Sanford Health

American with Disabilities Act (ADA) Specialist | Employee Relations

Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Oct 13, 2020
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Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.
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Facility: Sanford Business Center Building

Location: Sioux Falls, SD

Shift: Day

Job Schedule: Full time

Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

Provides specialized consultation and subject matter expertise in evaluating requests for accommodation in compliance with state and federal laws. Interprets and applies specialized knowledge to effectively manage accommodation requests and ensures consistent application of Sanford’s policies and practices. Educates employees and provides coaching for managers and Human Resources colleagues related to the job accommodation process. Assist employees requiring a job search when reasonable accommodation cannot be accomplished within current job assignment. Plays a critical role in protecting Sanford from Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) failures and costly litigation. Serves as the champion to seek reasonable accommodations whenever or wherever they exist with the goal of keeping employees safely at work. Serves as a neutral resource for both the organization and the employee. Simultaneously works for the organization and represents the employee's rights under the ADA. Assist to ensure compliance with the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP)/Affirmative Acton as it relates to persons with disabilities. Advocate for hiring and retaining employees with disabilities.

Department Details

This position will support the GSS locations across the United States. Most of the work is virtual so limited travel will be required. This position is part of the Employee Relations team. This position is supported by and works closely with Employee Relations, Legal and the Leave Management team.


Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
Minimum two years of experience in one or a combination of the following: human resources, vocational rehabilitation, occupational health or leave management
Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.
If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Job Function: Human Resources

Req Number: R-31653

Featured: No

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