Job Announcement: Deputy Director for Civil Rights – Apply NOW!

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OCR Job Announcement: Deputy Director for Civil Rights – Apply NOW!

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights is currently accepting applications for the position of Deputy Director for Civil Rights. We are looking for a highly qualified candidate to join our senior leadership team to lead the Department’s civil rights program.

The Deputy Director for Civil Rights oversees the portfolio of activities for OCR’s Civil Rights Division through administrative rule making and regulatory interpretation; civil rights enforcement activities, to include complaint investigations and the resulting settlements or resolution agreements, violation letters of findings, closure letters, or case referrals to other agencies; compliance reviews; technical assistance; policy development; stakeholder engagement and partnership development; public education efforts; media and public affairs; and assistance in developing OCR’s negotiation and litigation strategies.

Job Announcement Number: HHS-OCR-ES-16-1584545

Title: Deputy Director for Civil Rights (SES Position)
Department: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Office for Civil Rights

Opening date: Thursday, January 7, 2016
Closing date: Friday, February 5, 2016
Duty Location: Washington, D.C. (1 vacancy)
Who May Apply: All groups of qualified individuals

For more information about the position, the required qualifications and to apply:

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights protects individuals’ rights against discrimination and ensures that health information is private, secure, and accessible. OCR’s mission is to ensure that all people have access to health care and services without discrimination and to protect the privacy and security of individuals’ health information through investigations, technical assistance, voluntary compliance efforts, enforcement, policy development, and education.

Become a part of the Department that touches the lives of every American! At HHS, you can give back to your community, state, and country by making a difference in the lives of Americans everywhere. It is the principal agency for protecting the health of citizens. Join HHS and help to make our world healthier, safer, and better for all Americans.

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