The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Program Manager is responsible for providing GLBT awareness and education to NRCS employees and partners while focusing on such issues as employment, retention, promotion, training, career development, and advancement opportunities affecting GLBT applicants and employees at NRCS.
The GLBT Emphasis Program is an integral part of the overall equal employment opportunity (EEO) program and is designed to:
Ensure that gays, lesbians, bisexuals, and transgender people receive equal treatment in all aspects of employment.
Increase the number of GLBT people employed in all professional, administrative, technical, clerical, and other categories, series, and grade levels.
Provide opportunities to participate in training, career development, and leadership programs.
Encourage the participation of GLBT populations in all NRCS-sponsored programs and activities.
Provide a network of professional support for GLBT.
Provide mentoring support to GLBT in the workforce.
Educate all NRCS employees by raising the level of awareness of GLBT workplace issues and concerns.