Department Description Disability Management Services (DMS) provides services mandated by federal and state laws; UC Policies and Procedures to faculty and staff with disabilities. This program provides guidance on all aspects of disability management, Americans with Disabilities Act compliance, and reasonable accommodations, whether work-related or non-industrial. Job SummaryFinal Filing Date : 02/29/2020Salary Range : $6,150.00-12,991.67Salary Frequency : MonthlyAppointment Type : CareerPercentage of Time : 100%Shift Hour : 08 HoursLocation : Ticon IIICity : SacramentoUnion Representation : NoBenefits Eligible : Yes We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs. THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY ResponsibilitiesUnder 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. Required 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 12 months of hire.
Master's Degree in counseling, psychology, related field or equivalent relevant experience.
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.
5 years work experience in Disability Management and Vocational Rehabilitation in Higher Education, a Health Care System or a comparable large business organization.
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.
Experience with budget management and skill to provide effective stewardship of unit and university resources.
Travel to meetings on and off campus.
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.
??This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment. EEOThe 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.
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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UC Davis is the home of the Aggies — go-getters, change makers and problem solvers who make their mark at one of the top public universities in the United States. Since we first opened in 1908, we’ve been known for standout academics, sustainability and Aggie Pride as well as valuing the Northern California lifestyle. These themes are woven into our 100-plus-year history and our reputation for solving problems related to food, health, the environment and society.Our 5,300-acre campus is in the city of Davis, a vibrant college town of about 68,000 located in Yolo County. The state capital is 20 minutes away, and world-class destinations such as the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake Tahoe and the Napa Valley are within a two-hour drive.