County of Los Angeles Los Angeles County
Chief Executive Office

Class Specification: DEPUTY COMPLIANCE OFFICER

ITEM NUMBER: 1681

APPROVAL DATE: 08/16/2011

DEFINITION:
Investigates, evaluates, provides training, develops programs, conducts research, and monitors the County's diversity, equal opportunity, and civil rights-related programs.

CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS:
Positions allocable to this class report to a Senior Deputy Compliance Officer and are distinguished by their responsibility for assisting in the administration and implementation of diversity, equal opportunity, and civil rights-related programs. Incumbents perform at a professional level and have considerable program knowledge in the application of program rules, regulations, and applicable laws. Deputy Compliance Officers prioritize the use of resources to ensure departmental program compliance by providing operating departments with advice and assistance on program matters. Under general direction, incumbents develop comprehensive programs, investigate critical issues, evaluate effectiveness of programs, and report to management concerning identified problem areas. Incumbents consult and work closely with County departments, agencies, and other governmental jurisdictions on matters involving the County's diversity, equal opportunity, and civil rights-related programs. Incumbents also provide operating departments with advice and assistance on diversity program matters.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Investigates, evaluates, and monitors the administration of the County's diversity, equal opportunity, and civil rights-related programs.

Conducts comprehensive training programs, attends meetings and conferences, and provides advice and information to line departments concerning issues of program development and compliance.

Conducts focus groups or utilizes interviews, surveys, and other diagnostic methods designed to identify, mediate, or resolve inter-group conflicts associated with issues of diversity.

Assists and advises County line departments in areas of policies, plans, and procedures for the effective implementation of departmental diversity, equal opportunity, and civil rights-related programs.

Analyzes and makes recommendations to management on issues related to employment discrimination and employee behaviors of stereotyping, prejudice, or bias.

Analyzes and evaluates new and proposed legislation involving equal opportunity, and civil rights-related legislation to determine its effect on County government and makes recommendations for its endorsement, opposition, or implementation.

Reviews, analyzes, and interprets State and Federal equal opportunity guidelines and prepares written recommendations to ensure County compliance.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Four years of experience in an administrative or staff capacity analyzing and making recommendations for the solution of problems of organization, procedure, program, budget, or personnel, one year of which must have been at a responsible level.

LICENSE:
A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.

PHYSICAL CLASS:
2 - Light.

COMMENTS:

Title change effective August 16, 2011 FROM:  Deputy Affirmative Action Compliance Officer TO:  Deputy Compliance Officer.