Current Vacancies Alaska State Commission for Human Rights (ASCHR) Notification of Position Vacancy Agency: Alaska State Commission for Human Rights, Office of the Governor Position: Executive Director Salary: Starts at Range 27 Step A ($8,581 per month), D.O.E. partially-exempt with a State of Alaska benefits package which includes Medical, Dental and Vision Location: Anchorage Applications must be postmarked or received by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 5, 2019. The Alaska State Commission for Human Rights is recruiting for an Executive Director. The Executive Director serves as the principal chief executive officer of the agency. This position works in collaboration with and reports directly to the seven appointed commissioners. The seven commissioners provide general support to the Executive Director regarding staffing and operation of the Commission. Description of Duties: Responsible for supervising programs and personnel of the Commission, including budget and administrative functions. The Executive Director is responsible and accountable for the planning, budgeting, staffing and operation of the Commission with substantial responsibility for setting and implementing policies. The Executive Director has responsibility for the exercise of independent judgment in appointing, promoting, transferring, suspending, and discharging staff. The Executive Director ensures complaints are impartially investigated; dismisses complaints where no substantial evidence of discrimination is found; conciliates complaints when staff finds substantial evidence of discrimination; and decides whether to refer complaints to public hearing. Knowledge, Skill and Abilities: Knowledge of: civil rights laws, and procedures to enforce the laws; subject matter of ASCHR’s mandate; as well as the laws of other Federal and local equal rights agencies; effective management and supervisory principles. Ability to: exercise authority and instill confidence in managing a program subject to high public scrutiny; speak effectively before public groups; communicate effectively in writing; supervise and maintain cooperative relationships and deal with government officials, legislators, and citizens under conditions requiring tact and judgment; analyze problems and develop solutions; function independently. Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an approved college with a bachelor’s degree and increasingly responsible professional experience in a management role. Additional management experience or experience in legal analysis and work in the field of civil rights enforcement is preferred. If you are interested in applying, you must submit an up-to-date resume, cover letter, and an analytical writing sample by 5:00 p.m. on September 5, 2019 to: Toyia Del Valle, Administrative Officer Alaska State Commission for Human Rights 800 A Street, Suite 204 Anchorage, Alaska 99501 – Telephone 907-276-7474 extension 237 email@example.com Applicants who do not submit a sample of analytical writing will not be considered for the position. Writing samples are a permanent part of the applicant’s file and will not be returned. The State of Alaska in an Equal Opportunity Employer.