ADA Coordinator

first_imgThe ADA Coordinator has University wide influence, includingpolicy development and planning. The position requiresinterpretation and judgment when considering appropriate action andconsequences, and handles diverse and complex issues with decisionsguided by overall Mason goals and objectives. The scope ofresponsibility includes faculty, staff, and student employment, aswell as public and student access to programs and facilities. Responsibilities:The ADA Coordinator is responsible for developing, revising, andcoordinating implementation of University policies and proceduresrelating to persons with disabilities, tracking university progressrelating to its policies and procedures, as well as state andfederal laws relating to persons with disabilities, filing allnecessary reports, and providing technical assistance to Universityunits and offices. Special Instructions to Applicants: For full consideration, applicants must apply for positionnumber FA699z at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete andsubmit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume,and a list of three professional references with contactinformation. The George Mason University, Office of Compliance, Diversity andEthics is seeking an ADA Coordinator. George Mason University has astrong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellenceand diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encouragescandidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturallyinclusive environment. Required Qualifications:Applicants must have a Master’s degree in a related field or aJ.D; Five years of professional experience with progressiveresponsibility and demonstrated experience administering reasonableaccommodations, policy development and administration, complaintresolution, and providing training and technical assistance.A minimum of two years of supervisory experience isrequired; Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to interpret federal andstate equal opportunity and non-discrimination laws andregulations, including in depth knowledge of Americans withDisabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and bestpractices with regard to equal employment opportunities forindividuals with disabilities and accessibility;Must have strong organization, planning, analytical, problemsolving and excellent interpersonal skills;Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, use discretionand good judgment, maintain confidentiality and work under multipledeadlines. About the Position:Reporting to the Vice President of Compliance, Diversity andEthics, the ADA Coordinator provides leadership to promote fullinclusion of persons with disabilities in all aspects of the campuscommunity. The position directs, coordinates and monitorsUniversity compliance with the ADA, Sections 503 and 504 of theRehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, Fair Housing, and all otherfederal and state laws and regulations pertaining to persons withdisabilities. Preferred Qualifications:In-depth knowledge of ADA standards for accessible design, webaccessibility, and best practices for creating and maintaining anaccessible environment in a higher education setting;Experience training large groups of employees regardingdisability laws, policies, and best practices;Experience in the successful development and implementation ofeducational and training programs with strong presentation andfacilitation skills;Ability to conduct research and analyze data; Administrative experience in higher education, non-profit, orpublic sector organization is highly desirable;Experience resolving concerns pertaining to disabilitydiscrimination; Strong leadership skills and the ability to influence alllevels within an institution as needed. ADA Coordinator George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmativeaction employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in itscommunity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration foremployment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexualorientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability orveteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.last_img read more