Conducts initial appointments with students to identify access
barriers in academic environments. Coordinates reasonable
accommodations in collaboration with students, faculty, and DRC
staff. Conducts screening assessments to provide temporary
accommodations while making referrals for formal evaluations.
Maintains appropriate records by thoroughly documenting
communication with and regarding DRC students. Orients students to
the process of receiving classroom and testing accommodations, as
well as informing them of available campus and community resources.
Provides ongoing support for students via follow-up appointments,
student success appointments, emails, and calls as requested.
Responsible for a caseload of approximately 700 students with
disabilities. Communicates with faculty when an accommodation is
particularly complex, or when faculty have questions or concerns
about DRC-registered students’ well-being or ability to succeed in
a class. Serves as a resource for students, parents, faculty,
staff, and service agencies/providers. Provides advocacy support
and addresses concerns as needed.
Maintains a current knowledge base of federal and state laws,
regulations and rules governing the provision of services for
persons with documented disabilities and their application within a
post-secondary educational setting. Pursues self-directed learning
on national trends and best practices in accessibility and
accommodated learning, including efforts to promote equal access
and to reduce possible stigma associated with differences in
Serves on departmental, divisional and university-wide committees,
Other duties as assigned.
Master’s degree in an appropriate area; or a bachelor’s degree in
an appropriate area and two years of relevant experience.
EDUCATION & TRAINING: Master’s degree in a related field of
expertise (such as higher education, special education,
rehabilitation counseling, social work, school psychology, or
occupational therapy); or bachelor’s degree in a related field of
expertise (such as education and health sciences) with at least
four or more years of related and practical experience
- Experience working with students with physical, sensory,
psychological, or learning disabilities
- Experience in developing, coordinating, and/or implementing care
plans for individuals with disabilities or medical/health
Proficient in use of a Windows-based computer and Microsoft
- Outstanding time management and organizational skills.
- Strong student support services skills.
- Effective professional written and oral communication
ABILITIES: None noted
PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS: None
OTHER QUALIFICATIONS: Strong work ethic
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end
Health Assessment Required: