Location: Binghamton, NY Category: Professional Posted On: Wed Dec 11 2019 Job Description:
Budget Title: Senior Staff Assistant (SL-3)
Salary: $50,000 - 55,000
The Disability Services Specialist position within Services for Students with Disabilities is a full-time 12-month professional obligation and reports to the Director. Duties and responsibilities include:
Review, interpret and evaluate disability documentation on students with a variety of disabilities including, but not limited to: Psychological, Physical, Learning, Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, and Traumatic Brain Injury.
Determine and authorize appropriate academic and programmatic accommodations for eligible students as applicable under ADA/ADAAA/504 laws on a case-by-case basis.
Consult with faculty on the implementation of academic accommodations.
Conduct presentations including, but not limited to, University obligations under ADA; disability awareness; physical, programmatic and electronic accessibility.
Participate in summer orientation sessions.
Participate in the Transition Program for first-year students.
Determine appropriate individual accommodations as they pertain to labs, clinical, and internship placements.
Consult with faculty and staff regarding individual accommodation needs of students as necessary.
Develop and provide in-service training and disability awareness programming to Faculty, Staff, Teaching Assistants, Tutors and the University community in identifying and responding to the needs of students.
Collaborate with the SSD Director and other SSD staff in researching and developing programs and services to facilitate student growth in independent learning, effective self-advocacy and self-determination.
Participate in appropriate committees and initiatives that pertain to individuals with disabilities.
Master's degree in the field of Psychology, Special Education, Vocational Rehabilitation, Social Work, Speech Pathology or related field from an accredited institution of higher education
Three to five years' experience working with adolescent to adult aged students with disabilities
Experience assessing appropriate software for students with disabilities
Professional experience developing and conducting trainings/workshops/presentations to students, faculty, and staff
Professional caliber written and interpersonal communication skills
Experience in disability services in a higher education setting
Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and verification of degree(s) and credentials.
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