Job Posting: Assistant Deputy Director for Education and Outreach

Department of Fair Employment & Housing

JC-136586
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Assistant Deputy Director for Education and Outreach
C. E. A.

$7,190.00 - $16,679.00

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Job Description and Duties

It is important to read this advertisement in its entirety.  You are required to submit a Statement of Qualification (SOQ) as this is an examination.  You may access the examination bulletin at www.dfeh.ca.gov/jobs or the SOQ by reviewing the Special Requirements section below.  Applications received without an SOQ, as instructed, will be disqualified.

Term: this position is funded for a three year period. 

Under the general direction of the Deputy Director of the Executive Programs Division of the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH), the Assistant Deputy Director of the Executive Programs Division is responsible for leading the Department’s Education and Outreach Program.  This includes developing a Strategic Outreach Plan for DFEH, developing and implementing departmental policies related to education and outreach, implementing/overseeing the implementation of all of the Department’s education and outreach projects and activities, tracking and reporting on the impact of the Education and Outreach Program, and managing staff within the Program. 

The Education and Outreach Program will encompass all of the Department’s education and outreach efforts.  This includes organizing and implementing outreach campaigns focused on specific issues and/or targeted at specific populations or industries, which may be undertaken in partnership with other organizations.  Specific activities may include: developing and revising website content, outreach materials, educational resources and presentations; organizing events, conducting trainings, and engaging stakeholder groups in various other forums; developing apps and other tools; and working with media outlets to publicize the work of the DFEH and how to comply with the laws we enforce. The Education and Outreach Program also encompasses ongoing education and outreach functions, including ensuring that all website content and education and outreach materials remain accessible and up-to-date. 

Following the Strategic Outreach Plan, oversee the implementation of all of the Department's education and outreach projects and activities, including projects carried out within the Executive Programs Division and other divisions within DFEH. Engage directly in carrying out outreach and education projects, including developing partnerships with other organizations around the state to identify and implement joint projects that meet mutual goals.

Establish and track performance measures for the Education and Outreach Program and gather feedback from stakeholders regarding the impact of the department's education and outreach efforts. Report on the activities and impact of the Education and Outreach Program both internally and to the Business, Consumer Services and Housing Agency, the Governor's Office, the Legislature, and other external stakeholders.

Develop a Strategic Outreach Plan for DFEH based on factors such as stakeholder input; analysis of complaints received by DFEH in terms of the volume and types of complaints, industries/populations most affected; best practices, and potential for impact. Plan must identify specific projects and activities to meet strategic objectives, including the potential for partnerships with other organizations to pursue mutual goals and must be revised, as needed, based on most current information and changing circumstances.

Develop and implement departmental policies related to education and outreach in accordance with all applicable laws and statewide policies as well as the Department's strategic objectives and best practices within the field of education and outreach.

Manage staff within the Education and Outreach Program, including providing ongoing coaching, performance feedback, and timely accurate Performance Evaluation Summary Rating evaluations as well as identifying training and resource needs and engaging in career development planning with employees.

Develop budget plans to support the Education and Outreach Program and ensure the cost effective use of resources and staff in carrying out the Program. Develop contract proposals, as needed, review and approve procurement/contract documents and oversee negotiation and administration of vendor and consultant contracts and service agreements. Prepare Budget Change Proposals as needed. 

 

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

    Position Details

    Job Code #:
    JC-136586
    Position #(s):
    326-104-7500-001
    Working Title:
    Assistant Deputy Director for Education and Outreach
    Classification:
    C. E. A.
    $7,190.00 - $16,679.00
    # of Positions:
    1
    Work Location:
    Los Angeles County
    Job Type:
    Career Executive Assignment - Non Tenured, Full Time
    Work Shift:
    8:00 am to 5:00 pm
    Work Week:
    Monday through Friday

    Department Information

    The Department of Fair Employment and Housing is the state agency charged with enforcing California’s civil rights laws. The mission of the DFEH is to protect the people of California from unlawful discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodations and from hate violence and human trafficking.

    The Department of Fair Employment and Housing’s Executive Programs Division is recruiting to fill one vacancy in their Education and Outreach unit, located in either the Elk Grove or Los Angeles Office. Selection of the successful candidate will determine the location of the position.