Job Family: Administrative Professional - OT Eligible
Summary of Duties:
Provide campus strategy and leadership for full accessibility accommodations for students with disabilities in academic programs, support services, activities and facilities pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (1990) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (1973). Development and implementation of staff and faculty training on processes and policies. Serve as a liaison among all WSU Spokane Health Sciences Colleges, analyze and interpret diagnostic assessments, conduct intake interviews with students to identify appropriate accommodations and services, assign appropriate accommodations for eligible students, including in didactic, lab and clinical environments, ensuring that technical standards of the colleges are met.
The position directs the work of a technical services specialist, testing services and alternate-print technology, and supervises part-time testing proctors. This position works with disability resources personnel university-wide on policy development, implementation, and interpretation and consults as necessary on individual student accommodations. The position works closely with faculty and staff of the College of Medicine, College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Nursing, and other programs, as well as Student Affairs staff to ensure appropriate accommodations are provided and to meet the technical standards of each college.
This position should be comfortable carrying out the Student Affairs values of collaboration, inclusion, innovation, empowerment, communication and compassion.
Determine Eligibility & Assign Reasonable and Appropriate Accommodations - 40%
Training and Outreach - 20%
Administrative - 20%
Resource - 15%
Other - 5%
Positions require a Bachelor's degree and three (3) years of professional work experience in student services or related education/experience. Experience leading or directing the work of others. A Master's degree in a related field may substitute for one (1) year of professional work experience. Any combination of relevant education and professional experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Master's degree in Student Affairs, Rehabilitation Counseling, Psychological Counseling, Education or related field.
Two years of full-time experience in a professional higher education environment with disability services experience.
Knowledge of federal and state laws related to providing disability accommodations in higher education and in compliance with ADA and Section 504 Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
Demonstrated proficiency and familiarity with student information systems.
Experience working with individuals of diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds.
Strong knowledge of cognitive disabilities, learning disabilities, attention disabilities, and psychological disabilities.
Disability services experience in health sciences programs, including clinical and lab settings.
Experience collaborating with university faculty members to ensure that students are afforded approved accommodations.
Proven ability to evaluate and interpret disability documentation to implement reasonable accommodations.
Understanding and experience with assistive and accessible information technologies, including best practices such as Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) preferred.
In accordance with Washington State Governor's Proclamation 21.14.3, as a condition of employment, you must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation by time of hire. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Full vaccination status or an approved accommodation will be verified prior to your first day of work. Should you not be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation you will not be able to start employment with WSU. Information regarding vaccine verification and/or requesting a medical/religious accommodation is available at https://hrs.wsu.edu/covid-19/vax-verification/. Please contact HRS at [email protected] or 509-335-4521 if you have questions.
Monthly Salary: $4,061.90 - $4,326.00; Commensurate with qualifications and experience FTE: 100% This is a Permanent position. Screening Begin Date: October 14, 2022, and continue until filled. Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check. Application Instructions: This position has been reposted and will remain open until filled. To ensure consideration, please submit your application by October 14, 2022.
Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application. Incomplete applications will not be considered Required Documents:
2) Cover Letter
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or [email protected].
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus. U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with its C...ommunity Engagement Classification.WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.