Assistant Director for Employee & Campus Accessibility and Deputy ADA Coordinator
Location: Athens, Ohio
Internal Number: 47441
The Assistant Director, who also serves as the Deputy ADA Coordinator, provides essential support for implementation of university employee accommodations, as well as public, physical, and digital access. This position is integral to the university's assurance that obligations related to the ADA , Sections 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act are met.
This position receives, reviews, and coordinates employee accommodation requests and provides consultation to departments regarding employee access. Additionally, this position assists in the development and maintenance of accessibility throughout campus including physical facilities, technology and web access through receiving and responding to accessibility barriers brought to the attention of the office as well as the development of Equally Effective Alternative Access plans (for digital accessibility).
Primary Accountabilities are: 1) Determines eligibility and facilitates interactive process to determine reasonable accommodations for employees and the public. Position serves employees at all Ohio University campuses and may advise or consult with departments regarding accessible practices for the workplace. 2) Develops Equally Effective Alternative Access Plans in conjunction with internal departments and OIT Accessibility. Provides consultation regarding methods to support digital and technology access. 3) In consultation with the Assistant Dean, develops and maintains adaptive equipment inventory, essential service providers, directs departments to resources and processes, and executes strategic projects for the University Accessibility office. 4) Receives and responds to student, employee, or public concerns about barriers to access and coordinates response. Maintains records regarding accessibility barriers to assist in long-term planning. Provides consultation and support regarding creation of accessible spaces and responding to common accessibility needs.
Master's degree in Counseling, Vocational Rehabilitation, Special Education, College Student Personnel, or related field.
Experience providing guidance on compliance with the ADA, Section 504 and related disability law in a complex institutional or public sector environment.
Experience with disability access and employment issues in a higher education or public organization setting
Planning Unit: University College
Department: Student Accessibility Services
Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position: Crystal Hill, firstname.lastname@example.org
Employment Type: full-time regular
The target salary range for this position is $68,299 – $80,252. Salary is commensurate with education and experience, while also considering internal equity.
Employees enjoy a generous benefits package such as paid holidays, sick time, personal time, a tuition waiver up to 100% for self and dependents, a comprehensive insurance package (including but not limited to prescription, vision, dental, and life insurance), an excellent retirement plan with up to a 14% company contribution, a 12-week parental leave program, adoption reimbursement, transgender care, flextime and flexplace policies, counseling and mental health care, access to professional development programs, and more. Additional information is available at https://www.ohio.edu/hr/benefits.
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