The Coordinator of Disability Services is responsible for implementing reasonable accommodations for students registered with Student Disability Services (SDS), including students with physical, medical, learning, neurological and psychiatric disabilities, as well as students on the Autism Spectrum. The Coordinator provides direct service to students to include reviewing documentation, determining eligibility for services and reasonable accommodation strategies, communication of accommodations and outreach to faculty and university resources, promoting student self-advocacy and working to promote an environment of access and equal opportunity on campus. The Coordinator also works to assist students in procuring other support structures such as tutoring, academic coaching, supplemental instruction and other collaborative initiatives.
OEEO Statement:The University is committed to equal opportunity, affirmative action, and eliminating discrimination and harassment. Miami University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin, pregnancy,race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations/or disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@MiamiOH.edu or 513-529-3560. Miami University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report with information on campus crime, fires, and safety may be found at: http://miamioh.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/. Hard copy available upon request. A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke and tobacco free campuses.
Master's Degree in special education, rehabilitation, counseling, psychology, social work, sociology or related field required. Understanding and experience working with persons with disabilities, use of accessible technology, and ability to read and interpret diagnostic tests and psychoeducational evaluations. Work experience in higher education preferred. Possess knowledge of applicable laws that ensure equal access to students, including Section 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act (1990) and ADAAA (2009), the Telecommunication Act of 1996 as well as knowledge of accessible technology best practices such as Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0.
“Miami University, a student-centered public university founded in 1809, has built its success through an unwavering commitment to liberal arts undergraduate education, with complementary quality graduate programs, and the active engagement of its students in both curricular and co-curricular life. With a student body of 16,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs w...ith faculty who love to teach and the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions. Faculty and staff are highly valued for their contributions toward the Miami experience. Employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and stable work environment as they work to support the university’s educational mission.
Miami’s main campus is located in Oxford, Ohio, 35 miles northwest of Cincinnati, with regional campuses located in Hamilton and Middletown, Ohio, and a center in Luxembourg. Known as one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation, Miami, the nation's tenth oldest public university, is recognized for its striking red brick Georgian-style architecture and tree-shaded lawns. Take a Virtual Tour from our website.”