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Program Specialist 2 (Community Relations Specialist) #21- 251

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New Jersey Division on Civil Rights
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Trenton, NJ
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Published 4 days ago

Join the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights and make a difference as a Community Relations Specialist!


ABOUT DCR:


The Division on Civil Rights is charged with enforcing the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination and preventing and eliminating discrimination and bias-based harassment in New Jersey. The Community Relations Unit seeks to prevent acts of discrimination and bias-based harassment through education and community engagement and to work directly with impacted communities after civil rights incidents occur.


DUTIES:


The Community Relations Specialist will act as a liaison to the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities and will work with stakeholders to plan conferences, town halls, programs, and events to prevent bias and discrimination.


The Community Relations Specialist will also:

Provide high quality presentations, workshops, trainings, and resources to members of the public.

Represent the Division at public forums and community events across the state.

Respond in communities following major civil rights incidents, including through mediation, restorative justice practices, trauma informed practices, and community dialogue.

Contribute to DCR’s digital communications and marketing, including by drafting, editing, and reviewing social media posts, website content, outreach materials, newsletters, brochures, and marketing material.

Performs other related work as required.


REQUIREMENTS:


Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree and two (2) years of experience in planning, monitoring, coordinating, implementing, modifying and/or evaluating agency programs and services. Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute additional experience on a year-for-year basis. A Master's degree from an accredited college or university in a discipline appropriate to the position may be substituted for one (1) year of experience.


Preference will be given to applicants who can demonstrate a strong commitment to civil rights work. The ideal candidate for this position is a dynamic, experienced community relations professional with strong experience in the AAPI community and also in outreach or communications.


Statewide travel required for work responsibilities.  Location preference required for consideration


We strongly encourage applicants to submit their resume with writing sample, ideally in the form of a marketing or communications piece or presentation for #21- 251 directly through our website.


For complete details regarding salary, requirements and preferences, please visit:

https://www.nj.gov/oag/job-postings/21_251_ProgramSpecialist2_(CROU)_FINAL.pdf


DCR’s website for information: Division on Civil Rights | Main Menu - New Jersey Office of Attorney General (njoag.gov)



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Join the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights and make a difference as a Community Relations Specialist!


ABOUT DCR:


The Division on Civil Rights is charged with enforcing the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination and preventing and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Location

On-site
Trenton, NJ, USA

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