We have an exciting opportunity for the right leader to join U.S. Bank as our Chief Accessibility Officer. As a nationally recognized organization for exemplary disability hiring and employment practices we are looking for an executive to lead the Disability Inclusion Office. This new leader will work across all business lines in our never-ending commitment to our customers, employees and business partners to be a world class company of inclusion and opportunity. The team will foster our core values of inclusion and commitment to accessibility.
The Chief Accessibility Officer is responsible for successfully leading, developing and executing the people and business strategy of disability inclusion, reporting directly to the SVP of Enterprise Talent. The incumbent will be responsible for ensuring accessibility for people with disabilities, across the enterprise and increasing accessibility for suppliers and customers. This individual will lead a team of dedicated accessibility professionals responsible for managing accessibility and disability focused programs for employees, customers and suppliers. Further, they will be responsible for advancing disability inclusion across the enterprise by increasing learning and development, recruiting, retention and engagement in the area of accessibility to include all people with disabilities.
Collaborate with Human Resources to determine most suitable outcome for situations involving potential accommodations
Financial support for employment programs that are designed to increase hiring of individuals with disabilities into modified business roles
Expanding the current program to include more business lines and additional markets, pursuing new community relationships, and hiring more individuals
Promoting best practices enterprise-wide to ensure accessibility to resources for all employment related programs
CAO and team will serve as a direct line to Recruiting to help source full-time and part-time talent with disabilities
Be an Advocate for disabled guests and customers and partner with the Office of Accessibility Banking to ensure compliance with Section 508
Project management responsibility for initiatives to improve accessibility in current physical facilities and operational practices
Partner with business lines associated with the development of accessibility programs and consult on making products and services accessible for all customers, regardless of abilities
Third Party Risk Management responsibilities for accessibility vendors
Prepares, works with key stakeholders, provides recommendations and presents materials regarding disability inclusion, people initiatives, diversity, development, engagement and other strategic objectives to executive leadership
Lead the team to develop and sustain training and support for departments with employees who have disabilities and advance the educational opportunities for all employees in disability inclusion
Influence supplier diversity and veterans with disabilities accessibility to include enhanced communications, technology tools, portals and other methodologies to increase the usability for people with disabilities
Minimum of 8 years of relevant work experience
Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree preferred
Knowledge of ADA requirements, WCAG 2.1 guidelines and Section 508 regulations
Experience with project management and team building skills
Excellent and effective interpersonal and communication skills and ability to communicate within varying levels of a large, complex organization
Ability to think strategically company-wide, analyze and proactively respond to changing business needs and objectives
High level of personal integrity, ethics, initiative and strong interpersonal skills
Ability and willingness to provide a balance of strategy and execution with hands-on management that is detailed and works alongside of team to get things done
Proven record of building a strong team to deliver results to the business
Job: Human Resources
Primary Location: United States
Shift: 1st - Daytime
Average Hours Per Week: 40
Requisition ID: 190042005
U.S. Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating a diverse workforce.
U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.