The Vermont Human Rights Commission is seeking qualified candidates for its next Executive Director. This is the chief legal, education, policy, and administrative management position of the Vermont Human Rights Commission; a state government agency that enforces the state’s anti-discrimination laws. The incumbent must possess superior legal analysis and litigation skills; political acumen and innovative strategies to mitigate discrimination; proven administrative management skills; a demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and conduct activities to strengthen and sustain the Commission’s education and outreach program; and a successful history of working effectively with governmental officials, legislative bodies, the media, employees, constituent groups, and the general public. The incumbent must demonstrate an unwavering commitment to civil rights. The Executive Director reports to and works collaboratively with the five-member Human Rights Commission.
The mission of the Vermont Human Rights Commission (VHRC) is to promote full civil and human rights in Vermont. The Commission protects people from unlawful discrimination in housing, state government employment, and public accommodations.