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ADA Compliance Officer

Company name
Los Angeles Community College District

Experience
3 yrs required

Location
Los Angeles, CA, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Compliance

Posted on
Sep 09,2019

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The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) invites applications for the position of ADA Compliance Officer. This position develops, implements, and evaluates policies, procedures, and standards for the effective administration of a comprehensive District ADA compliance program; coordinates and monitors compliance activities.


MONTHLY SALARY: $7,445 - $9,223*
*Salary Information is based on a full-time, 12-month position

 

TYPICAL DUTIES
Plans, coordinates, and monitors ADA compliance activities of the District, including ensuring that every college identifies an ADA compliance support representative.

Develops, implements, and periodically reviews self evaluation processes to assess policies, procedures, services, and practices related to ADA and accessibility compliance obligations of the District in areas such as public services, educational/instructional services, student support services, facilities design and alteration, telecommunication and technology services, transportation, and employment.

Recommends appropriate proactive or corrective actions to address disability and access compliance issues; monitors the progress toward established goals and objectives on a district-wide basis.

Chairs the District ADA Advisory Committee ensuring appropriate representatives from affected student and employee groups for the review of issues pertaining to compliance related to programs, services, or facilities; attends and participates in other committees related to assigned responsibilities.

Develops, publishes, and maintains effective and accessible grievance procedures that provide for prompt and equitable resolution of all disability related complaints.

Receives, investigates, and responds to disability related inquiries and complaints from staff, students, the public, and regulatory agencies.

Maintains a case management system of student and employee requests for accommodations, provides guidance to District staff on how to address these requests, and tracks disposition of requests.

Participates in the review of building designs and alterations as they relate to ADA and accessibility compliance obligations and makes recommendations.

Interprets federal and state disability laws using Supreme and Appellate Court decisions, legislative guidance, executive directives, best business practices and other research material.

Stays abreast of legislative changes affecting ADA regulations, analyzes the effects, and makes sound recommendations.

Designs and implements outreach and educational programs to increase knowledge and understanding of ADA policy, issues and compliance responsibilities among ADA compliance support representatives, administrators, faculty, staff, students, contractors, vendors and community members, and develops and implements tailored training and development activities.

Prepares a variety of descriptive and evaluative reports, correspondence, and makes presentations related to ADA issues.

Performs related duties as assigned.


VACANCIES
A current vacancy exists at the District Office, 770 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90017. The hiring list established by this examination will also be used to fill future vacancies as they occur during the life of the list.  Our Colleges include: Los Angeles City College; East Los Angeles College; Los Angeles Harbor College; Los Angeles Mission College; Los Angeles Pierce College; Los Angeles Southwest College; Los Angeles Trade-Technical College; Los Angeles Valley College; West Los Angeles College


BENEFITS

  • Medical and dental insurance and vision care plans are provided for employees and their dependents.
  • A $50,000 life insurance policy is provided free of charge for each employee.
  • 12 full-pay days and 88 half-pay days of illness leave.
  • At least 15 paid holidays per year.
  • Vacation days accrue annually beginning at 10 days and increasing incrementally to 24 days depending on years of service with the District.  Vacation days for management and confidential positions begin at 15, 20, or 24 days.
  • Other paid time off includes: bereavement leave, personal necessity leave, court subpoena, and jury duty.
  • Employees become members of the Public Employees Retirement System.  The employee contribution rate is 6 percent.  The District also contributes to the retirement system.  Employees are also covered by Social Security.
  • Employee Assistance Program


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCEPTANCE OF AN APPLICATION:
Education and Experience:

A bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university, preferably with a major in public administration, educational administration, human resources management, business administration, law, or a related field AND three years of recent, full-time, paid experience in developing and implementing employer-based compliance and accommodation programs mandated by federal and state laws, including the Americans with Disabilities Act. A master’s degree is desirable.

Special:
A valid Class “C” California Driver's License. Travel to locations throughout the District is required.

For a complete job description including the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities associated with the position please visit our website.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The examination process may consist of one or more parts which may include a training and experience evaluation, written test, performance test and/or oral interview.

ACCOMMODATION
Individuals protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may request, orally or in writing, an accommodation in the examination process. Documentation of the need for accommodation is required solely for the purpose of establishing that the applicant has an ADA disability and that the disability necessitates a reasonable accommodation. Typically, a recent letter from an appropriate health care or rehabilitation professional which establishes that the applicant has an ADA qualifying disability, identifies the functional limitations as they relate to the testing situation, and recommends/suggests the appropriate accommodation is sufficient.  In order for appropriate arrangements to be made at the testing site, a request for accommodation and required documentation must be received by the Examiner of Record at least 3 days prior to the administration of the test.

HOW TO APPLY
Online

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DEADLINE
Completed applications must be submitted through our online employment system by 4:00 P.M. on FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2019. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application.  For a listing of other job opportunities with the Los Angeles Community College District, call our 24-hr job hotline, or refer to our Web Page.

Contact Us
Personnel Commission: (213) 891-2129
24-hr Job Hotline: (213) 891-2099
TDD: (213) 891-2408
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 7:30AM – 4:30PM

 

Company info

Los Angeles Community College District
Website : https://www.laccd.edu

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