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Public Defender Diversity Coordinator, prov.
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Description of Duties
This position, located at the Monroe County Public Defender’s Office, is responsible for coordinating efforts to integrate diversity, equity (including but not limited to racial and gender equity), and inclusion principles throughout the Department. Duties include the recruitment and retention of staff positions and assisting in developing training programs in core competencies that promote an inclusive work environment and encourages and supports cultural competency and racial equity. Collaborates with the Monroe County Department of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) to develop a Diversity Action Plan that includes measurable goals as a DEI leader. The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of the Public Defender, the First Assistant or other higher-level staff member. Does related work as required.
Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma PLUS either:
(A) Graduation from with a Master’s degree or Juris Doctor degree plus one (1) year paid full-time or its part-time equivalent professional** experience in developing or implementing diversity, equity and inclusion organizational programs that enhance performance through recruitment, training, and retention efforts; OR,
(B) Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Organizational Management, or social science field, plus three (3) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent professional* experience, as outlined in (A) above; OR,
(C) Graduation with an Associate’s degree in Criminal Justice, Organizational Management or social science field, plus five (5) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent professional**, as outlined in (A) above; OR,
(D) An equivalent combination of education and experience defined by the limits of (A) and (B) and (C) above.
**Professional experience, for the purposes of these minimum qualifications, does not include secretarial, receptionist, clerical or similar duties.
Successful completion of a DEI Certification program may be substituted for up to one (1) year of the required experience. A copy of certification must be submitted at time of application.