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Disability Policy and Program Specialist
Title:Disability Policy and Program Specialist

LOCATION:  Washington, DC

Applied Development LLC is hiring a Disability Policy and Program Specialist.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide Leadership Support for Policy and Program Development and Analysis in the following areas:
  • Section 501 (nondiscrimination and affirmative action by federal agencies). 
  • Section 502 (establishment of the U.S. Access Board to, among other things, oversee implementation of the Architectural Barriers Act of 1968). 
  • Section 504 (nondiscrimination by federal agencies in the conduct of their programs or activities).    
  • Section 508 (ensuring the procurement of accessible information and communication technology by federal agencies). 
  • Drafting disability reports of investigation (ROI), and Final administrative decisions (FAD). 
  • Translating general policy recommendations and knowledge into specific regulatory and administrative recommendations with justifications and specific proposed supporting language. 
  • Translating general policy recommendations and knowledge of specific content areas into policy products. 
  • Conducting knowledge transfer activities, including the identification and adoption of successful strategies and models. 
  • Facilitating policy development via strategic think tanks, focus groups and other policy-focused meetings.
  • Analyzing and preparing professional quality white papers/issue briefs.


  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required. 
  • At least five (5) years relevant experience in contracting is required. 
  • Minimum of 2 years Department of Defense (DoD) experience.
  • Desired Certifications (not required): Federal EEO Investigator Certification, Federal EEO Counselor Certification, PMP, Six-Sigma Black Belt.

Applied Development is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

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