ADA Coordinator at University of Denver

Posted in Other 5 days ago.

Location: Denver, Colorado





Job Description:

The Office of Equal Opportunity and Title IX (EOIX) is guided by the University of Denver's commitment to create and maintain an academic and work environment where its students, faculty, staff, and visitors are able to engage free of harassment, discrimination, or gender-based violence. EOIX helps to realize the University's commitment to and aspirations for development, implementation, execution, and monitoring of the federal and state mandated equal opportunity policies and programs. This also includes programmatic responsibilities such as supporting the University's compliance with Executive Order 11246; Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Equal Pay Act of 1963; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), as amended by the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA); the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and as amended by ADA Amendments Act of 2008; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) of 1974; Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) of 1994; the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) of 2008; Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act (CADA); Colorado Sexual Orientation Employment Discrimination Act (SOEDA); Colorado Prevention of Sexual Misconduct on Higher Education Campuses; Denver Municipal Ordinances; and other applicable federal, state, and local anti-discrimination laws through prompt, effective, and remedial investigative responses to complaints of harassment, discrimination, and gender-based violence brought by students, faculty, staff, and third parties and set forth in various University policies and guidelines.


Position Summary


The ADA/504 Coordinator will provide oversight and coordination for University disability initiatives and will be responsible for promoting and monitoring compliance with the ADA as amended, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to persons with disabilities, particularly relating to education and employment, and providing consultative services to various units and offices across campus. This position reports to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Equal Opportunity & Title IX in EOIX and serves as a key liaison across and beyond campus, providing strategic resource planning for all University services, facilities, polices, and procedures relating to, as well as the promotion of, University opportunities for persons with disabilities that may go beyond compliance with federal and state law. This position will partner and collaborate with other University divisions and departments, including Student Affairs and Inclusive Excellence (SAIE), Human Resources and Inclusive Communities (HRIC), Informational Technology (IT), and the Office of Teaching and Learning (OTL).


Essential Functions


In addition to following the University of Denver's policies and procedures, principal responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Serve as the campus authority on all Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)-related issues; promote compliance with the ADA at the University; provide information, expertise, leadership and guidance to the campus on disability-related issues.
  • Oversee compliance with Title I of the ADA by implementing the employment accommodation process and accommodation process for third parties. Oversee compliance with Title II of the ADA and corresponding provisions of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and relevant state law.
  • Provide on-going training and education to University employees and departments regarding disability policies and procedures and facilitate awareness training and technical assistance workshops achieving and maintaining compliance with ADA.
  • Review and develop relevant policies, practices, and procedures to promote and maintain compliance with disability-related laws.
  • Maintain current information regarding state and federal laws and regulations, as well as best practices, concerning the rights of persons with disabilities and process of providing reasonable accommodations to persons with disabilities.
  • Serve as a representative on University committees regarding physical and digital accessibility.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of relevant laws including the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the
  • Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act and Health Information Privacy, and broad knowledge of other equal opportunity laws and regulations.
  • Demonstrated experience in creating and supporting inclusive, diverse and respectful environments.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally, across all levels of the University.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field.
  • 3 years of experience in a position requiring leadership, analytical skills, and familiarity with ADA and other relevant law.
  • Demonstrated extensive knowledge and experience with engaging the disability community.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters or professional level degree in a related field from an accredited institution.
  • 4+ years experience in a position requiring leadership, analytical skills, and familiarity with ADA and other relevant law an institution of higher education.
  • ADA Coordinator certification.

Work Schedule

Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.



Application Deadline

For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) on Friday, November 19th, 2021.


Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.



Salary Grade Number:

The salary grade for the position is 13.



Salary Range:

The salary range for this position is $78,000-$93,000.

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidate's sex or any other protected status.


Benefits:

The University of Denver offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO pass. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.



Please include the following documents with your application:

1. Resume
2. Cover Letter

The University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer. The University of Denver prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age (40 years and over in the employment context), religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, veterans status, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under federal, state, or local law, regulation, or ordinance in any of the university's educational programs and activities, and in the employment (including application for employment) and admissions (including application for admission) context, as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended in 2008; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and any other federal, state, and local laws, regulations, or ordinances that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation. For the university's complete Non-Discrimination Statement, please see non-discrimination-statement.


All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.




Advertised: October 28, 2021
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