Director of Disability Support Services
Feb 06, '13
About Notre Dame of Maryland University:
Notre Dame of Maryland University, a selective liberal arts university, transforms the lives of its students. Confident, capable learners and leaders thrive in the vibrant, personal community at Maryland's distinguished women's college, located in Baltimore with satellite locations throughout Maryland. The University's history enriches innovative opportunities, as students immerse themselves in research, study abroad and service to the global community. Women and men succeed in our College of Adult Undergraduate Studies, Graduate programs and, the School of Pharmacy. Graduates excel as leaders in careers, communities and families - and transform the world.
Staff and faculty enjoy a collaborative, fast-paced, and challenging work environment. In recognition of your hard work, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and vision, as well as retirement and tuition remission for you and your eligible dependents.
The Director of Disability Support Services is an exempt, part-time position that reports to the Vice President for Student Life. The Director is responsible for directing and managing University programs aimed at providing comprehensive support services for disabled students and to interact with other departments to help ensure that programs and support services comply with ADA regulations. This position will develop and implement policies and procedures for comprehensive and individualized support service access programs that are provided to disabled students, to include interacting with other University officials to recommend major changes. The Director will also manage the annual operating budget for programs and support services, and will develop and implement special programs and events to help improve campus awareness and knowledge of special needs. The Director also needs to coordinate scholarship programs for disabled students and serve as a consultant to off-campus locations regarding issues and concerns related to access and support services to disabled students.
Qualified candidates will have a Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling Special Education (or a closely related field), or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. A minimum of five years of professional experience administering programs and support services to disabled students, to include two years of supervisory experience, is necessary. A proficient working knowledge of ADA regulations is also necessary. Proficiency with sign language is highly desirable. Additional requirements include previous experience in working with persons with disabilities, the ability to work autonomously, excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong organizational skills. Candidates will have knowledge of the mission of the University and a demonstrated commitment and understanding of the service orientation of Notre Dame of Maryland University.
Notre Dame of Maryland University does not discriminate in its educational programs, activities or employment on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, religion, sex, disability or age. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policy: Vice President for Student Life, Notre Dame of Maryland University, 4701 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21210, 410-532-5308. For all other employment inquiries, please contact Human Resources at 410-532-5898 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
Notre Dame of Maryland University is an EEO/AA employer.
For serious consideration, applicants MUST submit the following:
- Cover Letter
- Salary requirements
- Names of three professional references
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