(A) The equal opportunity division is hereby created within the department of administrative services. The division shall be under the direct supervision of the state equal employment opportunity coordinator. The division shall provide leadership and guidance to agencies in the conduct of affirmative action programs for the employees of and candidates for employment within the agencies. The state equal employment opportunity coordinator may issue procedures to implement the state equal employment opportunity policy and programs.
(B) The state equal employment opportunity coordinator shall conduct equal employment opportunity compliance reviews and evaluate agency affirmative action program operations periodically, obtain such reports as the coordinator deems necessary, and report to the Governor and the director of the department of administrative services as appropriate on overall progress. When the coordinator finds that an agency program is not in conformity with these rules, the coordinator may require improvement or corrective action to bring the agency's affirmative action program into compliance with the rules of this Chapter.