Typical Duties: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: A successful candidate will demonstrate strong leadership skills and expertise in areas including, but not limited to:
- Developing programs leading to the attainment and preservation of the civil rights of all people;
- Working with and developing partnerships among community-based organizations and related public and private organizations addressing human rights and human relations objectives;
- Effectively communicating with diverse groups on human rights and human relations issues through public speaking, media relations, and other forms of communications;
- Maintaining current knowledge of local, state, and national issues relevant to human rights and human relations;
- Facilitating education and dialogue on human rights and human relations topics;
- Researching, analyzing, and evaluating legislation, programs, and policies relevant to nondiscrimination and equity initiatives affecting a broad range of communities;
- Proposing legislation, programs, and policies to advance human rights and human relations;
- Collecting data relevant to and conducting research and analysis of systemic issues and other factors affecting all Nashvillians, including marginalized or disadvantaged groups;
- Ensuring compliance with and enforcement of existing human rights and human relations statutes through education, investigation, and conflict resolution;
- Convening public forums on human rights and human relations topics;
- Advocating for the Commission’s programs and objectives in the channels of Metro Government; and,
- Effectively working with and through staff to implement the Commission’s goals.
- Bachelor’s degree and a record of significant relevant experience. Participation in frequent out-of-office community meetings and events. Proficiency in computer skills, including word processing and social media.
- All qualified applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire. It is the applicant's responsibility to complete and return the questionnaire by email within fourteen days from the date it is emailed to you. Failure to complete and return the questionnaire could result in being disqualified from the process.
- Submit a resume by attaching to your application.
Note: In accordance with Tennessee law, all applications and/or resumes are subject to public disclosure.