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Coordinator for Disability Services

Delta State University
Mississippi, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jun 3, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Education, Other Education
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Delta State University

Coordinator for Disability Services

Position Type: Staff

Department: Counseling Center and Student Health Services

Posting Number: 201201277

Full or Part Time: Full Time

Tenure/Non-Tenure: Non-Tenure Track

Salary Basis: 12 month

1. To possess an understanding of, and a commitment to, the University Mission and Vision as well as the goals and objectives of Student Affairs.2. Determine student eligibility for services based on documentation regarding classroom, housing, dining and campus life accommodations.3. Consult with students and third-party providers about reasonable accommodations on a case-by-case basis.4. Arrange for assistive technology, texts in alternative formats, and other aides as needed in order to provide individualized accommodations for students.5. Coordinate services for students with temporary disabilities.6. Inform faculty of academic accommodations, compliance with legal responsibilities, as well as instructional, programmatic or curriculum modifications.7. Consult with faculty, administrators, and key campus departments (such as residential life and campus services) regarding the needs of students.8. Assess the effectiveness of Student Disability Services program services and activities.9. Develop and revise office policies and procedures as appropriate.10. Maintain up-to-date knowledge on issues in the field and interpret court/government agency rulings and interpretations affecting services for students.11. Advocate for students to faculty and administrators.12. Provide disability awareness training for campus constituencies.13. Communicate information regarding office services to students and the campus community.14. Process complaints/grievances from students related to accommodation issues.15. Ensure confidentiality of highly sensitive information including maintenance of student accommodation records.16. Work collaboratively with other offices and staff within the student success center in order to support students.17. To perform all other duties as assigned.

1. Knowledge of disability laws and implications for higher education including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, Americans with Disabilities Act and Fair Housing Act.2. Ability to understand and interpret disability documentation.3. Ability to work with diverse populations including sensitivity to the needs of individuals with disabilities.4. Excellent written, verbal, and presentational communication skills.5. Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.6. Strong organizational and follow-up and follow-through skills.7. Ability to build and maintain collaborative working relationships to ensure student’s best interests are upheld.8. Proven ability to safeguard sensitive and confidential information; familiarity with FERPA regulations.Master’s DegreeMaster’s Degree with three (3) years of experience in higher education

12 monthCommensurate with experience, qualifications, and university’s resources.

Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s Degree

Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s Degree with three (3) years of experience in higher education

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Three letters of recommendation are required. Requests for letters will automatically be generated to the references you list on the application. They will be sent a link to allow them to submit letter directly to application.

Additional Information:

Open Date: 05/31/2022

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Click Here

Delta State University is committed to a policy of equal employment and educational opportunity. Delta State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status. This policy extends to all programs and activities supported by the University. jeid-61a35bf896fd904b9ebf9c227ae94d94
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