The Director will provide leadership and oversight to newly created Office of Accessibility Resources (OAR), reporting to the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Undergraduate Programs. The Director is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the office including supervision of staff, management of the budget, and administrative oversight. The Director assists students, faculty and staff with documented disabilities and those who may need testing/assessment to determine a disability, assuring appropriate accommodations and services and for managing, implementing and evaluating their progress. The position is involved in the interpretation of complex laws and regulations. The Director serves as coordinator for individuals with disabilities in regard to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The Director works directly with academic departments, health services, counseling services, employee relations and other campus offices to assist in providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with documented disabilities. Coordinate and manage the process for improving accessibility resources campus-wide.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit:
The office provides students, faculty and staff with documented disabilities and those who may need testing/assessment to determine a disability, assuring appropriate accommodations and services and for managing, implementing and evaluating their progress. The office is involved in the interpretation of complex laws and regulations. The office serves as point of coordinator for individuals with disabilities in regard to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
Internal job number: 000419
Master's degree in psychology, counseling, special education, rehabilitation, social work, disabilities services or another related field is required.
Demonstrated understanding of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and American Disabilities Act (ADA) /ADA Amendment Acts (ADAAA)
Experience in evaluating documentation of disability; determining eligibility for services and accommodations; and generating a plan for the provision of services and accommodations.
Knowledge of adaptive/assistive technology
Commitment to working with a diverse population
Collaborative, organized, and detail oriented
Excellent written, oral, and presentation skills
Five or more years working with students with disabilities at the post-secondary level
Experience developing new programs and services
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