Office of Disability Resources - 620000
Description of University
Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge
Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global
citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in
creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational
Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings
people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge,
to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and
embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the
University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about
20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more
than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.
- Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Psychology, Counselor Education,
Special Education, Psychological or Rehabilitation Counseling,
Social Work, Student Affairs, or related discipline.
- Two (2) years of progressive experience working directly with
individuals with disabilities.
- Demonstrated knowledge, training, or experience interpreting
federal and state laws regarding disability rights.
- Demonstrated knowledge determining eligibility for
- Demonstrated application of a commitment to diversity, equity,
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The Access Consultant is responsible for supporting the mission of
the Office of Disability Resources through participation in the
interactive process and evaluation of requests for accommodations
and coordination of approved academic adjustments, workplace
accommodations, auxiliary aids & services with appropriate
University personnel to maintain compliance with Section 504 and
the ADA . This position is also responsible for oversight of Test
Proctoring to ensure testing accommodations.
Duties and responsibilities of the position include but are not
limited to the following:
- Coordination of the interactive process and evaluation of
requests for accommodations and coordination of approved academic
adjustments, workplace accommodations, auxiliary aids &
- Assist in the development of office guidelines and
- Oversee Test Proctoring program to ensure best practices
related to the provision of approved testing accommodations.
- Supervise daily test proctoring and coordination
responsibilities completed by the graduate assistants and
- Provide the university community with information related to
the ADA and Rehabilitation act, disability issues, including, but
not limited to, being evaluated, the provision of reasonable
accommodations, on-campus resources, and off-campus agency
- Promote access to university programs and activities.
Suggested Salary Range
Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Physical Demands of Position
Typical physical demands of a professional position within a
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please attach required documents:
Cover Letter and Resume.
List a minimum of 3 professional references in the application
Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in
access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect
to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis
of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and
expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status,
genetic information or sexual orientation.
Director of Human Resources/ EEO Officer
Office of Human Resources
330 University Hall Dr.
Boone, NC 28608
Director of Title IX Compliance/Title IX Coordinator
Office of Title IX Compliance
123 I.G. Greer Hall
Boone, NC 28608
ADA /504 Coordinator & Office of Disability Resources
Office of Disability Resources
224 Joyce Lawrence Lane/Suite 112 Anne Belk Hall
Boone, NC 28608
Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian
We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity,
equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.
We understand that the successful implementation of diversity,
equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the
entire university community, including alumni and official
university governing bodies. A diverse campus community supports an
influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase learning
opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work
collectively to achieve a just experience for all.
We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an
equitable environment where all will know that they belong and are
safe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions,
and creativity. We are committed to creating a culture of equity
opportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness,
justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the university