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Director, Student Accessibility, Support, & Success

Maryville University
St. Louis, MO

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Job no: 492930
Work type: Full-time
Location: St. Louis, MO
Categories: Student Success

Posting Details

Job Summary/Basic Function

We are looking for a new Director of Student Accessibility, Support, & Success to join our vibrant and inclusive community dedicated to empowering every student to achieve their full potential. As a leading institution committed to diversity, equity, and accessibility, we are seeking a visionary leader who is willing to help shape the future of student services and create an environment where all students can thrive.

The Director of Student Accessibility, Support, & Success will lead and coordinate effective student disability services, including the determination of appropriate documentation and accommodations. They will also be in charge of leading academic support initiatives and accessibility improvements for online and on-campus student populations and will assist in supervising the Coordinator of Student Accessibility, Support, and Success.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Coordinate effective disability support services, including review of student documentation, identification of appropriate accommodations, oversight of testing policies, procedures, logistics, and operations for the division, and the need for adaptive technology and equipment.
• Provide guidance and training to the campus community on ADA compliance; navigate complex situations and provide recommendations for actions in line with ADA law and OCR rulings; Build partnerships across campus to evaluate compliance regularly.
• Oversee all testing center staff and processes including make-up testing, CLEP testing, testing for accommodated students, and scheduling testing center hours
• Led the University in its effort to cultivate awareness and appreciation of individuals with disabilities through efforts including but not limited to chairing the accessibility committee, leading Disability Awareness Week, and serving on the Tunnel of Consciousness committee.
• Implement effective active and passive academic success programming through workshops, digital signage, app suggestions and targeted communication to support students’ academic success at Maryville.
• Research, maintain awareness, and educate the campus community on emerging trends in disability support in higher education.
• Serve as the CLEP testing administrator for Maryville for CLEP testing

Minimum Qualifications

• Knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act
• Knowledge of how to interpret disability-related documentation, psychological and educational assessment reports
• Knowledge of technology (Apple/iPad, Symplicity Accommodate, Microsoft Suite)
• Knowledge of academic success strategies
• Experience and sensitivity in working with people with disabilities Administrative, organization, and problem-solving skills
• Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously Strong team-member
• Demonstrated commitment to student success. Appreciation for global and cultural diversity
• Communication skills: written, verbal, listening, technical, and presentation competency
• Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Preferred
• Ability to work evenings and during occasional weekend events

Preferred Qualifications

Physical Demands

Open Until Filled


Special Instructions to Applicants

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.

Applicants requiring University sponsorship to obtain employment authorization will not be considered for this position.

Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring, training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff, and termination.

Advertised: April 23, 2024
Applications close: Open until filled


Motivated Students

Maryville University is a selective, comprehensive and nationally ranked private institution with nearly 6,000 students. We offer over 75 degrees at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels to students from 50 states and 32 countries. Consistently ranked as a top private school by Forbes and Kiplinger's, Maryville has been named the Number 1 Over-performing University in the nation by US News and World Report for the past two years. Maryville's athletics teams compete in 18 men's and women's sports at the Division II level in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. Founded in 1872, the University is ideally situated on 130 picturesque acres in west St. Louis County. 

Outstanding Faculty

Across the wide spectrum of academic programs offered at Maryville University, you'll discover enthusiastic professors with impressive academic credentials and professional experience in their fields. From their extensive knowledge base and active learning approach, you'll gain real-world perspective and the kind of confidence that comes with being well-prepared to begin your first professional job in your chosen career.

Campus Map

On the Maryville campus, academic, administrative and housing buildings span 130-acres of beautiful wooded and landscaped scenery. Maryville has constructed 10 new campus buildings since 1998. They include the Anheuser-Busch Academic Center, Art & Design Building, University Auditorium, Donius University Center, state-of-the-art health professions facility Myrtle E. and Earl E. Walker Hall and five student apartment buildings.

Inspired Teaching

Maryville is proud of its teaching and mentoring excellence. As we focus on giving you a solid liberal arts foundation, we are guided by a well-established statement of mission, vision and core values.

Special Events

For the past 11 years, Maryville has presented the St. Louis Speaker Series at Powell Symphony Hall, featuring Pulitzer Prize and Nobel Peace Prize winners, world leaders, statesmen, distinguished journalists, authors and other celebrated personalities who have enlightened, inspired and entertained our audiences.

Career Resources

Located only 20 minutes from downtown St. Louis and right next door to St. Luke's Hospital and Maryville Centre corporate complex, you'll benefit from a wide variety of internship opportunities. In addition, our centers for advising and career planning will help you succeed every step of the way, both as a Maryville student and as a graduate. These include:

  • Academic Advising
  • Academic Computing
  • Academic Success Center
  • Career Education 

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