This position is developed to be the first point of contact for anystudent requesting a disability accommodation at UTC. The person in this positionwill receive requests and effectively engage in an interactive process andmanage the system by which those requests are handled. The person in thisposition will evaluate documentation according to AHEAD DocumentationGuidelines and ADA-AA requirements. This position will make recommendations forreasonable accommodations and engage in conversations with faculty regardingthe essential function of the courses when necessary. In addition, thisposition will stay abreast of the rapidly growing innovative technology thatallows equal access for individuals with disabilities, and provide training andworkshops regarding these technologies.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is an engaged, metropolitan university committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service, and dedicated to meeting the diverse needs of the region through strategic partnerships and community involvement.