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Director of Civil Rights Compliance

Harrisburg, PA, USA

Do you enjoy process improvement and digging through antiquated ways of doing things to streamline work for your team?  Do you want to work with a dedicated team of civil rights subject matter experts?  Then this is the position for you!

The Bureau of Equal Opportunity (BEO) is seeking a compassionate leader eager to lead change management, embrace Lean principles and make decisions based on sound data analysis. Strong computer skills and experience in policy and regulation review are a plus!  


Areas of Responsibility: 


This position is responsible for planning, directing and coordinating the development, implementation and maintenance of the Department of Human Services’ (DHS) Equal Opportunity/Civil Rights Compliance program. This position will lead process improvement design for the bureau, working with program offices and the Health & Human Services Information Technology Delivery Center to ensure sound business practices. Work involves responsibility for directing the development, monitoring, and evaluation of the DHS’s EEO program to ensure equal opportunity for applicants, employees, and people served though programs administered and funded by the DHS. Data analysis and reporting are required to make sound business decisions. Work also involves the identification, analysis, development, and recommendation of policy proposals, programs and workflows to develop an awareness of the problems, to resolve EEO issues, increase employment opportunities, and recommend strategies and methods to streamline business processes.

Interested in learning more? Additional details regarding this position can be found in the position description.

Work Schedule and Additional Information:

  • Full-time employment.
  • Work hours are 8:30am to 5:00pm, Monday - Friday, with a 60-minute lunch.
  • Telework:  You will have the opportunity to work from home (telework) part-time. In order to telework, you must have a securely configured high-speed internet connection. If you are unable to telework, you will have the option to report to the headquarters office in Harrisburg.  
    • Initial training period may require more frequent in office days at first.
  • The Department of Human Services provides excellent benefits, pay increases, paid leave and holidays, as well as opportunities for career advancement.
  • Salary: In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.
  • You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.
Educational Background: 
Six years of experience in progressively responsible and varied office management of staff work in public or private organization, including experience in personnel management, budgeting, and procurement; and such training as may have been gained through
Bachelors Degree
This particular position also requires that applicants possess two or more years of full-time civil rights compliance experience and two or more years of full-time supervisory experience.
Additional Information: 

Candidates must fill out the external application on

I am more than happy to answer any questions and guide candidates through the Commonwealth employment process. Please do not hesitate to reach out! Jessica Charlton [email protected]

Organization Info

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, PA, USA
10,001+ employees
About Us

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania employs thousands of people across the state to deliver programs and services to the people of Pennsylvania. Employees work in a wide variety of professions in full-time, part-time, temporary, or seasonal capacities in civil service and non-civil service positions. On an employee basis per citizen basis, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is among the most efficient state governments in the country. For more information on Pennsylvania government agencies and services, visit For more information on civil service and non-civil service state government employment opportunities, go to

The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

Why Work For Us?: 

PA is home to a wealth of history, natural resources, cultural attractions, educational institutions, and other qualities that make it an attractive place to live and work for people from all walks life.

Our state agencies help make PA a great place through programs and services that enhance the quality of life, promote economic growth and ensure public health and safety.

Commonwealth employees are dedicated to public service and receive fulfillment from helping others. Our employees come to work each day knowing that their jobs contribute to improving the lives of Pennsylvanians and the effective operation of government.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Jul 30 2022
Active Until: 
Aug 29 2022
Hiring Organization: 
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania