Accessibility Consultant

Arizona State University
Arizona, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 09, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Accessibility Consultant

Arizona State University


Campus: West



Job Description

Through Educational Outreach and Student Services, this position works with ASU students, faculty, and staff to ensure access to educational programs and services for students with


Salary Range

$48,000 per year


Close Date

16-February-2021, is the initial close date. Applications will continue to be accepted and considered every two weeks until the search is closed.


Essential Duties

Coordinate access to services and accommodations for students with disabilities.

Work with students taking both in person and online courses.

Meet with students to determine current accommodation needs and provide ongoing support for the duration of their academic career.

Coordinate referrals to appropriate resources both within the university and in the community.

Review disability documentation to determine eligibility for services.

Provide information to prospective students and their parents regarding services, university resources, transition questions and concerns, documentation guidelines, and the process for determining reasonable accommodations.

Work collaboratively with High Schools, Community Colleges, Universities, Vocational Rehabilitation and other community agencies to provide ongoing support for students.

Provide timely and responsive service to students.

Work with faculty and staff to ensure an optimal learning environment is created for students.

Provide guidance to faculty and staff regarding questions they have in working with students with disabilities.

Conduct presentations, develop programming, and engage with various departments and agencies in order to ensure collaborative support for students with disabilities.

Maintain confidential files and records.

Participate in university committees.

Stay current on theories, best practices, and current legislation related to disability issues, developmental education, and student development.

Support and participate in spirit, pride and tradition initiatives.

Responsible for taking a leadership role in cultivating, creating and ensuring student participation in ASU Spirit, Pride and Tradition while instilling institutional affiliation and college pride.

Duties as otherwise assigned.

Days and Schedule: Monday – Friday from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm; this position will require occasional evening and weekend commitments.


This job is primarily located at the ASU West location; however, incumbent will be required to travel to other ASU campus locations to perform work or represent the department.


Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in Rehabilition Counseling, Counseling, Educational Psychology or related field AND two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in a closely related position; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.


Desired Qualifications

Evidence a Master's degree in Higher Education.

Experience working with students with disabilities in a Higher Education Setting.

Experience working with students taking in person and online courses.

Experience coordinating services for student.

Experience providing one on one support for students.

Experience in reviewing disability documentation.

Experience in developing and maintaining meaningful partnerships/relationships.

Experience working with Assistive Technology.

Demonstrated knowledge of applicable federal and state laws, policies, regulations and standards (e.g. Section 504 and the ADAA).


Working Environment

Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled professional office setting under the following conditions:


Work performed is subject to extended periods of sitting and standing and may be required to sit and/or stand for prolonged periods of time.

Work performed is subject to extended periods using standard office equipment such as a computer workstation/laptop (keyboard, monitor, mouse) inputting, reviewing and retrieving information; extended periods of viewing a monitor or screen; and using printer, fax, calculator, copier, and telephone.

Communicate to perform the essential duties of the position.

Use independent judgment and critical thinking to make decisions and/or analyze data.

Professionally represent department/program.

Work collaboratively across various departments within the University as well as with diverse populations and groups.

Walk moderate distances across campus for meetings or events, which may include times of inclement weather.

Work at and with all four campus locations.


Department Statement

The Student Accessibility and Inclusive Learning Services provides services to qualified students with disabilities on all ASU campuses.


Educational Outreach and Student Services (EOSS) is committed to enrolling all qualified students at Arizona State University and assisting them in their academic success.  EOSS provides a broad range of services and support to students and prospective students ranging from outreach efforts with K-12 schools, orientation programs for new freshman, bridge programs to assist the transition to a university environment, and a wide variety of services, programs and activities for enrolled students.  EOSS has direct responsibility for multiple departments across four campuses, some of which include the Dean of Students, University Housing, Health Services, Counseling Services, Disability Resources, the Memorial Union, Upward Bound and TRiO programs, Sun Devil Fitness, Student Government, Student Media, Career Services and others.


A Department of Motor Vehicle check also will be conducted.  Must possess a valid Arizona Driver's License upon employment and have an acceptable driving record, which is 5 or fewer points in the most recent 39 month period from date of hire.


ASU offers tuition waiver (to include yourself, spouse and dependents), paid vacation and holidays, excellent benefit package, employee training and development opportunities, and an employee assistance program.


ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.


ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit


Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.


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Employment Verification Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.


Background Check Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.


Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.


Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.


Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.


ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.


Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.


IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.