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805C-PAD-3238 (SL3) - Enforce the Equal Opportunity Program

Standards: Demonstrated personal behavior and leadership consistent with the EO and sexual harassment policies. Enforced compliance with the Army EO, sexual harassment, and the Army extremist activities policies.

Conditions: You are a unit/section leader responsible for the supervision of personnel. Personnel include both males and females and represent different races, colors, religions, and national origins. You have access to AR 27-10, AR 600-13, AR 600-20, DA Pam 350-20, DA Pam 600-26, DA Pam 600-75, DODD 7050.6, Manual for Courts Martial, and the Army and unit equal opportunity (EO) and sexual harassment policies.

Standards: Demonstrated personal behavior and leadership consistent with the EO and sexual harassment policies. Enforced compliance with the Army EO, sexual harassment, and the Army extremist activities policies.

Performance Steps

1.   Act in accordance with the Army's EO and sexual harassment policies.

a. Demonstrate Army Values associated with EO.

(1)  Display unquestionable loyalty.

(2)  Follow your higher duty to the Army and the nation.

(3)  Treat people as they should be treated.

(4)  Live up to all the Army Values.

b. Conform to the Army's EO and sexual harassment policies by avoiding-

(1)  Making racial or sexual comments and/or gestures.

(2)  Making national origin or religious comments/jokes/slurs.

(3)  Displaying racist or sexually offensive visual materials.

(4)  Making unsolicited and unwelcome sexual contact with fellow soldiers.

(5)  Stereotyping fellow soldiers or making assumptions about their cultural background, race, religion, or beliefs.

(6)  Using profanity or sexually oriented language.

(7)  Discounting the religious beliefs of fellow soldiers.

(8)  Belonging to extremist organizations or participating in extremist activities.

c. Demonstrate leadership consistent with EO and sexual harassment policies.

(1)  Treat subordinates with dignity and respect.

(2)  Treat subordinates fairly and equally.

(3)  Recognize and respect subordinates' individual needs, aspirations, and capabilities.

(4)  Avoid discriminating against subordinates based on race, color, national origin, gender, or religion.

(5)  Avoid using language that demeans, excludes, or offends subordinates.

2.   Promote EO and interpersonal harmony within the unit.

a. Conduct assessments of the EO climate within the unit.

b. Promote interaction among soldiers of different races and genders.

c. Ensure subordinates respect the cultural background of fellow soldiers.

d. Ensure subordinates communicate openly and honestly with each other.

e. Consider support for EO when making recommendations for assignment, promotions, awards, and reenlistment of soldiers.

f.  Ensure subordinates understand Army and unit EO and sexual harassment policies and procedures.

(1)  Ensure subordinates understand required standards of behavior.

(2)  Counsel subordinates on legal and administrative repercussions of EO/sexual harassment violations.

(3)  Ensure subordinates understand recommended techniques for dealing with sexual harassment.

(4)  Ensure subordinates understand the EO and sexual harassment complaint process.

(5)  Ensure subordinates know the identities and roles of the unit EO representative and EO advisor.

(6)  Ensure subordinates understand the Army policy on extremist activities and organizations.

(7)  Ensure subordinate leaders understand their responsibilities for enforcing EO and sexual harassment policies.

3.   Promptly resolve EO and sexual harassment violations.

a. Make on-the-spot corrections of subordinates whose behaviors are contrary to Army EO and sexual harassment policies.

(1)  Correct soldiers using racist or sexually harassing nonverbal gestures.

(2)  Correct soldiers making racist or sexually harassing verbal comments.

(3)  Correct soldiers displaying racist or sexually harassing visual materials.

b. Act promptly to resolve EO and sexual harassment violations/incidents.

(1)  Conduct an evaluation of the violation/incident.

(2)  Take prompt and effective action to preclude recurrence.

(3)  Counsel soldiers who commit EO violations or who sexually harass.

(4)  Inform the chain of command.

(5)  Conduct follow-up assessment.

c. Assist in resolving formal EO and sexual harassment complaints within required timelines.

