Equal Employment Specialist (Reasonable Accommodation Coordinator)

College Park, Maryland
Jan 13, 2022
Jan 21, 2022
Program Manager
Full Time

As an Equal Employment Specialist (Reasonable Accommodation Coordinator), you will:

The following are the duties of this position at the GS-12. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.

- Maintain the Reasonable Accommodation program by consulting with and providing guidance, training, and information on the RA process to employees, supervisors, and managers agency-wide, in an effort to eliminate barriers to employment and job performance through RA.
- Responsible for all facets of RA training from development to delivery.
- Process reasonable accommodation requests from providing requesting employees with forms and related documents, to final review and determination of request viability, creating and maintaining RA files, creating and updating databases and correspondence, and scheduling and chairing reasonable accommodation meetings and drafting subsequent meeting minutes.
- Prepare a variety of reports involving Equal Employment Opportunity.
- Develop and issue guidance on preparation of Reasonable Accommodations.


Conditions of Employment

The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service . One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.
  • A one year probationary period may be required.
  • Must successfully complete a background investigation.
  • Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
  • If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
  • Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form i-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
Key Requirements:
  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
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  • Must be U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals.

  • Qualifications

    You must meet the following requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.

    For the GS-09, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position to be filled, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Specialized experience for this position includes experience:

    - Applying Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) laws, regulations, policies, procedures.; AND
    - Receiving and processing reasonable accommodation requests from employees and/or applicants.
    Masters or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B or J.D, if related.
    Combination of experience and education. This is creditable providing the combination consists of 100% of the requirement. Only graduate level education in excess of the first year (18 semester hours) may be combined to be considered for qualifying education.

    In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following time-in-grade requirement, if applicable:
    For the GS-09, you must have been at the GS-07level for 52 weeks


    There is no education requirement for this job series.

    Additional information

    • PLEASE NOTE: As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.)exceptions as req. by law If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before appointment or onboarding with the agency, if after November 22.The agency will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request of the agency a legally required exception from this requirement.
    - Please DO NOT attach any vaccination statuses or vaccination documentation to this application package. It will be requested at the time of selection
    • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
    • This announcement may be used to fill like positions in other organizations within the National Archives and Records Administration.
    • This is a non-bargaining unit position.
    • We offer opportunities for telework per Agency policy.
    • We offer opportunities for alternative and flexible work schedules per Agency policy.