The University of Tennessee at Martin is seeking applications for a Manager of Disability Services and Testing Center. This position provides leadership for, and oversight of the Office of Disability Services and Testing Center operations, programs and services delivery. Office of Disability Services responsibilities include ensuring the University is in compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, State and University policies and procedures by identifying, facilitating and coordinating accommodations for students with disabilities for academic and co-curricular activities sponsored by the University. Testing Center responsibilities include providing testing services for university required tests, placement tests, and testing for any other contracted or specialized testing service.
Provide strategic leadership to Disability Services and Testing by staying abreast of best practices in disability, accommodations and testing
Provide oversight of intake of requests for accommodations and data regarding students registering with Disability Services
Develop, review, and recommend policies to ensure compliance with federal regulations and provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act as Amended and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Maintain an effective case management system (AIM) for students with approved accommodations including case tracking, review, and analysis
Serve as a key voice in advocating for, and addressing, institution wide accessibility issues.
Responsible for the acquisition, maintenance, and coordination of the use of adaptive equipment, technology, and software
Manage testing daily operations to include scheduling, proctoring, tracking data, and maintaining computers within testing center
Provide consultative assistance, training and/or technical assistance to the campus community on issues and policies related to testing and disabilities
Develop relationships, maintains partnerships, serves as lead testing administrator, and ensures compliance with external agencies regarding testing
Supervise, train, schedule, and evaluate all departmental staff to include 1 exempt, 3 non-exempt, 1 GA and 3 student workers
Prepare, administer, and manage the operating budget and expenditures related to Disability Services and Testing
Perform analysis and reporting to support decision-making
Ensure department is following proper fiscal policies and procedures for the expenditure of funds
Manage the collection, security, and accounting of fees and contract revenue collected by the Testing Center
Request, review, negotiate and process contracts/agreements for disability and testing services
Serve as disability accommodations expert to faculty and staff
Collaborate with Physical Plant to plan and implement modification of facilities to ensure ADA compliance
Oversee requests from the public for disability accommodations (such as sign language interpreting a university sponsored events); develop assessment initiatives and reporting;
Collect and analyze customer satisfaction, usage, placement, outcomes assessment, and related data to improve Testing Center services
Serve on various committees and organizations both internal and external
Perform other duties as assigned
Internal Number: 206166
The primary purpose of the University of Tennessee at Martin is to provide a quality undergraduate education in a traditional collegiate atmosphere characterized at all levels by close collaboration among students, faculty and staff. In addition, the university is dedicated to meeting lifelong educational needs by providing graduate programs, distance-learning opportunities and other creative endeavors. Furthermore, the university is committed to advancing the regional and global community through scholarly activities, research and public service.