Location: Remote (within California only) or hybrid. Sacramento is a preferred location

Individuals who are Deaf or Disabled are encouraged to apply.

SALARY RANGE (Depending on Experience): $57,838 – $84,754

We base salary and position offers on experience and an internal equity analysis.

Employment Status: Exempt; Regular; Full time (37.5 hrs)

EXCELLENT BENEFITS including 8% 401k Match, a language differential up to $250/mo. Health (HMO and PPO options), dental, vision, basic life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance and flexible spending accounts (medical, dependent care and commuter).  Additionally, we offer ample vacation, sick/self care leave and eighteen paid holidays (including the last week in December) and more…..  We are a Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) – eligible employer.

Application Deadline: Open until filled. Applications should be received by March 17, 2023 to be considered for the first round of interviews.



Disability Rights California (DRC) defends, advances, and strengthens the rights and opportunities of people with disabilities.

DRC works for a world where all disabled people have power and are treated with dignity and respect. In this world, people with disabilities are supported, valued, included in their communities, afforded the same opportunities as people without disabilities, and make their own decisions.

DRC values all forms of human diversity. We are committed to a culture of belonging where all people are welcome. In order to be effective advocates for all people with disabilities, we must address discrimination in all its forms, including the unique challenges faced by people who experience the intersection of multiple systems of discrimination.


  • Ensure staff have the tools and support they need to work at DRC and where applicable, meaningfully serve clients.
  • Ensure best practices are developed and implemented with reasonable accommodations, education, trainings, research, requests, and the interactive process.
  • Provide input and influence practices that support a disability friendly work environment where employees with disabilities can do their best work.


Essential functions include:

  • Build relationships with staff to understand the specific needs of employees with disabilities. Serve as the primary contact for employees and supervisors regarding reasonable accommodations.
  • Simplify and streamline the reasonable accommodation process so it is easy to understand for staff and supervisors.
  • Facilitate the interactive process with supervisors and staff. Consider reasonable accommodations that make it possible for disabled employees to do their jobs and unit needs are met.
  • Identify and respond to reasonable accommodation requests quickly. Create and share timelines for staff and supervisors and meet those timelines.
  • Implement reasonable accommodations, including arranging for any necessary equipment, assistive technology, furniture and/or modifications to the workplace.
  • Monitor the effectiveness of reasonable accommodations and adjust as needed.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of reasonable accommodation requests and approvals.
  • Maintain files related to reasonable accommodations.
  • Create an internal website for staff and supervisors to easily find information about reasonable accommodations. Include a list of examples of reasonable accommodations and resources for staff and supervisors.
  • Research and share information with staff and supervisors on how to make training, testing, systems and tools accessible.
  • Assist with developing training on reasonable accommodations and disability-related topics for employees and managers. Train staff and supervisors.
  • Assist with emergency evacuation planning. Gather information on what disabled employees need in the event of an emergency evacuation from a DRC office location. Develop a plan to meet those needs. Identify specific staff members at each office location to help during an emergency evacuation from a DRC office.
  • Provide input and feedback on practices that support and influence a disability friendly work environment and culture.
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws.
  • Collaborate with various committees and Employee Resource Groups within the organization to ensure a transparent reasonable accommodation process.


  • Lived experience as a person with a disability.
  • Understanding of the intersectionality in culture and disability.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in human resources or a related field, with experience in reasonable accommodation and/or disability management.
  • Strong knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, and best practices related to reasonable accommodation and disability management.
  • Familiarity with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act.
  • Experience with assistive technology applications, such as screen readers, speech recognition, and alternative input devices.
  • Experience working with assistive technology users and understanding their needs.
  • Experience mentoring and training others in assistive technology software, devices and their usage.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop creative and innovative reasonable accommodations.
  • Positive attitude and role model.



  • Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC),
  • ADA Coordinator (ADAC),
  • Assistive Technology such as Dragon, JAWS, and Kurzweil.


Working at DRC is more than just a job – it is a rare opportunity to do what you are good at while making a difference! DRC offers competitive salaries and a generous benefit package. To view the detailed job description and complete the application process here.

Reasonable Accommodation Specialist- Human Resources
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