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ADA / EEO / LOA Administration Specialist

Kelly Services
Florham Park, NJ 07932
Our client is looking to fill an **ADA Specialist** role **_with a focus on employees returning to work in a manufacturing environment_** within the Human Resources Team. This is a **6+ month** contract position that will be worked remotely, **within a commutable distance to Florham Park, NJ**

**Hours: Monday Friday 8am-5pm**

**Pay Rate: up to $35/ hour on a W2**


ADA Specialist Florham Park

The ADA Specialist, in conjunction with Corporate Medical, will have oversight and responsibility for the Return to Work Program (RTW) for both the non-occupational and occupational leaves and claims. This includes linking to all parties involved and overseeing all activities associated with returning employees back to work. The Specialist will be in close communication with internal and external partners, such as Corporate Medical, Legal, EEO/Diversity, and treating physicians.

The ADA Specialist will support the business strategy to enhance the productivity of the workforce by returning injured, disabled or temporarily injured employees to the work under the Return to Work Program as soon as medically feasible. The Coordinator will collaborate with key stakeholders to facilitate the return to work interactive process and determine program eligibility.

**Principal Responsibilities:**

Administer all aspects of the Return to Work Program, including Transitional Work Assignment agreements, to ensure compliance with Return to Work, Americans with Disabilities and leave of absence policies and associated disability related legislation (ADA, FEHA, State and Federal Family Medical Leave Act, Pregnancy Disability Leave and Workers Compensation).

Facilitate workplace accommodations with the employees supervisors/managers so the employee may be able to return sooner and safely. Act as a liaison with all members involved to determine potential restrictions and/or modifications for the employee.

Work with STD, LTD, FMLA/LOA and the Insurance Group (WC) to coordinate all return to work activities for employees.

Provide exemplary customer service to employees, supervisors, HR etc. and provide information on the return to work process and associated workers compensation benefits to injured workers.

Prepare and review job descriptions and conduct job analyses.

Implement training for stakeholders including managers, supervisors and all employees at site locations on the benefits of early return to work.

Track and report RTW performance measures and review statistical reports showing the financial benefits of early RTW.

Perform weekly audits on claims to determine return to work opportunities.

Manage confidential case notes and records in line with appropriate legislation and guidelines.

Other duties and special projects as assigned.

Manage complex claims as required

**Knowledge and Experience**

Previous manufacturing experience in handling reasonable accommodation requests in a manufacturing/production environment.

Previous Customer Service/Claim experience in Leave of absence administration, Disability Case Management and Benefits Administration.

Knowledge of employment and disability employment laws (ADA, FMLA, WFLA and OFLA) and Workers Compensation is required.

Knowledge and ability to evaluate functional demands of job analysis.

Education and training skills with employees, supervisors and managers about disability and return to work process.

Ability to work independently, manage multiple priorities and interact with employees at all levels within the organization and medical professionals.

Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Access, & PowerPoint and pulling data from multiple sources.

**Minimum Requirements:**

Professional level experience in leave management, disability claim management and benefits administration.

Demonstrated ability to handle and maintain confidential and sensitive information.

Minimum of five (5) years of experience working with employees with disabilities.

Knowledge of return to work best practices, principles and disability early intervention strategies.

** BS/BA Degree.**

**Preferred Requirements:**

PHR and/or CPDM certification preferred.

CDMS (Certified Disability Management Specialist)

CCM (Certified Case Manager)

Certified Vocational Expert, Rehabilitation Counselor, or any other vocational professional whose expertise meets the needs of the team.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelors degree or Equivalent and a Minimum of 5 years of professional experience working with employees with disabilities as well as experience with Case Management Systems. Must have knowledge of federal/state regulations related to employment and employee relations matters, including but not limited to EEO/AA, ADA, FLSA, and FMLA and a demonstrated ability to conduct thorough and efficient investigations. Must be Technology-savvy and high competency in MS Office; Advanced Excel and Power Point skills and other analytics.

****important information** : This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter recruiting for this position **(** **however,** your resume should be uploaded via the **_SUBMIT RESUME_** button included within**

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

As a worker today, its up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find whats next is what were all about. We know whats going on in the evolving world of workjust ask the nearly 500,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

**About Kelly** ****

At **Kelly** , were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.



Posted: 2020-11-20 Expires: 2020-12-21

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