DISABILITY ACCESS CONSULTANT

Arizona State University in Arizona

Date Posted August 11, 2017
Type Administrative
Salary 40320.00-42000.00
Employment Type Full-time

Disability Access Consultant

Arizona State University

DRC DAC

Campus: Tempe

Requisition Id# 34984BR

 

Salary Range:

$40,320 - $42,000 per year; DOE

 

Close Date:

24-August-2017

 

Job Description:

Through Educational Outreach and Student Services, this position works with ASU students, faculty, and staff to ensure access to educational programs and services for students with disabilities.

 

Essential Duties:

  • Coordinating access to services and accommodations for students with disabilities
  • Meet with students to determine current accommodation needs and provide ongoing support for the duration of their academic career
  • Coordinate referrals to appropriate resources both within the university and in the community
  • Review disability documentation to determine eligibility for services
  • Provide information to prospective students and their parents regarding services, university resources, transition questions and concerns, documentation guidelines, and the process for determining reasonable accommodations
  • Work collaboratively with High Schools, Community Colleges, Universities, Vocational Rehabilitation and other community agencies to provide ongoing support for students
  • Provide timely and responsive service to students
  • Work with faculty and staff to ensure an optimal learning environment is created for students
  • Provide guidance to faculty and staff regarding questions they have in working with students with disabilities
  • Conduct presentations, develop programming, and engage with various departments and agencies in order to ensure collaborative support for students with disabilities
  • Maintain confidential files and records
  • Participate in university committees
  • Stay current on theories, best practices, and current legislation related to disability issues, developmental education, and student development.
  • Support and participate in spirit, pride, and tradition initiatives
  • Duties as otherwise assigned

 

Days and Schedule:

The DRC office is open Monday – Friday from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm; this position will require occasional evening and weekend commitments.

 

This job is primarily located at the ASU Tempe location; however, incumbent will be required to travel to other ASU campus locations to perform work or represent the department.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree in Rehabilition Counseling, Counseling, Educational Psychology or related field AND two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in a closely related position; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Evidence of a Masters degree in Higher Education
  • Experience working with students with disabilities in a Higher Education Setting
  • Experience coordinating services for students
  • Experience providing one on one support for students
  • Experience in reviewing disability documentation
  • Experience in developing and maintaining meaningful partnerships/relationships
  • Experience working with Assistive Technology
  • Demonstrated knowledge of applicable federal and state laws, policies, regulations and standards (e.g. Section 504 and the ADAA)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of universal design principles and techniques
  • Demonstrated knowledge of ASU Sun Devil Way and Educational Outreach and Student Services Goals

 

Working Environment:

Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled professional office setting under the following conditions:

  • Work performed is subject to extended periods of sitting and standing and may be required to sit and/or stand for prolonged periods of time.
  • Work performed is subject to extended periods using standard office equipment such as a computer workstation/laptop (keyboard, monitor, mouse) inputting, reviewing and retrieving information; extended periods of viewing a monitor or screen; and using printer, fax, calculator, copier, and telephone.
  • Communicate both orally and in writing in English through email, print, phone, and web media with students, staff, faculty, and members of the public who interact with the Dean of Students Office.
  • Use independent judgment and critical thinking to make decisions and/or analyze data.
  • Professionally represent department/program.
  • Work collaboratively across various departments within the University as well as with diverse populations and groups.
  • Walk moderate distances across campus for meetings or events, which may include times of inclement weather.
  • Work at and with all four campus locations

 

Department Statement:

The Disability Resource Center provides services to qualified students with disabilities on all ASU campuses.

 

Educational Outreach and Student Services (EOSS) is committed to enrolling all qualified students at Arizona State University and assisting them in their academic success. EOSS provides a broad range of services and support to students and prospective students ranging from outreach efforts with K-12 schools, orientation programs for new freshman, bridge programs to assist the transition to a university environment, and a wide variety of services, programs and activities for enrolled students. EOSS has direct responsibility for multiple departments across four campuses, some of which include the Dean of Students, University Housing, Health Services, Counseling Services, Disability Resources, the Memorial Union, Upward Bound and TRiO programs, Sun Devil Fitness, Student Government, Student Media, Career Services and others.

 

ASU Statement:

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 90,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

 

ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit www.asu.edu/tobaccofree

 

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

 

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

 

ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

 

Fingerprint Check Statement:

This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.

 

Instructions to Apply:

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

 

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

 

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

 

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

 

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

 

To apply please go to www.asu.edu/asujobs/ click "External Applicant" under Staff job opportunities, see Req Id# 34984BR or go directly to: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWebHost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerid=25620&siteid=5494&jobId=3104751

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