Human Resources Employment Opportunities

Civil Right Accommodations Administrator

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Position Type: Staff Full Time
Campus: UMass Boston
Department: Human Resources
Date opened: Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Eastern Standard Time

General Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Director of the Office of Civil Rights and Title IX, and working closely with Human Resources Compensation & Benefits Analysts, the CRTIX Accommodations Administrator facilitates aspects of CRTIX operations focused on accommodations, including assisting in the coordination of religious and ADA/504 accommodations for students, faculty and staff, including accommodations related to COVID; coordination of supportive measures pursuant to Title IX and Massachusetts law; website updates; record-keeping related to investigations, training materials and schedules; general office administration; and other tasks related to compliance with the University’s obligations under Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and various Massachusetts civil rights laws. This is a one-year term-appointed position, with the possibility of extension.

Examples of Duties:

  • Works with the Ross Center for Disability Services and Human Resources to coordinate reasonable accommodations for student employees. 
  • Works with CRTIX and Human Resources Compensation & Benefits Analysts to assist in providing reasonable accommodations to employees based on religion or disability, including accommodations related to COVID. 
  • Works with CRTIX staff to directly provide reasonable accommodations for students with pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions; accommodations for employees related to religious or spiritual beliefs; and temporary parking accommodations for community members with disabilities. 
  • Works with University Facilities and Campus Services to publish and disseminate information about access to campus for individuals with disabilities, including information about accessible routes on campus. 
  • Updates the CRTIX website as needed. 
  • Manages CRTIX and partners’ training schedule, and keeps records of training dates, materials, and attendees.
  • Performs related duties as assigned or required to meet University goals and objectives.
  • Understands responsibilities with respect to ADA/504, Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Clery, Massachusetts law, and other compliance requirements.
  • Works collaboratively with other campus stakeholders to fulfill the mission of CRTIX.
  • Understands responsibilities with respect to conflicts of interest and behaves in ways consistent both with law and with University policy.
  • Contributes toward creating a positive and respectful workplace defined by personal and professional competence, integrity, and collaboration.
  • Understands and contributes to implementation of departmental and institutional goals for achieving non-discrimination and creating a respectful, inclusive environment that is supportive of diversity.
  •  Uses access to sensitive and/or not yet public university related information only in the performance of the responsibilities of position and exercises care to prevent unnecessary disclosure to others.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensure) 

  • Bachelor’s Degree and more than 1 year of relevant experience (preferably in higher education), student affairs, human services, special education, disability studies, rehabilitation counseling, social work or counseling. 
  • Demonstrated experience working effectively with diverse populations across race, class, gender, sexuality, age, religion, ability, etc. 
  • Knowledge of the characteristics and accommodation requirements of people with disabilities, with a focus on social, workplace, and educational experiences. 

Preferred Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensure) 

  • Working knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as amended, section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (1973), and other relevant federal, state, and local legislation; understanding of how legislation is applied to the higher education setting.
  • Knowledge of the characteristics and accommodation requirements of people with disabilities, with a focus on social, workplace, and educational experiences.

Application Instructions:

Please apply online with your resume, cover letter and list of three references. Applications without cover letters will not be considered. 

Review of candidates will begin following the application closing date. 

Salary Range: $75,000-$80,000

This is a non-union exempt position. 

All official salary offers must be approved by Human Resources.

UMass Boston requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and to confirm proof of their vaccination status. Exemptions from the vaccine requirement will be permitted only for qualifying religious or medical reasons. Regardless of vaccination status, you must wear a face covering in public indoor spaces on campus.

Applications close: Eastern Standard Time

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All official salary offers must be approved by Human Resources.

The University of Massachusetts Boston provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, genetic information, pregnancy or a pregnancy-related condition, or membership in any other legally protected class. The University of Massachusetts Boston complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the university operates. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment.

UMass Boston normally does not provide H-1B visa sponsorship for non-academic positions.

The University of Massachusetts Boston is committed to providing a safe and secure environment that is supported by qualified employees for all of its students, faculty and staff to carry out the University's teaching, research and public service missions. As a condition of employment, the University will conduct appropriate background check reviews. For more information, please see the University of Massachusetts Boston campus policy and procedures for employee background reviews.

UMass Boston requires all employees to be vaccinated and to confirm proof of their vaccination status. Exemptions from the vaccine requirement will be permitted only for qualifying religious or medical reasons. Regardless of vaccination status, you must wear a face covering in public indoor spaces on campus.

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