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Title VI/ADA Coordinator(DOT Executive Assistant I)

at Maryland Transit Adminsistration

Pay: $48034 to $76896/year
$48034 - $76896
Posted: 6/17/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2391373
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Description

MARYLAND TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION
DOT EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT I (7340)
Title VI/ADA Coordinator

CAREER SERVICE

Open to all qualified applicants
**Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply**


Are you seeking a job where your work is rewarding and provides excellent benefits?
The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration (MDOT MTA) invites you to apply today to be considered for a position that provides customer service to the citizens of Maryland every day. MDOT MTA is one of the largest transit systems in the United States and is seeking dynamic and energetic individuals to join the MTA team. 
 
This is an MDOT MTA position-specific recruitment for a generic job classification.  The resulting list of eligible will be used to staff this MDOT MTA position or function only. You will need to reapply for any future generic or job specific recruitment for this job classification.

The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration (MDOT MTA) is recruiting for a Title VI/ADA Coordinator (DOT Executive Assistant I). This is the advanced or lead level of work administering equal opportunity compliance programs for MDOT MTA. The employee will assist in the development and implementation of civil rights compliance programs receiving federal funds and relating to prohibited discrimination in programs and services, based on race, color and national origin; and, disability as it applies to public access to transit services.  The employee will serve as a civil rights liaison for MDOT MTA and the Office of Equal Opportunity Compliance Programs in the areas of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended.  The Title VI/ADA Coordinator will also be responsible for the following: assisting in the implementation of federal and state laws along with requirements from the U.S. Department of Transportation and Federal Transit Administration;  coordinating agency public access strategies and community efforts for minority, low income, limited English proficient persons and individuals with disabilities as applied to transit; serving as a technical expert as it relates to Title VI and ADA; conducting research on relevant civil rights law and assisting with the program implementation; facilitating civil rights training; investigating/resolving discrimination complaints based on a protected class and assisting in the development of agency and department-wide policies and procedures for the above programs.  

This position is located in Baltimore City, MD.
 
 

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:  A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
Experience:  Four years of experience administering an equal opportunity program or equal access compliance program; or ensuring adherence to fair practice standards; or evaluating a business or public entity for compliance with federal, state or municipal laws and regulations. *Two years of this experience must involve monitoring Title VI and/or ADA programs for compliance with regards to transit system services and operations*.

*Selective Qualifications are utilized when the position requires specific or additional bona fide occupational qualifications (i.e.., knowledge, skills or abilities.)
 
The ideal candidate will possess:  
- Knowledge and understanding of Federal/State laws, regulations, and executive orders as they relate to Civil Rights.
- Project management, to include leading or guiding various levels of professional staff on project teams.
- Experience as an Instructor Led Trainor or Facilitator in the area of civil rights  
- Technical writing skills related to the development of manuals or guidebooks.
- Experience leading or assisting in the development of agency programs, policies, procedures, and guidelines.
- Experience creating or assisting in the development of reports and presentations using MS Office Suite (i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

Notes:
1.  Additional experience directly related to protected groups and their problems in the areas of compliance with civil rights statutes or community and human relations; or monitoring contracts and investigating regulated activities to ensure compliance may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required four-year degree.
2.  Thirty graduate credit hours from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one year of the required experience.
 

Licenses & Certifications

None

Additional Information

TO APPLY
You must complete a Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) application (Form DTS-1) to be considered for this recruitment. Resumes may not be substituted for the application. Consideration for employment may be based solely on the contents of your application. Therefore, it is essential that the application is filled out completely and accurately, listing all relevant experience in detail and addressing the specific requirements shown above. Please include all relevant experience on your application. This includes, but is not limited to, full or part time, volunteer, military, acting capacity, or any other experience that is relevant to the position you are applying for within MDOT, one of the Transportation Business Units, or the Authority. If you have held more than one position at the same employer, please list each position that you held and the length of time that you held each position. 

The incumbent in this position may be a member of a covered bargaining unit.

NOTE:  Applications not filled out will not be considered. The selected candidate may be subject to background and reference checks. Employees are subject to the State Substance Abuse Policy to include possible drug testing.

It is highly recommended that applications be completed and submitted online by registering at www.mdot.maryland.gov/employment. Make sure you meet the minimum and selective qualifications and follow the instructions on MDOT's Online Employment Center website.

Applicants not applying online may obtain a DTS-1 Application form by calling (410) 767-3860 and mail to: MTA Office of Human Resources, 6 Saint Paul Street, 5th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202. Applicants may also submit their application directly to the Office of Human Resources.

Applicants with degrees granted outside of the United States will be required to provide a written evaluation of education documentation by a credentialing organization such as: International Credential Evaluation (WES), https://www.wes.org/.

MTA Does Not Discriminate Based On: Age, Ancestry, Color, Creed Gender Identity or Expression, Genetic Information, Marital Status, Mental or Physical Disability, National Origin, Race, Religious Affiliation, Belief or Opinion, Sex or Sexual Orientation.
 
Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be provided as requested.
  
The Maryland Department of Transportation is not sponsoring new employees in application of the H-1B Visa at this time due to budgetary constraints. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Federal regulations prohibit H1B Visa candidates from paying sponsorship fees; all sponsorship fees must be assumed by the potential employer.
 
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Issue Date: 04/10/19