Requisition Number: 03024659 Final Filing Date: 09-25-2019 Closing Date: Payroll Title: EMPLOYEE REL REPR 4 Number of Positions: 1 Salary: $6,150.00-$12,991.67/MO Appointment Type: Career Appointment Description: 100% Fixed; Monday-Friday 8am-5pm Overtime Eligible (FLSA): Exempt Union/HEERA Representation: This position is not represented by a collective bargaining unit
Department: HUMAN RESOURCES - 062110 Department Description:
Location: Davis Allow Applicants to Attach: Resume Cover Letter References
Job Summary: Under the general direction of the DMS Manager provides services mandated by federal and state law, UC System-wide Policies and UC Davis Procedures to faculty and staff with disabilities assuring consistent campus-wide application of Disability Law and Policy. Evaluates faculty, staff and student employees for program eligibility with respect to the Interactive Process and Reasonable Accommodation, to retain in employment when their work is impacted by a medical condition, illness or disability. This position reviews and has signature authority to approve medical separations. Provides union contract and policy interpretation, advice and consultation on Disability Management issues to campus managers and supervisors related to Interactive Process, Reasonable Accommodation and Medical Separation. Handles highly confidential and sensitive assignments that involve substantial complexity, regularly collaborating with campus leadership such as the Director of Employee and Labor Relations, Director of Faculty Relations, Campus Counsel, Deans and Assistant Deans, Department Chairs, Office of the President General Counsel, Campus and UCOP Risk Management. Collaborates with the university's workers' compensation Third Party Administrator, physicians, medical treatment providers, outside attorneys, state and federal agency representatives.
Work Environment: Travel to meetings on and off campus.
Work location is based equally at UC Davis campus in Davis, and UCDHS in Sacramento
UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space. Additional information and specifics regarding the policy are available at http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/index.html
Position is a mandatory reporter for known or suspected child or elder abuse and requires that a statement acknowledging the requirement to report child abuse be signed.
Background Check Required: Yes
Minimum Qualifications: Current Certified Rehabilitation Counselor; hold a current Counselor Certification from the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) or Current Certified Disability Management Specialist (CDMS) or be able to recertify within 6 months of hire.
Bachelor's Degree in counseling,psychology or related field
Experience conducting on-site job analysis in multiple settings including rural, agricultural, research, laboratories, administrative and varied locations.
Experience performing job site inspections requiring measuring, weighing, and operation of digital camera.
Experience with, and strong working knowledge of, Labor and Employment Law related to disability, including ADA, CA FEHA, FMLA, W.C. Labor Code.
Knowledge of state and federal legislation affecting employment, retention and confidentiality of employees with disabilities.
Demonstrated experience and knowledge of various counseling theories and techniques.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's Degree in counseling, psychology or related field.
Working knowledge of medical terminology and ability to understand and interpret medical reports and their respective implications in the development of appropriate work-site accommodation and/or placement.
Skill to analyze highly complex situations regarding disability as it affects performance of job duties.
Demonstrated skills to conduct complex negotiations of reasonable accommodations; to conduct job analyses; to evaluate and recommend reasonable accommodations.
Minimum of 5 years work experience in Disability Management and Vocational Rehabilitation in Higher Education, a Health Care System or a comparable large business organization.
Computer experience using Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Access or similar database, Internet and e-mail.
Skills to advise and consult with all levels of staff, including senior management, academic and staff employees, managers, supervisors and other professionals.
Skill to negotiate effectively.
Skills to develop innovative solutions to resolve highly complex personnel issues.
Experience with budget management and skill to provide effective stewardship of unit and university resources.
Skills to assist with program planning and representation of the program.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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