This position serves as the primary point of accountability for coordinating the University's implementation of the ADA and Section 504 requirements to provide access and accommodation for students with disabilities. The position supports students, families, faculty and staff in understanding rights and responsibilities under the ADA/Section 504. Additionally, this position determines and facilitates the implementation of reasonable accommodations and resolution of problems or conflicts related to accommodations and services.
Essential functions of the position include:
Review and interpret medical documentation and/or neuropsychological testing reports to determine eligibility of students under ADA and ADA, as amended; determine and coordinate academic and programmatic accommodations for students as required by Section 504 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act. (25% of their time)
Advise and provide support, coaching, advocacy, assistive technology training, and referral for assigned student caseload to promote their academic success. (20%)
Advise faculty regarding implementation of accommodations and strategies for assisting students; problem-solve to resolve faculty and or student complaints; serve as initial point of contact regarding questions, concerns or processes related to employee accommodations, digital accessibility and campus accessibility for assigned regional campuses. (15%)
Educate and inform students, parents, secondary schools, and university community regarding the accommodation process and support services for students with disabilities including rights and responsibilities; represent SAS at internal and external resources fairs and high school transition events; administrative tasks. (15%)
Coordinate Gateway to Success (high school transition program) across all Ohio University campuses; provide consultation and support to regional high schools; attend and/or coordinates admissions events, orientation, and high school transition events. (25%)
Master's Degree in Counseling, Vocational Rehabilitation, Special Education, College Student Personnel, or closely related area, or equivalent years of related experience.
2 years experience working with people with disabilities in K-12 or post-secondary education, a counseling setting, or vocational rehabilitation agency,
2 years experience supervising or managerial experience.
Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act, As Amended and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.
Preference will also be given to individuals with demonstrated knowledge of assistive technology.
Planning Unit: University College
Department: Student Accessibility Services
Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position: Christy Perez, firstname.lastname@example.org
Employment Type: full-time regular
Commensurate with candidate's experience and qualifications. Employees also enjoy a generous benefits package including health benefits, paid time off, and education benefits for employees and qualified dependents.
Internal Number: 37559
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