Coordinator of Accessibility Services

at Academic Affairs MB
Location Buffalo, New York
Date Posted August 10, 2020
Category Staff
Job Type Full-time

Description

Coordinator of Accessibility Services

The Academic Support Center at Medaille College is seeking a full-time professional to provide direct services to students with disabilities. This would include reviewing documentation; providing recommendations of accommodations and services; direct provision of testing services; overseeing all aspects of the note-taking process; conducting presentations at Orientation, Open Houses, and other appropriate college events; and collaborating with other college departments to provide training and services. The Coordinator would develop and implement policies involving academic requirements and responsibilities

Qualifications: Master’s degree in Student Personnel/Higher Education Administration, Counseling, Special Education or related field; Minimum 3-5 years of experience working with students with disabilities in an educational setting; experience in assessing, implementing, and overseeing accommodation plans in an educational setting in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and guidelines is preferred. Successful candidates should demonstrate effective communication and counseling skills, knowledge of Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act and other federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to persons with disabilities. Must be well versed in compliance and have the ability to navigate operating in virtual, hybrid and in person models. Experience working with a diverse student population is desired.

Medaille is a growing, private, four-year, liberal arts-based college in Buffalo, New York, serving the educational needs of a diverse student body in Western New York and Southern Ontario through a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs (www.medaille.edu).

Cover letter, resume and three references should be electronically submitted to Barbara Bilotta, Director of Human Resources, Medaille College. Review of applications will continue until position is filled. No phone calls please.

Medaille College invites applications from all qualified individuals. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body.

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