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ADA Compliance and Leave Administration Manager

South Orange County Community College District

MISSION VIEJO, California 92692
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South Orange County Community College District
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ADA Compliance and Leave Administration Manager


South Orange County Community College District

Initial Screening Date01/02/2018


Pay Range:16 - at $107,760 to $151,632 (salary placement in the salary range will be based upon comparable experience and qualifications; increases are given annually thereafter up to highest step)


In order to be considered for this opening, you must apply through the District website at https://jobs.socccd.edu


Summary Description:

To plan, develop, implement and administer comprehensive ADA compliance and all leave of absence programs for the District, by developing and implementing policies and procedures involving disability and leave requirements and responsibilities, establishing and enforcing compliance standards, investigating requests and complaints, consulting with college administrators, staff, and business associates on compliance and leave issues and resolution, and in educating all constituencies on the rights of persons with disabilities and leave policies, availability and requirements.


To manage all leave of absence processes and provide support and guidance in the development and effective administration of the programs, policies and procedures; respond to escalated employee inquiries in a timely, accurate and effective manner; document and communicate any necessary actions to the appropriate party(s) and update HR as necessary, following established procedures to provide satisfactory service to all inquiries; handle sensitive or complex processes and work closely with others as appropriate; and improve leave of absence processes, using automation and technology as applicable.


To foster a culture of collaboration, mutual respect, innovation, and continuous improvement throughout the District; lead by example; actively participate in and support District-wide participatory governance components and activities and other collaborative processes; encourage professional excellence among the staff and promote an organizational culture of customer service, innovation, and quality services.



Receives direction from the Vice Chancellor of Human Resources and Employee/Employer Relations or designee.


Exercises functional and technical supervision over professional, technical, clerical and/or other personnel if and when assigned.


To Apply:

Please visit the District’s Employment Opportunities website at https://jobs.socccd.edu for a detailed job description, to learn more about the District and to complete an on-line application.  


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Minimum Qualifications:

Knowledge of:

Best practices as related to ADA legal compliance and leave of absence administration.

Computer systems and software applications related to human resources and employer/employee relations programs.

Conflict resolution methodologies.

Fact finding and investigative methods, practices and procedures.

Federal, State, local and District laws, policies and regulations related to accommodation and accessibility requirements for the disabled as they relate to the construction and alteration of buildings and other public accommodations, employment, and educational programs and services.

Human resources information systems functions and operations.

Interpersonal skills including tact, patience and diplomacy.

Modern office practices, procedures, methods, and equipment.

Oral and written communication skills, including business report writing.

Organization, functions and inter-relationships of operating units of the District.

Principles and methods for conducting analysis of procedures and improving operational services.

Principles and practices of budget preparation, administration and control.

Principles and practices of organization and management, including staff development, training and supervision. 

Principles, trends, practices, procedures, methods and techniques of diversity and EEO and investigation and resolution of discrimination and harassment complaints.

Progressive discipline procedures and documentation.

State and federal laws, codes and regulations related to the American with Disabilities Act, including federal civil rights laws and regulations, including but not limited to, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.


Ability to:

• Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals.

Apply collaborative work strategies and gain the cooperation of employees at all levels of the organization.

Assure the preparation, maintenance and retention of pertinent files and data.

Collect, compile and analyze data.

Communicate clearly, concisely and effectively, both orally and in writing, with diverse constituencies within and outside of the District.

Conduct effective internal investigations.

Design and manage effective control, information and documentation systems.

Effectively communicate complex information, verbally and in writing.

Encourage professional excellence among the staff and promote an organizational culture of customer service, innovation, and quality services.

Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Exercise initiative and work independently with minimum direction.

Facilitate the resolutions of employee grievances and public complaints related to ADA compliance.

Glean and apply information from procedures, policy manuals, knowledge-based and other reference materials to answer inquiries and resolve issues promptly.

Interpret, apply and explain applicable District contracts, policies and procedures.

Interpret, apply and explain applicable local, State and federal laws and regulations.

Maintain confidentiality and privacy of any personal or sensitive data.

Maintain effective working relationships with all levels of District personnel, ADA advocates, collective bargaining representatives, regulatory agency representatives, business associates, and the public.

Maintain objectivity and freedom from prejudice.

Meet important deadlines.

Monitor and control confidentiality of personnel information according to the standards of the Privacy Act.

Operate computer and applications software, including database management, spreadsheet, word processing and software related to assignment.

Plan, develop, implement, and administer comprehensive ADA compliance and leave of absence programs.

Translate findings into clear, concise recommendations. 

Understand, interpret and apply applicable laws, policies and precedents.

Use sound judgment and personal initiative.

Work independently on complex assignments.


Education and Experience Guidelines:

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.



Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in human resources management, business or public administration or closely-related field, including or supplemented by courses or training related to assignment, such as disability studies, disability policy and services, human rights, disability law, and/or compliance.



At least three years of increasingly responsible experience in assisting in the development and implementation of employer-based legal compliance and accommodation programs mandated by federal and State laws, including the Americans with Disabilities Act, including or supplemented by two years of full-time paid experience in managing such a program.


License or Certificate:

A valid Class "C’ California driver’s license. Travel throughout the District may be required.

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