Temporary - Academic Accommodations Advisor/Disability Specialist - 11848BR
Temporary - Academic Accommodations Advisor/Disability Specialist
Unit Description: The Academic Achievement and Access Center (AAAC) enhances the quality of life of students at the University of Kansas by supporting the University's commitment to the academic success and holistic development of students. Specifically, AAAC supports the intellectual development of all individuals by encouraging active participation both in and out of the classroom. Within the Academic Achievement and Access Center, Student Access Services (SAS) is responsible for coordinating accommodations for students with disabilities. AAAC-SAS employs access specialists to work with students.
The person in this position is responsible for knowledge of and compliance with Board of Regents, University policies and NCAA rules and regulations regarding day to day job related activities applicable to the position that could involve contact with student athletes. AAAC is a department in Undergraduate Education.
30% -Individually consult with prospective and currently registered students and their families/parents regarding in-class accommodations and facilitating appropriate accommodations with faculty.
20% -Coach students with executive functioning needs and connect them to appropriate on-campus and off-campus resources.
10% -Coordinate and certify student eligibility for paratransit services, working with diagnosticians and KU transit.
10% -Other duties as assigned (which may include proctoring exams).
*This position requires some evening and weekend work, especially during heavy student service/support usage.
- Bachelor's degree.
- Three years’ experience working with students with disabilities.
- Two years of experience using MS Office.
- Master’s Degree in Special Education, Education, Psychology, Social Welfare or related field.
- Two years’ experience working with college students with disabilities.
- One year KU academic or administrative experience.
- Excellent verbal and interpersonal communication skills as demonstrated through application materials and in-person interview.
- Experience working with diverse students as demonstrated by cover letter and resume.
Additional Candidate Instructions
A cover letter addressing how required and preferred qualifications are met.
3 Professional References
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
First review of applications is Monday, June 4th and will continue until the position is filled.