Student Disability Services Specialist - Office of AccessABILITY

Location
New York City, New York (Manhattan) County
Posted
May 03, 2014
Employment Type
Full Time
The City University of New York (CUNY) is the nation's leading urban public university serving more than 480,000 students in a wide range of educational programs at 24 colleges and institutions in New York City.
Job ID: 10574

Regular/Temporary: Regular

GENERAL DUTIES

Assists with planning and providing a comprehensive program of services for students with disabilities.

- Assists with daily supervision of the unit, including budgets, personnel supervision, and facilities/equipment management

- Provides guidance and advisement to student organizations, administrators, faculty and others on concerns and issues related to students with special needs

- Interacts with counselors, disability accommodations specialists, and external community organizations to maintain a broad inventory of available services

- Presents programs and workshops, and prepares communications to students and others promoting the goals of the unit

- Organizes and provides for assistive technology and interpretive services

- May develop and/or review individual educational plans that incorporate individually designed academic support services and accommodations within the guidelines of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA)

- Performs related duties as assigned.


Job Title Name: Student Disability Services Specialist

CONTRACT TITLE

Higher Education Assistant

FLSA

Exempt

CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION

- In the absence of the Director, assumes management responsibilities for the Office of AccessABILITY.
- Manages the access and technology center activities, including the testing, procurement of new equipment, oversight for alternate format and e-text acquisitions, and the student database.
- Assists in the development and implementation of the office assessment plans.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree and four years' related experience required.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

Degree in human services, social work, counseling, psychology, and/or related fields.

COMPENSATION

$42,873 - $53,032; commensurate with experience.

BENEFITS

CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans.  Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.

HOW TO APPLY

Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the application instructions. Please have your resume or curriculum vitae and cover letter with names and contact information of 3 references available to attach into the application before you begin. The resume, cover letter, and any other required documents must be uploaded as ONE document. The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format.

CLOSING DATE

The committee will begin reviewing applications on May 16, 2014. The search will remain open until the position is filled.

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply.  We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.PI76783565