Program Coordinator of TRIO Student Accessibility Services

North Carolina, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 28, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Program Coordinator of TRIO Student Accessibility Services

North Carolina Central University

Closing Date: 5/5/2021 at 11:55 PM

Primary Purpose of Position:
The Program Coordinator for TRIO Student Accessibility Services manages academic programming and proactive services for the TRIO Student AcceSSS Program (SASP) within the Office of Student Accessibility Services (SAS). Reporting to the Assistant Director of Student Accessibility Services-TRIO, this position serves as a key administrator in ensuring all SASP Scholars have the support and guidance needed to ensure their academic, personal, and professional success. The Program Coordinator also works in collaboration with the SAS Administrative staff to accomplish units goals and objectives.

The Program Coordinator will provide student-centered, counseling & proactive interventions to promote academic achievement and enrollment retention. This position also assists in data collection and analysis for grant reporting purposes and assists program directors in meeting and evaluation program outcomes.

The Program Coordinator will also work alongside the SAS Director and SAS Team as a consultant, serving University Faculty and Staff to ensure compliance with federal mandates, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act and section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.



-Assist the program directors with the development and administration of SASP Programs and Services.

-Identify, recruit, and select eligible participants for SASP in accordance with federal TRIO guidelines.

-Manages academic programming including but not limited to: academic coaching/counseling, academic interventions, enrichment workshops, graduate school counseling, & academic quarterly reporting.

-Keep accurate and up-to-date records in students files and Blumen Access Database for Annual Performance Reporting.

-Working with SAS Leadership Team to determine necessary accommodations for SASP Scholars based on disability-related documentation. Consult with health care providers as needed.

-Advise faculty on reasonable accommodations for classroom accessibility for SASP Scholars

-Collaborate with SAS Staff to meet accommodation, assistive technology, and testing & note services needs for program participants.

-Process student accommodations through Eagle Accommodate System.

-Maintain student records and confidentiality.

-Work with the Director and SAS Team to ensure Faculty and Staff compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act, section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and all other applicable federal and state regulations and requirements.

-Present and performs outreach on behalf of SAS & SASP at meetings, workshops, and seminars for faculty, staff, and students.

-Develop assessment and evaluation tools to ensure goals and objectives are met for SASP.

-Aid coordination of campus First Generation, TRIO Week and all SAS/SASP programming.


-Hire, supervise, train, and evaluate SASP Student Assistants in collaboration with program directors.

-Work with SAS Leadership Team to select Office Student Leaders and Peer Mentors

-Collaborate with SAS Leadership Team to plan and implement in-service trainings for Staff and Student Leaders

Budget Management

-Work with Assistant Director to oversee expenditures for academic programming and other items as requested.

-Participate in budget meetings with the Assistant Director as needed.

Student Services

-Meet with Assigned Caseload of SASP Scholars to ensure their academic, personal, and professional success and keep accurate records of documentation.

-Coordinate enrichment workshops for SASP Scholars in collaboration with SAS Staff

-Provide referrals to campus and community resources as appropriate.

-Provide professional level support and services to students with disabilities in accordance with American with Disabilities Act of 1990 and section 504 of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

Professional Development

-Attend State & Regional Conferences and Trainings for TRIO & Accessibility Professionals

-Represent the SAS & SASP on University Committees and Programming Initiatives as needed.

Public Relations

-Promote SAS and SASP Programs and Services

-Work with SAS Team to develop flyers, brochures, reports, and other promotional materials as needed

Research & Evaluation

-Ensure evaluation of all SASP academic programs and Services

-Aid in completion of US DOE Annual Performance Report

-Develop quarterly academic reports and infographics as needed.


-Evening and weekend hours plus travel trainings and conferences as needed.

-Other duties as assigned by the SAS Leadership Team

Minimum Education/Experience:
Master’s degree or higher in Higher Education, Rehabilitation Counseling, Psychology, Special Education, Counseling, Social Work, or a related discipline and 1 year of related experience OR Bachelor’s degree in mentioned fields with 2-5 years of related experience

-1 years of experience working with persons with disabilities and/or individuals from a first-generation, limited-income, and/or an underrepresented background

-Familiarity with financial aid processing and postsecondary admissions

-Experience with proposal writing and grant operations.

-Knowledge of computer-based data management systems.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
The successful candidate must be able to (1) communicate effectively with various populations and University constituents, (2) effectively support and guide students (3) provide solutions for problems preventing individual or groups of students with disabilities from achieving their academic potential. He or she must be a strong advocate for students who are first-generation, low-income, and have a documented disability.

A willingness and ability to represent students in instances when the traditional processes and strategies have not been met with success is also required. Pluses: TRIO Program/First Generation Student Success experience, knowledge of various assistive technologies, grant management, and student development theories & practices.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

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North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.