Program Manager – Accessibility Compliance Tracking and Data Analysis
Do you have a passion for access and inclusion? Are you an innovative problem solver who enjoys being part of new and emerging initiatives and projects? The Executive Director for Accessibility at the University of Cincinnati is adding a Program Manager to a new office responsible for university-wide compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act, and other disability-related laws. This position will support the university in making data-driven decisions to increase the accessibility of campus for individuals with disabilities.
Assists the Executive Director for Accessibility in creating, monitoring and administering policies and procedures related to the Americans with Disabilities Act, Sections 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, the EIT Accessibility policy and Corrective Action Strategy, and other relevant laws, policies and procedures. Supports the establishment of protocols and processes for organizing and maintaining university-wide accessibility related records, responding to records requests, and providing accurate data on office activities, goals and initiatives
Compiles and maintains data to track compliance with ADA, 504/508 laws, policies and related procedures, including tracking accommodation requests and provisions for students, employees and visitors
Coordinates with UCIT, Digital Communications and other partner offices to centrally gather and analyze data related to the EIT Accessibility policy and the EIT Accessibility Corrective Action Strategy and contributes to progress reports to the Office for Civil Rights or other external agents
Utilizes data on electronic accessibility audits to oversee the annual reporting process for colleges and units as required by the EIT Accessibility Policy
Analyzes and applies data to create strategic communications, reports and compliance plans for the resolutions of complaints
Establishes a regular schedule for auditing campus accessibility data and make recommendations for implementing corrective action strategies to address gaps identified by accessibility audits
Reviews records for accuracy, completeness and to ensure compliance with policies and processes
Assists Executive Director in developing metrics to assess the effectiveness of university services and initiatives, providing recommendations based on analysis to promote a culture of continuous quality improvement
Bachelors' degree with three (3) years' experience; -OR- Associate's degree with five (5) years' experience; -OR- seven (7) years' experience;.
Proficient in data analytics software such as Microsoft Excel or SAP
Experience implementing best practices in data collection and assessment
Ability to interact with stakeholders from all levels of a complex organization.
Working knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Sections 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, WCAG 2.0 web accessibility standards, and other disability non-discrimination provisions of state and local laws
At least 1-year experience in a compliance related role or office
This position will be a professional position paid at an hourly rate.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
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About University of Cincinnati
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSIO...N STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.