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The Company is seeking an individual to assist the Director of Student Access with the day-to-day coordination for students with disabilities.
Coordinate approved accommodations including but not limited to: note taker services, interpreter services, testing accommodations, alternative text books and other areas related to assistive technologies.
Provide information about disability services to current and prospective students, parents, and high school counselors.
Adjudicate documentation of disabilities with respect to data provided to determine eligibility for services and accommodations sought by students.
Communicate orally and in writing with students registered with the Student Access Center concerning a broad range of issues relative to their needs and the University’s ability to serve those needs.
Work with faculty, staff, and other University personnel in appropriately accommodating students with disabilities.
Provide accommodations (test proctoring) or oversee the delivery of necessary accommodations to students registered with Student Access Center.
Assist students and university employees in understanding their legal responsibilities and rights.
Provide individual assistance to students, as necessary.
Assist with orientation, advising, and other general office functions.
Develop and implement student/faculty/staff in service training programs regarding disability issues.
Refer students to on- and off-campus resources.
Maintain record keeping systems to assure appropriate resources are available, to assure documentation as necessary, and to assure accountability.
Perform other duties as required.
Master’s Degree in Counseling, Disability Management, Special Education, Vocational Rehabilitation, or other relevant area desired with three to five years related experience preferred.
Working knowledge of the requirements of the American with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1974, and experience in working to facilitate accommodation of students with disabilities required.
Post secondary educational administration experience desired.
Demonstrated administrative and coordinative skills.
Cross-cultural or multi-cultural education and/or experience.
Proven ability to exercise strong organizational skills in fast paced environment.
Ability to communicate with a wide range of students, faculty, staff, and various individuals, agencies and organizations outside the University system in carrying out the functions of the job.
Motivated and solution focused approach toward addressing complex challenges.
EEO Statement Summary
Consistent with federal and state law and University policy, the Company is committed to the fundamental concept of equal opportunity for all of the members of the University community. The University prohibits and will not tolerate discrimination in employment, the provision of academic services or in any other area of University life based on race, color, sex, physical or mental disability, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, ethnicity, genetic information, HIV status, or status as a veteran. Prohibited bias factors will not be permitted to have an adverse influence upon decisions regarding students, employees, applicants for admission, applicants for employment, contractors, volunteers or participants in and/or users of institutional programs, services, and activities.
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