Equal Employment Manager (Regional Affirmative Employment Administrator)

Bureau of Prisons Grand Prairie, TX
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Why work for the Federal Bureau of Prisons?

You can have a meaningful career with an agency that truly values a diverse workforce. You will find a diverse workforce employed from entry level jobs to senior management positions. We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming. Employees at correctional facilities perform correctional work regardless of their specific occupation.

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This position is the Regional Affirmative Employment Administrator in a Regional Office, Federal Bureau of Prisons. The incumbent advises and assists management at the regional and institution level in the administration and promotion of equal employment in meeting federal requirements under the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) Management Directive (MD)715. He/she is responsible for coordinating Reasonable Accommodation procedures Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Diversity Management and other legislative and Executive mandates. In addition, the incumbent is responsible for all phases of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action to include managing the region's Federal Women's, Black Affairs, Disability Awareness, Asian, Alaskan Native/American Indian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, and Hispanic Employment Programs.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training and/or work related issues.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


Who May ApplyThis job is open to…

This announcement is open to the following:

* BOP Employees nationwide (Internal Employees/Agency Employees Only)

* DOJ Surplus and Displaced (CTAP) Employees in the local commuting area

Duty Location: South Central Regional Office, Grand Prairie, TX

Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

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0260 Equal Employment Opportunity

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

* U.S. Citizenship is Required.

* See Special Conditions of Employment Section.

The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP eligibility, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and score 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at: Click Here


To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements:


GS-11: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related.

Graduate Education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this position.

GS-12: There is no substitution of education for specialized experience for this grade level.

NOTE: If you are using education to qualify, you MUST upload legible transcripts as verification of educational requirement. Transcripts MUST be uploaded and electronically linked from USAJOBS at the time you apply and MUST include identifying information to include School Name, Student Name, Degree and Date Awarded (if applicable). All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, Click Here.

For information regarding foreign education requirements, please see Foreign Diploma and Credit Recognition at the U.S. Department of Education website: Recognition of Foreign Qualifications

If you are selected for this position based on education, you will be required to provide an OFFICIAL transcript prior to your first day on duty.



GS-11 and GS-12: You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level in the normal line of progress for the occupation in the organization. To be creditable, this experience must have equipped the applicant with the particular qualifications to perform successfully the duties of the position, and must typically be in or related to the position to be filled.

Some examples of this qualifying experience are:


* Experience in providing guidance and assistance to institutions; experience conducting training with staff.

* Experience in recruitment efforts for hard to fill positions.

* Experience in preparing reports for Affirmative Action activities.

* Experience in conducting negotiations for Alternative Dispute Resolutions.


* Experience planning, directing, implementing and monitoring a component of an Affirmative Employment program.

* Experience in the development, implementation and monitoring of Affirmative Action/FEORP/DVAAP plans and providing EEO advisory services to management.

* Experience in analyzing information and making recommendations for resolution of alleged claims of discrimination.


Combination of Education and Experience:

GS-11 Only: A combination of education and experience. This experience must have equipped you with the qualifications to perform the major duties of this position as described above.

If applicable, credit will be given for paid and unpaid experience. To receive proper credit, you must show the actual time (such as the number of hours worked per week) spent in activities.

Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.


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