This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Administrative Program Assistant position for the Department of Disability and Access Services at Oregon State University (OSU).
Disability Access Services (DAS) supports students with documented disabilities by providing reasonable and appropriate accommodations as required by Federal and State laws and in support of the University's core values of accountability, Diversity, Integrity, Respect, and Social responsibility. DAS focuses on a social justice and universal design model of inclusion for all students.
As a member of the DAS team, under the direction of the Manager of Access Services, the Administrative Program Assistant (Alternative Testing Assistant) position will coordinate the provision of alternative testing accommodations as required by State and Federal laws and in support of the University mission of equal opportunity for all individuals without regard to disability. DAS provides over 4,000 exams per year to students with disabilities. This position plays an integral role by coordinating the logistics of alternative testing services between faculty, staff, and students. It requires great attention to detail, and an ability to work well with people in high-stress situations, and with people at all levels of the organization. This position requires some scheduling flexibility during peak exam periods.
Three years of office experience which included two years at full performance level and experience generating documents; and Lead work responsibility or coordination of office procedures.
Excellent time management and organizational skills and priority based decision-making.
Effective verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to effectively communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization.
Strong problem-solving skills.
Ability to work with people in high-stress situations.
Experience using MS Office applications and databases.
Ability to make decisions independently and work with minimal supervision.
Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.
Ability to quickly navigate campus and buildings independently in all weather conditions.
A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months.
Typical office environment.
Exposure to all types of weather while quickly navigating campus and campus buildings.
Oregon State is a leading research university located in one of the safest, smartest, greenest small cities in the nation. Situated 90 miles south of Portland, and an hour from the Cascades or the Pacific Coast, Corvallis is the perfect home base for exploring Oregon?s natural wonders.Oregon State University has always been a place with a purpose ? making a positive difference in quality of life, ...natural resources and economic prosperity in Oregon and beyond. Through discovery, innovation and application, we are meeting challenges, solving problems and turning ideas into reality.Founded in 1868, Oregon State is the state?s Land Grant university and is one of only two universities in the U.S. to have Sea Grant, Space Grant and Sun Grant designations. Oregon State is also the only university in Oregon to hold both the Carnegie Foundation's top designation for research institutions and its prestigious Community Engagement classification.As Oregon?s leading public research university, with $261.7 million in external funding in the 2011 fiscal year, Oregon State?s impact reaches across the state and beyond. With 12 colleges, 15 Agricultural Experiment Stations, 35 county Extension offices, the Hatfield Marine Sciences Center in Newport and OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon State has a presence in every one of Oregon?s 36 counties, with a statewide economic footprint of $2.06 billion.Oregon State welcomes a diverse student body of over 26,000 students from across Oregon, all 50 states and more than 100 countries. They can choose from more than 200 undergraduate and more than 80 graduate degree programs, including over 30 degrees online offered through Oregon State Ecampus. Oregon State increasingly attracts high-achieving students, with nationally recognized programs in areas such as conservation biology, agricultural sciences, nuclear engineering, forestry, fisheries and wildlife management, community health, pharmacy and zoology.Oregon State also ranks high in sustainability, fourth among universities nationwide for using renewable energy and first in the Pac-12 Conference. And our students literally help power the university: 22 exercise machines at Oregon State University has always been a place with a purpose ? making a positive difference in quality of life, natural resources and economic prosperity in Oregon and beyond. Through discovery, innovation and application, we are meeting challenges, solving problems and turning ideas into reality. For more information visithttp://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm.The 400-acre main campus in Corvallis includes a Historic District, making Oregon State one of only a handful of U.S. university campuses listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The district includes such icons as Weatherford Hall, the Memorial Union and Benton Hall, the oldest building on the oldest building on campus.
OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.