Disabilities Act (ADA)
Although not specifically required by the ADA, it is highly recommended
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) that every job have a
prepared job description that (1) distinguishes between essential and
job functions, and (2) reflects consistent job-related qualifications.
Currently, UVM uses detailed job descriptions
that include consistent qualifications as the basis for the staff
See our ADA Fact Sheet
for general information.
- Before new positions are created or
existing positions are submitted for review, supervisors separate
essential and marginal functions using the Job Functions attached.
- Before staff positions are posted,
Human Resource Services classification staff will
help distinguish between essential and marginal functions. As usual, in
writing the posting, the analyst will help define minimum
and required knowledges, skills, and abilities that are job-related and
consistent with business necessity.