Health Operations - Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Program Administrator

  • Oregon Health Authority
  • Salem, OR (Hybrid)
  • May 17, 2023
Full time Government Human Resources

Job Description

Health Operations - Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Program Administrator (Human Resource Analyst 3)

Salary Range: $5,594 - $8,257/Month

Location: Salem, OR / Hybrid

Do you thrive in a fast-paced, and in an innovative environment? Do you enjoy working in a collaborative team environment with driven and passionate HR professionals dedicated to making a difference? This may be the career move for you!

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) at the Oregon State Hospital (OSH) has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Program Administrator to join an excellent team and work to ensure compliance with ADA regulations and facilitate accessibility initiatives. This is a full-time opportunity.

The Oregon Health Authority is committed to:

  • Eliminating health inequities in Oregon by 2030
  • Becoming an anti-racist organization
  • Developing and promoting culturally and linguistically appropriate programs,
  • Developing and retaining a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workforce that represents the diversity, cultures, strengths, and values of the people of Oregon.
  • Click here to learn more about OHA’s mission, vision, and core values.

What's in it for you?

  • Medical, vision, and dental benefits
  • 11 paid holidays
  • 8 hours of vacation per month, eligible to be used after 6 months of service
  • 8 hours of sick leave per month, eligible to be used as accrued
  • 24 hours of personal business leave per fiscal year, eligible to be used after 6 months of service
  • Pension and retirement programs 
  • Opportunity to potentially receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
  • Continuous growth and development opportunities
  • Opportunities to serve your community and make an impact through meaningful work
  • A healthy work/life balance, including fulltime remote options as well

What you will do!

Our organization is seeking an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Program Administrator to ensure our compliance with federal and state laws regarding individuals with disabilities. In this role, you will be responsible for administering a process to ensure that the needs of employees requiring or requesting job accommodations are met. As the point-person and subject matter expert on all aspects of ADA policy and associated compliance methodology, you will guide managers and business-line partners to ensure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA), the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other applicable laws and policies.


  • Ensure compliance with federal and state laws, as well as Agency policy, related to ADA and accommodations for employees with disabilities
  • Administer a process to ensure timely and effective processing of all accommodation requests
  • Guide managers and business-line partners on ADA policy and compliance methodology
  • Design effective processes and procedures to ensure efficient and effective processing of accommodation requests
  • Provide training and guidance to Agency staff on ADA best practices and compliance

What we are looking for!

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: (Please clearly outline how you meet the minimum requirements and special qualifications in your application/resume/cover letter. Failure to do so might disqualify you from consideration)

(a) A Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior or Development, Business or Public Administration, the Applied Behavioral Sciences, Industrial Relations, or a job-related course of study determined by the appointing authority; and three years of Human Resource professional-level experience related to the position.


(b) Valid certification as a Professional in Human Resource awarded by the Human Resource Certification Institute and four years Human Resource professional-level experience related to the position.


(c) Six years Human Resource experience related to the position. Four of the six years must have been at the professional level.

A master's degree in any of the above listed courses of study may substitute for one year of professional-level experience.

The State Certified Human Resources Professional (SCHRP) certification, awarded by the Oregon Chief Human Resources Office, substitutes for six months of human resource professional-level experience.

Valid Certification as a SHRM Certified Professional awarded by a nationally recognized organization, substitutes for one year of human resource professional-level experience.

Desired Attributes

  • Expertise in the concepts and application of the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act, ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA), the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other federal and state laws, State administrate policy (i.e., 50.020.10) and related EEOC guidance (e.g., U.S. Executive Order 13164) pertaining to persons with disabilities.
  • Working knowledge of current management theory and the dynamics of adult learning and organizational development.
  • Working knowledge of labor relations in a collective bargaining environment.
  • Working knowledge of public sector human resource practices (e.g., recruitment, FMLA/OFLA, Safety & Wellness, Workers Compensation insurance, pay equity, classification & compensation, etc.).
  • Basic knowledge of federal and Oregon state human resource laws, rules and regulations.
  • Skill in using a personal computer and the Microsoft 365 suite for enterprise (e.g., PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook, Teams, etc.) and ancillary office productivity software.
  • Skill in using Apple iPhone products and related communication applications.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively prioritize work, set goals, and achieve objectives.
  • Skill in communicating effectively, orally and in writing, with a variety of people to explain process and decision.
  • Ability to collaborate and mediate between individuals with competing interests.
  • Successful completion of a criminal background.
  • Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) clearance.
  • Law Enforcement Data Systems (LEDS) certification.
  • Valid Oregon Driver License or alternative.

How to Apply

To view the full job announcement and to apply visit:


Application Deadline: 6/6/2023

The Oregon Health Authority is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to workforce diversity.



$5,594 - $8,257/Month