Applications are being accepted for a part-time Disability Resources Specialist at Moraine Park Technical College, Fond du Lac Campus. This position is responsible for the delivery of disability-related needs, including academic support services as designated by student accommodation plans. This position is funded by the Student Success Grant through June 30, 2024.
• Work in collaboration with Disability Resources team and faculty to provide one-on-one academic support and accommodations to students with disabilities.• Provide accommodations/academic support services to students based on individual accommodation plans. Services may include assignment clarification/review, course concept clarification and review, test preparation, testing accommodations, proofreading assistance, obtaining e-texts, assistive technology support, and communicating with faculty as needed. • Coordinate, schedule and proctor testing with willingness to be flexible with scheduled hours to meet student needs. • Track student utilization and collaborate with Disability Resources team to implement services as needed.• Utilize a web-based software system, to approve tutoring and test room booking, schedule appointments, assist with assistive technology and equipment check-out and return, manage notetaking and e-text requests, and record case notes.• Collaborate with the Student Success Center for testing and/or academic support with the adult education students/ at-risk students. • Provide note-taking assistive technology training and arrange notetaking services for students with disabilities, including the completion of all required documents and reports.• Maintain and provide regularly scheduled disability resources lab walk-in hours to include coverage at other campuses as needed.• Complete state reporting requirements and prepare reports for the Disability Resource Manager and Grants Office.• Perform other duties as assigned.
Must-Have Qualifications:• Associate degree in a related field.• Three years of related work experience with working with individuals with disabilities. • Knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).• Knowledge of software applications, including Microsoft Office 365 (Office Suite, Teams, SharePoint, etc.). • High degree of integrity and professionalism and a demonstrated ability to respect the confidentiality of information and demonstrate critical and systems thinking.• Strong organizational and time management skills, including the ability to prioritize special projects with routine assignments.• Excellent written and verbal communication skills to communicate clearly and effectively with end users, colleagues, and management to provide a complete and timely explanation of issues and decisions to ensure customer satisfaction.• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers. Ability to collaborate and work effectively as part of a team. • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations by promoting and maintaining an inclusive work environment and culture that is respectful and accepting of diversity.
Desired Qualifications:• Experience working in higher education.• Knowledge of assistive technology. Any combination of necessary experience and qualifications which provides desired knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Other Position Requirements:
• Must possess a valid driver’s license.