POSITION #: 7365

DEPARTMENT: Office of Disability Services

POSITION SUMMARY: The Coordinator reports directly to the Director of Student Accountability, Advocacy and Disability Services and will be primarily responsible for maintaining the Accommodative Testing and Adaptive Technology Center. The Coordinator also will assist in providing other direct accommodation services for student with documented disabilities in accord with the Americans with Disabilities' Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide direct accommodation provision in the Accommodative Testing Center, including, but not limited to, test proctoring, creation of alternate format course materials, coordination of volunteer note takers, and coordination of interpreting services.

Supervise student workers

Serve as a liaison to faculty and other campus offices

Conduct research on disability related issues in higher education

Identify community resources and inform students, faculty and staff of their availability

Research grant availability and opportunities

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree. Minimum two years of experience working with persons with disabilities. Strong written and oral communication skills. Strong understanding of legislation for people with disabilities (e.g. ADA, Section 504) as well as legislation for higher education (e.g. FERPA).

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in rehabilitation counseling, higher education administration, student personnel or related field. Knowledge of and experience with adaptive technology. Sign language certification. Grant writing experience.

SALARY: up to $38,000

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and current resume' electronically to Amy King, Director of Student Accountability, Advocacy and Disability Services to with the subject line as Coordinator, Disability Services.

DATE POSTED: February 13, 2017

CLOSING DATE: Position will remain open until filled. To assure full consideration, applications should be received by February 24, 2017.

All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to retirement status and without regard to an applicant's having previously accused the UL System Board or any of its universities of unlawful discrimination. Retirement status shall not be considered in the hiring process by any University in the UL System.
The University of New Orleans is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, ethnic minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.