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Coordinator of Access & Accommodations (partially grant-funded)

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Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Coordinator of Access & Accommodations (partially grant-funded)
Classification Title
Department Center for Disability Services
Work Location Main Campus
Duties

Under the supervision of the CDS (Center for Disability Services) Director, and in cooperation with other campus support services, the Coordinator of Access & Accommodations will provide comprehensive disability support services to students. Duties include meeting with new students, advising students on course and program selection, facilitating accommodations, coordinating e-books and other assistive technology, and supporting students with disabilities in pursuing their academic goals. The Coordinator of Access & Accommodations will show dedication to the learning college concepts by developing programs and facilitating activities that promote student success and lifelong learning.

Education/Experience

Master’s degree in education, psychology, social work, counseling or a closely related field; minimum one to three years’ experience related to the educational, career and personal/social development of students with disabilities; minimum one year experience working with students using assistive technology; ability to relate effectively and with sensitivity to all staff and program participants; experience working with adults in an educational setting, preferably in a community college preferred.

Qualifications

The Coordinator of Access & Accommodations will assist students with disabilities in order to clarify, define and resolve issues regarding disability accommodations, academic obstacles, and self-advocacy skills ; conduct comprehensive intake assessments to determine eligibility and/or accommodation needs; coordinate programming to assist CDS students in making initial transition to college; create plans for attaining educational goals; provide academic supports; assist CDS students in utilizing online resources and assistive technologies; support cultural awareness and social activities; plus other duties as assigned.

Position Status Full Time
Hours

Monday – Friday
8:00 am to 5:15pm (hours may vary throughout the year)

Minimum Starting Rate $50,520
Hourly/Salary Salaried
Review of Applications Begins 08/25/2017

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number AP00124P
Open Date 08/11/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please apply online

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Chicago Tribune
    • HigherEdJobs
    • InsideHigherEd
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • MVCC Website/Posting
    • Employee of MVCC
    • Other
    • No Response
  2. * Are you a State Universities Retirement System (SURS) annuitant and currently receiving a monthly annuity?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Do you have the minimum of a Master's degree in education, psychology, social work, counseling or a closely related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Do you have the minimum of (1) one to (3) three years of full-time experience related to the educational, career and personal/social development growth of college students with disabilities?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. Do you have a minimum of one (1) year experience working with students using assistive technology?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts
  2. Other Document