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Senior Disability Expert
Title:Senior Disability Expert
IMMEDIATE HIRE: Applied Development LLC has an immediate requirement for a Senior Disability Expert. This role is responsible for providing and supporting policy and program development and analysis, and providing support to conduct analysis and identify workforce trends.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide subject matter expertise in the applicable disability laws, Executive Orders, Department of Defense (DoD) Issuances, and regulations.
  • Provide disability expertise to update and modernize DoD Disability Instructions which will replace existing DoD Disability Non-Discrimination Issuances.
  • Develop technical assistance materials and database management systems to support DoD’s Disability Regulations, Issuance, Policy, and Complaint Procedures to ensure compliance with, and enforcement of, the Rehabilitation Act.
  • Support the development of exemplary disability programs, policies, and practices to ensure the implementation of the DoD Issuance and other disability nondiscrimination laws, regulations, and policies.
  • Provide subject matter expertise to support the DoD Disability Nondiscrimination Instruction complaint resolution process for resolving complaints.
  • Develop and monitor a multi-year strategy to determine the effectiveness of the organization's efforts to recruit, retain, and promote individuals with disabilities and specifically individuals with targeted disabilities throughout the DoD workforce. Analyze information and identify barriers, highlight trends, and propose corrective actions.
  • Analyze Workforce data requested and provide these findings to leadership by utilizing analytical tools to support the development of disability programs, policies, and practices to implement the DoD Disability Nondiscrimination Issuance and other disability nondiscrimination laws, regulations, and policies.
  • Prepare monthly and annual reports on Workforce Trends and Analysis.
  • Analyze demographics, diversity, and other data to evaluate and develop policy that implements affirmative action strategies to maintain and advance the Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP). Pinpoint organizational and occupational under representation, and assist in establishing goals/benchmarks to remedy the under representation of individuals with disabilities.
  • Assist the Director to formulate and develop concepts to support equal employment opportunity, diversity and inclusion, including the development of the Disability Program Annual Report.
  • Develop support materials for DoD Issuances, and official memorandums and correspondence that are in compliance with applicable disability related laws, rules, regulations, and existing DoD policies.
  • Maintain and oversee all aspects of the WRP Information and Communication Programs and Data Maintenance and Development.
  • Review and finalize annual DoD WRP reports, procedural manuals, and program budgets (weekly and monthly) and analysis. Develop meeting agendas, notes, and other comprehensive records management critical to advance the WRP.
  • Collaborate with officials to develop and update the Annual Marketing and Strategic Communications Plan to raise awareness of disability initiatives. This includes: preparation of a scheduled for executive correspondence and email broadcasts; composition and production of scheduled correspondence, e-mail, and other media platform broadcasts; distribution of scheduled items and processing of responses as appropriate.
  • Provide analytical, mathematical, and conceptual analysis of program data.
  • Develop program information, including: Program handouts, forms, and flyers; Guidelines, resources, and other program materials; Briefing slides, graphs, charts, and reports for presentation of program results and performance; and Outreach and marketing materials.
  • Prepare after action reports upon conclusion of the Annual Disability Awards Ceremony and Forum, Annual Workforce Recruitment Program Awards Ceremony and activities, and other office-sponsored disability events.
  • Bachelor’s Degree is required.
  • One (1) year of experience in the operational structure of DoD organizations, missions, and functions, and composition of the civilian work force (i.e., workforce trends and analysis, civil rights, EEO, pay plan, occupational series, career programs coverage, relative grade levels, etc.) is required.
  • Other federal or industry experience may be substituted; however, DoD experience is preferred.  
  • Five (5) years’ experience in disability-related policy and program development and implementation; preferably in the federal sector.  
  • Ability to independently articulate and demonstrate strategic concepts and leadership qualities; and effectively communicate electronically, orally, and in writing.
  • Proficiency in database tools, spreadsheets, word processing, and presentation methods is required.
  • Ability to work independently and strategically plan and resolve complex issues at the lowest level, and work collaboratively with groups to reach outcomes and results. 
Applied Development LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.
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