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Student Accommodation Specialist, Student Accessibility Services

Posted: 04/29/2022

Student Accommodation Specialist
Student Accessibility Services
 
Responsibilities and Impact: Facilitates academic accommodations for students with disabilities; oversees coordination of alternative text processes; assists with orienting students with disabilities to the university; maintains knowledge of the laws, guidelines, and regulations affecting students with disabilities; and participates in broader department and Student Affairs Division activities.
 
Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in education, counseling, social work, family services, disability studies or related field required. Spring 2022 graduates will be considered. Degree must be conferred prior to start date. At least one year of experience working with individuals with disabilities; demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with diverse groups of people; knowledge of the application of laws and regulations pertaining to individuals with disabilities; commitment to diversity and inclusive student success; ability to work independently; strong oral and written communication skills; and strong problem solving and critical thinking skills also required. Student experience will be considered.
 
Preferred Qualifications: Experience providing the delivery of services for students with disabilities in a college or university setting; experience delivering academic support services in a college or university setting; knowledge of assistive technology and ADA Coordinator Training Certification preferred. 
 
UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.
 
The University offers an excellent benefits package including a vacation plan, employer sponsored retirement plans, health and dental insurance, and life and disability insurance. Application materials received by May 13, 2022 will be given first consideration. For more information or to apply, visit http://jobs.uni.edu. Criminal and other relevant background checks required.

UNI is a tobacco free campus.

Type of Employment: Full-Time

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