Oregon Department of Transportation Salem, OR, USA
Announcement: ODOT18-3084oc Title VI/Environmental Justice/ADA Program Manager – Program Analyst 2 ODOT Headquarters – Office of Civil Rights Salem We are recruiting for the Title VI/Environmental Justice (EJ)/Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) program manager to join our Office of Civil Rights. This key role administers the agency's Title VI Program. In this role, you will develop and coordinate civil rights policies, programs, and procedures and their implementation. Showcase your strong communication skills as you respond to concerns and provide advice and direction to managers, employees, and contractors. You will also participate in training to identify and address Title VI/ADA issues in daily work and identify and address these issues within ODOT and its stakeholders. Join us in making a difference! ODOT is an award-winning organization more than 4,700 employees strong. We are nationally recognized for innovation in environmental considerations, public involvement and customer service, planning and design, and more. Click here to learn more about our Office of Civil Rights. We invite members of all diverse communities to join our workforce as we endeavor to best serve Oregonians from every background. ODOT values diversity and inclusion because they are good for Oregon. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, and providing opportunities for professional enrichment we are better able to serve those around us. We thank you for considering this employment opportunity. What's in it for you? We value work/life balance at ODOT. With 10 paid holidays a year, flexible work schedules, and competitive benefits packages – our time out of the office is just as important as time spent in the office. We are a recognized leader in the transportation industry and we offer our employees a robust benefit package that includes: Health, dental, and vision insurance for you and your family. Our employee share percent for our medical plans is only 1% or 5% - depending on the plan you choose. Sick leave earned at the rate of 8 hours per a month with no maximum accumulation. Vacation leave earned at 10 hours per month with the ability to roll over unused time across fiscal years with accrual rate increases at 5-year increments. 24 hours personal leave earned each fiscal year. We also offer our employees optional benefits ranging from life insurance to short and long term disability to flexible spending accounts. A pension plan and an opportunity to defer pre-tax earnings for retirement, health care deductibles, child care, and transportation. Grow your career with us – we offer unlimited growth potential in a variety of disciplines. These benefits are just the beginning, click here to visit our full benefits website. Work in beautiful Salem! Click here to learn more about Oregon's capital city. Additional Details: The successful candidate will become part of the state's management team. Duties and Responsibilities: Administer, manage, and develop ODOT's Title VI program on a statewide basis. Monitor program requirements and activities and ensure compliance with program. Represent ODOT at meetings with public and private groups, and act as liaison for ODOT with the Governors EJ Task Force. Conduct Title VI reviews and provide direction and technical assistance on Title VI compliance issues. Work with program officials to correct identified Title VI problems or discriminatory practices or policies. Review ODOT program manuals, contracts, and policy documents to determine whether Title VI is appropriately covered. Investigate Title VI complaints and resolve and/or recommend appropriate action for resolution. Provide training to internal staff and external local public agencies. Act as external ADA coordinator and ensure that the ODOT ADA transition plan is maintained and updated as required with support of other agency divisions and sections. Implement the ADA transition plan and work with program area staff to identify and address barriers to access for individuals with disabilities. Investigate and resolve Title II ADA complaints. Assist with external public accommodation requests and manage the Office of Civil Rights' comments/questions/concerns/requests database. Minimum Qualifications: A bachelor's degree in business or public administration, behavioral or social sciences, or a related degree and two years of experience coordinating or administering a government-regulated program. OR Any combination of experience or education equivalent to five years of experience coordinating or administering a government-regulated program. Desired Attributes/Application Scoring Criteria: In addition to your related work experience and education, we will use the attributes below to determine whom to interview. You are not required to have all of these attributes, but please make sure that the ones you do have are clearly demonstrated in your application materials. Your application materials may be graded on spelling, grammar, punctuation, and presentation. Demonstrated experience managing the administration of government-regulated programs such as Disadvantaged Business Enterprise, Emerging Small Business, Workforce Development, Title VI, or other federal or state programs. Demonstrated experience in building collaborative partnerships with members of the contractor community, small business advocacy organizations, community-based resource organizations, and local and regional government entities or other stakeholder groups. A proven track record in developing and implementing methodologies or procedures for federal, state, or other agency related programs and initiatives. Demonstrated experience in resolving controversial issues and effectively mediating differences of opinion and belief systems. Success in project management, public involvement, monitoring, and report generation. Working Conditions: Work is primarily performed in an office environment. Occasional statewide travel required. Must interact with groups at public meetings or with contractors or their representatives, including attorneys, and with others who are dissatisfied or disagree with agency's position and may be adversarial at times. Learn More and Apply! This recruitment closes at 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, December 26, 2018. Click here to learn more and to apply! Please note that we can only accept applications and/or resumes through our website. ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.