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Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs

Equal Employment Manager, GS-0260-14

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Washington DC, DC
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US Citizens
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Permanent - No time limit
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Full Time

Agency Marketing Statement:

  • Are you interested in working for a cutting edge agency with a mission to improve public safety, and the fair administration of justice? If so, the Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of Justice Programs, (OJP), is seeking a high performing individual to serve as Equal Employment Manager. For more than 20 years, OJP has effectively provided leadership in developing the nation's capacity to prevent and control crime, improving the criminal and juvenile justice systems, increasing knowledge about crime and related issues, assisting crime victims. OJP continues to be the premier resource for the nation's criminal and juvenile justice communites. OJP's role is to work in partnership with the justice community to identify challenges confronting the justice system and to provide state-of-the-art information, training, funding and innovative approaches and strategies for addressing those challenges.


  • This position is located in the Office of the Assistant Attorney General (OAAG). The incumbent serves as the Director, Office of Equal Employment Opportunity (OEEO)

    Applications will be accepted from:
    1. U.S. Citizens with no prior Federal service,
    2. Current federal employees on permanent competitive service appointment, or former federal employees with reinstatement eligibility,
    3. ICTAP eligibilities,
    4. Individuals eligible under special hiring authorities (e.g., individuals with disabilities, returned Peace Corps volunteers, individuals covered by an interchange agreement, or,
    5. Individuals eligible under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act.

    This vacancy is open to both U.S. Citizens and Status applicants. This announcement is being used to consider internal Merit Promotion and external candidates. You will be considered under all categories for which you are eligible.

    This vacancy announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies that may occur within 90 days of the closing date.

    This appointment may require completion of a one-year probationary period.

    Since this is an on-line application process, faxed or emailed applications will not be accepted. The primary method of applying for this vacancy is online via the Internet at If you do not have access to the Internet, you are strongly encouraged to visit your library, state employment commission, or a commercial establishment that provides Internet access to apply online. If you are unable to apply online, you may call the contact phone number listed on this announcement to obtain a copy of the vacancy announcement, applicant qualifications form (Form No. F-15566-AVUE), and instructions for completing the form. No other form of application will be accepted. Applicants made on line must be received must be received by the closing date of this announcement. You can obtain this form by contacting Avue Digital Service at (800) 407-0147. This form must receive in the Human Resources Office by the closing date of the announcement. The Human Resources Office must receive all other information requested in the vacancy announcement by the closing date of the announcement.

    Supporting Documentation: A copy of your SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action; showing 'Tenure' and 'Position Occupied' (if applying under Merit Promotion); to receive consideration as a veteran, you must attach a DD-214 showing the type of discharge you received; to receive consideration as a disabled person you must submit a letter from the Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation in the state in which you live, certifying your disability. You must submit a copy of your SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action showing your tenure and position occupied and the most recent Performance Appraisal (dated within the last 18 months or a separate statement explaining why you are unable to submit your appraisal.



  • The Director, OEEO, supports the Office of the Assistant Attorney General in ensuring that the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) remains a workplace where equal opportunity is not only the law, but a core value embodied in all that OJP does. The Director is responsible for planing, organizing, and directing an equal employment opportunity program to meet regulatory requirements, Departmental goals, and agency expectations. The Director develops and monitors plans related to the implementation of EO programs or projects and effectively and efficiently administers the EEO, alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and complaint process.
  • The Director works collaboratively with other OJP offices to efffectively and proactively advise management of EEO, alternative dispute resolution and complaint process goals and requirements. The Direcdtor provides managers and employees with information about the organization's EEO, ADR and complaint process policies, procedures, and guidelines. Under the leadership of the Director, the OEEO may provide input into agency human capital planning, diversity initiatives, talent management and workforce planning. The OEEO may assist with agency recruitment outreach and assistance and assists in ensuring fair and transparent opportunities for awards, recognitions and accountability.
  • The Director oversees and inspires staff, performing the administrative and human resource management functions required, and plans, schedules, and assigns work to subordinates. The Director establishes guidelines and performance expectations for staff members; provides feedback and regularly evaluates employee performance. The Director is responsible for managing the resources of the OEEO and leading creative and data-driven solutions to management challenges.
  • The Director oversees and performs work related to the investigation and resolution of EEO allegations and complaints and effectively conducts dispute resolution activities to mediate and conciliate complaints.
  • The Director plans, initiates, and/or conducts EEO program studies or evaluations, and develops, analyzes, and reviews EEO policies, procedures, and guidelines, making well supported and data-driven recommendations to senior management on the need for changes in existing policies.
  • Develops, analyzes, and reviews EEO policies, procedures, and guidelines, and makes recommendations to management on the need for changes in existing policies.

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