Assistive/Adaptive Technology Coordinator

Location
Denton, TX
Posted
May 24, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

POSITION INFORMATION

Requisition Number
152765

Job Title
Assistive/Adaptive Technology Coordinator

Official Title
Student Services Coordinator II

Position Number
00001584

Department
Office of Disability Accom - 161540

Location
Denton

Is this an internal posting only?
No

Work Schedule
Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm

Department Overview
The Office of Disability Accommodation (ODA) at the University of North Texas exists to prevent discrimination on the basis of disability and to help students reach a higher level of independence.

Job Description
The Office of Disability Accommodations Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Student Services Coordinator II to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

* Oversee and manage text conversion process for students.
* Implement assistive/adaptive technology in disability accommodations.
* Maintains calendar and records of all assistive technology (AT) and text conversion requests.
* Consults with or counsels all students needing accommodations for visual disability.
* Communicate with university faculty and staff, and respond to concerns or questions as they arise.
* Supervise part-time student staff in the text conversion area of the office.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess a Master's Degree in related field and two years of student services, student affairs, counseling, advising, or related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* Previous experience working with students with disabilities, specifically with a vision disability.
* Previous experience with text conversion on a university campus.
* Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time.
* Familiarity with assistive/adaptive technologies.
* Knowledge of ADA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
* Some experience supervising student employees.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume with their online application.

Is this a security sensitive position?
Yes

Driving a University Vehicle?
No

Job Open Date
05-23-2017

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Pay Rate
Salary Commensurate with Experience

Pay Basis
Monthly

Job Type
Full-time Permanent

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