Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority

Coordinator, ADA

Employment type
Full Time
about 2 months ago
Los Angeles, CA

Under the leadership of the Associate Director, Operations, this position is primarily responsible for LAHSA’s compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as well as coordination of all grievances received by LAHSA. The ADA Coordinator position requires an experienced professional who can effectively handle a variety of responsibilities to assure compliance with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act and other related federal/state laws and regulations that apply to state and local governments.

Minimum Qualifications: Demonstrated knowledge, skills and abilities in the areas of programs and services for people experiencing homelessness.  Excellent verbal, written, organizational, and computer skills. Knowledge of, and experience working with, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Experience reading and scoring applications for funding.  On-site program evaluation and reporting.  Experience monitoring contractual and regulatory compliance. Applicants should possess a positive attitude, an ability to comfortably interact with diverse populations, be energetic and independent and have a strong desire to learn. The ideal candidate must have experience in managing and coordinating budgets, setting priorities and overseeing the training of personnel in various areas to ensure that ADA and accessibility compliance is met and adhered to.  Must have the ability to estimate project requirements and organize resources to meet goals, deadlines, and direct complex projects involving coordination of efforts of multiple specialized units.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
Work with Contracts Unit staff to monitor LAHSA funded programs and services for compliance with all contractual and regulatory requirements, including the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Participate in the ongoing development of LAHSA’s Americans with Disabilities Act compliance plan and minimum program standards.
Network with other jurisdictions and attend coalition meetings to stay abreast of best practices in the homeless service field.
Provide technical assistance and training to LAHSA staff and LAHSA funded agencies related to ADA compliance.
Receive, process, track and report on all grievances related to LAHSA or LAHSA funded agencies.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Training and Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university in a related field is highly preferable.
  • Five years of combined experience in developing and implementing ADA compliance programs or employer-based compliance or accommodation programs mandated by federal and State laws.
  • ADA Coordinator Training Certification preferred.
  • Knowledge of federal civil rights laws and regulations including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 504 and 508)

Desired Skills and Requirements:

  • Proficient in office software such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) and internet.
  • A valid Driver’s License is required.
  • The successful candidate is required to have strong knowledge of ADA field and/or successful management in the nonā€profit, government, or private sector.
  • Knowledge of principles of organization, management, and supervision.
To apply

To apply, please mail, fax, or email your cover letter and resume to:

Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority
Att: Keshia Douglas, Director of Administration
811 Wilshire Blvd., 6th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Fax: 213-553-9373
Email: [email protected]