Consultant - Job Accommodation Network
The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) at West Virginia University is seeking an individual with a Master's degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, Social Work, Industrial and Labor Relations, Human Resources, Safety Engineering, Business Administration or related fields for the position of Consultant. JAN is the premier workplace accommodation and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance consultation service of the U.S. Department of Labor. This junior level Consultant provides highly specialized disability related information and referral services to customers of the JAN, a nationally renowned consulting service. The Consultant will provide direct services to JAN customers including individuals with disabilities, rehabilitation professions, and others. The Consultant also assists more senior consultants with external training and publication development. This position provides support to both external (more than 50,000 individuals with a disability, rehabilitation professionals, and other service users) and internal customers (10 Consultants and Lead and Senior level as well as two Principal Consultants, 4 technical staff, and Program Director and Manager) of the JAN.
The ideal candidate may have relevant certification (i.e., Rehabilitation Counseling, Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), Professional in Human Resources) and experience with assistive technology.
At least 1 year of experience required in working with individuals with disabilities in prescribed specialty areas (motor, sensory or cognitive disabilities and limitations), knowledge of ADA and related legislation, experience in communicating with individuals of all education levels, knowledge of the rehabilitation process, assistive technologies, and experience with various database systems.
At West Virginia University, we leverage our talents and resources to create a better future for our state and the world. As West Virginia's land-grant university, WVU has three campuses that touch each corner of the state. The WVU System includes 518 buildings on 15,880 acres, Extension Service offices in all 55 counties, ten experimental farms and four forests.
From the groundbreaking R1 research of our flagship campus in Morgantown to the career-oriented programs of WVU Potomac State in Keyser to the technology-intensive programs at WVU Tech in Beckley — the contributions of WVU employees directly impact the 1.8 million people of West Virginia every day, no matter their role or position.
Service, curiosity, respect, accountability, and appreciation are the core values that unite Mountaineers, inspiring one another to work tirelessly and support others as they seek to reach new heights. After all, when you're a Mountaineer, impossible is just another mountain to climb.
To learn more about West Virginia University, visit go.wvu.edu . View current career opportunities at https://careers.wvu.edu/career-opportunities .
West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.
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