Disability Resource Center Coordinator UMN Crookston Campus

Location
Minnesota, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Nov 13, 2020
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time

Full-time, twelve-month Disability Resource Center Coordinator position at the Crookston campus of the University of Minnesota starting January 4, 2020.  Anticipated salary range of $42,000-52,000, commensurate with educational qualifications and experience.  A competitive fringe benefits package is offered.

Responsibilities 

Reporting to the Dean of Student Engagement and Wellness, the Coordinator of the Disability Resource Center (CDRC) provides direction and supervision for the Disability Resource Center and contributes to creating a vibrant campus community characterized by a strong commitment to equity, inclusion, and belonging for students with diverse identities with special focus to students with disabilities and learning differences. The CDRC provides leadership for the design, development, and implementation of disability services and programs for students.  The Coordinator works collaboratively with other campus constituents to ensure an accessible campus environment for students and campus visitors.  The Coordinator promotes an equitable and inclusive learning environment by facilitating reasonable and appropriate accommodations, reviewing and implementing ADA requirements and access for the physical campus, empowering students to become self-advocates, and educating the campus community.  The Coordinator provides supervision and training to professional staff and student workers within the Disability Resource Center.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in student affairs, counseling, or a closely related area.
  • Two years of related professional work experience in disability services, student affairs, or a closely related field.
  • Demonstrated self-awareness, cultural competence, and achievement in working with diverse student populations.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with faculty, student affairs educators, and students.
  • Final job offer is contingent upon a completed background check, receipt of official college transcripts and authorization to work in the United States.

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Master’s degree in higher education, student affairs, counseling or a closely related field.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the land-grant mission of the University of Minnesota Crookston, especially as related to access and student success.
  • Four years of experience in higher education providing service to college students with diverse identities including first-generation college students; students of various racial, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds; students from low-income families; students from rural communities; LGBTQ students; and non-traditional adult learners.

Application Procedure

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Application materials will include a current curriculum vita, a cover letter, and a list of 3-5 professional references.  In addition to addressing the minimum and preferred qualifications, the cover letter must address indicators of the candidate’s ability to promote equity and inclusion at a small campus in a rural context.  Visit http://www.myu.umn.edu/employment for complete instructions on how to apply electronically.   Please include a copy of college transcripts.  Calls of inquiry welcome by contacting Dr. Savala DeVoge, Dean of Student Engagement and Wellness, by phone: (218) 281-8505 or email: devog007@umn.edu.

Diversity

The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U:  http://diversity.umn.edu.