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Equal Opportunity SpecialistsBusiness Management & Administration
Equal opportunity specialists normally work in office settings on land or aboard ships.
Average Military Salary
Equal opportunity specialists perform administrative functions, including preparation and maintenance of equal opportunity (EO) case files. They are responsible for the maintenance and analysis of pertinent data, and the development of relevant reports. They control budget operations, assess EO education program activities, counsel military personnel and civilian employees on EO policies, and provide recommendations and advice to leaders in resolving problems related to EO matters. They promote effective organizational climate by implementing seminars, focus groups, and other techniques.
All enlisted service members complete basic military training, which includes time spent in a classroom and in the field, and covers tactical and survival skills, physical training, military life and customs, and weapons training. Equal opportuniy specialists gain skills through classes and on-the-job experience. Training topics relate to personnel administration, and may include:
- Preparation of military correspondence and forms
- Personnel records management
- Human resources administration policies and procedures
- Organizational climate assessment
- Equal opportunity policies and guidelines
- Complaint resolution process
- Ability to compose clear instructions or correspondence
- Ability to follow detailed procedures and instructions
- Interest in working closely with others
- Interest in equal opportunity policies
Related Civilian Careers
- Labor Relations Specialists
- Compliance Managers
- Human Resources Specialists
- Training and Development Specialists
- Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping
- Human Resources Managers