Diversity Management and EEO Officer
Company: National Geospatial Intelligence Agency
Location: Saint Peters
Posted on: September 12, 2020
ASSIGNMENT DESCRIPTION: Diversity Management and EEO Officers plan,
lead, and manage EEO and diversity programs, teams, and activities
(e.g. the Federal discrimination complaints program, reasonable
accommodations, interpreting services, ADR, SEP). They analyze
data, conduct research, and identify triggers and/or barriers
associated with Agency policies, procedures, and practices. They
provide advice and guidance to employees and management, and
develop strategies and practices to promote diversity and inclusion
in the workplace. These specialists may also process EEO complaints
from intake through final disposition.
Additional Job Information
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Band 4 Diversity Management and EEO
Officers plan and lead EEO and diversity programs, teams, and
activities (i.e., the Federal discrimination complaints program,
reasonable accommodations, interpreting services, ADR, SEP). They
lead efforts to analyze data, conduct research, and identify
triggers and/or barriers associated with Agency policies,
procedures, and practices. They advise employees and management,
and develop strategies and practices to promote diversity and
inclusion in the workplace. These officers may also process complex
EEO complaints from intake through final disposition. ln addition,
these officers provide guidance and mentoring to junior staff.
This position serves as an Equal Employment Opportunity Specialist
in the Office of Diversity, lnclusion, and Equal Employment
Opportunity (ODE). The incumbent leads efforts to ensure NGA is
compliant with all EEO programmatic mandates outlined in 29 C.F.R.
S 1614 and the EEOC Management Directive 110 (MD-110). Specific
duties for this position include, but are not limited to:
management of pre-complaints and formal complaints of
discrimination from intake through final disposition; preparation
of correspondence; regularly review complaint activity to identify
trends; interfacing with the EEOC case portal to track case files
and upload required documents; manage data to prepare and submit
required annual reports; provide information and guidance to all
members of the workforce on the EEO complaints process; managing
cases in the NGA system of record (i.e., internal electronic
filing, iComplaints, etc.); develop and deliver a core set of
briefings on elements of a model EEO program; participate in
periodic business process reviews to assess the efficiency of
service delivery; and assist in creating, updating, and/or
maintaining ODEE standard operating procedures. The individual will
regularly work across NGA with employees at all levels.
Strong interpersonal skills, teamwork, neutrality, diplomacy,
ability to pull key concepts from written narratives, attention to
detail and the adeptness to manage multiple, time-bound tasks are
all keys to success. Position requires collaborative partnerships
with the Office of General Counsel, the Human Development
Directorate and other key components as necessary; members of the
workforce on the EEO complaints process; managing cases in the NGA
system of record (i.e., internal electronic filing, iComplaints,
etc.); develop and deliver a core set of briefings on elements of a
model EEO program; participate in periodic business process reviews
to assess the efficiency of service delivery; and assist in
creating, updating, and/or maintaining ODEE standard operating
procedures. The individual will regularly work across NGA with
employees at all levels.
This position may be eligible for an INCENTIVE: The selected
candidates may be offered an incentive as part of the offer of
employment, based on budget availability. To receive the incentive,
the selected candidate must sign a service agreement depending on
the approved amount or duration of the incentive. If the employee
leaves before the end of the service agreement, the employee may be
required to repay a pro rata share amount of the incentive to the
Additional Application Requirement: You may be asked to complete
one or more assessments in addition to the application you submit
on this website as part of your application to NGA. These
assessments may include but are not limited to:
* Online questionnaires or assessments that require you to describe
your job-related knowledge, skills, abilities, or other
characteristics that are aligned with the mandatory and desirable
qualifications of this job posting. The information you provide in
the application you submit must support the response you provide to
You will receive an email to describe any additional assessments
required. Please monitor your emails and complete any required
assessments as soon as possible.
MANDATORY QUALIFICATION CRITERIA: For this particular job,
applicants must meet all competencies reflected under the Mandatory
Qualification Criteria to include education (if required). Online
applications must demonstrate qualification by providing specific
examples and associated results, in response to the announcement's
mandatory criteria specified in this vacancy announcement:
* Proficiency in processing federal EEO complaints of
discrimination at the informal (pre-complaint) and formal
* Demonstrated knowledge of the EEOC Management Directive 110.
* Experience in delivering workforce education on EEO programmatic
elements and EEO complaints with an ability to facilitate difficult
and critical conversations.
* Ability to handle all aspects of EEO complaints processing.
* Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks with firm
EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: A. Education: Bachelor's degree from an
accredited college or university in Business Administration,
Communications, Education, Human Resources Development, Psychology,
Public Administration, Social Work, Sociology, or a related field.
-OR- B. Combination of Education and Experience: A minimum of 24
semester (36 quarter) hours of coursework in any area listed in
option A, plus experience in planning, leading, or managing EEO
and/or diversity and inclusion programs, or a related area that
demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the duties
associated with this work. As a rule, every 30 semester (45
quarter) hours of college work is equivalent to one year of
experience. Candidates should show that their combination of
education and experience totals 4 years. -OR- C. Experience: A
minimum of 4 years of experience in planning, leading, and managing
EEO and/or diversity and inclusion programs, or a related area that
demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the duties
associated with this work. -AND- LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS: EEOC
approved EEO Counselor Training: Incumbent must receive thirty-two
(32) hours of EEOC approved EEO Counselor training prior to
assuming counseling duties and must receive at least eight hours of
continuing Counselor training every year.
