Student Services Coordinator

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Requisition Number

Job Title
Student Services Coordinator

Official Title
Student Services Coordinator

Position Number

Office of Disability Accom - 161540


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Work Schedule
8:00am - 5:00pm

Department Overview
The Office of Disability Access (ODA) at the University of North Texas exists to prevent discrimination on the basis of disability and to help students reach a higher level of independence.

Job Description
The Office of Disability Access at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Student Services Coordinator to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

* Communicate effectively and diplomatically with faculty, staff, and students in addressing ODA accommodation procedures.
* Hire, train, and monitor office assistants and graduate assistants in meeting the needs of alternative format requests.
* Manage text conversion process with external vendors and provide students with the converted documents in a timely manner and in accordance with federal disability law.
* Interface with campus computer labs ensuring they are equipped with adaptive software and hardware to meet students accessibility needs.
* Manage caseload of students, e.g. accommodation coordination, referral to resources, advising, and course registration.
* Conduct student registration meetings to determine reasonable accommodations and need for evaluation or referrals.
* Assess the interaction of the student's disability with the environment to determine reasonable accommodations.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications:

Master's Degree in related field and two years of student services, student affairs, counseling, advising, or related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

* Excellent public speaking skills with experience in conducting training workshops.
* Ability to provide leadership and mentoring to student populations.
* Experience in networking across departments and programs.
* Demonstrated commitment to diversity.
* Strong organizational skills and ability to simultaneously execute multiple projects.
* Excellent verbal and written communication, and computer skills.
* Some experience in customer service is preferred.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* Master's degree in rehabilitation counseling, counseling, instructional design, computer science, special education, access technology, education or a related field.
* Experience providing services to students with disabilities in postsecondary education.
* Knowledge of laws involving students with disabilities, assistive technology and copyright issues (ADA, 504, 508, FERPA, etc.).
* Experience assisting and training college students, faculty, and staff.
* Provisioning of academic materials in alternate format for students with disabilities.
* Experience with assistive computer technologies such as Kurzweil 3000, JAWS, and Dragon Naturally Speaking.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume, a cover letter and a list of three professional references with their online application.

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Job Open Date

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Pay Rate
Salary Commensurate with Experience

Pay Basis

Job Type
Full-time Permanent

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Posted: 7/13/2018
Application Due: 8/28/2018
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