Unit-specific Responsibilities 1) Processes the recruitment, selection and hiring of all student note-taker employees needed quarterly to implement student accommodation services; 2) Provide students with an overview of note-taking services and supports; Help students elect best note-taking methods; and train students on note-taking strategies and technologies. 3) Ensure that all note-taking services and/or equipment are provided in a timely and effective manner for eligible students; and provide timely confirmation of those services to all pertinent parties; 4) Coordinates auxiliary supports and services for students with disabilities as directed. 5) Schedules 1:1 meetings with students to review note-taking options, and help with the selection of the best note-taking method for the student.Â 6) Prepare departmental communications and training content for student employees. 7) Provides direct case management support to Directors, as necessary.Â 8) Liaises with campus stakeholders such as IT services, AVS, Center for Digital Accessibility, University Library Systems, College Housing, Facilities Services, Parking and Transportation, College Programming Office, Environmental Health & Safety and the University of Chicago Police Department, Human Resources, Payroll, Registrar, vendors, area deans of students, faculty, and other staff administrators in the timely provision of Â accommodations for eligible students.Â 9) Collaborates with various campus partners to ensure implementation of accommodations; and appropriately communicates information about disability accommodations and services.Â 10) Supports with departmental records management projects; data reporting responsibilities; and departmental programs and events.Â 11) Communicates the accommodation process and resources on campus; and refer students for other appropriate services. 12) Serves as a resource in interpreting University policies and procedures; and may serve as a thought partner along with senior leadership in the development and implementation of SDS policies and procedures; 13) Other duties as assigned.
Unit-preferred Competencies 1) Good knowledge of the ADA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. 2) Knowledge of disability services, accommodation technology and/or note-taking software solutions. 3) Experience working with and/or for individuals with disabilities. 4) Experience arranging accommodations for individuals with disabilities. 5) Experiencing training individuals with diverse learning styles.
Working Conditions Physical Demands 1) Fast-paced position--Attendance at meetings in various locations throughout the University campus. 2) This is a 12-month contract; full-time position; weekend and evening hours may be required. Â This position may require participation in off campus programs.Â 3) Compensation will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Â The University of Chicago offers an extensive benefits package. Â 4) The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this job. Â 5) This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities associated with this position.
Mental Demands 1) Good judgment. 2) Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously. 3) Appropriate discretion and the ability to handle highly confidential material.
Experience: 1) Previous work experience in a related disability services field. 2) Excellent computer skills including the ability to work with wide variety of software programs including but not limited to: Adobe Pro; People Soft Applications; Microsoft Office Suite; and Google Applications. 3) Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage competing priorities. 4) Experience coordinating complex scheduling of 50+ services efficiently. 5) Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
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