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  • Civil Rights Investigator (58037)

    Job Locations US-IN-Indianapolis
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(12/5/2018 3:15 PM)
    ID
    2018-3189
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Legal
    Length of Assignment
    Thru 3/8/19 (Potential Extension)
    Working Hours
    8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Pay Rate
    DOE
    Area of City
    Downtown Indianapolis (46204)
  • Overview

     

    Responsibilities

    • Conduct interviews of complainants, respondents and witnesses via phone, office interview, or onsite interview, using generally accepted investigative interviewing principles
    • Analyze gathered information, including interviews, comparative information & statistical information.
    • Concise written articulation of violations (or non violations) in a case analysis that include relevant facts, interviews, observations, & conclusions gathered, using appropriate formatting as determined by supervisor.
    • Carry a case load where at no time the number of "aged" cases (180+ days) can exceed 15% of an investigator's case load. Employment investigators must submit a minimum of six (6) cases per month.
    • Maintain and update appropriate case file records (chronology) consistently.
    • Establish effective working relationships with coworkers, clients and/ or the public by serving as a resource to educate and train others regarding Civil Rights Laws and the work of the ICRC.
    • Perform additional duties as assigned and participate on a volunteer basis in ICRC affiliated public outreach / education events per year.

    Qualifications

    • Thorough knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply the Indiana Civil Rights Law, Commission rules and regulations, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD and EEOC rules and regulations), court decisions falling within the area of Civil Rights
    • Specialized knowledge of the principles, practices, and the past and current trends of Civil Rights Field on a state and national level.
    • Ability to secure and analyze data and testimony relevant to all areas covered by the Indiana Civil Rights law including employment, housing, credit, public accommodation, and education.
    • Ability to conduct difficult and involved investigations and make recommendations to the director regarding disposition.
    • Ability to facilitate in good faith negotiations with difficult individuals in order to reach an agreement in the best interest of the involved parties and public good.
    • Ability to understand legal concepts and to relate prior decisions to specific cases.
    • Ability to counsel persons who make an inquiry at the Commission office regarding civil rights complaints and to assist them in filing a complaint
    • Ability to communicate well, both orally and in writing
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality
    • Working knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office Suite
    • Ability to speak and write Spanish fluently highly desired

     

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