The Assistant Director of Disability and Student Services reports to the Dean of Students and functions as the primary contact to provide services and programs for students with disabilities. This position also assists in the development and implementation of wellness programming targeted to law students.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree (Master’s and/ or Doctoral a plus) in related field. Two years’ experience working with people with disabilities (relevant work experience may substitute for direct disability services experience and/l or relevant professional degree(s)). Familiarity with strategies for assisting students with disabilities and facilitating accommodations in complex environments. Expertise in the application of Section 504 and the ADA in a higher education setting, and ability to recognize and understand regulatory requirements associated with disability and accommodation issues. The ability to interpret medical, psychological, neuropsychological, and educational documentation or develop that ability through appropriate training. Familiarity with assistive technology and other tools to assist students in an online learning environment. Familiarity with strategies and programming to support student wellness, ideally in a law or professional school setting. Excellent judgment and discretion, with the ability to manage highly confidential information. The ability to communicate and interact with people of diverse ages, backgrounds, experiences, and personality types. Strong organization skills and the ability to manage and prioritize multiple responsibilities and respond appropriately in a changing environment. High energy, and the flexibility and commitment to periodically work long and/ or irregular hours, including occasional weekends. The ability to use spreadsheets, databases, and presentation software. Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
To apply please send cover letter and resume, including salary requirements, by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org; by fax to (651) 290-8645; or by mail to Human Resources, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, 875 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105.
Mitchell Hamline School of Law is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, veteran/military status, disability or handicap, age, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, or any other protected class status defined by law. Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.
About Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Mitchell Hamline School of Law was formed in 2015 by the combination of William Mitchell College of Law and Hamline University School of Law. This extraordinary union brought together two law schools that have shaped Minnesota’s legal landscape for more than a combined 155 years, creating the top law school in the Midwest for students seeking a rigorous, practical, and problem-solving approach to legal education.
Mitchell Hamline School of Law provides a legal education grounded in legal theory and distinguished by exceptional practical legal training. A forward-thinking, independent law school with a history dating back more than 100 years, we have continually shaped legal education to be relevant to our students, their future clients, and the legal profession. We are committed to making legal education accessible and offer an unmatched number of enrollment options. Our students graduate prepared to put their degree into practice or use their legal training in the profession of their choice.