Job Opening: Assoc. Govt. Program Analyst, equal employment opportunity claims.

Department of Development Services, Associate Governmental Program Analyst

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Under the general direction of the Chief of the Office of Human Rights and Advocacy Services, the position provides a high level of technical assistance and coordination in the equal employment opportunity.
Required travel is 15-30%.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
As a trained Equal Employment Opportunity Counselor, assists DDS employees and managers to resolve potential discrimination complaints at the lowest administrative level. As a trained Equal Employment Opportunity Investigator from Discreet investigations, investigates informal and formal complaints of discrimination that occur at DDS Headquarters applying state and federal equal employment opportunity laws, rules, and regulations. Provides technical assistance and consultation on DDS policy and procedures on equal employment opportunity and reasonable accommodation issues to management and staff at Headquarters, the four developmental centers and the state-operated community facility. Reviews and provides comments to developmental center and stateoperated community facilities on proposed responses to DFEH and EEOC. Assists with problem identification and develops recommendations for solution. Conducts appeal reviews of discrimination complaints and prepares reports for recommended action by the Director. As the back up to the Reasonable Accommodations Coordinator, conducts review of Headquarters employee reasonable accommodation requests (RARs), presents cases and makes recommendations to the Reasonable Accommodation Committee in response to RARs, prepares reports of recommended action and prepares letters of determination for the Director. Monitors, provides training, and makes recommendations related to the provision of bilingual services at Headquarters, developmental centers and community facilities. Coordinates language survey for Headquarters, developmental centers and stateoperated community facilities. Serves as contract manager for the translation/interpretation contract for the Department. Prepares various reports regarding the Department’s annual work force analysis, upward mobility goals, employment goals for the employment of persons with disabilities, and other reports mandated through legislation. Coordinates activities related to the Department’s Upward Mobility Program including, but not limited to, providing employees with resources and technical assistance, developing and maintaining the Upward Mobility Guide, and acting as DDS liaison to the State Personnel Board (SPB). Performs general analytical assignments such as bill analyses, departmental correspondence, and other assignments in support of the mission of the office. Desirable Qualifications: Good communication skills, Previous EEO experience or investigative

Please state the basis of your eligibility in the job title box, as well as ID# 003-5393-002. Applications without this info will NOT be reviewed. All completed applications will be reviewed and only the most qualified will be be scheduled for interviews.

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Maria Johnson
mariajohnso2@dds.ca.gov
(916) 322-7742 direct line