Assistant Director of Accessibility and Disability Services

South Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Nov 11, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Director of Accessibility and Disability Services


Coastal Carolina University is seeking candidates for Assistant Director of Accessibility and Disability Services (Student Services Program Coordinator II) at Coastal Carolina University.  The Assistant Director will report directly to the Director of Accessibility and Disability Services. The Assistant Director will work in an office setting as well as various environments across campus.  Must be available to work evenings and weekends during peak times of the year.


Duties include, but are not limited to:  utilize active listening, interactive communication, and critical thinking skills to make accommodation determinations; review documentation from medical providers and educational systems; provide consultation to faculty regarding accommodation implementation; cooperate with Accessibility and Disability Services colleagues in formal and informal problem solving, policy and procedure development, and maintaining and upholding the Accessibility and Disability Services mission and vision; supports faculty and staff with accommodation implementation and general access and inclusion questions; engage with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion division colleagues in meetings, events, and programs; interact with families of students seeking information, guidance, or understanding of CCU, DEI, or ADS and educate students, faculty, staff, and student families about Accessibility and Disability Services, disability, access, and inclusion. Reporting to the ADS Director, the Assistant Director will be expected to:  hold a bachelor's degree with experience in disability services or a related field with an understanding and value of intersecting identities; support the mission and vision of the department and the division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; work closely with ADS colleagues and campus partners; and support access and inclusion for students, colleagues, and campus visitors.


Requirements: A bachelor’s degree and related experience is required.  A master's degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs, Disability Studies, Special Education, Counseling, Social Work, or a related field are preferred. At least two (2) years of relevant experience in disability services in an educational setting and direct experience with disability services in a university setting, along with demonstrated knowledge of universal design and a social justice framework are also preferred.


Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 47 states and 61 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.


Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.


Interested applicants may apply online at or online in the Office of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity at Coastal Carolina University, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, name and contact information for at least three professional references. Deadline to apply: November 25, 2020.


Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.


Student Services Program Coordinator II (CB70/148700), full-time position with benefits. SC State pay band: 05. Primary work hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Must be flexible to meet special scheduling needs of the University.