ADA Coordinator

Location
Middlebury
Posted
Mar 05, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

ADA Coordinator
Middlebury College


Posting Number: S01018
Hiring Minimum: $46,305
Hourly/Salaried: Salaried
Typical hours per two week pay period: 38.75

Brief Position Summary:
Reporting to the Title IX Coordinator/Compliance Officer, the ADA Coordinator's primary purposes are to:
  • Assist the Title IX Coordinator/Compliance Officer in coordinating Middlebury's efforts to comply with and carry out its responsibilities under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Housing Act, and other related laws and regulations regarding students with disabilities in all Middlebury programs, as applicable. The ADA Coordinator develops, oversees and administers Middlebury's policies regarding disability services and accommodations for students in accordance with applicable law, which includes processing student requests for accommodations, facilitating reviews by the appropriate certifying committee or individual(s), developing services and accommodation plans for students with disabilities, and managing the Student Accessibility Service Office.
  • Conduct and/or facilitate trainings and provide resources and information to faculty, staff and students regarding Middlebury policies and related laws applicable to students with disabilities.
Essential Functions:
Offer is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
  • Develops and implements ADA program policies, procedures and services for, and provides ADA-related administrative support to, Middlebury's undergraduate program, Language Schools, Bread Loaf School of English, School of the Environment, Bread Loaf Writer's Conference and other Middlebury conferences and programs, as appropriate.
  • Works with the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey to develop and implement ADA policies and procedures applicable to students with disabilities and provide guidance and support on disability-related issues, when necessary.
  • Reviews and facilitates, as appropriate, student requests for accommodations in connection with Middlebury's School Abroad programs.
  • Chairs the appointed committee of faculty and staff who respond to students' individual accommodation requests and facilitates the review and approval process by handling related paperwork, scheduling meetings, organizing the agenda, and informing students of the committee's decisions. The ADA Coordinator also facilitates the appeals process pursuant to Middlebury's policies and procedures.
  • Consults with students regarding appropriate individualized accommodations, processes student requests for accommodation, and coordinates and administers ADA-related services to students with disabilities such as testing accommodations, note-taking services, auxiliary aides, reader services, scribe services, interpreter services, ADA equipment services and other academic accommodations.
  • Serves as an advisor to the Administration Committee and other Middlebury staff and faculty related to ADA matters involving students.
  • Serves as an ADA liaison between faculty, staff, Facilities Services, Admissions, Center for Teaching, Learning and Research, Library and Information Systems, deans, and other Middlebury offices.
  • Provides ADA awareness education and training and develops and distributes ADA-related educational materials to faculty, staff and students.
  • Evaluates, compiles and maintains reports related to the Student Accessibility Office's activities, services, and statistics, maintains confidential records
  • Supervises student employees, manages the SAS budget, handles phone inquiries, correspondence and other administration-related tasks.
  • Maintains current knowledge of ADA best practices, emerging issues and laws regarding accommodations and services for students with disabilities in the higher education setting.
  • Continuously identified and integrates best practices into knowledge base and practice. Stays abreast of current trends by participating in listservs; building relationships with colleagues at peer institutions; reviewing current literature and research; attending and presenting at professional conferences; and participating in professional associations/organizations.
General Responsibilities:
  • Other duties as assigned, including serving as a member of the Community Bias Response Team
Education:
BA required; masters and/or substantial experience in a related field preferred.

Knowledge:
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects/tasks and to work collaboratively
  • Knowledge of legislation and best practices related to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Housing Act, and other related laws regarding disabilities and accommodations
Experience:
Experience with audio-visual, computing and other ADA-related technology.
  • Ability to present on various topics for a variety of audiences
  • Demonstrated cultural competency and willingness to support diverse communities
  • Experience with training and education on ADA-related topics.
Hire contingent upon successful completion of the following post-offer screening:
Criminal Background Check

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Offer is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

To apply, visit: http://middlebury.peopleadmin.com/postings/16721

Middlebury is committed to hiring a diverse staff and faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

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