The U.S. Justice Department has announced that it will have a new position: Chief Diversity Officer.
This development was reported by Fox News on Saturday.
Justice Department hiring first-ever chief diversity officer https://t.co/IbOEwernQ4
— Fox News (@FoxNews) August 29, 2021
In addition to and along with the Deputy Assistant Attorney General and Human Resources and Administration, the DOJ’s Chief Diversity Officer will “lead and coordinate the Department’s diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility” in the agency.
The salary of the newly created job will reportedly be between $144,128 to $172,500 per year.
President Joe Biden signed an executive order in June to promote diversity and equality within the federal government.
The White House statement read, “Even with decades of progress building a Federal workforce that looks like America, the enduring legacies of employment discrimination, systemic racism, and gender inequality are still felt today.” – READ MORE