The Director Educational Accessibility is the primary
administrator responsible for the leadership and fiscal and
strategic management of the Office of Educational Accessibility in
fulfilling its responsibility to facilitate equal access for
qualified students with disabilities to university programs,
events, and services. The Director is also responsible for
upholding the legal, ethical, and philosophical principles of
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Americans with
Disabilities Act of 1990. Additionally, the Director ensures that
reasonable accommodations and services are provided to students
Considerable experience as an administrator of progressive
leadership in higher education for students with disabilities, with
particular emphasis on students with learning disabilities.
Comprehensive knowledge of the reasonable accommodations needed for
students with various disabilities, especially Learning
disabilities and ADHD.
Comprehensive knowledge of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act
and the Americans with Disabilities Act and other mandates as they
apply to higher education.
Comprehensive knowledge of the diagnostic testing and documentation
required for a student to be designated as having a
Working knowledge of study strategies appropriate for students with
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with others to develop
new programs, policies or services.
Working knowledge of assistive technology as it applies to students
Considerable knowledge of program administration and staff
Working knowledge, or the ability to rapidly acquire such
knowledge, of University structure, departments, policies,
procedures, values, strategic plan and mission.
Demonstrated ability in the following areas:
Analysis of problems and development of solutions
Oral and written communication
Interpersonal communications and public relations
Maintenance of confidential files and records
Attention to detail, organization, multi-tasking, and
Working collaboratively as a member of a team
Assessment of program effectiveness
Masters Degree in special education, psychology, counseling,
higher education administration or other related area.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Given the nature of the positions in Student Engagement &
Enrollment Services that provide support to student services and/or
student-centered programs, the employee occupying this position may
be required to work during a university closing as directed by his
or her supervisor. These instances may include working from a
remote location (i.e. telework, etc.).