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As an independent intermediary, this role requires a strong focus on policy review and development, particularly in identifying and addressing systemic issues within ECC’s programs and policies. You will be responsible for ensuring ECC’s compliance with various federal and state regulations, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and related laws. This includes leading the development and implementation of ECC’s ADA Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan and coordinating staff training to promote equitable access and adherence to ADA standards.
We are seeking a solution-oriented, passionate professional with a deep understanding of affordable housing and a commitment to creating a more equitable community. This role demands a proactive approach in infusing liberatory principles into ECC’s work practices, staying informed on social trends, and exploring innovative strategies to enhance equitable access and housing policies. Your efforts will be pivotal in shaping ECC’s strategies and actions towards achieving equitable housing outcomes and fostering an inclusive community environment.
A FEW KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
- Resident Advocacy and Service Delivery: Proactively engage with residents, applicants, and participants, delivering high-quality advocacy and customer service. Address a wide range of housing and service concerns with effective resolution strategies.
- ADA Compliance and Strategic Planning: Develop and implement ECC’s annual ADA work plan, including regular updates to the ADA Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan. Ensure compliance with ADA, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act through thorough reviews of ECC’s facilities, programs, and policies.
- Equity and Inclusion Leadership: Actively contribute to the ECC/HANH Equity Team, developing strategies and programs for equitable housing and economic mobility outcomes. Lead efforts to reduce racial disparities and other inequities using data-driven approaches.
- Accessibility and Accommodation Management: Serve as the primary contact for ADA-related inquiries and complaints. Maintain records of disability and accommodation requests, and oversee ADA and disability awareness training for ECC staff.
Nonprofit HR is committed to fostering and maintaining a work environment where equity, diversity, inclusion & justice (EDIJ) are fully integrated into everything we do for the benefit of our employees and the clients that we serve. To fully realize our goal, we prioritize our understanding of the complexities of DEI within our workforce to inform our approach to talent management. We believe that this guides how we do our work, advise our clients to operationalize EDIJ and position our content and educational opportunities to help strengthen the talent management capacity of the social impact sector. See the full statement.