Coordinator of Access & Accommodations (partially grant-funded)

Location
Palos Hills, Illinois
Salary
Minimum: $50,520 USD Per Year
Posted
Aug 11, 2017
Ref
AP00124P
Institution Type
Community College

 

Duties:

Under the supervision of the CDS (Center for Disability Services) Director, and in cooperation with other campus support services, the Coordinator of Access & Accommodations will provide comprehensive disability support services to students. Duties include meeting with new students, advising students on course and program selection, facilitating accommodations, coordinating e-books and other assistive technology, and supporting students with disabilities in pursuing their academic goals. The Coordinator of Access & Accommodations will show dedication to the learning college concepts by developing programs and facilitating activities that promote student success and lifelong learning.

Education/Experience:

Master’s degree in education, psychology, social work, counseling or a closely related field; minimum one to three years’ experience related to the educational, career and personal/social development of students with disabilities; minimum one year experience working with students using assistive technology; ability to relate effectively and with sensitivity to all staff and program participants; experience working with adults in an educational setting, preferably in a community college preferred.

Qualifications:

The Coordinator of Access & Accommodations will assist students with disabilities in order to clarify, define and resolve issues regarding disability accommodations, academic obstacles, and self-advocacy skills ; conduct comprehensive intake assessments to determine eligibility and/or accommodation needs; coordinate programming to assist CDSstudents in making initial transition to college; create plans for attaining educational goals; provide academic supports; assist CDS students in utilizing online resources and assistive technologies; support cultural awareness and social activities; plus other duties as assigned.

Hours:  Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. (hours may vary throughout the year)

Minimum Starting Rate: $50,520.00

Review of Applications Begins: 08/25/2017

Special Instructions: To ensure full consideration, please apply prior to the review date. 

Please apply on-line to: https://jobs.morainevalley.edu/postings/1702