Director, Accessible Education
Facilitates access to courses, programs,
services, activities, and facilities for students with
disabilities. Collaborates with faculty and staff to develop and
implement best practices in promoting inclusive design; and
assesses and facilitates reasonable accommodations when the
environment is not accessible within the guidelines of federal,
state and local laws and office, division and college policies and
procedures. Reports to the director of accessible education and
works with students, staff, faculty, and on and off campus
Essential Job Functions:
- Reviews medical documentation and determines eligibility for
disability accommodations for undergraduate and graduate students
under provisions of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Americans with
Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA).
- Meets with students to identify barriers to full participation
in the curricular and co-curricular environments and determine
appropriate access and accommodations, reviewing additional sources
of information as needed.
- Coordinates the provision of access and reasonable
accommodations in consultation with students, faculty and
- Provides consultation, information, resources and referral to
students with disabilities and college faculty, staff and
- Collaborates with academic advisers, medical providers and
other staff to provide support, accommodations and resource
referral to students including interpreting college policies that
may need modification to ensure access
- Recruits, trains and oversees the Accessibility Mentorship
- Designs and facilitates group support programs in collaboration
with various departments to support students
- Collaborates with Director and other staff for education,
training and outreach events
- Maintains appropriate records by documenting communication with
and regarding students and recording recommended courses of action
- Collaborates with Director to participate in environmental
access work to improve the design of curricular, information,
physical and co-curricular environments.
- May participate on college committees, task forces, and
networks and serve a liaison role with other
- Maintains membership with relevant professional
- Stays abreast of national, state, and local disability-related
- Participates in professional development activities through
presentation, publications, attendance at conferences and/or
- Furthers personal and community knowledge of models of
disability and inclusive educational design and their application
in higher education.
- Maintains appropriate confidentiality in verbal and written
- Works effectively with all members of the college
: Bachelor's or Master's Degree with emphasis or
major in education, special education, psychology, counseling,
rehabilitation counseling or other related field.
: Minimum of 2 years work experience working with
persons with disabilities.
- Knowledge of the application of federal and state laws that
provide for an accessible higher education experience for disabled
- Strong written and interpersonal communication skills.
- Working knowledge of common computer applications (e.g. word
processing, PowerPoint, databases).
- Considerable knowledge of types of academic accommodations for
- Familiarity with academic advising at the collegiate
- Mastery of several assistive technologies for students with
- Demonstrated ability to interact with a variety of
personalities and work with college students.
- Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality
Intermittent sitting, standing, stooping, crouching, walking, and
regular moving of light objects.
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the
general nature and level of work performed by employees within this
classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as
a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and
qualifications required of employees to this job. The omission of
specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the
position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment
to the position.
Please apply online. Position is posted until filled. Due to the
overwhelming response to the college's staff openings we are unable
to respond personally to individual telephone inquiries. No faxed
Agnes Scott College does not discriminate on the basis of, race,
color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age,
veteran status, disability or genetic information, gender identity
and gender expression or any other characteristic protected by law
in its employment. Agnes Scott College has a strong commitment to
diversity and urges members of underrepresented groups to
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been granted an exemption based upon a medical or religious