Access Consultant

Appalachian State University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 11, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Human Resources Administration, Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity, Student Affairs, Counseling, Disabled Student Services, Other Student Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Title Access Consultant Position Number 088311 Department 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.

Minimum Qualifications
  • 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 disability-related accommodations.
  • Demonstrated application of a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
License/Certification Required
N/A 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 & services.
  • Assist in the development of office guidelines and procedures.
  • 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 staff.
  • 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 support.
  • 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 university. Special Instructions to Applicants
Please attach required documents:
Cover Letter and Resume.

List a minimum of 3 professional references in the application form. AA/EEO Statement

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
(828) 262-3187

Director of Title IX Compliance/Title IX Coordinator
Office of Title IX Compliance
123 I.G. Greer Hall
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-2144

ADA /504 Coordinator & Office of Disability Resources Director
Office of Disability Resources
224 Joyce Lawrence Lane/Suite 112 Anne Belk Hall
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-3056

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 community.

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