Would you like to use your organizational skills to deliver academic and housing accommodations to students with disabilities at Stanford? Interested in fulfilling the need for sign language interpreters; lab or library assistants; exam accommodations; and housing and dining accommodations? Then this opportunity to serve as Accommodations Coordinator in the Office of Accessible Education (OAE) at Stanford University, could be the right one for you!
Successful applicants will have an understanding of the university environment and must possess excellent organizational and communication skills, and the ability to prioritize and complete assignments in a fast-paced environment.
The Accommodations Coordinator will assist in making first level decisions on issues regarding admission, financial aid, housing, registrar services, visa services, student life, advising, career counseling and academic services. Resolve routine issues within own unit using defined policies and practices and professional knowledge as reference.
This position oversees the execution and delivery of academic and facilities-based accommodations to students with disabilities who are registered with the Office of Accessible Education at Stanford University. The incumbent will resolve basic issues within own unit using defined policies and practices and professional knowledge as reference. This position reports to the Director of Operations, Office of Accessible Education.
Review and administer student records, analyze data, and make recommendations and first level, routine decisions on basic issues.
Collect and analyze data from multiple sources, prepare reports.
Collaborate with other staff to approve and resolve complex issues.
Provide general guidance and counsel on programs, policies, and services; participate in planning for future needs.
Contribute to developing and analyzing review process of offerings, policies and programs.
Serve as a basic information resource to other departments; represent unit/department.
Participate as a member of a project team.
May train and supervise volunteers, student and temporary workers.
Source, hire, and schedule those vendors and independent contractors providing sign language interpreting, real-time captioning, and CART services; negotiate contract terms and rates; and collaborate with faculty to determine effective in-class solutions without classroom disruption.
Recruit, screen, and assess candidates for positions needed to fulfill student accommodations including, but not limited to: note takers; exam readers/scribes; lab assistants; library assistants; and visual description.
Collaborate with Housing Assignment Services and Housing Facilities to coordinate the reasonable disability-related accommodations for which students are approved by the Disability Advisers.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree and one year of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Basic computing skills, including experience with the Microsoft Office Suite.
Basic analysis and problem solving skills.
Customer service skills.
Relevant computer systems/technology experience.
Understanding hiring requirements and financial transactions.
Ability to learn and understand compliance with legal, financial, and university policies and external regulations.
Experience using Google apps and online document storage solutions. Familiarity with CRMs including Salesforce.
Exceptional ability to prioritize competing demands and time management.
Ability to meet multiple deadlines with limited resources or additional time pressure.
Situational analysis and creating thinking.
Certifications and Licenses:
Frequently sit, perform desk-based computer tasks.
Occasionally stand, walk, twist, use fine manipulation, grasp, use a telephone, write by hand, sort and file paperwork, lift, carry, push, and pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
May sometimes require working extended time.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Experience a culture of excellence.
Stanford University, located in the heart of Californias Silicon Valley, is one of the worlds leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions for the betterment of humanity and for preparing students for leadership in a complex world.
To foster the talents and aspirations of our 10,000 staff, Stanford offers career development programs, competitive pay that reflects market trends and benefits that increase financial stability and promote healthy, fulfilling lives. Stanford offers an exceptional setting for professionals looking to advance their careers.
Finalist candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment background check.
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains d...edicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 9000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu.
Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.