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About the Opportunity:
The Academic Assistant plays an important role in the Disability
Resource Center. The Assistant will be responsible for ensuring all
student received their approved accommodation on each exam. This
includes printing exams assigning space and setting up appropriate
assistive technology for each exam.
They will also coordinate with instructors to ensure all exams and
exam instructions are available for student in a timely fashion.
Ensure exam are returned to instructors within 24 hours of
completion. When necessary complete incident reports for academic
The Assistant will also hire and train a staff of 7-9 graduate and
undergraduate students to assist in the exam proctoring process.
This includes monitoring work study funds and managing weekly pay
roll through student employment.
The Assistant will be responsible for ensuring the computers in the
DRC are kept up to date with all assistive technology and regular
maintenance. Additionally this position will be responsible for
daily monitoring of the DRC email account, this includes responding
to general inquires and making referrals when needed.
Bachelor's degree required
1-2 years working in office setting
Strong Customer Service skills and experience
Ability to work in a fast paced environment
Managing multiple competing deliverables.
Experience with assistive technology
Experience working with people with a range of disabilities
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking
to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and
staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its
forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect
that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, religion,
color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability
status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable
To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and
support of diversity and inclusion, please see
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