The Department of Justice has opened a new position to help improve diversity amongst employees in the nation’s top legal department.
A Chief Diversity Officer will join the Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Human Resources and Administration to “lead and coordinate the Department’s diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility” in the federal branch, according to the position’s posting. The advertised salary for the person who lands the job is $144,128 to $172,500 per year.
Fox News could not immediately reach the Justice Department for comment on why the role had been added or if it is a direct result of an executive order the president signed earlier this summer.
In June, Biden signed an order to advance diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) in the federal workforce. Read more…