Advertised Summary Job Description: Under the direction of the Executive Director for Disability Services, the Program Coordinator will manage all reasonable accommodations and support services for students registering disabilities or requesting accommodations. Provide expertise and technical assistance to students, parents, faculty, and University officers on disability issues.
General Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and/or its equivalent in Counselor Education, Rehabilitation Counseling, Special Education or related field. Minimum of 3 years of related experience required. The provision of services for students with disabilities in a college or university setting preferred.
Must have the ability to evaluate documentation of disability; determining eligibility for services and accommodations; Must demonstrate ability to exercise astute judgment and discretion on sensitive issues. Excellent written, oral, interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills required.
The position requires occasional weekend and late evening hours during times of peak operational volume.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Manages active caseload of students with disabilities. Handles intake, advises students about gathering required documentation, decides and arranges appropriate accommodations. As needed develops plans for individual student's academic and/or personal accommodations in concert with other advisors. Develops and maintains up to date case files on student utilization of the office's services and accommodations. Updates database program. Works with campus offices such as Housing, Dining and other support offices as needed to coordinate services for students' access to facilities. Serves as liaison to faculty and deans, and facilitating proctors and other support personnel. Develops resources to support students with disabilities including on-line and written materials. Interfaces regularly with faculty, class deans and other advisors on issues related to students with disabilities.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It... seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.