Director of Disability Support and Success Maryville University

Description

The Director of Disability Support and Success will lead and coordinate effective disability services including determinate of appropriate documentation and accommodations. Lead academic support initiatives, including but not limited to Peer Tutoring services.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate effective disability support services including review of student documentation, identification of appropriate accommodations, oversight of testing policies, procedures, logistics, and operations for the division, and the need for adaptive technology and equipment.
  • Coordinate, assess, and advance the Peer Tutor Program to address the ever changing needs of the diverse student population though research, supervision and data analysis.
  • Lead the University in its effort to cultivate awareness and appreciation of individuals with disabilities through efforts including but not limited to chairing the accessibility committee, leading Disability Awareness Week, and chairing the Tunnel of Consciousness.
  • Implement effective active and passive academic success programming through workshops, digital signage, app suggestions and targeted communication to support students’ academic success at Maryville.
  • Research, maintain awareness, and educate the campus community on emerging trends in disability support in higher education.
  • Prepare and analyze data pertaining to Disability Support and Peer Tutor programs as a means to further advance the initiatives
  • Serve as the CLEP testing administrator for Maryville for CLEP testing

Qualifications / Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience and sensitivity in working with people with disabilities
  • Knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Knowledge of how to interpret disability-related documentation, psychology and educational assessment reports
  • Administrative, organization and problem solving skills
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Strong team-member
  • Commitment to student success
  • Knowledge of academic success strategies
  • Appreciation for global and cultural diversity
  • Communication skills: written, verbal, listening, technical and presentation competency
  • Excellent Technology skills (Apple/iPad, Symplicity, Microsoft Suite)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree
  • 3-5 years’ experience in disabilities services
  • Experience working with traditional-age college population
  • Experience with Salesforce

Special Instructions to Applicants: An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.

Applicants requiring University sponsorship to obtain employment authorization will not be considered for this position.

Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and prohibiting discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring, training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff, and termination.

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