29610 - EEO Specialist - IC Shared Neutrals Program Manager - GS-14
***OPEN UNTIL FILLED: This announcement will be open until the position is filled. Cut off points are scheduled in two-week increments. After each cut-off point, all compliant applications received during the previous two weeks will be reviewed for consideration.***
The Office of Intelligence Community (IC) Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity (EEOD) reports directly to the Director of National Intelligence and is responsible for the overall strategic management of the IC's efforts to build a diverse workforce. IC EEOD develops policies and programs, and provides guidance and consultation that impact the representation of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities. In addition to its community management responsibilities, the IC EEOD provides EEO and diversity services for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence organization.
Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs)
Serve as an EEO specialist, and maintain expert knowledge of EEO laws and processes. Serve as the Program Manager for the IC Shared Neutrals Program. Counsel and interview individuals who seek redress under the federal sector EEO laws and policies. Within established timelines, engage with complainants and management officials to promote informal resolution of disputes at the lowest organizational level feasible. Prepare well-written and sufficiently detailed reports and correspondence. Maintain minimum certifications required by the EEOC, for conducting workplace mediations, counseling, and investigations. Participate in the development and delivery of training. Maintain accurate records regarding case activity, through use of iComplaints and/or other case tracking processes. Assist in the preparation of periodic reporting as required, including annual reporting required by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and other oversight bodies. Coordinate, develop, and maintain processes to deliver timely early conflict resolution services to the ODNI and IC elements, as needed, and ensure availability of early conflict resolution tools, certified personnel, and effective techniques. Coordinate and support the activities and program of the IC EEOD Staff.
Mandatory and Educational Requirements
Strong knowledge of Federal EEO laws, regulations, policies and practices including the Alternative Dispute Resolution Act, MD-110, MD-715, and 29 CFR part 1614. Ability to independently create, maintain, lead, and grow an IC-wide program and manage multiple priorities and cases, in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Demonstrated knowledge of conflict resolution processes and counseling techniques. Well-developed oral communication skills to facilitate discussion of issues with complainant and management officials. Excellent writing skills utilized in the preparation of reports and other correspondence. Demonstrated organizational skills to plan and execute each phase of program responsibilities.
Certification and experience as a mediator, or comparable skills. Ability to develop and deliver training, and promote program goals. Self-directed individual with ability to create and execute strategic vision.
Applicants from Federal Agencies outside the IC, please visit www.dni.gov and search the vacancy number for directions on how to apply to this vacancy.
What To Expect Next
The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. We expect to make a selection within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement. Due to the large number of applications received, applicants will be contacted ONLY if they have been selected for an interview.
The ODNI is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: The ODNI provides reasonable accommodations to otherwise qualified applicants with disabilities. IF YOU NEED A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Intelligence Community Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Office Representative by classified email at DNI-EEOD-RA-ACF@exchange.cia.ic.gov, by unclassified email at DNI-EEOD@dni.gov, by telephone at 301-243-0704 or by FAX at 301-243-1200. Your request for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TO THE EEOD EMAIL ADDRESS. THIS EMAIL IS FOR REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS ONLY. PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION VIA THE EMAIL ADDRESS PROVIDED IN THE 'HOW TO APPLY' SECTION ABOVE.
Job Interview Travel: Candidates from outside the Washington, D.C., area may be selected for a telephone, teleconference, or in-person interview. If selected for an in-person interview, any travel or lodging will be at the applicant's personal expense.
APPLICATION PROCESS: 1. IC employees must apply by the vacancy close date. The IC employee application should include the following... a. A brief (two-page limit) candidate resume or biographical summary. b. A short narrative describing the applicant's qualifications (general and specific) for the joint duty rotational assignment.
2. Consistent with IC Standard 601-1, IC employees must be nominated by their employing (home) element within 10 days of the vacancy close date in order to be considered by the gaining element. Please contact your employing element's Joint Duty Program Office for nomination procedures as some agencies may require written supervisory endorsement at the time of application. IC Element Joint Duty Program Office contact info can be found at: https://jointduty.dni.ic.gov/Contacts.aspx
Any application sent directly by an IC employee to the gaining element will not be considered.
ODNI Recruitment Team B 301-243-0731 Recruitment_TeamB@dni.gov