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Employment Attorney in New York City, NY

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Company name

New York City Commission On Human Rights

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Labor & Employment

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


USA New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Jun 27,2018

Posted on

Jun 13,2018

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Youth Initiatives Lead Advisor Duties : Work with the Managing Director and Deputy Director to develop and implement human rights programming, curriculum, and workshops for youth throughout New York City. Support the Bureau’s work with LGBTQ youth by developing and delivering workshops pertaining to discriminatory harassment and cyber bullying. Serve as a key Lead Advisor to New York City youth, schools, afterschool programs, and youth-focused organizations with respect to human rights education and awareness. Coordinate and provide student training in mediation, inclusive of active listening, neutrality, writing agreements, confidentiality, and utilizing the Peer Mediation Guide and other related resources. Assist the Senior Advisor for Peer Mediation in coordinating logistics and scheduling with schools so that peer mediation can be offered during school semesters. Work with CRB peer facilitators to ensure quality implementation of Peer Mediation programing citywide. Facilitate Peer Mediation trainings with other peer trainers. Prepare and submit monthly tracking reports indicating number of mediation trainings, locations, attendance and other relevant indicators, and share this information with the Senior Advisor on Peer Mediation, the Bureau’s Managing Director and the Deputy Commissioner for Community Relations. Collect, keep and analyze data pertaining to workshops, programing and curricula. Provide appropriate evaluation and follow-up with the students. Schedule monthly meetings with peer facilitators to provide professional development and problem-solving opportunities. Promptly respond to incoming LEB community service referrals and assess an appropriate response. Coordinate logistics and scheduling with respondents to prepare for community service/restorative justice implementation. Identify, outreach and build relationships with community based organizations, for profit and not for profit organizations, faith-based organizations for external community service placement. Maintain an organized and retrievable filing system. Perform all duties as needed to advance the work of the CRB.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification : The candidate should have Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and 3+ years of satisfactory professional experience in one or more of the following fields: intergroup relations, equal opportunity, human rights, community relations, labor or industrial relations, law, social service, education, housing, research, investigation, personnel administration or public relations, which included report writing as an integral part of the duties. At least 2+ years of this experience must have been in intergroup relations, equal opportunity, or human rights, which included report writing as an integral part of the duties; or. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and seven years of full-time satisfactory professional experience as described in "1" above; or Education and/or experience equivalent to "1" or "2" above. However, all candidates must have a four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent, and all candidates must have at least two years of full-time professional experience in intergroup relations, equal opportunity, or human rights.
Preferred Skills : 3+ years’ experience in conducting and/or developing peer mediation and restorative justice training programs; or 3+ years’ experience in education, community outreach and/or external affairs. Must be well organized, assertive, and able to work independently and collaboratively with individuals and organizations. Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills. Experience in data collection, management and analysis. Excellent communication, both written and oral, and presentation skills. Ability to effectively build relationships with senior management, employees, and external partners. Spoken and written fluency in a language other than English preferred. Familiarity with the City Human Rights Law. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to facilitate difficult conversations with both youth and adults Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality.

Additional info

Job ID: 310241

Company info

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