to work in the United States or under the United States Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. This background check is comprehensive and may involve fingerprinting. Upon initial appointment OR promotion to a position in the State Personnel Management System, an employee is required to serve an initial six- month probationary period. This probationary period may be extended an additional six months under certain circumstances at the discretion of the appointing authority.
We thank our Veterans for their service to our country and encourage them to apply. If you are seeking veteran's preference, please submit a copy of your DD-214.
The preferred method for submitting additional information is to upload it directly into your online account. Please remove references to the first five digits of your SSN and your DOB on all attachments by deleting, redacting or blacking that information out with a marker. Any attachments necessary to demonstrate the minimum qualifications were met must be submitted by the filing deadline.
The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you choose email as the option to submit your application and/or required additional information, you must include the following information on each page you submit:
- First and Last Name
- Recruitment Number (located at the top of the bulletin)
- The last 4 digits of your SS#
For Further Questions If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about this online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or
If you have questions about this particular recruitment, please contact the Comptroller of MD, Office of Human Resources at email@example.com.
Please contact Stanley Harris at firstname.lastname@example.org if you need reasonable accommodations.
As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. Bilingual applicants and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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