Regional Campus: Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Posting Number: 17ST1435
Job Type: Full Time
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Department Administrator for the Office of Disability Services (ODS). Reports directly to the Senior Director of the Office of Disability Services.Responsible for the supervision of the Program Coordinators within ODS, who coordinate the reasonable accommodation process for: registering with our office, exams, alternative format textbooks, note-taking, American Sign Language interpreters, Computer Aided Real Time (CART) captioning, and various assistive and adaptive technologies.Provides oversight to ensure that the accommodations process is being carried out to appropriate standards, set by the office, Rutgers University, as well as in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1998, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008.Oversees daily operations, including the management of recruitment as needed, hiring, training, supervision of work, budgeting of services, reporting of services, and managing of issues, complaints and grievances as they arise.Ensures appropriate and timely services to students with disabilities.Maintains up to date knowledge on various assistive technologies, knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act and legal cases that may impact services.Sits on committees, provides trainings, and works with the larger community to support office initiatives.
Home Location Campus: Livingston (RU-New Brunswick)
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in a higher education setting.
1 year or more of working with students with disabilities.
Familiarity with assistive and adaptive software and hardware systems such as Kurzweil, Jaws, Dragon Naturally Speaking, Livescribe pens, FM systems, remote captioning, or the latest technology being utilized by students with disabilities.
Experience in the handling of confidential disability related documentation and records according to federal and state laws.
Must have strong computer skills and effective use of various software and hardware programs used in a multi-function disability office including but not limited to database systems, budgeting, email, social networking, and all Microsoft Office Suites.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of supervising and management, office administration, organization, coordination, facilitation, computer systems, and report writing.
Required knowledge and experience in preparing, managing and operating budgets.
Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal); must demonstrate outstanding organizational, writing, and speaking skills to facilitate interactions with co-workers, students, faculty, staff and administrators.
Demonstrated proficiency with computers, computer applications and software including desktop publishing, database systems, and the Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Publisher).
Experience working with diverse groups and populations.
Must have good project management skills, and be able to meet goals in a timely manner.
Must be comfortable working with multiple constituencies in a complex and diverse organizational environment.
Expertise in training and public speaking a must as well as skilled in researching and reviewing literature to develop training programs, workshops and webinars.
Department: Office Svcs Stdnts wDisability