Reporting to the Associate Director, the Program Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating reasonable accommodations and support services for students with a disability registered with Disability Resources and Services at Temple University. The incumbent will also be expected to function as a resource to the University faculty and staff on the inclusion of students with a disability. The Program Coordinator will be responsible for the coordination of sign language and CART interpreter services for registered students. Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:
Master's degree with two or more years of experience working with students with a disability in a higher education setting. Demonstrated experience partnering with community agencies to enable greater access to and participation in higher education by persons with a disability. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Required Skills and Abilities:
*Demonstrated mastery of relevant legislation Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504, and related standards
*Expertise in evaluating documentation of disability; determining eligibility for services and accommodations; and generating a plan for the provisions of services and accommodations.
*Strong written and verbal communication skills.
*Excellent organizational skills.
*Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
*Experience working with students who are deaf/hard of hearing and/or students with language/communication disability.
*Basic knowledge of American Sign Language.
*Ability to manage projects, complete tasks with various deadlines, and work with diverse partners throughout the University.
*Ability to exercise astute judgment and discretion on sensitive issues.
Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and. employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.
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