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Bridgewater College
Bridgewater, Virginia
Competitive Salary

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution



Bridgewater College seeks an Assistant Director of Academic Support and Disability Services. This full-time (12-month) position reports to the Director of Academic Support and Disability Services. The Assistant Director of Academic Support and Disability Services works closely with students with disabilities to support their adjustment to college and ongoing learning.

Though not exhaustive, the essential responsibilities of the Assistant Director include the following:

  • Provide accessibility, consultation, collaboration, education, support, and accommodations to ensure non-discrimination and equal access to all college programs, services, and activities for students and visitors with disabilities Collect and review student documentation Assess psychological and educational limitations for students Consult with students, parents, staff, faculty, and professionals outside the college community Facilitate accommodated testing for students with a disability and coordinate with faculty regarding test and exam arrangements Participate as an active member of the Housing Accommodation Review Board (HARB) regarding requests for housing exceptions due to disability Monitor student progress


  • Bachelor’s degree in education, social work, or related field Knowledge and experience with disability accommodations or experience in higher education Flexibility, adaptability, and willingness to contribute to the achievement of department goals with a commitment to provide the highest level of customer service and responsiveness
  • Ability to independently manage a variety of projects Strong organizational skills and attention to detail Qualities of informed judgment, self-motivation, high degree of responsibility, accountability, and confidentiality Excellent written and oral communication skills that are accurate and collaborative Proficiency with Microsoft Office Commitment to working with and supporting students from diverse backgrounds


  • A Master’s degree in Student Development, Special Education, Higher Education, or a closely related field Knowledge and experience with secondary or post-secondary disability accommodations Experience in higher education Experience in using disability services case management software

Pay is competitive, and salary is commensurate with experience. This full-time position offers a full benefits package, including paid tuition at the College for eligible dependents.

GENERAL INFORMATION:  Bridgewater College was founded in 1880 as a coeducational liberal arts college to serve the local community. Located in the scenic Shenandoah Valley, just minutes outside of Harrisonburg and within driving distance of Charlottesville, Washington D.C., and Richmond, Bridgewater is home to approximately 1,400 full-time students from 26 states and 19 countries. Bridgewater students study across 60 majors and minors, in addition to four graduate programs and 10 pre-professional programs. Bridgewater College is an NCAA DIII school with approximately 40 percent of its students participating in intercollegiate athletics on 23 teams. To learn more about Bridgewater College, visit:  


APPLY: Please complete our online application at Include cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information (email and cell phone) of three references.

DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled

COMMITMENT TO EQUAL OPPORTUNITY: Bridgewater College, an equal opportunity provider and employer, is a welcoming and vibrant community committed to supporting a diverse workforce and actively seeks applications from women, minorities, and other persons from traditionally underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Non-Discrimination Notice:

ANNUAL SECURITY REPORT AND ANNUAL FIRE SAFETY REPORT: The Bridgewater College Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report summarizes policies on campus security and personal safety, crime prevention, fire safety, and crime reporting, and includes crime and fire statistics for the past three years:

To request a printed copy, please call 540-828-5761.

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