Accommodations Coordinator

Location
Miami University
Posted
Mar 08, 2017
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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Accommodation Coordinator is member of the team of professionals responsible for implementing reasonable accommodations for students registered with Student Disability Services (SDS), including students with physical, medical, learning, neurological and psychiatric disabilities, as well as students on the Autism Spectrum. The Accommodation Coordinator provides direct service to students to include reviewing documentation, determining eligibility for services and reasonable accommodation strategies, communication of accommodations and outreach to faculty and university resources, promoting student self-advocacy and working with the SDS team to promote an environment of access and equal opportunity on campus. The Accommodation Coordinator also works closely with the staff in the Rinella Learning Center to assist students in procuring other support structures such as tutoring, academic coaching, supplemental instruction and other collaborative initiatives.  

Minimum Qualifications:

* 1-3 years of experience working with individuals with disabilities.

* Master's Degree in rehabilitation counseling, educational psychology, psychology, social work, college student personnel, or related field or earned by June 1, 2017.

* Understanding and experience working with accessible technology

* Possess knowledge of applicable laws that ensure equal access to students, including Section 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act (1990) and ADAAA (2009), the Telecommunication Act of 1996 as well as knowledge of accessible technology best practices such as Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0. 

The University is committed to equal opportunity, affirmative action, and eliminating discrimination and harassment. Miami University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices.  Requests for reasonable accommodations/or disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@MiamiOH.edu or 513-529-3560.  Miami University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report with information on campus crime, fires, and safety may be found at: http://miamioh.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/. Hard copy available upon request. A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke and tobacco free campuses.

 

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