Position Summary The Specialist, Services for Students with Disabilities will provide services for students with disabilities who require accommodations locally and abroad; inform students, faculty, and staff of available accommodation services. Advise students of their rights and responsibilities; interpret federal policies and procedures. Plan and implement provisions for reasonable accommodations. Develop and present informational workshops for students, faculty and administrators. Qualifications Required Education:Bachelor's DegreePreferred Education:Master's Degree in appropriate discipline (Counseling, Psychology, Teaching and Learning, Education, Rehabilitation Counseling, Social Work, or related area).Required Experience:2+ years of directly related experience with appropriate adult population with disability(ies) including experience evaluating disability documentation, arranging accommodations, and the use of any adaptive technologies (if applicable), or equivalent combination of education and experience.Preferred Experience:2+ years Experience within a higher education setting working with undergraduate and graduate level students.Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:Excellent interpersonal, listening, written and verbal communication skills. Knowledge of testing documentation in appropriate subject discipline. Knowledge of federal and state regulations regarding ADA and compliance in higher education. Additional Information EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Associated topics: aide, aided education, behavioral analysis, dhh, difficult, handicapped, mental health, psychiatric, special education, substance abuse Associated topics: aide, aided education, behavioral analysis, behavioral health, disabilities, hosptalization, remedial education, resource room, special education, special need education
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