Job Title: Human Rights Commission Administrative Law Examiner/Investigator
Department: Vermont Human Rights Commission (VHRC)
Job location: Montpelier, VT
Status: Permanent full-time exempt position; PG24
Application Deadline: May 25, 2018
Brief Job Description:
Conducts impartial investigations into complaints of discrimination in housing, public accommodations and state government employment by locating and interviewing witnesses, obtaining and reviewing documents, conciliating complaints, conducting legal research, writing in depth reports that contain a factual and legal analysis as to the merits of the complaint and making a recommended finding to the Commissioners. Expected to present educational workshops and training and conduct outreach on issues of civil rights under state and federal law. Such other duties as assigned by the executive director. Includes some travel for which private transportation may be required.
The successful applicant will be a highly motivated person with a Juris Doctor (JD) or equivalent Vermont four-year law study. Demonstrated commitment to civil rights and knowledge of state and federal civil rights laws. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships among a wide variety of individuals and organizations. Demonstrated experience in conducting investigations, dispute and conflict resolution and/or training a plus.
Send cover letter, resume and writing sample of ten pages or less demonstrating relevant experience via email, fax or mail (no phone calls please) to:
Jocelyn Bolduc, Executive Staff Assistant - email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Vermont Human Rights Commission
14-16 Baldwin Street
Montpelier, VT 05633-6301
(802) 828-2481 (FAX)
EEO Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged.