Director - Accessibility Resources #000251

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Posting NumberEHRA417PQuick Link for Internal Postings TitleDirectorWorking TitleDirector - Accessibility Resources #000251DepartmentDisability ServicesAnticipated Hiring RangePosition Summary

Position is responsible for providing accessibility resources and assistance to students, faculty, and staff; coordinate support services for students with disabilities with appropriate offices; provide academic, career, and personal counseling; and assist with identification of assistive hardware and software. Provide academic and testing accommodations; collect, maintain, and analyze documentation of disabilities; maintain student records and data on disabled population; and assist with identification of and response to campus barriers.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in education/special education, higher education administration, college student personnel, counseling, social work, psychology or related field with a minimum of three years’ professional experience providing direct service to students with a wide range of disabilities within a postsecondary institution.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with experience in Accessibility Resources, strong organizational and planning skills, communication skills, computer skills, and ability to collaborate with other departments and students.

Position TypePermanent Full-TimeNumber of Hours Per WeekNumber of Months Per Year12Open Date08/27/2020Close DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicants

To be considered, you must apply online.

Hard copy applicant materials will not be considered. Please attach a cover letter, current resume, and list of references (include complete contact information).

For questions and additional information, please contact Dan Torrington at 828-227-2959 or [email protected]


Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks.

Western Carolina University uses E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment.

Credential Verification

All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified within 30 days of employment. All new employees who will be teaching are required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment. Transcripts should be provided for the highest earned degree and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements.


Western Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; religion; sex; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; national origin; age; disability; genetic information; political affiliation; National Guard or veteran status, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and policies, and the policies of The University of North Carolina. Additionally, the University promotes the realization of equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans through its affirmative action program.
Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (828) 227-7218 or email at [email protected]

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The Western Carolina University Annual Safety Report is available online at University Annual Safety Report or in hard-copy by request at the office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, 114 Scott, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7234) or the Office of University Police, 111 Camp Annex, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7301). The report, required of all universities participating in Title IV student financial aid programs, discusses crime statistics, procedures for reporting suspicious or criminal activity, security, police authority, crime prevention strategies, university policies on substance abuse and sexual offenses, workplace violence and fire safety.

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  2. Resume
  3. List of references
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    Posted: 8/28/2020
    Application Due: 9/30/2020
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