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Assistant Accommodations Coordinator (Student Services Program Assistant 2)

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Search #: 496780
Work type: Full-time
Location: Storrs Campus
Categories: Student Programs and Services

JOB SUMMARY

The Center for Students with Disabilities (CSD) welcomes applications for an experienced professional to assist with coordinating federally mandated, CSD approved accommodations; specifically testing accommodations and note-taking assistance at the Storrs campus. The Assistant Accommodations Coordinator reports directly to the Accommodations Coordinator and works in collaboration with students, faculty, and staff to ensure efficient coordination of academic accommodations.

The UConn Division of Student Affairs is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion; competence in working with culturally and ethnically diverse populations; and awareness of how issues of difference, power, and privilege manifest in higher education environments. The ideal candidate promotes equity and inclusion by demonstrating and supporting an understanding, sensitivity, and appreciation for social justice, cultural humility, and inclusiveness.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists with the organization and implementation of day-to-day processes and procedures for the coordination of testing accommodations including but not limited to: exam preparation and roll out, exam security, assessment scheduling, in house and remote proctoring coordination, regular communication with faculty regarding exam administration, regular communication with students regarding exam scheduling, and maintaining electronic exam records in CSD database.
  • Monitors and implements day-to-day tasks for the coordination of note-taking assistance including outreach and hiring of note-takers, maintaining the notetaking database, training of notetakers, and assisting notetakers with the completion of employment documentation.
  • Serves as a resource for students, faculty, and staff regarding testing administration, note-taking assistance procedures, and other CSD services.
  • Utilizes professional judgment and initiates resolutions for routine issues associated with testing accommodations.
  • Assists with hiring and training of graduate and undergraduate student employees involved in the provision of academic accommodations including proctors, lab assistants, readers, and scribes.
  • Works in conjunction with instructors to secure proctors and reserve space for courses in which exams are administered outside of regular CSD business hours.
  • Utilizes professional judgment and experience to improve efficiency and efficacy of procedures.
  • Communicates with University departments such as CETL, ITS, Registrar, and DOS to collaborate on matters and issues at the University level to facilitate accommodations more seamlessly.
  • Assists with maintaining CSD’s website in collaboration with Center staff.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree and two to three years of related experience.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills necessary for effective work relationships.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Demonstrated experience working with students with disabilities.
  • Demonstrated experience with coordinating testing center activities.
  • Demonstrated experience in higher education.
  • Experience working with graduate and undergraduate student employees
  • Experience with alternate format materials.
  • Ability to interpret policies and procedures.
  • APPOINTMENT TERMS

    This is a full-time, permanent position. The University offers a competitive salary, and outstanding benefits, including employee and dependent tuition waivers at UConn, and a highly desirable work environment. For additional information regarding benefits visit: https://hr.uconn.edu/benefits-beyond-pay/.

    TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

    Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

    TO APPLY

    Please apply online at https://hr.uconn.edu/jobs, Staff Positions, Search #496780 to upload a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three (3) professional references.

    This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:55 p.m. Eastern time on October 17, 2022.

    All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

    The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

    Advertised: Sep 26 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
    Applications close: Oct 17 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

    Organization

    Working at UCONN

    The University of Connecticut is a national leader among public research universities, with more than 30,000 students seeking answers to critical questions in classrooms, labs, and the community. A culture of innovation drives this pursuit of knowledge throughout the University’s network of campuses. Connecticut’s commitment to higher education helps UConn attract students who thrive in the most competitive environments, as well as globally renowned faculty members. Our school pride is fueled by a history of success that has made us a standout in Division I athletics. UConn fosters a diverse and vibrant culture that meets the needs and seizes the opportunities of a dynamic global society.

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    Telephone
    860-486-3034
    Location
    9 Walters Avenue
    Storrs
    Connecticut
    06269
    US
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