Accessibility Resources & Diversity Coordinator

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Position Details

Req ID:


Position Title:

Accessibility Resources & Diversity Coordinator

Position Type:

Staff Full-Time

Position Number:


OSU Campus:

Oklahoma City


Disability Student Services

Location Address:

900 N Portland Ave
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73107
United States

Hiring Supervisor:

Emily Cheng

Hiring Range:
(Contingent upon available funding):

39,694.72 - 39,694.72, Salary

Work Schedule:

Varies, occasionally includes some evenings and weekends.

Faculty Appt Period:

Job Summary:

Job Function:

The AccessibilityResources and Diversity Coordinator position is designed with a high degree ofversatility and requires application of technical knowledge and skills specificto several distinct departments such as Disability Services and Diversity and otherStudent Experience units. This position supports the day-to-day operations ofthe Disability Services and Diversity Office and serves a critical accessibility role by approving andcoordinating accommodations for students with disabilities participating in college-credit educational opportunities, programs, and services at OSU-OKC. The Accessibility Resources and DiversityCoordinator also plays a key leadership role in furthering the University’smission to create a culture of diversity and inclusion through collaborationwithin the department unit and other critical student experience allied teams.This position will also be responsible for developing, implementing, and deliveringmeaningful and relevant training and development for faculty and staff onstudent disability accommodation and accessibility awareness topics. Additionally,this position serves as a learner accessibility and accommodation consultant tocampus departments that oversee non college-credit programs at OSU-OKC. Other duties may vary based on individualstudent, faculty, and staff needs and peak enrollment periods.

Essential JobFunctions:

    Assist Director of Disability Services and Diversity with evaluation, approval, and coordination of student disability accommodations for college-credit educational opportunities, programs, and services at OSU-OKC.
    Assist Director of Disability Services and Diversity with updating and maintaining documentation of student disability accommodations.
    Assist Director of Disability Services and Diversity with fulfillment of specialized student disability accommodations as needed, including but not limited to reading and/or scribing on inaccessible coursework.
    Assist Director of Disability Services and Diversity with development, planning, coordination, and implementation of diversity and inclusion events and programming.
    Develop, implement, and deliver meaningful, relevant training activities to OSU-OKC faculty and staff on student disability accommodation and accessibility awareness topics.
    Serve as a learner accessibility and accommodation consultant to campus departments that oversee non college-credit programs at OSU-OKC.
    Assist Director of Disability Services and Diversity with assistive technology and auxiliary aid equipment training, checkout, and inventory as needed.
    Provide coaching, support, and referrals to students with disabilities to promote persistence and completion of academic goals.
    Provide academic advisement and enrollment assistance to students as needed during peak enrollment periods.Completes allmandatory training and participated in a minimum of two professionaldevelopment each year.
    Performs otherduties as assigned.

The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Resume and cover letter are required for full consideration.Official transcripts will be required upon hire.

Education & Experience

Position Qualifications:

Bachelor’sdegree or equivalent combined education and experience


  • Minimum of one year of experience providing direct services to individuals with disabilities.
  • Minimum of two years progressively responsible work experience.
  • Experience working in both collaborative/team environments and in positions that require individualized work with minimal supervision.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Superior ability to communicate diplomatically, clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing to exchange information, give/receive instructions and respond to inquiries appropriately.
Exceptional problem solving and critical thinking skills required.
Strong public speaking and group discussion facilitation skills.
Accurate typing/data entry skills and demonstrated ability to work with attention to detail.
Demonstrated coordination, planning, and organizational skills.
Strong ability to understand, use, and manage own emotions in positive ways to relieve stress, communicate effectively, empathize with others, overcome challenges and defuse conflict.
Must be adaptable to performing under moderate levels of stress, imposed by frequent deadlines, peak workloads and public/student contact.
Ability to work independently and also collaborate within a team environment while effectively managing multiple priorities and deadlines.
Ability to thrive in a high-paced and dynamic environment.
Very strong experience working with office technologies including but not limited to: office computers, scanners, internet, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).
Strong interpersonal skills and awareness of a diverse environment in an effort to work and communicate effectively with all students, faculty, staff and community partners.
Passion for assisting students with educational endeavors and representing the OSU brand with positivity and professionalism.
Evidences a history of demonstrating ethical and professional behavior.


  • At least two years of experience providing direct services to individuals with disabilities.
  • Prior experience working with students with disabilities in a higher education setting.

Working Conditions:

Regular schedule is daytime hours but must be able to work some flexible hours to include occasional evenings.
Must be able to work in an often busy and noisy environment.

Physical Requirements:

  • Duties require extended periods of sitting, talking and listening.
  • Requires possible lifting of up to 25 lbs. (If an object weights more than 45 lbs., OSU-Oklahoma City requires this to be a two-person lift).
  • The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those required by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations.


    Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations,OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.




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    Job No:
    Posted: 10/15/2020
    Application Due: 1/13/2021
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