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Civil Rights Attorney in Honolulu, HI

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Company name

Hawaii State Department of Education

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Civil Rights

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

USA Honolulu, HI

Date Last Verified

Mar 14,2018

Posted on

Mar 13,2018


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Equity Specialist II Duties : Under the general supervision of the Director, of the Civil Rights Compliance Office, the Equity Specialist II: Conducts full range of investigations involving issues dealing with possible violations of civil rights laws, policies, and/or procedures, including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX and the Americans with Disabilities Act or 504. Acts as the Title IX Coordinator for the Complex Area and accepts complaints relating to discrimination or harassment based on sex or gender, assures compliance with Title IX throughout the Complex Area and provides guidance to the schools' administration relating to compliance under Title IX and the DOE policies relating to Title IX. Acts as the Language Access Coordinator for the Complex Area and assures compliance with Title VI throughout the Complex Area. Provides guidance to the schools' administration relating to compliance under Title VI and the DOE policies relating to Title VI. Acts as the Reasonable Accommodation Coordinator for the Complex Area and works with the schools and employees to determine reasonable accommodations for employees with disabilities. Provides guidance to the schools' administration relating to compliance under the ADA and the DOE policies relating to the ADA. Provides guidance to the schools' administration relating to compliance under Title VII and the DOE policies relating to Title VII. Performs other related duties as required or assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification : Must have Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in education, human resources, or a related field relevant to the duties described above. Equivalencies for Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university PLUS 2+ years of professional work experience. Must have 4 years of responsible professional work experience in civil rights compliance, including overseeing, providing advice and recommendations, or ensuring compliance, of which 1 year shall have been in an education program, agency or system. Equivalencies for Experience: Master's degree from an accredited college or university in a related field may substitute for 2 years of experience. Doctorate in a related field or law degree from an accredited college of university may substitute for 3 years of experience.

Combined Education and Experience: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be acceptable, as determined by the Department. Substitutions can be considered for the requirement of experience in an education program, agency or system.
Knowledge of: Laws, rules, regulations and administrative procedures pertinent to the area(s) of assignment, such as requirements under Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Section 504 and ADA as well as other State and Federal civil rights policies, guidelines, and Administrative Rules; operations research.

Deadline : 03/20/2018.

Note : These appointments will be on a 12-month basis.

Additional info

Recruitment Number 57613. Position Number: 604373. Send Official transcripts

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Hawaii State Department of Education
1390 Miller St
P.O. Box 2360
Honolulu, HI 96804
Phone: 808-586-3230