Coordinator of Accessibility Services and Student Development

Location
New York City, New York
Posted
Jan 25, 2018
Institution Type
Specialized Institutions

Metropolitan College of New York, a non-profit, regionally accredited college offering associate, bachelor's and master's degrees, with campuses in Manhattan and in the Bronx, seeks an experienced student affairs professional who will serve as the Coordinator of Accessibility Services and Student Development for the Office of Student Services. The Coordinator will work closely with the Director of Student Services to strengthen the department’s ability to provide support for students requiring special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and increase access to external support services. The Coordinator will also serve as an academic advisor for students in their third, fourth, and fifth semesters at the College.

Primary responsibilities include advisement and retention for third, fourth and fifth term undergraduate students; coordinate and manage services for students with special needs in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act; provide staff and faculty training relevant to ADA; develop and maintain a digital database of external resources; and work academic and non-academic staff on strategic initiatives to improve overall retention and graduation rates.

Minimum requirements include a Master’s degree in higher education, counseling, psychology, or social work; 2+ years experience in higher education; experience working with individuals with disabilities; working knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act; demonstrated ability to plan and achieve short and long-term goals driven by the mission and goals of a department, and ability to work autonomously and in groups to achieve organizational goals. The ideal candidate must have excellent writing and problem solving skills, in addition to exceptional interpersonal skills. Evening and weekend hours required.

Qualified candidates should submit their letter of application, and resume to boxhr@mcny.edu type the job title in the subject line or mail to Metropolitan College of New York, Human Resources, 60 West Street, New York, NY 10006.

For more information about MCNY please visit the College’s website at www.mcny.edu.

MCNY is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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