AEC Accommodation Programs Manager
Officer of Administration
Life/Services, Planning/Project Management
Accessible Education Center
Appointment Type and Duration:
$52,000-$56,000 per year
Application Review Begins
September 14, 2021; open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
To be considered for this position, please upload the following
documents with your online application:
- A resume
- A cover letter highlighting how your knowledge, skills and
experience qualify you for the requirements, competencies, and
qualifications outlined in the job posting. Please specifically
describe your experience tracking large amounts of data and
overseeing program operations.
- The names of at least three professional references, their
e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers
The Division of Undergraduate Education and Student Success (UESS)
promotes academic excellence, universal access, engagement and
achievement for the student scholar. UESS programs focus on the
educational trajectory of the student by providing opportunities
and services essential for progress toward scholastic objectives
and intellectual development. UESS departments and programs serve
the entire population of UO undergraduate students and partner
closely with other campus units to support student success and
The Accessible Education Center (AEC) facilitates and supports
access and inclusion for students with disabilities. The AEC
coordinates services, determines student accommodations, provides
advocacy and collaborates with students, faculty, staff and the
community to create and sustain accessible physical, curricular,
and informational environments.
The AEC Accommodation Programs Manager reports directly to the
Assistant Vice Provost, works closely with the Assistant Director,
and has primary responsibility for managing the effective operation
of accommodations, consistent with institutional compliance
In addition, this position has significant responsibility for the
operations, including expanded implementation, enhancement, and
maintenance of AEC's information management system, AEC Connect.
This specialized portal-based database program (AIM) is designed to
ensure that students with disabilities are efficiently provided
reasonable and appropriate accommodations. This position provides
overall oversight and support to colleagues who coordinate a range
of accommodations through AEC Connect. This includes, testing,
interpreting, notetaking, alternate formats, and notification
letters to faculty. This position oversees day-to-day management of
these systems and works with the product vendor to troubleshoots
issues and stay up to date on changes. This position supervises the
Assistant Accommodations Coordinator, and the selection and
training process for test proctors.
This position requires regular interaction with both undergraduate
and graduate students, faculty/staff, and collaboration with key
university partners. This position requires high levels of
sensitivity and cultural awareness, the ability to work
independently, demonstrate sound judgment and exercise creative
As an active member of the AEC team, the Programs Manager actively
participates in AEC initiatives and outreach activities that foster
a welcoming and inclusive environment.
The Programs Manager must be able to work with diverse students
presenting with a range of disability experiences and demonstrate
respect for all individuals. The manager must exhibit
professionalism and collegiality in a team environment, and the
ability to create a welcoming, inclusive, accessible and
professional atmosphere in the office. This person must exhibit
cultural humility and agility, with the ability and commitment to
work with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
- Bachelor's degree.
- Experience tracking large amounts of data and overseeing
- Experience with program or project management, including
overseeing and coordinating complicated program operations.
- Demonstrated understanding of issues facing diverse groups
(e.g. low-socioeconomic, first generation, students with
disabilities, underrepresented students of color, non-traditional,
and under-prepared individuals).
- Demonstrated strong written and oral communication
- Demonstrated high-level organizational skills with the ability
to prioritize and multi-task effectively in a fast-paced, detail
oriented and time sensitive environment.
- Diligently attends to details and pursues quality in
- Utilizes professional judgment and recognizes situations that
warrant initiative and moves forward without hesitation; resolving
issues, problems, or situations.
- Ability to anticipate next steps and execute
- Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office Suite (or similar).
Ability to produce professional correspondence, documents, data
reports, and presentations.
- Demonstrated ability to work collegially and collaboratively
with diverse internal and external constituencies.
- Knowledge of university policies and procedures.
- Knowledge of universal/inclusive design concepts and experience
- Working knowledge of ADA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation
Demonstrated ability to summarize, compile and interpret student
data and reports.
- Master's degree.
- Familiarity with the Accessible Information Management database
management system designed for disability services
- Experience with the coordination of services and/or scheduling
of service providers.
- Basic understanding of the Americans with Disabilities Act and
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.
- Experience navigating boundary setting
- Supervision experience.
- Experience designing training materials and facilitating
- Familiarity with the use of technology and assistive equipment
to facilitate communication access, and equal access in testing
FLSA Exempt: Yes
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful
completion of a background inquiry.
The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits
package to eligible employees, including health insurance,
retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about
benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative
action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance
with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals
to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected
status, including veteran and disability status. The University is
committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and
employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in
connection with the application process, please contact us at
email@example.com or 541-346-5112.
UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex,
national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status,
disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity,
and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment
practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and
policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be
referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights
Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information,
related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the
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