Accessibility Specialist, Senior Project Manager

Full Time
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California Statewide

We are excited to be growing our accessibility planning team, and are seeking motivated, experienced accessibility professionals who are passionate about their work, want to engage closely with clients and the communities impacted by our work, and share our vision of a world where people, communities and ecosystems thrive.

The Accessibility Specialist, Senior Project Manager will work in our Community Accessible Design and Planning Services work group on Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Self-Evaluation and Transition Plans, ADA implementation planning, facility evaluations and reports, training for agency staff, and writing policy recommendations. This is a full-time, hourly position. MIG works on projects nationwide; some travel, evening, and weekend work will be required for community engagement, site evaluations, or to meet deadlines. MIG encourages a work-life balance, and these excess hours can be offset during the week when possible

Responsibilities

  • Manage projects and project teams
  • Assist with QA/QC of plans and reports
  • Facilitate meetings with clients and the public
  • Oversee production work including ADA self-evaluation and transition plan development, community engagement, and other efforts for clients
  • Grow a legacy practice: active participation in marketing and business development opportunities, and developing and maintaining potential client and partner relationships

 

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have a desire for professional growth and the ability to think critically and creatively; pay keen attention to detail; work as part of a collaborative and diverse team and with clients in an open, fast-paced environment to deliver high-quality work products; and maintain a sense of humor. Candidates must demonstrate independent judgment and an ability to make decisions and manage multiple priorities and people. Preference will be given to candidates who have a demonstrated professional background focused on ADA title II self-evaluation and transition plans, and a passion to work with a creative and driven team, dedicated to creating accessible and inclusive communities. In addition, you must have some combination of the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in urban design, architecture, engineering, planning, or law and legal studies 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • 8+ years of experience in accessibility planning, policy, design, and community engagement
  • Experience in the fields of architecture, planning, engineering, or landscape architecture
  • Experience with public agencies, design skills, and/or bilingual capabilities is preferred
  • CASp and/or ADAC certification is preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat Pro
  • Desired software skills: GIS, Adobe Creative Suite, familiarity with database applications and asset management tools