Dean College is a private, residential New England college
grounded in a culture and tradition that all students deserve the
opportunity to discover and exceed their greatest aspirations.
A personal and transformative community since 1865, Dean
tirelessly inspires our students to unimagined heights through
personalized support and integrated delivery of academic,
co-curricular and experiential learning.
Our graduates are lifelong learners who thrive in their careers,
embrace social responsibility and demonstrate leadership.
This is The Dean Difference.
Consistently recognized as a Top Regional College and a Best
Value School by U.S. News & World Report and named a College of
Distinction for four consecutive years, Dean serves approximately
1,200 full-time students and 300 part-time students and offers more
than 50 combined bachelor's and associate degree programs and
specializations, as well as a robust schedule of continuing studies
and certificate programs throughout the year.
Dean College is perfectly situated in Franklin, Massachusetts,
which is conveniently located between Boston and Providence, Rhode
Island and is accessible to Boston by commuter rail. The Dean
College/Franklin station is only a five-minute walk from campus.
Approximately 90 percent of the College's student population lives
Dean provides a supportive academic environment that thrives on
student engagement and exceptional teaching. The Dean
Difference is exemplified through each student's
commitment to their professional futures, social responsibility and
leadership. Outside of the classroom, students participate in 16
athletic teams and more than 30 on-campus groups and
Ninety-six percent of our bachelor's degree students are
employed or enrolled in graduate school within 12 months of
graduation. Alumni are hard at work in top-ranked graduate programs
and are employed by organizations such as Universal Studios, Dell
Technologies, Liberty Mutual, Kraft Sports + Entertainment, the
Boston Ballet, and more.
The Coordinator of Accessibility Services position is
a part-time academic year, 2021-2022 appointment, within
the Morton Family Learning Center responsible for developing and
providing reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities.
In addition, the coordinator is responsible for assisting with
implementing programs, services, assessments, policies, procedures
and strategic goals for a comprehensive accessibility program. The
position reports to the Director of the Morton Family Learning
Center within Student Success Programs & Career Planning as a
critical member of Enrollment & Retention.
Job responsibilities will include:
- Review documentation and requests for services under the
Americans with Disabilities Act;
- Provides reasonable and appropriate academic accommodations and
services on a case-by-case basis and maintains confidential student
- Develops and monitors accommodation plans for students;
- Promotes outreach and training to faculty, staff, and students.
Presents workshops on disability issues that increase campus
- Works closely with testing center to ensure appropriate;
- Responds to issues pertaining to ADA, section 504
- Works with students with disabilities self-advocacy;
- Collaborating with advisors, faculty and staff regarding
- Maintaining confidential information and records;
- Works closely with Arch Learning Community to evaluate
documentation in regard to recruitment and evaluation of
- Other duties as assigned.
- Master's degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, Learning
Disabilities, Psychology, Special Education, Higher Education
Administration or related field, required:
- Three years or more of experience implementing legally mandated
accommodations in Higher Education, required;
- Understanding of all relevant legislation (e.g., Americans with
Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504), required;
- Experience with assistive technologies (e.g., JAWS, Zoom text,
Dragon, text-to-speech software) and document conversion software
(e.g., Adobe, Omni page), preferred;
- Experience working with the needs of students with disabilities
in higher education, required;
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills, required;
- Familiar with platform to manage documentation, accommodations
and testing center appointments;
- COVID-19 vaccination, required.
Dean College is an equal-opportunity, Title IX institution and
pledges to recruit, select and promote diversity by providing
equality of opportunity in higher education for all persons,
including faculty and staff with respect to hiring, continuation,
promotion, and applicants for admission, enrolled students and
graduates without discrimination or segregation.
The College is interested in candidates who have the
communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their
effectiveness with diverse groups of colleagues, students, faculty,
and community members. All employment decisions are made on a
non-discriminatory basis. Dean College prohibits discrimination and
harassment based on sex, race, color, age, national origin,
religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual
orientation, gender identity and gender expression, citizenship,
pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, work-related
injury or any other status protected by applicable national,
federal, state or local law. This nondiscrimination policy covers
admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in College
programs, services, and activities. A pre-employment background
screen is required for all employees.
The Assistant Dean of Students, located on the second floor of
the Campus Center, telephone 508-541-1841, coordinates the
college's compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of
The Director of Human Resources on the first floor of Dean Hall,
telephone, 508-541-1681 coordinates the college's compliance with
titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the
Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act and
amendments, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.
The Dean College Athletics Department is a Division III member
of the NCAA and competes as a member of the Great Northeast
Athletic Conference (GNAC), Eastern Collegiate Football Conference
(ECFC), and complies with all NCAA Division III Rules and
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