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Access Coordinator

Miami University (Ohio)
Oxford, Ohio
Date posted
Jan 3, 2024

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Disabled Student Services
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Title: Access Coordinator Salary/Grade:

 $52,000 - $56000

Hours Per Week:


Job Summary:


The Access Coordinator is responsible for coordinating reasonable accommodation and accessibility plans for students affiliated with the Miller Center for Student Disability Services (MCSDS).


Duties/Physical Demands:

Coordinates accommodations and services for students with disabilities ensuring equal access within the academic and campus life setting.
Performs case management activities including student/faculty consultations, disability documentation review, accommodation eligibility determination, reasonable accommodation planning and ongoing student/faculty support.
Provides advocacy and support for students with disabilities’ access and inclusion.
Utilizes Accessible Information Management (AIM) case management database for recordkeeping in accordance with current office procedures and protocols.
Consults and collaborates with campus partners (e.g. faculty, accessible technology, housing and dining) to coordinate reasonable accommodation and access plans.
Assists with the development and implementation of departmental programming and training initiatives.
Contributes to the development and implementation of departmental assessment and evaluation plans to determine service effectiveness.
Maintains comprehensive knowledge of university services and assists students with connecting to various support resources (e.g. tutoring, mental health counseling, international student support).
Participates in university and Division of Student Life initiatives and committees effectively with the core values of collegiality, inclusion and service.
All other duties as assigned, and not limited to, responding to emails, calls, and other unexpected and unassigned internal and external requests for information, explanation, etc.


Minimum Qualifications:

Master's Degree in Counseling, Higher Education, Social Work, Vocational Rehabilitation, Special Education or closely related area conferred by the first day of employment.


Desired Qualifications:

At least one year of higher education experience.
Prior experience working with students with disabilities.
Experience reviewing and interpreting verifying disability documentation (e.g. psychological assessments, special education records) for the purpose of informing access coordination.
Knowledge of accessible technology law and guidelines including Section 508 and World Wide Web Consortium Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG).
Ability to assess and recommend modern assistive technologies to new users.
Ability to engage in complex problem solving with multiple university systems and stakeholders including faculty, staff, students, parents and community members.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of disability laws including the Americans with Disabilities Act as Amended (ADAA) and Section 504 of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act.
Understanding of disability identity, culture and social construction.
Understanding of modern and emerging assistive technologies commonly used by people with disabilities.
Proven record of excellent communication skills, including written, verbal, professional presentations and within digital platforms including social media.
Ability to work effectively in both independent and collaborative team environments.
Ability to engage with diverse individuals in a culturally conscious manner.


Diversity Statement:

Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:

Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.


As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.

Labor Law Posters for Applicants:

Miami University is committed to providing up-to-date information from the Department of Labor to our applicants for employment. Here, you will find links to the current information regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).

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