[Athen] FW: ADA Coordinator position at University of Michigan
gdietrich at htctu.net
Tue Sep 8 16:29:12 PDT 2015
Please forgive cross-posts
Carole is retiring and asked me to help publicize the opening. This is a good opportunity for someone please pass it to anyone who might be interested.
The posting can be found at: http://umjobs.org/job_detail/114834/ada_coordinator or below.
L. Scott Lissner,
ADA Coordinator & 504 Compliance Officer
The Ohio State University
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On Behalf Of: Carole Dubritsky [mailto:cfd at umich.edu]
Sent: Monday, August 31, 2015 10:29 AM
ADA Coordinator, University of Michigan
The University of Michigan is a research university comprised of nineteen Schools and Colleges and a Health System that includes three hospitals and forty outpatient clinics. The combined student enrollment in 2014 was more than 43,000 students. In 2014 the University employed more than 45,000 faculty and staff.
The University seeks an experienced, creative, innovative, energetic and thoughtful individual to join the University’s Office for Institutional Equity (OIE). The individual will provide consultation, guidance, support and delivery of programming and services for the University of Michigan faculty, staff, students, administrators and management to support equal access, equitable treatment and inclusion of individuals with disabilities. The ADA Coordinator will also support OIE’s mission of furthering campus-wide diversity, inclusiveness, equal access, equitable treatment, and equal opportunity.
The scope of responsibility for this position includes faculty, staff, and student employment; and public, patient, faculty, staff and student access to programs and facilities. This position requires an experienced and well-trained professional who can effectively handle a variety of responsibilities in a fast paced environment. The ADA Coordinator reports to the Associate Vice Provost for Academic and Faculty Affairs/Senior Director of the Office for Institutional Equity.
The preferred candidate will:
· Provide guidance and consultation to the university community to insure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and other federal and state laws regarding equal access for people with disabilities.
· Serve as the central intake for matters relating to the ADA and work in partnership with various University offices regarding compliance, including but not limited to:
Deans and Directors
Hospitals and Health Centers
Facilities and Operations: Architects, Physical Facilities, Transportation and Parking Services
University Housing, Athletics, and the Performing Arts
Office of the General Counsel
· Incorporate state and federal technical assistance as well as demonstrated best practices to provide guidance regarding reasonable accommodations for faculty, staff and academic professionals with disabilities.
· Provide prompt resolution of inquiries from University employees and students, as well as the public regarding compliance with the ADA and other applicable federal and state laws relating to discrimination on the basis of disability.
· Provide guidance in sometimes complex situations while maintaining positive relationships with campus partners.
· Design and provide presentations for students, faculty and staff on disability awareness, compliance and the provision of equal opportunity for persons with disabilities.
· Develop, provide and maintain written materials and other informational pieces to broadly disseminate information regarding the ADA and the University’s policies relating to persons with disabilities.
· Respond to and formally investigate allegations of discrimination and non-compliance under the ADA and other applicable federal and state laws regarding discrimination on the basis of disability.
· Perform and/or consult regarding architectural barrier surveys; develop procedures for the fulfillment of requests for alternative formats, interpreting services, CART, and other communication access needs; and participate in a variety of committees to facilitate equal access and reasonable accommodation for people with disabilities.=
· Support the implementation of U-M policies and procedures related to equal opportunity, harassment prevention and nondiscrimination
· A minimum of five years of recent experience providing guidance on compliance with Titles I and II of the ADA, Section 504 and related disabilities law in a complex environment
· Master’s degree or equivalent level of experience
· Experience with people with a broad range of disabilities
· Demonstrated leadership and ability to enhance the experience of people with disabilities
· Demonstrated organizational, critical thinking and analytical skills
· Excellent written and communication skills
· Experience engaging in the above-outlined activities in a higher education environment
· Demonstrated recent experience collaborating with architects, civil engineers and/or project managers regarding the application of the 2010 Standards for Accessible Design
· Extensive knowledge of other AA/EEO and Civil Rights laws and regulations
SALARY: Commensurate with experience.
To ensure full consideration, please apply on-line at umjobs.org
Please direct any questions to Institutional.equity at umich.edu
U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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