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ADA Coordinator

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Candidate must submit at least one reference from a current or previous employer. A writing exercise will be part of the selection process for finalists.

Posting Details

Position Information

Working Title ADA Coordinator
Classification Title Administrator I
Job Summary

The ADA Coordinator provides guidance and consultation to the University community to ensure compliance with the ADA, Sections 503 & 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, FEHA, and other federal and state laws regarding equal access for people with disabilities. The Coordinator will work in partnership with various University departments/offices regarding compliance including, but not limited to, the President, VPs, and AVPs, Deans and Directors, SSWD, Student Health & Counseling Services, Facilities Services, UTAPS, Housing & Residential Life, Athletics, University Counsel, and outside stakeholders. The Coordinator will help to coordinate resources available on campus.

FLSA MPP - This position is defined in the Management Personnel Plan (MPP) of the California State University. It is excluded from the collective bargaining process and is exempt from overtime provisions of FLSA. This position is covered by health benefits.
Classification Salary Range

2,441-8,603 monthly

Hiring Range $2,441 to $6,670 Monthly
Salary Grade/Range 1
Step N/A
Is this position Hourly or Intermittent? No
Regular or Temporary Regular
Full Time or Part Time Full Time
Pay Plan 12
Work Hours Monday-Friday, 8am- 5pm; other hours as required
Department Information

The Office of University Counsel at California State University, Sacramento provides, manages, and coordinates all legal services for Sacramento State, as an institution, to minimize legal risks and costs, and always to do so efficiently, reliably and professionally. It serves as a campus-based counsel and functions as a member of the Office of General Counsel for The California State University, Chancellor’s Office. Its primary responsibility is handling legal issues which arise at Sacramento State, but it also handles personnel and other administrative hearings and manages all CSUS’ litigation.

The Office of the University Counsel is committed to act with integrity, knowledge of the law, and reason, in support of the dynamic educational environment of the University.

Please visit the University Counsel web page at

Minimum Qualifications
Required Qualifications

1. Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university and/or college.
2. At least three years’ experience in Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)/Section 504 compliance (or state law compliance in same area) accessibility of programs, services and activities and physical accessibility for design and construction/barrier removal to include having served in the capacity of an outside expert providing advice or consultation on such issues or internally having lead and/or supervisory experience.
3. Demonstrated knowledge of the ADA, ADA regulations and guidelines, and other laws addressing the rights of people with disabilities in an educational environment as well as visiting public.
4. Demonstrated knowledge of best practices for increasing inclusiveness and access for individuals with disabilities, including implementation and ongoing review/amendment of ADA self-evaluations and transition plans.
5. Demonstrated knowledge of various alternative formats and alternative technologies that enable people with disabilities to communicate, participate, and perform tasks as well as access to electronic and information technologies and website accessibility, consistent with best practices.
6. Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with a wide range of people, including people with disabilities.
7. Demonstrated ability to collaborate and establish effective working relationships with various constituents such as management, faculty, and staff at all levels of the University as well as vendors, and visitors.
8. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
9. Demonstrated ability to work independently.
10. Demonstrated ability to effect institutional change.
11. Demonstrated ability to bring consensus to priorities and timelines with constituent/stakeholders groups.
12. Demonstrated organizational skills which includes prioritization of competing priorities, tracking and meeting deadlines.
13. Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
14. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and understanding of multicultural and cultural competencies.
15. Demonstrated competencies in Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Preferred Qualifications

16. Advanced degree (e.g., Masters, J.D.).
17. Demonstrated recent experience collaborating with architects, civil engineers and/or project managers regarding the application of the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design.
18. Extensive knowledge of other Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity and Civil Rights laws and regulations.

Physical Demands
Required Licenses/Certifications
Is Background Check Required Yes
Background Check Disclaimer

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

Eligibility Verification

Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency ( ie. H-1-B Visa).

Hiring Preference
Conflict of Interest

The duties of this position include participation in decisions that may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, the selected candidate will be required to file Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest when they first occupy the position, an on an annual basis, complete ethics training within 6 months of appointment, and attend this training every other year thereafter.

California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit

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Posting Detail Information

Posting Number AS0064P
Number of Vacancies 1
Open Date 07/12/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Priority Review Date 07/27/2017
Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidate must submit at least one reference from a current or previous employer.

A writing exercise will be part of the selection process for finalists.

For questions regarding this search, contact:

Contact Name Employment Services
Contact Phone 916-278-6326
Contact Email

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please select the highest level of education obtained.
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • Doctoral or Professional Degree
    • Some college
    • None of the above
  2. * Describe how your previous and current work experience addresses each of the knowledge, skills, and abilities requirements highlighted for this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents