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Human Rights Specialist

Company name

New York City Commission On Human Rights

Organization Type


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
Labor & Employment >> Labor & Employment
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Human Rights Specialist; 55018-00 The candidate will assist with community-based outreach about the NYCHRL and issues related to the law to community groups, tenant groups, grass-roots organizations, educational institutions, non-profit organizations, private entities, faith based institutions and governmental agencies. Will especially, identify underserved populations and engage in developing creative and effective outreach strategies. Provide technical assistance and trainings for community groups and community-based organizations to further the Commission’s work. Represent the Commission at public meetings, local neighborhood community projects, celebrations, and community events. Prepare and submit reports and forms in accordance with agency reporting requirements. Enter, update, and retrieve information on an electronic information storage system to facilitate agency operations. Performs all duties as needed to advance the work of the CRB and engage in intra-agency collaboration.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification: The candidate should have baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and 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.


Must have 4 for year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and 4+ years of satisfactory.

Must have 4+ year high school diploma or its educational equivalent, and must possess 1+ year of experience.

Fluency in Korean, Arabic, Japanese, Farsi, Chinese, Vietnamese, Pashto/Dari, or languages other than English is preferred. Advanced working proficiency in Microsoft Office program, Internet-based research, and computer skills is preferred. Strong oral and written communication skill is preferred. Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skill is preferred. Familiarity with the NYCHRL and/or ability to read and understand laws, rules and regulations is preferred.

Additional info

Job ID #: 336148. Send resume, letter of interest; Law school transcript (unofficial copy is acceptable); and Writing sample. No phone calls, faxes or personal inquiries permitted.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
New York City Commission On Human Rights
151-20 Jamaica Avenue
10th Floor
New York City, NY 10006

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