Title VI/Environmental Justice/ADA Program Manager

The role:

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!

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.A day in
the life:

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.
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.
What we
need:

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.

Learn More and Apply!This
recruitment closes at 11:59 p.m. on March 25, 2019.Please note
that we can only accept applications and/or resumes through our website.ODOT
is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.