(1)  Provide all required information to investigating personnel within established timelines.

(2)  Implement required corrective actions and monitor results.

(3)  Avoid allowing intimidation, harassment, or reprisal against soldiers for making complaints.

(4)  Assist follow-up assessments of corrective actions.

Evaluation Preparation:

Setup: This task can be tested in an administrative or field environment. Give the soldier a scenario that provides sufficient information to evaluate his or her knowledge of the Army's EO and sexual harassment polices, prohibited acts, and actions that should be taken if a violation occurs.

Brief Soldier: Inform soldier that he will be tested on his knowledge of the Army's EO and sexual harassment polices, prohibited acts, and actions that should be taken if a violation occurred.

Performance Measures

GO

NO GO

1.   Acted in accordance with the Army's EO and sexual harassment policies.

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a. Demonstrated Army Values associated with EO.

 

 

(1)  Displayed unquestionable loyalty.

 

 

(2)  Followed higher duty to the Army and the nation.

 

 

(3)  Treated people as they should be treated.

 

 

(4)  Lived up to all the Army Values.

 

 

b. Conformed to the Army's EO and sexual harassment policies.

 

 

(1)  Avoided making racial or sexual comments and/or gestures.

 

 

(2)  Avoided making national origin or religious comments/jokes/slurs.

 

 

(3)  Avoided displaying racist or sexually offensive visual materials.

 

 

(4)  Avoided making unsolicited and unwelcomed sexual contact with fellow soldiers.

 

 

(5)  Avoided stereotyping fellow soldiers or making assumptions about their cultural background, race, religion, or beliefs.

 

 

(6)  Avoided using profanity or sexually oriented language.

 

 

(7)  Avoided discounting the religious beliefs of fellow soldiers.

 

 

(8)  Avoided belonging to extremist organizations or participating in extremist activities.

 

 

c. Demonstrated leadership consistent with EO and sexual harassment policies.

 

 

(1)  Treated subordinates with dignity and respect.

 

 

(2)  Treated subordinates fairly and equally.

 

 

(3)  Recognized and respected subordinates' individual needs, aspirations, and capabilities.

 

 

(4)  Avoided discriminating against subordinates based on race, color, national origin, gender, or religion.

 

 

(5)  Avoided using language that demeaned, excluded, or offended subordinates.

 

 

2.   Promoted EO and interpersonal harmony within the unit.

--

--

a. Conducted assessments of the EO climate within the unit.

 

 

b. Promoted interaction among soldiers of different races and genders.

 

 

c. Considered support for EO when making recommendations for assignment, promotion, award, and reenlistment of soldiers.

 

 

d. Ensured subordinates understood Army and unit EO and sexual harassment policies and procedures.

 

 

e. Ensured subordinate leaders understood their responsibilities for enforcing EO and sexual harassment policies.

 

 

3.   Promptly resolved EO and sexual harassment violations.

--

--

a. Made on-the-spot corrections of subordinates whose behaviors were contrary to Army EO and sexual harassment policies.

 

 

b. Acted promptly to resolve EO and sexual harassment violations/incidents.

 

 

(1)  Conducted an evaluation of the violation/incident.

 

 

(2)  Took prompt and effective action to preclude recurrence.

 

 

(3)  Counseled soldiers who committed EO violations or who sexually harassed.

 

 

(4)  Informed the chain of command.

 

 

(5)  Conducted follow-up assessment.

 

 

c. Assisted in resolving formal EO and sexual harassment complaints within required timelines.

 

 

d. Avoided allowing intimidation, harassment, or reprisal against those making complaints.

 

 

Evaluation Guidance: Score the soldier GO for each performance measure accomplished. Score the soldier NO GO for each performance measure not accomplished. Soldier must receive a GO on all performance measures to receive a GO for the task. If the soldier receives a NO GO, show him the performance measures he missed.

References

 

Required

Related

 

AR 600-13

 

 

AR 600-20

 

 

DA Pam 350-20

 

 

DA Pam 600-26

 

 

DODD 7050.6

 

 

MCM 2002