Job Description

Title: Civil Rights Manager

State Role Title: Prog Admin Specialist III

Hiring Range: $90,955 - $147,802

Pay Band: 6

Agency: VA Dept of Transportation

Location: NOVA District Office

Agency Website:

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

The Virginia Department of Transportation’s (VDOT) Civil Rights Division is excited to offer and announce an opportunity to serve as the next Civil Rights Manager supporting the NOVA District. This position reports directly to the Civil Rights Division Administrator at the Central Office. This position’s work location is in Fairfax, Virginia.

The selected candidate will provide administration and planning, organizing, directing, implementing, monitoring and ensuring compliance with all aspects of the comprehensive Civil Rights Program within a transportation environment. Ensure all governing laws and regulations, policies and procedures relative to Title VI, Title VII, American with Disabilities Act, Disadvantaged Business Enterprises, DBE Program, Equal Employment Opportunity Contractor Compliance, Labor Compliance, and On-the-Job Training are upheld.

Position specific responsibilities and duties will include, but are not limited to:

District DBE Program – Manage, plan and direct all activities of the District DBE Program.

Investigations – Plan, manage and coordinate the investigation of discrimination, retaliation and harassment complaints, report findings, and make recommendations to all appropriate levels within VDOT and the Office of the Attorney General in accordance with laws, regulations and policies.

Construction EEO, On-the-Job Training, and Contractor Compliance Programs – Manage the planning and implementation of the monitoring of Contractor’s overall employment practices through periodic EEO project inspections.

District Title VI Program and ADA programs – Develop and administer District Title VI program to minimize possible adverse impact on protected classes by VDOT activities.

Contract Labor Compliance Program - Manage the Labor Compliance Program for Construction Projects.

Partner With Local Government Entities – Work closely with outside government entities to administer federal civil rights requirements on locally managed projects.

Workforce Engagement - Continue to strengthen our workforce through improved employee relations and external partnering activities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ability to apply federal and state Civil Rights and labor laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

  • Ability to perform work of considerable difficulty and exercise independent judgment interpreting Civil Rights and Affirmative Action guidelines.

  • Ability to create, implement and present EEO and DBE training materials to internal and external customers.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality on all sensitive matters, complaints and investigations.

  • Skill in using computers and software applications.

Additional Considerations

  • Experience with equal opportunity programs and working in a transportation environment preferred.

  • A combination of training, experience, or education in business, public administration, human resources, or related field is desired.

Special Instructions

You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your account to check the status of your application for this position.

This position requires a fingerprint based Criminal History Background Check, DMV Record Check and Work History Verification with references.

This position is designated as essential, employees may be required to work in emergencies, including weekends, holidays, and after normal business hours; assignments may vary based on business needs to include working in severe weather.

This position may be eligible for telework opportunities; availability, hours, and duration will be in
accordance with the Commonwealth’s Teleworking policy.

We are a “Virginia Values Veterans” (V3) official certified company and state agency that provides hiring preference to Veterans and Members of the Virginia National Guard in support of Executive Order 29, (2010). If you are a Veteran or Virginia National Guard Member, we urge you to respond accordingly on your state application.

VDOT utilizes a market based pay program, which has been approved by DHRM. Therefore, advertised rates of pay may or may not align with the Commonwealth pay bands.

Contact Information

Name: Audrey Phillips

Phone: 804-837-4748



In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their AHP Letter (formerly COD) provided by the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Service-Connected Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their AHP Letter. Requesting an AHP Letter can be found at AHP Letter or by calling DARS at 800-552-5019.

Note: Applicants who received a Certificate of Disability from DARS or DBVI dated between April 1, 2022- February 29, 2024, can still use that COD as applicable documentation for the Alternative Hiring Process.


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Fairfax, VA USA

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Job Posted:
4 weeks ago
Job Type
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