Disability/Testing Coordinator

Job description

TITLE: Disability/Testing Coordinator                                                                 

DEPARTMENT: Student Engagement and Campus Life                                               

REPORTS TO: Director or Counseling Center 

EFFECTIVE DATE: TBD

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full-time        

EMPLOYMENT CLASSIFICATION: Exempt                      

                             

 

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY: 

The Disability/Testing Coordinator assists with student advocacy, accessibility services, monitors student accomdations through management of multiple databases within the division. Provides on-call and wrap around services, including crisis management. 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 

  • The Disability/Testing Coordinator provides overall supportive leadership and management for Univeristy Counseling Center/Center for Emotional Wellness. 
  • Develops, implements, and adhere to policies and procedures for the Counseling Center and evaluates program effectiveness. 
  • Manages and maintains accurate and confidential student records in compliance with ADA, HIPPA, and FERPA standards. 
  • Manages and develops reports from multiple databases within the Division of Student Engagement and Campus Life. 
  • Collaborates with Student Health Services, Residence Life, and the Center for Emotional Wellness to assist in providing reasonable accommodations related to student life. 
  • Develops a strong working relationship with Distance Learning, Thorobred Learning Center, TRIO, and other academic units to assist student learning support.  
  • Prepares data and reports related to student accommodations and academic access. 
  • Supervises student workers and assistants in the areas of note taking, tutoring, and testing; Arranges appropriate services inclusive of interpreters, readers, and audio books
  • Refers students for testing and assessment services, interprets results and collaborates with faculty for student specific learning needs. 
  • Maintains an inventory of assistive technology, adaptive equipment, and auxiliary aids. 
  • Has as strong working knowledge of external resources including community based Vocational 
  • Rehabilitation Services. 

    Administers policies and procedures based on laws and best practices related to emotional support animals and registered service animals; assists all students with support or service animals on campus. 

    Serves as a member of the Campus Assessment Response and Education - Behavior Intervention Team (CARE-BIT).  

    OTHER DUTIES:  Other related duties as assigned. 

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Rehabilitation Services or related field; some graduate level experience preferred. 
  • Minimum of five (2) years of progressively responsible experience in serving special populations, project management, and providing technical assistance. 
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    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES:   

  • Leadership, administrative, and program management ability related to diverse populations.
  • Ability to provide effective and confidential reasonable accommodations in compliance with ADA, HIPPA, and FERPA requirements. 
  • Knowledge of regulations and protocols governing care of and services for persons with documented disabilities in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
  • Skill in analyzing requests for reasonable accommodations and developing and implementing plans for the provision of reasonable accommodations. 
  • Ability to supervise and train staff and student workers. 
  • Ability to develop, plan, implement, and evaluate programs and activities. 
  • Ability to interact with families and caregivers of students 
  • Ability to serve as an advocate for students. 
  • Knowledge of best practices and trends related to support and service animals.  
  • Knowledge of community referral resources that support student needs. 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. 
  • Knowledge and experience in treating minority and diverse populations; ability to interact with varied academic, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds. 
  • Knowledge of crisis management and crisis intervention.
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     SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities.

     

     

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

    Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.Light physical effort. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 10 pounds or some standing or walking. Effort applies to no more than two (2) hours per day.



    KENTUCKY STATE UNIVERSITY is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    The functions, qualifications, knowledge/skills, and physical requirements listed in this job description represent the essential duties of the job, which the incumbent must be able to perform either with or without reasonable accommodation. The Job Functions listed do not necessarily include all activities that the individual may perform.

     

     

     

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    Job No:
    Posted: 2/14/2021
    Application Due: 5/15/2021
    Work Type: Full Time
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