AccessAbility Manager

Location
New York City, New York (Manhattan) County
Posted
May 15, 2014
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: 9947

Regular/Temporary: Regular

GENERAL DUTIES

Develops, and manages delivery of, services to students with special needs.

- Oversees daily office operations and provides training and supervision to staff

- Directs one or more distinct programs in support of the unit in an area of expertise, developing plans, providing services, and managing facilities and equipment

- Collects and analyzes relevant program and outcomes data, (tracking usage, satisfaction with initiatives, and impact on student retention and success

- Develops programs to ensure inclusiveness as well as compliance with applicable laws, regulations and policies

- Prepares reports and develops other communications including publications, workshops, and web site materials

- Performs related duties as assigned.


Job Title Name:  Student Disability Services Manager

CONTRACT TITLE

Higher Education Associate

FLSA

Exempt

CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION

- Oversee AccessAbility tutoring and assistive technology efforts.
- Collaborate with various other programs and offices to best support students.
- Organize Disability Awareness Month activities and year-round campus outreach efforts.
- Serve on Commencement Committee and on other college committees as an Access advocate and expert.
- Work with 504 Compliance Coordinator to address any accommodations compliance issues.
- Assessment responsibilities, including but not limited to student learning outcomes assessment.
- Coordinate the recruitment and supervision of graduate student externs.
- Provide collaborative oversight to the CUNY Learning Disabilities Project.
- Oversee the maintenance of the assistive technology lab.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

Master's degree in counseling or related field strongly preferred.  Experience working with students with disabilities in higher education and with interpreting disability documentation and determining appropriate accommodations.  Familiarity with assistive technology and community support services.  Strong oral and written communication skills.  Experience working collaboratively with faculty to secure academic accommodations is highly valued.  Dynamic presentation style and facility with training professionals and paraprofessionals would be helpful.

COMPENSATION

Commensurate with qualifications and 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

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If you are viewing this job posting externally, please apply as follows:
- Go to www.cuny.edu and click on "Employment"
- Click "Search job listings"
- Click on "More search options"
- Search by Job Opening ID number
- Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the instructions.

Please note that you must upload a cover letter, resume, and two references as ONE document in any of the following formats: .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format.

CLOSING DATE

Reopened until 6/14/2014.

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.PI77474030