Civil Rights Specialist at State of Iowa Talent Gateway

State of Iowa Talent Gateway

Full-Time

Mid Level

Des Moines, IA, USA

$48.714 - $73.466

30 Dec → 29 Jan

Job Description

Only applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications and meet selective (354 - LAW DEGREE) will be placed on the eligible list.

This position is a pay grade 27 and the beginning salary of $48,713.60 is non-negotiable but could be higher based on experience.

The Iowa Civil Rights Commission is currently accepting applications for a full-time Civil Rights Specialist position in Des Moines, IA.

Job Responsibilities

  • Reviews and investigates complaints of discrimination in employment, public accommodation, housing, credit, and education and provides written reports of investigation including analysis of evidence and applicable law.
  • Interviews complainants, respondents and witnesses; identifies specific basis for complaints; reviews records; analyzes and reviews evidence received from respondents; obtains and analyzes comparative evidence; and applies applicable statutes and legal standards to determine if there is probable cause to believe discrimination occurred.
  • Must be an efficient and effective writer and provide written synopsis of complainant’s allegations, respondent’s evidence and application of legal standards to same.
  • Must be able to provide thorough, well-reasoned and clear written evaluations of law and evidence.
  • Enters data and completes reports in web-based database.
  • Provides training to the general public as well as occasionally facilitates alternative dispute resolution between parties.

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Possession of a law degree from an accredited institution.

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in law enforcement, English, history, political science, or business administration, and experience equal to one year of full-time work as an investigator requiring knowledge in civil rights laws or criminal investigation, including drafting investigative reports which involve application of relevant statutes.

  • Graduation from an accredited school of law.

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in any field, and experience equal to two years of full-time work as an investigator requiring knowledge in civil rights laws or criminal investigation, including drafting investigative reports which involve application of relevant statutes.

How To Apply

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