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ADA/504 PROGRAM MANAGER

  • 515018
  • PHOENIX
  • DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Feb 6 2023 at 23:55 MST

DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION

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ADA/504 PROGRAM MANAGER

DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION

Job Location:

Address:  206 S. 17th Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85007

This position may offer the ability to work a hybrid schedule, within Arizona, based upon the department's business needs and continual meeting of expected performance measures.

Posting Details:

Salary: $65,000 - $75,000 

Anticipated Salary: $70,949.84

Grade: 22

Closing Date: 02/06/2023

Job Summary:

Are you interested in an environment where leaders foster a culture based on respect for people and continuous improvement?   ADOT leaders model a collaborative, problem solving, and coaching based culture focused on employee engagement and development. Leaders are accountable, transparent, and communicative as they sustain an inclusive, diverse, and safe environment. ADOT leaders are visible and present, demonstrating: We are Connecting Arizona

Under the general direction of the Civil Rights Office (CRO) Program Coordinators this position is responsible for the management and supervision of ADOT's Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (504) Program. This position will have management and supervisory responsibilities over the CRO Specialist who will be responsible for ADA/504 compliance, monitoring, and reporting activities. This position provides guidance on ADA/504 matters; including ADOT's facilities, programs, activities and services, assisting in programs and practices, and investigating and processing ADA/504 accommodation requests and complaints. Manage and supervise ADA/504 federal reporting requirements; program plans, reports, documents, and resolving customer/stakeholder ADA/504 issues. Refine processes and update ADA Inventory through the Feature Inventory System. Model ADOT values through leading, coaching and developing problem solvers to implement and sustain a continuous improvement culture. Leaders are accountable, transparent, and communicative as they foster an inclusive, diverse, and safe environment.

Job Duties:
  • Manage and supervise ADA/504 civil rights compliance activities through the CRO Specialist to ensure compliance with federal regulations (28 CFR part 35 Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability in State/Local Gov., 49 CFR part 27 Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability in Programs or Activities Received Federal Financial Assistance).

  • Manage and supervise ADA/504 compliance activities through the CRO Specialist to ensure compliance, monitoring, and reporting requirements with ADOT's divisions, facilities, local government, subrecipients, grantees, construction contractors receiving federal funds from ADOT and private businesses under contract or agreement who perform a service or activity on behalf of ADOT.

  • Manage and supervise ADA/504 federal reporting requirements; program plans, reports, documents, and resolving customer/stakeholder ADA/504 issues. Refine processes and update ADA Inventory through the Feature Inventory System.

  • Attend management meetings with CRO, ADOT groups, federal agencies, management, contractors, consultants, local governments, and subrecipients to discuss and resolve compliance issues. Represent CRO at meeting with ADOT's Director's Office and other groups as needed. Conduct interviews, investigating, and processing of complaints of ADA/504 discrimination filed against ADOT program areas, ADOT sub-recipients, consultants, and third party providers & contractors.

  • Manage and supervise training activities through the CRO Specialist. Provide technical assistance and guidance to ADOT internal and external
    stakeholders regarding ADA compliance requirements.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge in:

- ADA regulations and guidelines.
- Federal and state laws, rules, policies, and regulations.
- Interviewing and discovery techniques.
- The culture of minority, disadvantaged groups and disability advocacy groups and organizations.
- Various computer applications/software utilization.
- Data analysis and research techniques.
- Google Suites.

Skill in:

- Planning, organization and supervision.
- Verbal and written communication.
- Analytical and problem solving.
- Interviewing and interpersonal skills.
- Data analysis and report writing.
- Interpreting statutes, policies, and procedures.
- Basic field data collection techniques.

Ability in:

- Meet deadlines and manage multiple priorities.
- Effectively manage and supervise staff for results.
- Gather and analyze data.
- Write clear and concise reports, letters, or other material.
- Analyze facts, interpret laws and regulations, draw logical conclusions, and make informed decisions.
- Provide training and present information; respond to verbal questions appropriately.
-Ability to coach and develop employees, including continuous improvement practices and principles

Selective Preference(s):

A minimum of 3 or more years of experience working in a civil rights, affirmative action, equal employment opportunity, small business, government contracting, compliance, transportation, or federal program management-related position. A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Business, Management, Public Administration, a related field is preferred, or other combinations of education and experience.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Valid State Driver's License with an acceptable 39 month driving history.

Benefits:

The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
• Sick leave
• Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
• Health and dental insurance
• Retirement plan
• Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
• Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

Retirement:

Mandatory participation in the Arizona Retirement System (ASRS) is required.

Contact Us:

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by calling (602) 712-7279. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation. ADOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.

ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)

All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.