City Of Peoria, Illinois Peoria, IL, USA
May 11, 2021Full Time
Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of civil rights, disability rights, equal opportunity and relevant laws, rules and regulations; conflict resolution methods and techniques; working knowledge of social justice theory, implicit bias, historical sources of disparities, as well as individual, institutional, and structural racism; knowledge of racial equity related policy; and of public administration principles and practices. Skill in conflict resolution and the conciliation of disputes. Skill in using tact, discretion, initiative, and independent judgment. Ability to show empathy and compassion in difficult situations; interact tactfully, yet firmly, in potentially hostile situations; act as a personal ambassador for civil rights within the community, and create working links with strategic partners; effectively communicate both orally and in writing; work with and give presentations and/or training to diverse groups of people; successfully work with multicultural communities; successfully work with individuals of varying socioeconomic backgrounds; analyze and address civil rights issues; conduct interviews and solicit pertinent information; develop and maintain effective working and public relationships; prepare and present complex written and oral reports.