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Testing Coordinator

Northern Arizona University
Arizona, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 19, 2022

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

Location: Disability Resources
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Job ID: 606311
Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Workplace Culture

NAU is a community devoted to student success and sustained by an unshakable commitment to our shared mission, vision, and values. We—faculty, staff, and administrators—thrive by combining our efforts and working side by side to further NAU's culture of excellence.

Special Information

  • This position is posted as Testing Coordinator, which is a working title. The NAU system title for this position is Accessibility Analyst.
  • To be considerd for this position, please include a completed application, resume, and cover letter.
  • Position is located 100% on the Flagstaff campus in the Disability Resources office.

Job Description

The Disability Resources (DR) office is seeking a highly motivated, detail-oriented candidate to coordinate the DR testing center. The DR office leads collaborations with students, faculty, staff, and the campus community to cultivate a universally designed environment and facilitates the removal of existing barriers for the full inclusion of people with disabilities. This includes providing services and accommodations to the entire campus community. The Testing Coordinator is responsible for management and operation of our testing center where we administer exams to students with accommodations related to testing.

Program Management - 80%
  • Responsible for ensuring access to programs, services, activities, and facilities for students with disabilities at Northern Arizona University. The essential job functions are to oversee daily operations and coordinate the Disability Resources testing center (which includes testing using assistive technology).
  • Assists the department in development and implementation of programs and procedures for the delivery of services as well as ongoing assessment of the program. Outreach and consultation with faculty, staff, and departments within the university community will be ongoing.
  • Stays abreast of legislation and national, state, and local issues related to ADA and section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act as related to population served.
  • Provides information, referral, and support to students with disabilities.
  • Performs outreach within the greater University Community regarding Disability Resources - its mission, policies, and accommodations for students.
  • Develops and recommends program goals, objectives, policies and procedures regarding program access and universal design for students with a variety of disabilities.

Supervision - 15%
  • Trains, supervises, and develops work plans for DR student employee testing staff.

Other - 5%
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree AND 1-3 years of experience in field pertinent to work unit.
  • Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office and Adobe software.
  • Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience working in a higher education setting with students with disabilities.
  • Demonstrated experience coordinating a testing center program.
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of assistive technology.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws regarding accessibility.
  • Knowledge of industry trends regarding equitable hiring and workplace practices.
  • Intermediate knowledge of accessibility procedures, processes, policies, and concepts.
  • Knowledge of typical techniques and methods of assessing disability and functional limitations.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Proficiency in reviewing typical assessments of disability.
  • Conflict resolution skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Analyzes non-routine situations and anticipate issues.
  • Self-starter: ability to work independently, and as part of a team.
  • Balances competing priorities.
  • Ability to work effectively with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds.

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

As of 12/10/21, the Safer Federal Workforce employee vaccination requirement is currently suspended pending the outcome of a federal court-issued injunction. This injunction has suspended the recent executive order issued by President Biden requiring all employees of federal contractors to receive COVID-19 vaccinations. For current status of the vaccine requirement and/or questions, please visit FAQs for Employee Vaccination Requirement.

Background Information

This position has been identified as a safety/security sensitive position. Therefore, per AZ Revised Statute, Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, employment history investigation, degree verification (in some cases) and fingerprinting. If you are applying for a job that requires a CDL, you will be required to register with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse and adhere to the clearinghouse requirements. Additionally, as an employer in the state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States. Finally, each year Northern Arizona University releases an Annual Security Report. The report is a result of a federal law known as the Clery Act. The report includes Clery reportable crime statistics for the three most recent completed calendar years and discloses procedures, practices and programs NAU uses to keep students and employees safe including how to report crimes or other emergencies occurring on campus. In addition, the Fire Safety Report is combined with the Annual Security Report for the NAU Flagstaff Mountain Campus as this campus has on-campus student housing. This report discloses fire safety policies and procedures related to on-campus student housing and statistics for fires that occurred in those facilities. If you would like a free paper copy of the report, please contact the NAUPD Records Department at (928) 523-8884 or by visiting the department at 525 E. Pine Knoll Drive in Flagstaff.


Anticipated salary range is $47,634 - $59,542. Annual salary commensurate with candidate's qualifications and related experience.

FLSA Status

This position is non-exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The incumbent is eligible for overtime pay or compensatory time according to University policy. Further, the employee must submit timesheets that accurately reflect all hours worked.


This is a Classified Staff (CLS) position. NAU offers an excellent benefit package including generous health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System; paid vacation and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and qualified dependents. More information on benefits at NAU is available on the Human Resources benefits website. Classified Staff employees are in a probationary status for their first six months at NAU. NAU is a tobacco and smoke-free campus. Employees offered a position will be eligible for state health plans (including NAU's BCBS Plan). New employees are eligible for benefits on the first day of the pay period following their enrollment, after their employment date. Employees will have 31 days from their start date to enroll in benefits. Additionally, new employees will begin participating in the Arizona State Retirement System, and the long-term disability coverage that accompanies it, on the first of the pay period following 6 months after the new employee's start date.

Learning and Development

Your career at Northern Arizona University includes the opportunity for professional development. New employee on-boarding training includes courses to be completed within the first 30 days. If your position includes the supervision of a benefit-eligible employee, we offer the NAU Supervisors Academy for you to complete within your first 2 years.

Immigration Suppt/Sponsorship

NAU will not provide any U.S. immigration support or sponsorship for this position.

Application Deadline

June 20, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply" button on this page. You must submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button by midnight of the application deadline. If you need assistance completing your application there are instructions available on the Human Resources website or in person in the Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus - on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process please contact the Office of Equity and Access at: 928-523-3312/TDD - 928-523-1006 or PO Box 4083, Flagstaff AZ 86011.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

EEO is the Law Poster and Supplements

NAU is an Employer of National Service. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.

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