1840 Junior Management Assistant

ADA Coordinator

Recruitment #PEX-1840-903931


**Must have at least one year of ADA or Risk Management experience**

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Who We Are

The San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) is the seventh largest school district in California, serving more than 54,000 students who speak more than 44 documented languages across 136 schools in the city of San Francisco every year. We aim for every student who attends SFUSD schools to discover his or her spark, along with a strong sense of self and purpose, and that all students graduate from high school ready for college and career, and equipped with the skills, capacities and dispositions outlined in SFUSD’s Graduate Profile. Every day in our quest to achieve this mission we provide each and every student the quality instruction and equitable support required to thrive in the 21 st century.

What It Means to Work Here

The SFUSD community is unified by our Core Values:

● Student-centered: We put students’ needs first

● Fearless: We persist through challenges

● United: We celebrate and build on each other’s strengths

● Social Justice: We stand with those most vulnerable in our community

● Diversity-driven: We respect and seek to understand each person

We are also inspired by Vision 2025, which captures our aspirations and vision for the future of public education in San Francisco. Alongside the District’s strategic plan, Transform Learning. Transform Lives. SFUSD is reimagining how public education will change over the next decade to meet the dynamic future of San Francisco. As a CORE district, SFUSD is also a leader in critical systems change for more comprehensive school accountability and innovations that help strengthen the instructional core, which is the foundation of our strategic plan and Vision 2025.

Who We Want

We want talented people from diverse backgrounds and experiences, who are committed to and will champion our Core Values, are inspired by our mission steeped in equity, and who are motivated to unleash our children’s potential. We want people who are strong collaborators, skilled communicators, problem solvers and who are comfortable in a community of continuous learning.

As an 1840 Talent Management, Junior Management Assistant you will report to the ADA Compliance Manager and be a member of the Talent Management team. You will play an integral role in achieving the mission and goals of SFUSD by providing support to the ADA Compliance Manager in facilitating the Reasonable Accommodations process throughout the District for employees with disabilities.

We expect our 1840 Talent Management, Junior Management Assistant will:

- Assist the ADA Compliance Manager in facilitating the interactive process for employees and candidates with disabilities throughout the District, with responsibilities that include but are not limited to helping coordinate communications and provide assistance with individual cases as needed.

- Review limitations, restrictions, and/or accommodation requests in order to determine short-term and long-term reasonable accommodations.

- Track cases and ensure they are documented in a timely and accurate manner

- Facilitate, monitor, and support injured employees performing regular, modified, and transitional or alternative work during recovery consistent with an individual’s strengths, abilities, capabilities, and limitations

- Work with supervisors to adjust workplace accommodations within the scope of return-to-work programs.

- Assist with identifying the functions that are critical to the job and that the employee must be able to perform with or without an accommodation

- Obtain an assessment of the worker's capabilities from her or his treating physician.

- Actively works with physicians to clarify medical restrictions, limitations and their impact on work functionality.

- Research available accommodations and review the options together.

- If an employee cannot return to her or his regular job with or without an accommodation, offer an alternative in coordination with the department. Ensures proper documentation outlining process is appropriate.

- Keep in touch with an employee after she or he returns to work to offer support. Adjust accommodations as the employee improves.

- Facilitate early identification and referral for employees with workers’ compensation claims who are totally temporarily disabled or unable to be temporarily accommodated.

- Support short and long term goals of the Talent Management team.

The strongest candidates will have:

- Knowledge of San Francisco’s public schools/urban public schools and a commitment to the District’s Core Values.

- Experience managing Return To Work programs for unionized staff across multiple contracts

- Superb written and oral communication skills.

- Experience in a public sector union environment.

- Ability to multitask and meet deadlines in a stressful environment.

- Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build effective working relationships with district staff and colleagues

- Ability to work effectively in difficult situations that involve confidential and sensitive matters

- Ability to multitask and meet deadlines in a stressful environment

- Superb computer skills, including Google Drive and Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

- Outstanding organizational skills

- Familiarity with the reasonable accommodations process and underlying laws

- 3-4 years of progressive experience coordinating a Disability Case Management Program including but not limited to the ADA/FEHA interactive process, Workers’ Compensation Administration, or Leave Of Absence Administration, including Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)/California Family Rights Act (CFRA).

- 3-4 years of experience with people with a broad range of disabilities, and knowledge of various alternative formats and alternative technologies that enable people with disabilities to communicate, participate, and perform tasks


Minimum Qualifications

These minimum qualifications establish the education, training, experience, special skills and/or license(s) which are required for employment in the classification.  Please note, additional qualifications (i.e., special conditions) may apply to a particular position and will be stated on the exam/job announcement.

Possession of a Baccalaureate Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in public or business administration, accounting, finance, economics, social sciences, education or related fields, or other subject areas closely related to a specific departmental program or function; AND Substitution: Applicants may substitute up to 2 years of required education with additional qualifying experience in program/office/operations analysis.

How To Apply

Please use this link: https://www.edjoin.org/Home/DistrictJobPosting/1252464

Conviction History

As a selected candidate for a job, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you are a selected candidate. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances, such as:

  • Candidates for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.
  • Candidates for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.

Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City.

If you are a selected candidate, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.

Disaster Service Workers

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.


All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, ranging from 7.5%-13.25% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.

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