The Office of Access and Services for Individuals with Disabilities at Teachers College is committed to providing equal access to all academic programs, activities, and college events to people with disabilities. OASID works with all administrative units, academic departments and faculty members to ensure that individuals with disabilities can fully participate in the Teachers College community. Our primary areas of concern include workplace support, academic support services, barrier removal, and advocacy.
Reporting to the Director of OASID, the Senior Associate Director will be responsible for support to students, staff, faculty and visitors with disabilities, in particular those who are deaf or hard of hearing and also day-to-day office management. This position will also provide support to the Director and office staff on a wide range of activities and services involving administrative offices, academic departments, students, faculty, and staff.
Bachelor's degree required
National certification from the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc.
Knowledge of and adherence to the RID Code of Professional Conduct
Knowledge of disability-related law (e.g., ADA, Section 504)
Working knowledge of speech-to-text services (e.g., CART, TypeWell),
Direct experience coordinating speech-to-text services preferred
Familiarity with adaptive technology, especially post-production closed captioning technology
Knowledge of assistive listening devices
Working knowledge of office procedures and practices
Highly organized with strong multitasking skills
Advanced computer literacy
Internal Number: 502459
About Teachers College, Columbia University
Teachers College, Columbia University, is the oldest and largest graduate school of education in the United States, and also perennially ranked among the nation’s best. Its name notwithstanding, the College is committed to a vision of education writ large, encompassing our four core areas of expertise: health, education, leadership and psychology.