City and County of Denver Denver, Colorado, United States
Oct 27, 2020Full Time
About Our Job This job application will close on Wednesday, November 11th at 11:59 pm. Please apply as soon as possible in order to be considered. The Denver Division of Disability Rights Division (DDR) within the Agency of Human Rights & Community Partnerships (HRCP) is currently hiring. The Agency of Human Rights & Community Partnerships (HRCP) is the umbrella agency for nine distinct offices and one division that are helping to build a unified city where capacities and partnerships have been built and residents and leaders from all corners of our community are empowered and supported. This agency creates opportunities for innovation to take root in local government and throughout the community in order to impact local challenges. HRCP is the model of inclusiveness, recognizing that diverse perspectives, skills, and resources strengthen the foundation for lasting solutions. The Division of Disability Rights Division (DDR) is responsible for implementing and enforcing the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) within City government. Title II of the ADA ensures that individuals with disabilities have equal access and opportunities to all governmental activities, programs and services. DDRD also works closely with various community members and groups pertaining to issues related to people living with disabilities. Individuals living with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Denver Disability Rights Division: Title II ADA Coordinator Under the supervision of the Disability Rights Division Director, the responsibilities for this position include: Receives, tracks, investigates, responds to, and acts as a facilitator in complaint resolutions related to Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Facilitates technical assistance for ADA Liaisons across the City. Leads work and updates pertaining to the City's Transition Plan and Self-Evaluations in coordination with City departments and consultants. Serves as Staff Liaison to the Denver Commission for People with Disabilities. Serves as lead representative for Division of Disability Rights for the City's Emergency Operations Center. May supervise staff responsible for documenting and overseeing Citywide program access. Facilitates awareness training and technical assistance workshops for achieving and maintaining compliance with ADA. Assists departments with methods for providing modifications and accommodations to ensure public meetings are accessible and access issues are integrated into daily operations, policies, education, and public information. Reviews and develops relevant policies, practices, and procedures to create or maintain compliance with disability-related laws. Makes recommendations for actions to overcome identified issues and establishes goals to ensure implementation. Develops and maintains relationships with local disability advocacy groups and the local disability community. Conducts, attends, and participates in community meetings to provide information on projects. Provides appropriate resource referrals. Provides written and oral reports as needed. Handles sensitive and/or confidential matters. Performs other related duties as assigned. About You The ideal candidate will have integrity and a strong commitment to public service. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have/be the following: Demonstrated commitment to social justice. Demonstrated deep knowledge and experience with engaging the disability community. Experience with a disability and working closely with the disability community. 4+ years of experience working with ADA Title II Masters in Rehabilitation Counseling Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) Certificate or ADA Coordinator Training Certification (ACTCP) Thoughtful about communicating with varied stakeholders who may need individualized approaches related to their cultural, religious, social characteristics, and values. Ability to network and engage the community. Ability to provide assessments to address physical and programmatic barriers to people with disabilities. Able to work with minimum supervision. Ability to write reports, assessments and related correspondence. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to identify new opportunities which may facilitate overall program success. Ability to prioritize competing tasks. Mindset of service We realize your time is valuable, so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications: Education: Bachelor's Degree in a related field based on a specific position(s). Experience: Three (3) years of technical or administrative experience performing research and evaluation OR three years of experience performing technical and administrative duties within the related functional area. (Some positions may require experience in a specific area.) Education/Experience Equivalency: One (1) year of the appropriate type and level of experience may be substituted for each required year of post-high school education.Additional appropriate education may be substituted for the minimum experience requirements. To be considered for this position, you must include the following to have a complete job application. (Upload the multiple attachment(s) to the Resume/CV section on the My Experience tab): Resume or CV Cover Letter Please submit a cover letter explaining (1) why you would be ideal for this job, in light of the description above and (2) your professional experience related to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Please be specific about your professional experience as we are evaluating your fit for this position. About Everything Else Job Profile CA2307 Administrator I To view the full job profile including position specifications, physical demands, and probationary period, click here . Position Type Unlimited Position Salary Range $62,465.00 - $99,944.00 Starting Pay Based on education and experience Agency Human Rights & Community Partnership The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law. For information about right to work, click here for English or here for Spanish.