Disability Services, Associate Program Coordinator (1 Year Limited Term)

Notre Dame, St Joseph County
Jun 11, 2014
University of Notre Dame

Disability Services, Associate Program Coordinator (1 Year Limited Term)

The University of Notre Dame (ND.jobs) is accepting applications for a
Disability Services, Associate Program Coordinator (1 Year Limited Term).

Applications will be accepted until July 01, 2014.

The Associate Program Coordinator will work closely with the director to promote the mission of Disability Services to the University community and prospective students. The primary role of the position of the Associate Program Coordinator is to qualify students as eligible for disability-related accommodations and to develop and implement their plan for services within University policies, to provide the students with counseling (academic and personal), and make appropriate referrals to both internal (other campus units and departmental personnel) and external (off-campus agencies, state agencies, and local organizations, etc.) resources as appropriate.

Case Management:

- Manage a caseload of First Year Students to assist with a successful transition to Notre Dame.

- Conduct intake interviews and review documentation to determine appropriate accommodations.

- Maintain confidential student files and records of accommodations provided.

- Assist with the coordination of testing accommodations provided at the Center.

- Assist with the production of alternate formats of textbooks and course material.

- Conduct on-going evaluations to determine the effectiveness of the accommodations and services provided by the office.

- Provide resources to students both on and off campus.

Marketing and Outreach:

- Develop and maintain website and social media.

- Assist with creation of workshops and presentations to communicate policies and procedures to parents, students, faculty, and staff.

- Collaborate with other University departments to fully integrate students with disabilities into the University community.

- Develop and implement programs to increase awareness of disability issues and concerns.

Community Collaboration:

- Partner with faculty in determining reasonable accommodations.

- Serve as a Resource Coordinator for cases of sexual misconduct.

- Serve as a member of the Readmission Committee.

This is a one year limited term position.

Master's degree or Bachelor's degree (5 years) or advanced certification beyond Bachelor's in Counseling, Social Work, Education or related field.

- 2 years of progressively responsible experience in a related field.

- Knowledge of and experience with issues related to disability services and ADA compliance in higher education.

- Knowledge of and direct experience working with diverse populations, counseling skills and interpreting federal regulations.

- Experience in a campus setting coordinating prevention, intervention, and support efforts across campus and community systems to assist students facing crises, life traumas, and other barriers that impede success.

- The successful candidate will possess the ability to work with the director to make decisions regarding ADA compliance issues, programming initiatives, staffing issues, and future planning directions and goal setting and be involved in problem solving on a daily basis with faculty, staff and students in order to make the campus ADA accessible and compliant.
The University of Notre Dame, founded in 1842 by Rev. Edward F. Sorin, C.S.C., of the Congregation of Holy Cross, is an independent, national Catholic university located in Notre Dame, Ind. For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame has received Honor Roll distinctions as one of the top 10 higher education workplaces in the country in the Chronicle of Higher Education's annual "Great Colleges to Work For" survey...and we are proud of it!

The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality staff and administration. Toward this end, the University shall continue its commitments to equal employment opportunities and affirmative action goals.

Please apply online at http://ND.jobs to Job # 14357. For additional information about working at the University of Notre Dame and various benefits available to employees, please visit http://hr.nd.edu/why-nd. The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search.

The University of Notre Dame is committed to diversity in its staff, faculty, and student body. As such, we strongly encourage applications from members of minority groups, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and others who will enhance our community. The University of Notre Dame, an international Catholic research university, is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.