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Army National Guard Units Equal Employment Opportunity Specialist in Topeka, Kansas

Summary THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 5 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION. This National Guard position is for a Equal Employment Opportunity Specialist, Position Description Number T5420000 and is part of the KS Joint Forces Headquarters, National Guard. Responsibilities An EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY SPECIALIST, GS-0260-09, serves as the assistant to the Equal Opportunity Manager in planning and implementation of a Statewide equal employment opportunity program. MAJOR DUTIES: Assists in the development and implementation of the National Guard Bureau Equal Opportunity Program at the State level. Assists in writing the Affirmative Action plan covering both short- and long-range goals and objectives. Continuously reviews this plan and revises it as needed. Conducts periodic analysis of the Active/Guard Reserve (AGR) and Dual Status (DS) technician work force to identify underrepresented classes in the various occupations and military grades/ranks. Works closely with the Human Resources office in developing recruiting and employment strategies which ensure that equal employment opportunity goals are achieved. Meets and consults regularly with employees and all levels of management to locate, define, and correct deficiencies or problem areas. Assists in the management of the State EEO complaints processing system. Tracks the status of formal discrimination complaints in progress. Recruits counselors and ensures appropriate training is provided. Participates in meetings with community action organizations interested in improving equal employment opportunity relationships. May address groups regarding EEO policies, practices, and goals in the National Guard. Solicits community support in assisting the Guard to eliminate underrepresentation of minority groups. Provides training to supervisors on preventing or remedying discrimination and may provide counseling to employees who feel they may have discrimination complaints. Regularly collects and compiles statistical data, using the data as a basic for extrapolating recommendations on courses of action. Disseminates news and information concerning the State equal opportunity program. Performs all other duties as assigned. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Must have administrative, professional, investigative, technical or other type of experience which demonstrates ability to meet and deal effectively with persons of different ages, races, and economic and education background; to collect and assemble pertinent facts, and to prepare clear and concise written reports. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 24 months experience, education, or training involving the administering, delivering, maintaining, advising, and adapting basic concepts, principles, and theories of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) to the unique organizational, management, and mission requirements. Education Additional Information If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (Register | Selective Service System : Selective Service System (sss.gov)). Physical Demands: Regular and recurring work is performed sitting at a desk except for occasional brief visits to worksites. No special demands are required to perform the work. Work Environment: The work generally is performed in an office setting except for occasional visits to protected areas of industrial worksites involving everyday risks and discomforts and normal safety precautions. Telework: ELIGIBLE FOR SITUATIONAL TELEWORK ONLY, INCLUDING EMERGENCY AND PRESCRIBED "UNSCHEDULED TELEWORK" Work Schedule: This position works on a 5/4/9 compressed work schedule that consists of a 5-day workweek, then a 4-day workweek (8 nine-hour days and 1 eight-hour day and an SDO, Scheduled Day Off) to complete the 80 hour pay period. Work schedule is subject to change based on mission requirements.