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Disabilities Specialist
Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey
 
 
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Date Posted 05/11/2022
Category
Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Position Details
Position Information


Recruitment/Posting Title Disabilities Specialist
Job Category Staff & Executive - Human Resources
Department Employment Equity
Overview
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state of New Jersey’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Established in 1766 and celebrated a milestone 250th anniversary in 2016, the university is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States. More than 70,800 students and 27,000 faculty and staff learn, work, and serve the public at Rutgers locations across New Jersey and around the world.
Rutgers University–New Brunswick took root over 250 years ago. We are the state’s most comprehensive intellectual resource—the flagship campus of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, as designated by the Association of American Universities. We are the region’s most high-profile public research institution and a leading national research center with a global impact.
University Human Resources (UHR) supports the Rutgers mission as an institution of prominence, preeminent in research, teaching, service, and clinical care. We strive to provide the highest level of customer service in delivering a comprehensive network of programs, services, and expertise to attract, retain, and develop diverse and highly skilled top talent.
Posting Summary
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Disabilities Specialist for the Office of Employment Equity (OEE). This position reports to the Associate Director, Accommodations, Office of Employment Equity.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
  • Assists in maintaining a program for ensuring the university’s compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended (“ADA”), and the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (disability) (“LAD”) with regard to staff employees.
  • Consults and collaborates with the employee requesting accommodation, the employee’s department, and others, as appropriate, and prepares communications regarding same.
  • Trains supervisors and other affected persons in the requirements of the ADA and LAD, the university’s procedures for handling requests for workplace accommodations, and related issues.
  • Assists in maintaining a central record of accommodation requests received by the university and of responses to such requests.
Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift
FLSA Exempt
Grade 06
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 71087.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 89978.500
Annual Maximum Salary 108870.000
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description Administrators Confidential
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft
Benefits
Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview .
Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https://finance.rutgers.edu/healthcare-risk/insurance/postdoctoral-health-insurance.
COVID-19 Immunization Requirement
Under Policy 60.1.35 , Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption.  Prospective employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster within two weeks (14 calendar days) of eligibility .  Based on current guidance, individuals are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the final dose of any COVID-19 vaccine authorized or approved for use in the United States by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  Eligibility for a booster against COVID-19 varies and is explained on the University’s web site located at https://coronavirus.rutgers.edu/covid-19-vaccine .  Failure to provide proof of primary vaccination and booster will result in rescission of a prospective employee’s offer of employment and/or disciplinary action up to and including termination.
Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility ABP

Qualifications


Minimum Education and Experience
  • A Bachelor’s degree preferably in a higher education environment or an equivalent combination of education and/or related experience.
  • A minimum of five years of relevant professional experience.
Certifications/Licenses
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Must have knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended, and the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination.
  • Must have excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, strong analytical and organizational skills, as well as computer literacy to include Microsoft Office software.
  • Must have demonstrated experience in exercising a high level of confidentiality in disseminating sensitive information and providing exceptional customer service.
Preferred Qualifications
  • JD preferred.
Equipment Utilized
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Oracle PeopleSoft.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Special Conditions

Posting Details


Posting Number 22ST1607
Posting Open Date 05/10/2022
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus Cook (RU-New Brunswick)
Location Details
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Pre-employment Screenings


All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.



Infection Control and Safety


This position is subject to all Rutgers University policies, including TB surveillance and other infection control and safety policies. Please review the Tuberculosis Surveillance Policy for additional information.



Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement


It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement



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