Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Aut CIVIL RIGHTS COMPLIANCE ADMINISTRATOR (TITLE VI) in Los Angeles, California

Basic Function

To ensure compliance with Federal Civil Rights laws including, but not limited to the Unruh Act, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Federal Executives Orders on Environmental Justice.

Example Of Duties

  • Conducts training and outreach on Federal Civil Rights requirements to local governments and social service agencies or private firms that are considering or applying for, or are receiving Federal government funds through Metro
  • Develops and implements training of agency’s personnel on civil rights concerns and related issues
  • Ensures that all successful applicants for Federal funds complete necessary Civil Rights certifications
  • Ensures that all municipalities, agencies, or firms receiving Federal money have in place all necessary Civil Rights requirements including, but not limited to a notice to beneficiaries, a proper complaint process, a Language Assistance Plan (LAP) based on a Four Factor Analysis, and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements
  • Coordinates and supports preparation of Triennial Title VI Program report for submission to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA)
  • Conducts site visits to municipalities, social service agencies and private firms (sub-recipients) to monitor and verify compliance with Metro and Federal Civil Rights policies, procedures, regulations or laws
  • Develops inter-business unit support and directs responses to federal and state civil rights audits, evaluations, and inspections, ensuring that reports are submitted timely
  • Reviews Civil Rights complaints received by sub-recipients to ensure the complaints are fully resolved and compliant with Federal requirements
  • Prepares responses to Federal Civil Rights audits, evaluations, and inspections, of sub-recipients to ensure that reports are submitted in a timely manner
  • Prepares studies and reports to evaluate and monitor compliance with Civil Rights statutes and regulations including but not limited to Title VI, Limited English Proficiency, and Environmental Justice by sub-recipients
  • Serves as the agency’s liaison with government entities and other organizations concerning overall compliance of state and federal civil rights rules and regulations
  • Prepares responses, both internally and externally, to Civil Rights inquiries and concerns from Federal agencies regarding sub-recipients
  • Develops positive relationships with Civil Rights advocates and related associations
  • Researches "best practices" of other public, private, and not-for-profit transportation agencies and organizations for Civil Rights issues
  • Tracks critical legal issues encompassing Civil Rights of sub recipients
  • Coordinates with Metro’s business units in monitoring and reviewing updates to Metro publications such as but not limited to, Call for Proposals, for compliance with Civil Rights Act of 1964, Environmental Justice, Limited English Proficiency, and ADA
  • Analyzes, interprets and keeps abreast of applicable Federal regulations on Civil Rights; communicates changes to all sub-recipients
  • Oversees consultants as required
  • Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out

Requirements For Employment

  • Bachelor's degree - Business Administration, Public Administration, Planning, or other related field
  • 3 years' experience performing professional work related to Civil Rights compliance including Title VI
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Planning, or Public Administration is desirable


  • Theories, principles, and practices of applicable Federal, regulations such as: the Civil Rights Act of 1964 including Titles VI and VII, FTA Title VI Guidance, Environmental Justice Guidance and Executive Orders and Limited English Proficiency Executive Orders
  • Public outreach, public speaking, and training techniques


  • Communicate with effectively with Metro employees, sub-recipients and the public
  • Foster positive client relationships
  • Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives
  • Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence
  • Meet tight time constraints and deadlines
  • Handle highly confidential information
  • Represent Metro/PTSC with sub-recipients, Federal auditors, arbitrators, and judicial or legal professionals
  • Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions
  • Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions
  • Implement policies and procedures
  • Compile and analyze complex data
  • Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements
  • Read, write, speak, and understand English

Selection Procedure

Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities.

Application Procedure

To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application.

Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location:

**METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012

Telephone:**(213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro.

All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (JM)

*Open to the public and all Metro employees

Bulletin No: 001236-003


Specialty: Title VI

Closing Date: 18-NOV-16

Salary Grade: H1K

Salary Range: $69,722 - $87,131 - $104,541

External/Internal: EXTERNAL