ADA Compliance Officer
Plans, directs, and oversees the administration of all programs and services ensuring compliance with ADA and provides leadership and consultation in promoting access and equity for persons with disabilities.
Examples of Work
Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description. These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.
- Updates and maintains list of current deficiencies in the University’s facilities; coordinates project list and oversees budget for ADA facilities corrections.
- Makes recommendations for the allocation of funds for the University’s compliance initiatives to the University administrators.
- Coordinates ADA related activities with University offices including, but not limited to the Student Affairs, Institutional Equity and Diversity, Physical Plant, and Planning, Design and Construction.
- Serves as chairperson for the Committee on Persons with Disabilities
- Coordinates all requests for reasonable accommodations for staff and faculty.
- Coordinates all ADA grievance related activities filed by students, staff, faculty, and the University community.
- Directs the University’s compliance initiatives as it pertains to the ADA and other disability related laws and legislation
- Directs the University’s Title II activities, including Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan.
- Implements all recommendations noted in the Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan.
- Recommend policy changes to appropriate University officials. Interpret and implement University and Board of Trustees policies regarding ADA and other disability related legislation.
- Update and maintain list of ADA deficiencies on campus. Coordinate deficiency project list and oversee the budget for those projects.
- Coordinates ADA training sessions for all segments of the University community.
- Responsible for ADA plan review of all construction projects and also onsite inspections for all construction projects
Education and Experience
Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and six year of appropriate experience; or a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and ten years of appropriate experience.
Licensure and Certification
This position does not typically have supervisory responsibility.
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