City seeks applicants for director of Civil Rights

The City of Minneapolis is seeking qualified applicants for the appointed position of director, Civil Rights. This position provides leadership, direction, and oversight for the City department that receives and investigates discrimination complaints city-wide. This director also monitors city and independent board contractors’ affirmative action plans and programs, administers administrative hearings in discrimination cases and through the Civilian Review Authority investigates and adjudicates citizen complaints of misconduct.

This position is appointed by the Mayor, approved by the City Council and works in concert with the Civilian Review Authority, Commission on Civil Rights and all City departments. Direct reports to the director position include the director of Outreach and Enforcement, the Civilian Review Authority and Complaints Investigation Coordinator. The complete job description linked below details the primary roles and other relevant information for the position.

Director, Civil Rights Department (pdf)

Applications will be accepted March 1, 2010 through March 12, 2010. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Kendall Mines at kendallm@keystonesearch.com. The City of Minneapolis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Published Mar 2, 2010