Civil Rights Intake Coordinator in Denver, CO at PAE

Date Posted: 11/29/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Part-Time
  • Location:
    Denver, CO
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/29/2019

Job Description

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Civil Rights Intake Coordinator

PAE is seeking a part-time Intake Coordinator to support the Civil Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Denver, Colorado.  The intake coordinator will assist in developing the affirmative civil rights practice of the USAO and will review, analyze and assess complaints related to alleged civil rights violations or issues.  As part of a team, the individual will follow leads; track, gather, and analyze documents and play a significant role in being the main point of contact for the office.

Work hours will be performed on a part-time basis (20 hour per week) over a five day work week, during normal business hours between 8:30am to 5:00pm

Additional duties include the following:

  • Fielding communications (i.e., phone calls/messages, e-mails, letters) from members of the public and organizations seeking to make a civil rights complaint or seeking information about affirmative civil rights enforcement;
  • Developing and maintaining a system to track and monitor civil rights cases and complaints;
  • Drafting and sending initial responses or acknowledgments to civil rights complainants;
  • Coordinating meetings with civil rights complainants;
  • Screening initial complaints for further review and investigation.
  • Assisting with witness interviews, including conducting initial screening interviews and drafting reports of interviews;
  • Assisting in the drafting of documents, including requests for information, from the targets of civil rights investigations and other sources;
  • Maintaining civil rights investigation files;
  • Reviewing and analyzing documents relating to potential and ongoing civil rights investigations;
  • Researching facts relevant to potential and ongoing civil rights investigations;
  • Assisting with locating victims of unlawful discrimination.
  • Developing and maintaining contacts with civil rights, community, law enforcement, and other third-party organizations and persons in order to further outreach efforts concerning the USAO’s affirmative civil rights practice, including:
  • Attending community meetings, including the quarterly Department of Homeland Security Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Roundtable;
  • Serving as the point of contact for the Federal Civil Rights Outreach Initiative;
  • Identifying areas of community concern relating to civil rights issues;
  • Coordinating and/or attending meetings with organizations and individuals who are interested in civil rights issues; 
  • Researching and establishing contact with organizations and individuals who are interested in civil rights outreach.
  • Assisting with litigation tasks, including assistance with interviews, depositions, and written requests for information or civil discovery.

Qualifications:

  • Must be able to obtain a security clearance.

  • Paralegal Certificate or three years experience in legal environment.

  • Communication skills are extremely important.  

  • Must be able to work and interact professionally and effectively with all levels of staff and the general public.  

  • Must have the ability to meet established deadlines and work as a team player in a professional office. s

  • Skill in meeting and interacting with complainants and institutional representatives in a professional, courteous, tactful manner.  

  • Interest in civil rights matters is a must.  

  • Strong work ethic, writing skills and attention to detail are essential.

  • Will work in an office setting; some walking, standing, bending and carrying small office items is required.
  • On occasion travel may be required to the National Advocacy Center (NAC) located in Columbia, SC or to other pre-approved sites for training purposes.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Some background in civil rights work is strongly preferred.  
  • Paralegal certificate preferred, but not required.

PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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