Works directly with the Director of the Disability Resource Center in the administration of University policies and procedures, both formal and informal. Demonstrate knowledge of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and FERPA. Interpret clinical documentation for a full range of disabilities and operationalizing into reasonable accommodations in the college environment. Provide objective and unbiased judgment, discretion, and ability to maintain the confidentiality of highly sensitive and confidential information in relation to students with disabilities. Proficient in recognizing, problem-solving, and responding flexibly to situations as they arise with sound judgment.
Professional experience in student disability services, student conduct processes, conflict resolution, dispute resolution or related field in academic and student affairs with the completion of a Bachelors Degree and 2-4 years of full-time experience.
Knowledge of University policies, rules, procedures, organizational structure, and governance is required.
Experience in case management required
Experience in a higher education setting required
Demonstrated ability to handle confidential information and use discretion in sensitive matters is required.
Knowledge of all local state and federal laws pertaining to specified student affairs area is required.
Working knowledge of academic administration, including an understanding of department and college levels and university community dynamics is required.
The ability to consistently demonstrate non-biased and objective judgment and decision making that is consistent with the goals and philosophy of the specified student affairs area, as well as the larger University community is required.
A broad understanding of higher education issues including contemporary ethical dilemmas, strategic intervention, resource management, and development of and support for the research is required.
Internal Number: 10646
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Since its inception, Eastern Michigan, first as a Normal School, then as a College and finally as a University, has grown and developed to respond to the ever-changing needs of society. Over the years, EMU has educated thousands of sons and daughters of Michigan, the nation, and the world. The University currently serves 23,000 students who are pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 200 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University?s Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Health and Human Services; Technology, and its graduate school. Eastern Michigan?s exceptional faculty, students and alumni include CEOs from major businesses; a National Student Teacher of the Year, National Teacher of the Year, numerous Fulbright Scholars and Milken Family Foundation National Educators award winners; and several Michigan Teachers of the Year.