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Disability Specialist « Position Deleted on 3/19/2012 »
|Institution:||University of Northern Iowa|
|Location:||Cedar Falls, IA|
This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobsStudent Disability Services
Facilitates academic accommodations for students with disabilities; coordinates the application of assistive technology in support of students; actively orients students with disabilities to the University; disseminates information regarding disability services to faculty and staff; assists with research and review of disability standards, policies, and procedures; participates in various department and division activities; stays abreast of current developments in the field of disability services; and assists with the development and implementation of assessment activities.
Bachelor's degree in psychology, family services, social work, sociology, special education, or related field plus at least one year of experience working with students or college-bound students required. Knowledge of assistive technology, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 also required. Experience delivering academic support services, developing career goals and plans, providing reasonable accommodations to students with disabilities, and interacting with faculty in the postsecondary setting preferred. Student experience will be considered. Position is a twelve-month work schedule. Criminal and other relevant background checks required.
The University offers an excellent benefits package including a generous vacation plan, employer sponsored retirement plans, health and dental insurance, and life and disability insurance. For details, visit www.uni.edu/hrs/benefits.
Application materials received by February 8, 2012 will be given first consideration.
Additional information is available at www.uni.edu/employment or (319) 273-3424. Send cover letter, resume, and names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to: Disability Specialist Search Chair, Human Resources, 027 Gilchrist, UNI, Cedar Falls, Iowa 50614-0034. Fax (319) 273-2927. Email: HRS-Applications@uni.edu.
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