CACI International Document Management Analyst - Equal Opportunity Specialist in Washington, District Of Columbia
Equal Opportunity Specialist – Document Management Analyst I / Immigrant & Employee Rights Section
Working with CACI to assist the mission of the US Department of Justice, IER Section
Major Duties Summary
Equal Opportunity Specialists are responsible for investigating charges of discrimination and work under tight statutory and other internal deadlines. The specialists may also be assigned to assist attorneys with their investigations. The specialists review the charges assigned to them. If IER needs additional information from the charging party to determine jurisdiction and/or to ensure the charge contains all the information required by the regulations, the specialist will try to obtain the information. If IER initiates a formal investigation of a charge and assigns it to the specialist, the specialist will notify all parties in writing of the allegations and that IER has initiated an investigation. The specialist plans and conducts investigations by, among other things: requesting relevant information from respondents and charging parties; analyzing company records such as payroll documents and employment policies; analyzing data obtained from Employment Eligibility Verification Forms I-9 and E-Verify records (both paper documents and spreadsheets); interviewing respondents, charging parties, and other potential witnesses; communicating with respondent and charging party counsel; preparing memoranda recommending dismissal or a reasonable cause finding for assigned charges; and supporting attorneys in pre-suit settlement negotiations. The specialist may also assist attorneys in their investigations and trials; prepare investigative reports, which include summaries of interviews and statistical analyses; assist with the post-complaint discovery process; prepare necessary investigative charts, tables, appendices, and hearing exhibits; and testify as a material fact witness at hearings. The specialist conducts outreach presentations and assists members of the public through IER’s hotlines. The specialist may also contribute to IER’s policy matters, including IER’s interagency work with Department of Homeland Security, Department of Labor and Department of State.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Reviews incomplete charges of discrimination and, after further analysis and fact-finding, determines if charges are legally sufficient to constitute a charge as defined by statute and regulations. Determines what additional information is required in order to complete the alleged charge. Performs legal and factual research using the United States Code, Code of Federal Regulations, library files, computer data bases, Internet resources, and other pertinent resources as necessary in order to make the charge complete. Notifies the charging party and respondent of the pending status of the charge. In some circumstances, researches legal precedents and analyzes their applicability. Prepares memoranda recommending dismissal or a full investigation, summarizing the facts and laws, and providing an analysis of how the facts relate to the anti-discrimination provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act and other laws.
Collects relevant testimonial and documentary evidence, including interviewing charging parties, potential witnesses, and respondent's officials and employees. Obtains affidavits or declarations, company records, and other documents through written data requests. Elicits information necessary to make appropriate judgments regarding witness credibility and to resolve inconsistencies in the interviews from facts presented. Contacts respondents' officials and representatives, and employee group representatives, and others to obtain additional and relevant information.
Reviews company records, personnel policies and practices, and identifies record keeping systems and types of records maintained in order to procure evidence of compliance or non-compliance with the anti-discrimination provision of INA.
After receiving supervisory approval, drafts and submits to the Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer subpoenas to obtain documents, records, or testimony for investigations, and participates in preparing witnesses for trial. Summarizes witness testimony and prepares questions for their examination.
Prepares comprehensive, clear, and persuasive responses to correspondence (charge; citizen and Congressional), data requests, settlement proposals, letters of resolution, and other documents dispositive of charges. Charges often involved disputed facts, unclear legal or administrative precedents large volumes of data, and sophisticated analysis. On occasion, charges have national significance and may be controversial or politically sensitive.
When an investigation of a charge an independent investigation reveals a violation of the anti-discrimination provision of the INA, prepares a settlement recommendation for the Deputy Special Counsel summarizing the investigation and applicable legal analysis delineating the proposed terms of the settlement, the amount of back pay and interest, and the amount of civil penalties that should be imposed.
Analyzes employee and other federal agencies data, prepares reports of investigation findings, and prepares exhibits for attorneys to be used in litigation.
Handles telephone hotline calls by relaying information and making appropriate referrals pertaining to the antidiscrimination provisions of the INA, other provisions of the INA, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, labor laws and other statute to employers, lawyers, and employees nationwide. Provides information regarding DHS notices and news releases, Social Security Notices of No Match Letter, and IER policies. Assists in resolving conflicts between employers and employees under the anti-discrimination provisions of INA (a form of alternative dispute resolution known as “interventions").
Reviews and drafts responses to FOIA requests.
The following may be desirable:
Ability to travel (up to 10%)
Specialized knowledge in immigration, or other subject matter expertise
Foreign language fluency (Spanish)
Basic familiarity with ESI tools such as Relativity and e-discovery procedures and resources
What We Can Offer You:
We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.
Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.
We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.
We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.
For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.
CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.