Director of Disability Services

Luther College
Decorah, Iowa

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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Luther College seeks a Director of Disability Services to take an active role in managing all aspects of the department and providing leadership across the College with respect to disability and accessibility. This work includes: Disability Services' resource coordination; educational offerings; training; disability equity and inclusion framing; assessment; innovation; practice, process, policy, and resource development to address access in all environments.

This role requires a Bachelor’s degree and at least two years experience in disability services. Master’s degree in Disability Studies or related field and experience in higher education at a residential, liberal arts college preferred.

Luther College seeks to build a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students. Luther College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and persons of diverse ethnic backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply. We value the input of multiple viewpoints and perspectives to create an academic community rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity. Candidates are encouraged to identify their strengths or experiences that will contribute to this goal.

Luther College offers an excellent benefit package including a generous retirement contribution, competitive health insurance premiums, short and long-term disability, life insurance, and tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependents.

Ranked among the nation’s top liberal arts colleges, Luther is a Phi Beta Kappa campus nationally recognized for its engaging Paideia program, the number of students awarded prestigious Rhodes and Fulbright scholarships, and the percentage of students who study abroad. Luther’s music program enjoys international distinction, and Luther is a leader in environmental sustainability. Luther’s graduates push the frontiers of science; build thriving businesses; educate and nurture children; address disease, poverty, and injustice; develop new technologies; protect the earth and promote sustainability; strengthen faith; and create art and music that elevate the spirit and nourish humanity.

Luther College is located in Decorah, population 8,000, a warm and vibrant town that offers plentiful recreation and natural beauty; a charming downtown with numerous restaurants, coffeehouses, craft breweries, an independent bookstore, and a nationally recognized museum of Norwegian-American culture; and a close-knit community—all while providing the conveniences of a city many times its size. Recently, U.S. News & World Report named Decorah High School a top high school in Iowa. Decorah was also featured in Smithsonian Magazine’s annual list of the 20 best small towns to visit in America and was named on Forbes’ “America’s Prettiest Towns” list.

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