About the job:
The candidate is responsible for alternative dispute resolution, mediation of various complaints of discrimination, conciliation, and monitoring compliance of all Indiana **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. (ICRC) final orders that resolve the civil rights disputes. The incumbent reports directly to the Deputy Director/General Counsel.
Who we are:
The Indiana **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. (ICRC) enforces the civil rights laws of the State of Indiana. We investigate complaints of discrimination and educate organizations, companies, landlords, associations, and individuals on their rights and responsibilities under Indiana Civil Rights Laws.
Resolve via mediation all complaints of discrimination filed with the ICRC;
Conduct mandatory conciliation attempts, conciliation conferences, and compliance activities within the ADR unit;
Oversee the execution of installment payments to complainants resulting from consent agreements, withdrawals, settlements, and final orders;
Contact the parties in writing or via telephone to determine the parties willingness to pursue mediation;
Approves compliance of all consent agreements, the negotiation of all settlements with the public interest in mind;
Develop and implement compliance monitoring system to track consent agreements and final orders;
Maintain confidentiality at all times and instructs all involved parties to bargain in good faith;
Develop oral and written presentation material on alternative dispute resolution;
Maintain monthly statistics on all mediation, conciliation, and compliance activities;
Serve as a resource person for the Deputy Director and/or Director and other ICRC staff personnel in the area of mediation, conciliation attempts and compliance activities within the ADR unit;
Perform other duties as assigned.
The candidate must develop and refine the mediation, conciliation and compliance procedure in order to meet the agency goals and objectives. The incumbent shall have the ability to secure and analyze data and testimony relevant to all areas covered by the Indiana Civil Rights Law including employment, housing, credit, public accommodations, and education. Incumbent makes substantial contributions in applying policy and practice in important matters concerning established law, court decision, and operational procedures. Work is reviewed for soundness of judgment and conformance with general technical adequacy on Civil Rights practices and policy. Incumbent makes recommendations of a non-routine nature concerning appropriate remedies and facilitating in good faith negotiations in order to each agreements in the best interest of the involved parties and general public.
What we are looking for:
8 years full-time professional experience in regulatory, program coordination, development, implementation, or related experience. At least 1 year of the required experience must be in an administrative, managerial or supervisory capacity. Accredited college and graduate school training may substitute for up to 6 years of the required experience.
The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:
Medical / Dental / Vision plans
Health Savings Account available - with Employer Contribution
Incentive-based Wellness Program
Employee Assistance Program
Employer-funded Retirement Plan
Deferred Compensation Plan with Employer Match
Flexible Spending Account
Work/life balance: 24 Paid Days Off and 12 Holidays, per year
Group Life Insurance
Qualified Employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program