Concordia University Wisconsin/Ann Arbor
  • 05-Jul-2018 to 19-Aug-2018 (CST)
  • Ann Arbor, MI, USA
  • Salary
  • Part Time

Concordia University invites applications for the part-time, non-exempt position of Disability Support Services Coordinator. The Disability Support Services Coordinator is responsible for managing the activities of Disability Support Services, ensuring the provision of appropriate academic accommodations to students with disabilities, serving as resource to faculty/staff on disability accommodations, as well as being a campus leader promoting a disability positive campus climate.

The Disability Support Services Coordinator reports to the Director of the Academic Resource Center and is housed within Academics, specifically Student Enrollment and Engagement. This position is a part-time (29.5 hours per week), 12-month position.

Responsibilities

  • Review documentation regarding students' disabilities; this includes psychological, medical, academic and educational assessments
  • Recommend reasonable accommodations for students and work with both students and faculty to ensure accommodations are implemented
  • Serve as a resource for faculty and administrators on disability and accommodation related issues
  • Process requests for housing and meal plan accommodations and exemptions, and emotional support and service animals
  • Maintain detailed and accurate records through Accommodation Information Management (AIM) in order to generate reports of students with disabilities and their usage of services
  • Coordinate and implement ongoing disability accommodations and services (test proctoring, note taking support, accommodation letters, production of alternate format materials, and assistive technology support)
  • Oversee exam proctoring process and procedures (including hiring and managing of student test proctors)
  • Maintain professional knowledge of laws, best practices, and other factors that affect the provision of accommodations to students with disabilities in a university setting

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Proficient knowledge of Americans with Disability Amendment Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act requirements as they apply to post-secondary institutions
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Excellent, professional communication skills both written and interpersonal
  • Knowledge and skill in use of computers and software common to the academic setting
  • An understanding of and commitment to CU's mission and ministry

Education and/or Training

Bachelor's degree in education or a closely related field required.

Compensation and Benefits

This is a part-time (29.5 hours per week), non-exempt position. Starting wage is dependent on individual qualifications and experience. Benefits associated with this position include the Concordia Disability and Survivor plan and the Concordia Retirement plan, as well as a tuition waiver benefit.

Physical Demands/Equipment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, and talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the position. It is not intended to be all-inclusive. Administration reserves the right to adjust the duties and responsibilities.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of CU to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.

The University will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, gender, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 

However, CU is an institution of the LCMS and, to the extent allowed by law, CU reserves the right to give preference in employment based on religion. In addition, preference in holding certain employment positions is given to ordained or rostered ministers of the LCMS. Based on a religious tenet, CU recognizes only male, LCMS ordained Ministers of the Gospel, but recognizes both male and female LCMS Rostered Ministers of the Gospel.

The Human Resources Department has been appointed to manage the equal employment opportunity program, including all equal employment opportunity activities, as required by federal, state and local agencies. If any employee or applicant for employment believes this policy has been violated, he/she must contact the Director of Human Resources.

Concordia University is a HLC accredited, co-educational, liberal arts school offering more than 70 undergraduate majors, over 40 master's degree programs, and 4 doctoral programs. There are also a variety of accelerated evening and e-learning programs.

Concordia is a Lutheran higher education community committed to helping students develop in mind, body, and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and in the world.

Concordia University Wisconsin/Ann Arbor
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