New Jersey Judiciary (AOC) - EEO Investigator (Attorney 1 Confidential)

31 Jan 2019 7:07 AM | Arianna Moure (Administrator)

EEO Investigator (Attorney 1 Confidential)

Salary

See Position Description

Location

Trenton, NJ

Job Type

Full Time

Central Office/Vicinage

Central Office

Job Number

2018-01474

Closing

1/28/2019 11:59 PM Eastern

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Description

Salary Information*
Minimum Salary: $67,042.57
Maximum Salary A: $104,483.96
Maximum Salary B: $99,259.76


Should another position become available within the next five month of the closing date of this recruitment, the applicant pool from this posting may be used to fill additional positions.

The New Jersey Judiciary is seeking an attorney to work under the direction of the Chief of the EEO/AA Unit.  The selected individual will conduct investigations as a neutral fact finder into all types of discrimination/harassment complaints received at the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) and trial courts (vicinages) in accordance with federal and state anti-discrimination laws and Judiciary policies. 

Example of Duties

·          Respond to employee or court user discrimination complaints by conducting confidential investigations on a statewide basis, which includes gathering relevant facts and analyzing discrimination and harassment complaints in accordance with Judiciary policies. 

·          Analyze the factual issues and evidence presented and make recommendations to senior management on complex and sensitive issues with potential legal exposure for the organization.

·          Prepare comprehensive investigative reports to senior management and draft determination letters to parties.

·          Provide technical assistance to AOC and vicinage employees in the proper handling of discrimination complaints.

·          Keep abreast of anti-discrimination laws and trends, and conduct legal research and analysis on labor and employment issues presented in the EEO/AA Unit.

Qualifications

Graduation from an American Bar Association-approved law school and one year of experience in legal research and analyzing and evaluating legal documents, rules, regulations, and/or legislation.
 
Substitution: One year of experience as a Judicial Law Clerk may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

License: Attorney-at-Law with a plenary license in the State of New Jersey and having Supreme Court Good Standing Status of Active.  

Supplemental Information

Driver's License:  Appointee will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle is necessary to perform essential duties of the position.
 
Authorization to Work:  US citizenship is not required.  Selected candidate must be authorized to work in the US according to Department of Homeland Security, US Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations.
 
Special Note:  Newly hired employees must agree to a thorough background check that will include fingerprinting.  All data received will be kept in strict confidence except to inform the individual of the findings and what action will be taken as a result of this information.
 
Residency Law:  Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 52:14-7 (L. 2011, Chapter 70), also known as the "New Jersey First Act," all persons newly hired by the Judiciary must establish, and then maintain, principal residence in the State of New Jersey.
 
Terms and conditions of employment will be governed by the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

*Minimum Salary Note: For newly hired individuals, the starting salary will normally be at the minimum of the salary range.  For current Judiciary employees, salary upon promotion or advancement will be an increase of 5% of base salary, not to exceed the maximum of the range, or the minimum salary of the band/level, whichever is greater.

*Maximum Salary Note: Maximum Salary A is for Judiciary employees hired prior to June 3, 2014 and Maximum Salary B is for newly hired individuals or Judiciary employees hired on or after June 3, 2014.

The NJ Judiciary requires all applicants to complete the application process fully and as instructed.  All applicants must complete the work experience and education sections, provide three references and attach any required documents.    Applications must describe all relevant work experience in detail, beginning with your current or most recent job.  Include military service (indicate rank), internships and job-related volunteer work, if applicable.  Use a separate section to describe each position or gap in employment.  Applicants who enter their initials to verify that they do not possess any education history or work experience in lieu of a completed application will not be considered, unless you do not possess any education history or work experience.  If you have not fully completed the application or followed the application instructions, return to your application and update any incomplete or missing information before submitting.  Only applicants that follow the application instructions and submit completed applications will be considered.

The New Jersey Judiciary consists of:  the Supreme Court, the Superior Court including the Appellate Division and the Trial Court of the 15 vicinages in New Jersey, the Tax Court and the Municipal Court System.  The Administrative Office of the Courts provides technical assistance, operational support, training, research and development, budget and personnel coordination, and development and operation of information systems for the Courts of New Jersey.

The Judiciary of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 
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