Highly Desired Qualifications
QUALIFICATION CRITERIA: In addition to the mandatory
qualifications, experience in the following is desired:
* Experience with the iComplaints case management platform.
* Familiarity with DoD and/or the lntelligence Community.
Additional Job Requirements
You must be able to obtain and retain a Top Secret security
clearance with access to Sensitive Compartmented Information. In
addition, you are subject to a Counterintelligence Polygraph
examination in order to maintain access to Top Secret information.
All employees are subject to a periodic examination on a random
basis in order to determine continued eligibility. Refusal to take
the examination may result in denial of access to Top Secret
information, SAP, and/or unescorted access to SCIFs.
Employees with SCI access and who are under NGA cognizance are
required to submit a Security Financial Disclosure Report, SF-714,
on an annual basis in order to determine continued eligibility.
Failure to comply may negatively impact continued access to Top
Secret information, Information Systems, SAP, and/or unescorted
access to SCIFs.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
PROMOTION OPPORTUNITY: Promotion opportunities allow applicants at
all band levels to be considered. Qualifications for NGA positions
do not include specific time-in-band requirements. NGA will
emphasize quality of experience, rather than duration, and assess
how the quality of the experience demonstrates possession of the
knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies necessary for
successful job performance in the NGA occupational structure.
Band 04 $92,568 - $157,709
PERMANENT CHANGE IN STATION: PCS expenses are authorized.
Pay is only part of the compensation you will earn working for the
Federal Government. We offer a broad array of benefits programs and
family friendly flexibilities to meet the needs of you and your
For more information on the array of benefits programs, please
Applicants are not required to submit a cover letter. The entire
cover letter cannot exceed the specified limits provided in the
Cover Letter field (3,000 characters). Pages exceeding this limit
will not be considered. The cover letter is recommended but is not
required for employment consideration with the National
Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. Applicants should place their
narrative information in the Cover Letter / Other Professional
Who may apply External Applicants Only How to apply
Application submission involves applying using the Intelligence
Community's Applicant Gateway on-line application process.
ONLY ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
How will I be evaluated?
APPLICANT EVALUATION PROCESS: Applicants will be evaluated for this
job opportunity in three stages:
* All applicants will be evaluated using the Mandatory
* Qualified applicants will then be evaluated by an expert or panel
of experts using a combination of qualification criteria to
determine the best-qualified candidates,
* Best-qualified applicants may then be further evaluated through
an interview process.
Military retiree applicants, if selected, may be impacted by the
180-day appointment restrictions of DODI 1402.01. HD personnel will
provide additional information if applicable.
Applicants are encouraged to carefully review the Assignment
Description, Additional Information Provided By the Selecting
Official, and the Qualification Requirements; and then construct
their resumes to highlight their most relevant and significant
experience and education for this job opportunity. This description
should include examples that detail the level and complexity of the
performed work. Applicants are encouraged to provide any education
information referenced in the announcement. If education is listed
as a mandatory requirement, only degrees obtained from an
institution accredited by an accrediting organization recognized by
the Secretary, US Department of Education will be accepted.
In accordance with section 9902(h) of title 5, United States Code,
annuitants reemployed in the Department of Defense shall receive
full annuity and salary upon appointment. They shall not be
eligible for retirement contributions, participation in the Thrift
Savings Plan, or a supplemental or redetermined annuity for the
reemployment period. Discontinued service retirement annuitants
(i.e., retired under section 8336(d)(1) or 8414(b)(1)(A) of title
5, United States Code) appointed to the Department of Defense may
elect to be subject to retirement provisions of the new appointment
as appropriate. (See DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 300, at
All candidates will be considered without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, disability, or
NGA provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with
disabilities. Applications will only be accepted online. If you
need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and
hiring process, please notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org. The
decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a
Conditions of Employment
As a condition of employment at NGA, persons being considered for
employment must meet NGA fitness for employment standards.
* U.S. Citizenship Required
* Security Clearance (Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented
* Polygraph Test Required
* Position Subject to Drug Testing
* Two Year Probationary Period
* Direct Deposit Required
NGA utilizes all processes and procedures of the Defense Civilian
Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). Non-executive NGA employees
are assigned to five distinct pay bands based on the type and scope
of work performed. The employee's base salary is established within
their assigned pay band based on their unique qualifications. A
performance pay process is conducted each year to determine a
potential base pay salary increase and/or bonus. An employee's
annual performance evaluation is a key factor in the performance
pay process. Employees on term or temporary appointments are not
eligible to apply for internal assignment opportunity notices.
This position is a DCIPS position in the Excepted Service under 10
U.S.C. 1601. DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans'
Preference to preference eligible candidates as defined by Section
2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in
DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and
Placement. If you are an external applicant claiming veterans'
preference, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you must
self-identify your eligibility in your application.
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