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Affirmative Employment Program

  • Developing, administering, and coordinating the NIST's programs to ensure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women.

  • Developing policy and providing staff assistance to operating units.

  • Determining program emphasis areas and planning activities in support of such areas.

  • Analyzing statistical workforce demographic data.

  • Providing guidance and assistance to the Operating Unit EEO Coordinators to insure proper development and coordination of plans, policies, and activities.

  • Identifying barriers which affect recruitment, hiring, retention, and promotion of women and minorities and recommending specific objectives to remedy the condition.

  • Assisting the Human Resources Management Division with developing the Affirmative Employment and Federal Employment Opportunity Recruitment plans and monitoring the implementation of the plans.

  • Conducting NIST wide training on Affirmative Employment laws, regulations, policies, and procedures.

  • Developing, coordinating, and managing automated information systems within the Civil Rights Office.

  • Participating with the Human Resources Management Division in the recruitment of women, minorities and individuals with disabilities and identifying target occupations for the Federal Equal Opportunity Recruitment Program.

For further information, please contact Jeremy Lawson.