Under minimal supervision, this position provides specialized support to the Director of Disability Support Services. This position will be responsible for the coordination and implementation of services and accommodations for students with disabilities. This position will also provide effective and efficient office oversight for the Disability Support Services Office.
Typically a Master's degree or equivalent experience in Psychology, Social Work or Special Education. Incumbent will be expected to continue upgrading knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to keep abreast of regulation/policy changes, in particular in the field of disabilities in higher education.
Proficient with regards to ADA law at the post-secondary level. Understanding of the differences between secondary and post-secondary law with regards to disabilities.
A minimum of four years experience working in a university or comparable experience.
Demonstrated knowledge in the areas of: Understanding of university administration practices, policies, and procedures is essential. Because the Disability Support Services Office is continually assessing, revising, and adding to its array of services, this position requires the constant acquisition of new knowledge.
Exemplary communication skills (both written and oral) evidenced by background in preparing comprehensive reports and executive summaries incorporating complex, highly technical information.
Must be able to compose and word process effective, error-free correspondence (e.g. letters, memos, reports) to students, faculty, and staff. Must keep detailed, accurate records (e.g. student and budget files).
Highly developed organizational, communication, and collegial skills.
Demonstrated computer competency. The ability to conceptualize, organize, and complete projects alone and in collaboration with other professional staff members is a key requirement. Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are required.
Founded in 1911, LMU is a premier Catholic university rooted in the Jesuit and Marymount traditions. Our enrollment includes 5,962 undergraduate, 2,129 graduate and 1,278 law school students. Our 142-acre bluff-top campus is located in West Los Angeles and is among the nation's most beautiful and green campuses.