Equity Specialist II - Campbell-Kapolei Complex Area

Location
Honolulu, HI, US
Salary
EOSR-7, $95,483 to $135,163
Posted
Sep 16, 2018
Ref
60297
  • APPLICANTS MAY BE EDUCATIONAL OFFICERS, TEACHERS AND OTHER QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS
  • SPECIAL INTERNAL / EXTERNAL
  • TYPE OF APPOINTMENT ISSUED: This position is excluded from the Educational Officers' Bargaining Unit and will be filled as a clear line appointment.
  • ***ANTICIPATED VACANCY***
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: EQUITY SPECIALIST II
    Training: 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 two (2) years of professional work experience.
    Desired Education: Master's degree in education, human resources or a related field relevant to the duties described above, or a law degree. Experience: Four (4) years of responsible professional work experience in civil rights compliance, including overseeing, providing advice and recommendations, or ensuring compliance, of which one (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 two (2) years of experience.Doctorate in a related field or law degree from an accredited college of university may substitute for three (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.
    Ability to: Communicate effectively with others both orally and in writing; conduct complex research and multi-task projects; analyze facts and make findings based on applicable laws, rules and policies; make presentations in front of large audiences; operate computer and other business machines.
  • A WRITTEN EXAMINATION/ASSIGNMENT MAY BE ADMINISTERED TO HELP DETERMINE POSSESSION OF THE KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES PORTIONS OF THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS.
  • Duties and Responsibilities: Under the general supervision of the Director of the Civil Rights Compliance Office, the Equity Specialist II:
    1. 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.
    2. 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.
    3. 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.
    4. 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.
    5. Provides guidance to the schools' administration relating to compliance under Title VII and the DOE policies relating to Title VII.
    6. Performs other related duties as required or assigned.

  • SALARY RANGE: EOSR-7, $95,483 to $135,163. Department of Education certificated employees will be placed on the salary range in accordance with Department regulations. All others will be placed on the first step of $95,483.
  • NOTE: Department of Education employees will be placed on the salary range in accordance with Department regulations. All new external applicants will be placed on the initial step of the salary range. However, placement above the initial step of the salary range will be based on special characteristics and critical needs of the position, an applicant's exceptional qualifications, the availability of funds, and other relevant factors. Such appointments require prior approval.
  • WORK YEAR AND BENEFITS: This appointment will be on a 12-month basis with vacation and sick leave provided according to applicable regulations.
    POSTING CYCLE: Vacant or unfilled positions may be internally and/or externally advertised on the 1st and/or 15th of any calendar month.
    HOW TO APPLY: All materials submitted become the property of the Hawaii Department of Education and will not be returned to applicant.
    1. Visit the Hawaii Department of Education website and submit the online application prior to the deadline. Be sure to include a "Personal Statement" of what you can contribute to this specific position.

      http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org

    2. Official transcripts (if not on file) must be submitted at the time of an official offer of employment. Transcripts may be sent by U.S. mail to the Office of Talent Management/EO Recruitment, P.O. Box 2360, Honolulu, HI 96804.
    3. After you submit your online application, you will receive a system generated email acknowledging receipt of your application.


    APPROVED:

    Cynthia A. Covell
    Assistant Superintendent

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