Disability Support Services Assistant
The Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a Disability Support Services Assistant.
Posting date: October 11, 2017
Review date: Review of applications will begin October 15, 2017 and will continue until position is filled.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. In addition, the State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. For more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) professional staff, visit:
Date of Appointment: December 1, 2017 (anticipated)
Description of Responsibilities: Working collaboratively with colleagues in Disability Support Services, the Disability Support Services Assistant assists in the delivery of services for students with disabilities, including managing and implementing accommodation systems such as note-taking, alternative format, testing accommodations, and provides on-going advocacy and support to a caseload of students.
In addition, will be expected to display a commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.
- Bachelor’s degree by time of appointment
- Experience administering or implementing programs or services.
- Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Excel and Word
- Demonstrated ability to set priorities, manage work, and meet deadlines independently
- Must demonstrate a willingness to work and communicate effectively with diverse populations and as a team member
- Master’s degree
- Experience working with students in a higher education setting
- Experience working in disability services
To Apply: Submit a cover letter addressing qualifications, resume, copies of unofficial transcripts for all required degrees showing degree awarded and date conferred, and contact information for three professional references (only the three referees listed in your Interview Exchange application can be considered and contacted) electronically to:
Official transcripts are required at time of appointment. Files must be complete to be considered.
Visa sponsorship not available for this position.
If you have any questions about the position, please email:
Search Committee Chair
Description of Department: Disability Support Services provides accommodations to students with disabilities. The office provides support services, the availability of adaptive technologies, and other assistance required to meet the mission of helping all students succeed.
Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of "Top Up-and-Coming Schools" in U.S. News “America’s Best Colleges” in 2010, a Kiplinger's “Best College Value” for 2015, and a "Best Northeastern College" by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8000 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education. The College’s success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects is evidenced by Quest, a daylong symposium spotlighting original student research; a stipend program for students engaged in research and creative work; and the Global Laboratory, a STEM-based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities.
Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at www.oswego.edu.
Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim SUNY status, or criminal conviction. Please see our full non-discrimination policy, https://www.oswego.edu/title-ix/non-discrimination-policy.
In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
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