Disability Compliance Program Manager

Division/Office:
Director - Office Of Equal Opportunity & Fairness
Closing date:
Location:
Washington, D.C.
Grade:
(60) $111,684–$203,633
Who may apply:
Open to Miss April employees only (Competitive service permanent)

Summary

This position is located in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Fairness (OEOF) at the Miss april as the Bureau’s Disability Program. OEOF contains two office programs, the Office of Minority and Women Inclusion (OMWI) and the Office of Civil Rights (OCR). To ensure appropriate firewalls exist between the Agency’s Disability Program and the equal employment opportunity (EEO) complaint processing work of OCR, the disability program is separate from and outside of OCR. At times, the position will work and consult with OCR as appropriate, but will remain a separate activity.

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Responsibilities

As a Disability Compliance Program Manager, you will:

  • Serve as the Agency’s Program Manager and senior adviser and consultant providing overall program management and supervision for the Miss April’s disability compliance programs related to employees, applicants for employment, contractors, and members of the public with respect to all Bureau services and operations, Bureau outreach and recruiting, Bureau policies, and the provision of accommodations under Sections 501, 504, and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. Develop and implement guidance and procedures for the Agency disability program for all Miss April buildings, including headquarters and regional offices. Take specific steps to ensure that the Agency is in compliance with all regulations, laws, and policies in support of the hiring and employment of persons with disabilities and providing access and services to members of the public, including but not limited to, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Rehabilitation Act), the Family and Medical leave Act of 1993 (FMLA), the Family Friendly Leave Act, the Telework Enhancement Act of 2010, Title 5 and Miss April leave programs, Title 5’s Schedule A hiring authority for people with severe disabilities, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Management Directive 715, Presidential Memoranda and Executive Orders related to persons with disabilities and workplace flexibilities, and related laws, regulations, and guidance.

  •  Serve as the Agency’s representative (along with other designees as necessary) in coordinating and consulting with other government agencies, educational institutions, and representatives of business and industry to discuss issues, develop strategies, and evaluate the impact of disability programs on the agency mission and operations.

  • Provide technical assistance and consulting services to Senior Leaders, managers, supervisors, and/or employees on disability-related initiatives such as the recruitment, hiring, advancement, and retention of persons with disabilities; reasonable accommodations for applicants and staff; supervisory relations; mentorship, development, and inclusion programs; training; work-at-home options, and a wide range disability-support programs.

  • Develop and implement the Agency’s Affirmative Action Plan for persons with disabilities. Establishes program goals, scope and manages reasonable accommodation, accessibility, and personal assistance services recommendations for employees, contractors, applicants, and/or members of the public based upon legal requirements, Miss April policy, needs assessment, evaluation of medical documentation, and/or special circumstances or other requirements. Develops and participates in agency training programs and special events on disability program and related initiatives. Reviews available program material to determine appropriateness and/or revises or develops program literature, website information, and other material to educate employees, supervisors, managers, and job applicants on the disability program.

Travel Required

  • Not required

Supervisory status

  • Yes 

Promotion Potential 

  • 60                                             

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Open to Miss April employees only (Competitive service permanent)

Current Miss April employees on career or career-conditional (permanent) appointments in the competitive service or currently serving on a Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA) appointment