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Discriminatory Harassment Investigator

Company name

New York City Commission On Human Rights

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Job Type

Non-practicing Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 14,2018

Posted on

Jun 13,2018


USD 45959 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


New York City, NY
Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
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Discriminatory Harassment Investigator The candidate will conduct rapid response intervention and long-term discriminatory harassment prevention. Identify patterns of systematic discrimination and collaborate with Commission’s LEB to identify areas for law enforcement action. Identify populations and demographics affected by discriminatory harassment and bias incidents; develop outreach and programmatic strategies related thereto. Serve as a liaison between CRB and LEB by responding to incidences of bias and discriminatory harassment and apprising both bureaus of case status, recommendations and referrals. Develop strong relationships with law enforcement agencies and officials in support of the Commission’s work to combat bias and discriminatory harassment, by: identifying incidents of bias or harassment that are ripe for civil, but not criminal enforcement; serving as a liaison between complainants and law enforcement, where helpful or necessary; and by developing community-focused strategies to combat bias, discriminatory harassment, and promote positive intergroup relations. Engage parties to a complaint in mediation or conciliation processes; offer restorative justice options to complaints and respondents. Analyze information gathered via investigation; prepare comprehensive reports of findings and interventions. Create and conduct presentations on the NYCHRL, bias incidents and discriminatory harassment to community groups, non-profit organizations, private sector entities and government agencies. Organize Days of Action, community forums, and other public-facing events related to combating bias incidents and discriminatory harassment, in collaboration with key stakeholders. Represent the Commission at public meetings, local neighborhood community projects, celebrations, and community events. Provide workshops and trainings to members of the public and government employees. Prepare and submit reports, forms, and correspondences in accordance with agency reporting requirements and interdepartmental needs. Should have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college plus 2+ years of satisfactory full- time experience in intergroup relations; community relations; civil rights law enforcement; block or tenant organizing; investigations related to law enforcement; labor or industrial relations; education; social work; or law; or A four year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and four years of satisfactory, full-time experienced as described above; or Education and/or experience equivalent to above. Should preferably have 5+ years’ experience working with some of the following people and communities: Communities historically targeted for racial/ethnic/religious discrimination; immigrants; people with limited English proficiency; people living with HIV/AIDS; lesbian, gay, bisexual, genderqueer, or transgender people; people with disabilities; persons who are perceived to belong to Muslim, Arab, South Asian, or Jewish communities, and people with criminal or arrest histories.

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Job ID: 322353

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Hiring Coordinator
New York City Commission On Human Rights
40 Rector Street
10th Floor
New York City, NY 10006

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