Job Posting: Civil Rights Specialist

Date: 
Monday, July 3, 2017 - 12:00am

The Iowa Civil Rights Commission is currently accepting applications for the poisiton of Civil Rights Specialist. Please go to https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/iowa/jobs/1774730/civil-rights-specialist to apply.


SALARY: $22.22 - $33.52 Hourly 
$1,777.60 - $2,681.60 Biweekly 
$46,217.60 - $69,721.60 Annually 
OPENING DATE: 06/21/17
CLOSING DATE: 07/02/17 11:59 PM
JOB DESCRIPTION:
Only applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications and meet selective (354 - LAW DEGREE) will be placed on the eligible list. 

The Iowa Civil Rights Commission is currently accepting applications for a full-time Civil Rights Specialist position in Des Moines, IA. Duties and Responsibilities: Reviews and investigates complaints of discrimination in employment, public accommodation, housing, credit and education and provides written reports of investigation including analysis of evidence and applicable law. Interviews complainants, respondents and witnesses; identifies specific basis for complaints; reviews records; analyzes and reviews evidence received from respondents; obtains and analyzes comparative evidence; and applies applicable statutes and legal standards to determine if there is probable cause to believe discrimination occurred. Must be an efficient and effective writer and provide written synopsis of complainant's allegations, respondent's evidence and application of legal standards to same. Must be able to provide thorough, well reasoned and clear written evaluations of law and evidence. Enters data and completes report in web based database. May provide training to general public as well as occasionally facilitate alternative dispute resolution between parties.

This position is a pay grade 27 and the beginning salary of $46,217.60 is non-negotiable. 
SELECTIVES:
354 Law Degree
Possession of a law degree from an accredited institution.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Law Enforcement, English, History, Political Science, or Business Administration and one year of full time experience as an investigator requiring knowledge in civil rights laws or criminal investigation, including drafting investigative reports which involve application of relevant statutes;
OR
Graduation from an accredited school of Law;
OR
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in a major not listed above and two years of full-time specified experience.

For additional information, please click on this link to view the job description.
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Must be free to travel occasionally and work varied hours. Employees must arrange transportation to and from assigned work areas.