$55,868.80 with step increases to $83,449.60/Annually
4 Year Degree
This is professional and administrative work in the Human Rights and Relations Department. Economic Equity & Inclusion Program (EEIP). Incumbents monitor contract and policy compliance, network with community partners, and perform community engagement activities. Work is performed with relative independence but receives general guidance from an assigned supervisor.
Bachelor’s degree in economic development, community development, sociology, business administration, political science, or a related field. AND Three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in any of the following: the application of civil rights laws and regulations; community affairs; program/project administration; civil and human rights; contract compliance; or economic inclusion.
Must be able to transport oneself or coordinate transportation to work sites throughout the City during the course of the work day. May be required to work varying evenings, nights, and weekends. The ability to speak and understand Spanish fluently is preferred.
Knowledge of English usage and grammar. Knowledge of federal, state, and local civil rights and business laws. Knowledge of, and ability to operate, computers and other technology using standard or customized computer or systems software applications appropriate to the assigned tasks. Skill in basic mathematical computation. Skill in creating and conducting presentations and brokering relationships within the community. Skill in independent time management. Ability to learn and adapt to advances in computer and electronic device technology and software. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, community partners, and members of the general public. Ability to organize and analyze data and problems to make responsible recommendations for solutions in accordance with human rights laws and regulations. Ability to understand written or oral instructions. Ability to adhere to safety policies, procedures, and guidelines. Ability to sit 76 to 100% of the time; to bend, stoop, and reach from 51 to 75% of the time; and to stand and walk from 26 to 50% of the time. Ability to move objects weighing up to ten (10) pounds 0 to 33% of the time.
Administers the City’s Economic Equity & Inclusion Program (EEIP) and/or Small and Emerging Business Program (SEB). Monitors policy compliance in contracts and submissions, which may include monitoring taxes, workers' compensation, Nebraska Employee Classification Act/Department of Labor compliance, etc. Determines if contract bids are SEB or EEIP eligible and attend pre-bid meetings. Works with Departments to reach SEB goals and provide input on EEIP compliance. Communicates economic inclusivity goals to community partners. Conducts outreach for SEB and EEIP programs, including the Apprenticeship Incentive Program. Works with small and emerging business entities and owners on contracting with the city and adhering to program requirements based on SEB ordinance. Administers the EEIP Ordinance, including overseeing inclusion efforts with workforce development, youth outreach, and subcontracting. Prepares and conducts presentations and workshops for the general public, including contractor and public education programs related to the EEIP, apprenticeship, and contract compliance. Addresses the public on small business opportunities. Manages relationships with community partners, including connecting companies with community groups, non-profits, educational institutions, universities, correctional facilities/re-entry providers, workforce development agencies, and other various organizations to foster strong relationships. Recommends and drafts policies and ordinances. Prepares detailed reports for department leadership and other internal staff or outside organizations. Investigates companies doing business with the City to ensure compliance with equal opportunity requirements. May participate in local and national committees and boards related to economic inclusion, and communicate with other cities’ elected officials to inform and advise on creating SEB or EEIP programs in their areas. Maintains regular job attendance in accordance with a schedule established for the position by the supervisor. Performs other related duties as assigned or as the situation dictates within the scope of this classification.
Founded in 1854, the City of Omaha has always been a dynamic, energetic city continually transforming itself. The City of Omaha operates under a Strong Mayor-Council form of government. The Omaha metropolitan area is home to over 900,000 and Omaha is the largest city in Nebraska and the 42nd largest in the country. The city is home to Fortune 500 companies,
including Berkshire Hathaway, Union Pacific Railroad, Peter Kiewit Sons’ Inc and Mutual of Omaha Companies as well as Fortune 1000 companies: Green Plains, Intrado, TD Ameritrade, Valmont Industries and Werner Enterprises. The Gallup Organization is in Omaha. Offutt Air Force Base is also nearby. Mayors are elected to four-year terms.
The Omaha City Council is comprised of seven elected officials, each serving four-year terms. Mayor Jean Stothert is serving her third term, first elected in 2013 and re-elected in 2017 and 2021. Prior to serving as Mayor, she served on Omaha City Council, representing District 5 in southwest Omaha.
Omaha is a full-service city, committed to providing quality customer service to its residents. The City is organized into the following departments: City Attorney, Human Resources, Human Right...s and Relations, Finance, Planning, Parks, Recreation and Public Property, Fire, Police, Public Works, Convention and Tourism, and Library.