Chief of Enforcement


General Description

The Chief of Enforcement assists in planning, directing, and executing all of the Alaska State Commission for Human Rights’ (ASCHR) case activities, including hearings and investigations.

Description of Duties

Direct the ASCHR’s case processing and enforcement activities including oversight of cases scheduled for public hearing, development of investigations, and review of investigative findings to determine if allegations are supported by substantial evidence.

Assist the Executive Director in the daily operation of the ASCHR; participate in formulating and administering ASCHR policies and procedures; act on behalf of the Executive Director in his/her absence.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ø    Knowledge of principles of personnel management; supervision and training; policies and procedures relating to goals and policies; and effective leadership techniques. 

Ø    Ability to work effectively with attorneys, agency heads, ASCHR staff, and the public.

Ø    Ability to train, supervise, plan, organize, and evaluate the work of staff attorneys and investigators.

Ø    Ability to analyze complex legal issues.

Ø    Ability to establish program policies and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must be admitted to the Alaska State Bar and have at least five years of legal practice. 


This is a partially exempt position.  Salary is $7,479 per month plus a generous State of Alaska employment benefits package. 

Application Procedure

Candidates who are interested in applying for this position must submit a cover letter and a resume that includes a complete history of education and professional work experience and identifies at least three professional employment references.  Candidates must also submit a comprehensive professional writing sample.  The cover letter, resume and writing sample should be mailed to the Commission, attention Schuyler Reid, Administrative Officer, or emailed to Schuyler.Reid@Alaska.Gov. If you have questions please call (907) 276-7474, TDD: (907) 276-3177.  To be assured of consideration for a position, applicants should submit their materials by 5:00 p.m. on Monday August 31, 2015.  


The State of Alaska is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Reasonable accommodations will be made available to individuals with disabilities upon request to the Commission office in advance.