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Accommodations Coordinator

Company:
University of Connecticut
Job Location:
Storrs, Connecticut
Category:
Disability and Accessibility Services

Accommodations Coordinator (Student Services Program Administrator)

Search #: 496330
Work type: Full-time
Location: Storrs Campus
Categories: Student Programs and Services

JOB SUMMARY

Under the general supervision of the Assistant Director, the Accommodations Coordinator’s primary function is to manage the day-to-day administrative activities related to the provision of accommodations for students with disabilities.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Provides oversight to the Accommodations Team and develops, implements, and coordinates all related functions for accommodation provision which may include but are not limited to exam administration, notetaking coordination, housing accommodations, dining accommodations, and campus access.
  2. Serves as a resource for students, faculty, and staff regarding accommodation policies and procedures in person, on the phone, or via email to provide a high level of customer service.
  3. Maintains electronic records in the CSD database of all student and faculty interactions.
  4. Creates, updates, and maintains procedural information regarding how to access accommodations; disseminates procedures to students, faculty, and staff by participating in campus outreach and training presentations and workshops (e.g. department meetings, one-on-one meetings, etc.).
  5. Assists with evaluating and assessing the usage of accommodations and makes recommendations for procedural modifications and improvements as indicated to assure quality assurance.
  6. Initiates resolutions for complex and routine issues associated with accommodation provision.
  7. Provides training and oversees work assignments for Assistant Accommodations Coordinator(s), undergraduate, and graduate student employees involved in the provision of accommodations.
  8. Compiles and generates accommodations data for colleagues as needed for inclusion in Center reports.
  9. Attends weekly case review meetings and staff meetings.
  10. Performs related duties and special assignments as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in special education, rehabilitation, or another related field and at least 5 years of professional experience working with students with disabilities in higher education. One year of experience must have been serving as an advanced team member.
  • Demonstrated ability to clearly and succinctly document engagement with students, parents/guardians, faculty, and staff as indicated in the case management system.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate information effectively to groups with different backgrounds and experiences (i.e. students, parents/guardians, colleagues).
  • Demonstrated experience coordinating testing accommodations for students with disabilities, including working knowledge of testing accommodations procedures and best practices.
  • Demonstrated experience working with diverse populations. 
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills necessary for effective work relationships.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and stated commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity issues. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Demonstrated experience in post-secondary disability service provision.
  • Demonstrated experience supervising professional staff in a union environment.
  • Demonstrated experience supervising undergraduate and graduate student staff.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a full time, 12-month position. Telecommuting on a hybrid/part-time basis may be allowed, subject to authorization and University policy. This appointment may require weekend or evening hours due to the nature of the Center’s work.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

TO APPLY

Please apply online at https://hr.uconn.edu/jobs, Staff Positions, Search #496330 to upload a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three (3) professional references.

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:55 p.m. Eastern time on May 23, 2022. 

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

Advertised: May 02 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: May 23 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

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