Equal Employment Opportunity Operations

Mission/Vision

The DEVCOM ARL Equal Employment Opportunity Office services ARL organizational elements at Adelphi, MD, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, White Sands Missile Range, NM, Research Triangle Park, NC, and ARL’s Regional facilities. We are a multi-functional team proactively dedicated to providing an exceptionally visible and accessible EEO program, anticipating our customer’s needs and exceeding our customer’s expectations. Our mission and vision are to provide leadership, advice, and assistance to the Director, Directorate Directors, managers, supervisors, employees, and other customers on all aspects of the DEVCOM ARL EEO program in accordance with law. Also, to direct and manage EEO programs for the Command by inspiring fairness and equity in employment opportunities.

EEO Complaint Flowchart

Functions

The function of our office is to administer and implement ARL’s EEO program by managing the following areas:

  • Compliance and Program Evaluation
    Establishes standards and ensure compliance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations. This includes interpreting and applying laws and regulations, developing policies, collecting data and managing accommodation and complaint Issues.
  • Advisory Services
    Advises all levels of management and employees regarding EEO-related issues. This includes: providing program overview, participating in strategic planning, presenting briefings, and researching special problems.
  • Complaint Program Management
    Processes all EEO complaints of discrimination in accordance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations. EEO complaints can be filed on one or more of the following bases: Race, National Origin, Color, Sex, Religion, Reprisal, Age, Disability, and Genetic Information. This consists of all stages of the process including the necessary correspondence and coordination.
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
    Provides an opportunity for most issues to be resolved at the lowest level possible. This includes mediation, facilitation, and peer review panels.
  • Training and Education
    Provides proactive, on-going training and education programs regarding EEO and civilian employment issues for the Laboratory. This includes EEO for managers/employees, anti-harassment, conflict coaching, and EEO Counselor training.
  • Reasonable Accommodation Program
    Direct, monitor and implement the Reasonable Accommodation Program according to the Army guidance.

Contact Us

Office of Equal Employment Opportunity


Phone: (301) 394-3336


Location/Address:
2800 Powder Mill Road
FCDD-RLD-CE
Adelphi, MD 20783-1138


Hours of Operation:
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday

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