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Accommodation Coordinator

Employer
Drexel University
Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 28, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Student Affairs, Disabled Student Services, Minority & Multicultural Affairs, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Summary

The Accommodation Coordinator position is a full-time, professional position in the Office of Disability Resources (ODR) at Drexel University. The Accommodation Coordinator of the Office of Disability Resources assists the Director & ADA Coordinator in interpreting medical documentation, determining and providing reasonable accommodations for qualified students with disabilities and creating their Accommodation Verification Letters, thus facilitating equal access to programs, services, and facilities for all Drexel University campuses. The Accommodation Coordinator also educates students about how to use their approved accommodations and refers students to on and off-campus resources.

Essential Functions

The responsibilities of the Accommodation Coordinator include:
  • Reviews documentation and approves reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities.
  • Meets with students who have disabilities to discuss the impact of their condition on their ability to fully participate in the educational experience at Drexel in order to determine reasonable accommodations.
  • Communicates with students, parents, and campus partners to establish or maintain reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities.
  • Makes appropriate referrals and proposes additional supports to students with disabilities.
  • Assists with ODR outreach and open house events, as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Disability Resources, Rehabilitation Counseling, Special Education, Psychology, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience working with people with disabilities, preferably with students with disabilities in a higher education setting; minimum of 1 year of relevant work experience and a Master’s Degree in Disability Resources, Rehabilitation Counseling, Special Education, Psychology or a related field.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, the ability to problem solve with colleagues in ODR and assist individual faculty and staff in the provision of accommodations.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of student information and records.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Working knowledge of Section 504 and the ADAAA, as it applies to postsecondary education.
Location

University City, Philadelphia PA

Additional Information

This position is classified as Exempt with a salary grade of I. For more information regarding Drexel’s Professional Staff salary structure, https://drexel.edu/hr/career/ducomp/salstructure/

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.

Review of applicants will begin once a suitable candidate pool is identified.

Advertised:Jun 28 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:Jul 28 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

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