SUA 1 | Coordinator of Blind Services (temp) | N00726
Posting Number N00726 Classification Title SUA 1 | Coordinator of Blind Services (temp) | N00726 Working Title SUA 1 | Coordinator of Blind Services (temp) | N00726 Employee Group Professional Bargaining Unit SCUPA Location Main Campus Department Disability Services Pay Rate $21.87/hr. Employment Type Temporary FT Work Schedule
This is a 9-month position to begin in August 2021 (Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm).
The position will work throughout the semester and end at the conclusion of the academic year in May of 2022.
Working with faculty to coordinate materials that need embossed or changed for accessibility
Meeting with students weekly to assess the needs in the classroom/periodic check-ins to ensure accommodations are appropriate
Working with various faculty to coordinate materials and classroom/lab assistants
Consults closely with Supervisor regarding complex accommodation needs
Conducts individual assessment to determine appropriate academic accommodations, auxiliary services, and supplemental support services to ensure removal of classroom barriers
Requires regular oversight and consultation with director for accommodations decisions
Communicates student accommodation needs to faculty
Coordinates and negotiates with faculty to ensure students receive accommodations in a timely and effective manner including discussing the basic course requirements and any concerns regarding the reasonableness of accommodations in a specific setting
Serves as a resource to faculty, staff, departments and campus community on disability issues related to blind students
Develops working relationships with multiple campus departments, may be called upon to visit departments to share overview of ODS resources related to blind students
Refers students to other supportive services
Experience working with blind or visually impaired individuals, specifically, in a higher education or academic setting.
Successful performance in an interview and passing a criminal background check.
Masters degree in counseling, higher education, or related field; extensive experiences working with blind and/or visually impaired individuals in an academic setting, preferably higher education; extensive experiences working with individuals with various disabilities. Understanding of ADA and removal of barriers for classroom accommodations.
Posting Date 06/02/2021 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Notice of Non-Discrimination
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, age/or veteran status in its programs or activities in accordance with Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies.
The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
Assistant Vice President of Human Resources and Compliance/Title IX Coordinator
008 Old Main Building
104 Maltby Avenue
Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock, PA 16057
Respect for Individuals in the Community
Slippery Rock University provides an environment that respects, encourages, and promotes the talents and contributions of all. Slippery Rock University values a community with a shared sense of purpose, where people demonstrate mutual respect and appreciation. Slippery Rock University values diversity that honors and includes all persons regardless of age, creed, disability, ethnic heritage, gender, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status in academic and extracurricular endeavor, in the working environment, and in the daily life of the university community.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Preference will be given to applications received by June 23, 2021.
Please provide three professional reference in the online application.
Official graduate and undergraduate transcripts will be required from the recommended candidate prior to hire.
Prior to the appointment, the recommended candidate is required to provide current clearances as noted, or demonstrate that that these clearances are being process to be provisionally appointed: Act 34 Background Check and Act 151 (Child Abuse) Background Check and Federal Criminal ( FBI ) clearance.
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have a Bachelor's degree?
- * Do you have experience working with blind and/or visually
- * Are you currently employed as a SCUPA employee at one of
PASSHE's 14 universities?
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- Unofficial Transcripts
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- Professional Reference Letter
- Professional Reference Letter 2
- Professional Reference Letter 3
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