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					STATE OF NEBRASKA                                                   CLASS CODE:      V17670
CLASS SPECIFICATION                                                 SALARY GRADE:        16
EST: 07/93 REV: 01/98                                               OVERTIME STATUS:      E

                           HIGHWAY CIVIL RIGHTS COORDINATOR

DESCRIPTION:          Under administrative direction, manages the Civil Rights Program and
administers the Affirmative Action Program, EEO, Title VI, Title VII, and ADA (Employment)
functions of the Department of Roads; performs related work as required.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (A position may not be assigned all the duties listed, nor do the listed
examples include all the duties that may be assigned.)

Ensures the Department of Roads compliance with Title VI and the ADA Title I requirements to
secure Federal highway funding.

Advises supervisory and management staff on matters pertaining to EEO/AA and ADA to ensure
continuity and State and Federal compliance.

Develops, disseminates, and manages the Department of Roads Affirmative Action Plan.

Investigates EEO complaints at the Department of Roads and provides initial response and
recommendation to directorate staff.

Reviews the Department of Roads WBE/MBE program.

Serves as the EEO/AA liaison between the Department of Roads and the Federal Highway
Administration.

Develops, conducts, and reviews all Department of Roads EEO - related training programs including
sexual harassment, cultural diversity, ethnic and gender sensitivity, words count, employment
discrimination, racism, sexism, prejudice, and age or disability discrimination.

Monitors the Department of Roads recruitment/selection activities for compliance with Title VII,
ADA, and other regulatory civil rights laws, bills, and executive orders.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS REQUIRED: (These may
be acquired on the job and are needed to perform the work assigned.)

Knowledge of: state and federal civil rights legislation, court decisions, and regulations and
guidelines; current trends and developments in equal opportunity relative to employment and
contract compliance; resources and contacts (training materials, speakers, community groups,
educational centers, programs); organizational management; personnel management administration;
governmental relations; federal funding procedures.

Ability to: discern what constitutes discrimination within various legal contexts and determine its
effects on people and organizations; effectively work with people of different ethnic groups and
gender.

Skill in: statistical reporting procedures, surveys; analysis and computations relevant to the field of
EEO/AA; public relations.
HIGHWAY CIVIL RIGHTS COORDINATOR (continued)

ENTRY KNOWLEDGES, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS REQUIRED: (Applicants will be screened
for possession of these through written, oral, performance, and/or other evaluations.)

Knowledge of EEO laws; Affirmative Action Program development and implementation;
MBE/WBE Program review and assessment; ADA; Title VI and Title VII requirements; EEO
Program development and training; and EEO organizational administration.

Ability to: objectively assess events; communicate effectively.

Skill in: management; case processing; civil rights investigation; communications.

JOB PREPARATION GUIDELINES: (Entry knowledge, abilities, and/or skills may be acquired
through, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, the following coursework/training and/or experience.)

Any combination of training and/or experience that will enable the incumbent to possess the required
knowledge, abilities and skills. A general qualification guideline for positions in this class is post
high school coursework/training in public administration or business administration AND experience
in EEO/AA administration.

				
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