Salary Range: $81,000/yr. - $160,600/yr. (Budgeted salary up to $94,000/yr.)
Works closely and collaboratively with all levels of the organization on highly confidential and sensitive matters that involve substantial complexity. Develops and provides training for department managers, supervisors and partners regarding obligations under law, policy and collective bargaining agreements related to individuals with disabilities. Tracks, monitors, and updates cases in UC Accommodate database and maintains statistics and metrics, as needed.
Under the general direction of the Disability Management Services (DMS) Supervisor, the DMS Coordinator provides disability management services to staff, academic and student employees with disabilities, injuries, illnesses or medical conditions as mandated by ADA/FEHA, UC policies and collective bargaining agreements.
Provides guidance, referrals, and resources to employees with disabilities and their supervisors/managers related to the reasonable accommodation process. Obtains and clarifies medical documentation of disability related limitations/restrictions, facilitates the interactive dialogue between the employee and supervisor/manager, researches develops and recommends individualized accommodation plans. When necessary, the Coordinator makes referrals for reassignment/alternate job search and consults on requests for medical separation. The Coordinator has authority to approve medical separations.
Additional Minimum License/Certification
Current Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) or Counselor Certification from the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) or Current Certified Disability Management Specialist (CDMS) or be able to certify within 12 months of hire.
Bachelor’s Degree in related field and a minimum of 5 years work experience in Disability Management/Vocational Rehabilitation.
Computer experience using commonly used applications and databases including Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, etc.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA)
Strong working knowledge of Federal and California laws related to employees and applicants with disabilities, including ADA/FEHA/FMLA/CFRA/PDL/WC. Experience interpreting medical documentation of disability related limitations/restrictions, facilitating the interactive process and providing reasonable accommodations in a large, complex organization
Demonstrated conflict resolution and negotiation skills to include excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong analytical and critical thinking skills to define and solve a problem quickly.
Demonstrated commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion efforts; experience working effectively with diverse group and adhering to the UC Davis Principles of Community.
Organized and detail oriented; demonstrated ability to successfully manage a large workload with frequently changing priorities and experienced in delivering effective workshops and trainings.
Master’s Degree in counseling, psychology, related field or equivalent relevant experience
5 years’ work experience in Disability Management/Vocational Rehabilitation in a Health Care System or a comparable large business organization
Experience delivering effective workshops and training
This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.
The University of California has implemented a SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination Policy (ucop.edu) covering all employees. To be compliant with the policy, employees must submit proof of vaccination or a University-approved exception or deferral.
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