Accommodations Specialist (765 hours/year) WITC Superior Campus
Posting Number: 2010654
Position Type: Faculty
Department: Student Affairs
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Accommodations Specialist at the Superior Campus. This position is responsible for coordinating disability services and ensuring equal access for students with disabilities. The Accommodation Specialist reports to the Dean of Students. Work schedule is 765 hours scheduled over 38 weeks/year and requires flexibility to meet student demand.
Required Core Abilities:
WITC seeks to employ individuals with talent, commitment, enthusiasm, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to:
-Assess own learning and progress toward established personal and professional goals.
-Demonstrate creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
-Communicate effectively in personal and group settings.
-Contribute to a diverse, respectful, and inclusive working and learning environment.
-Effect change and demonstrate flexibility and positive leadership.
-Acquire and apply technology to working and learning.
1) Bachelors degree with a minor or 20 semester credits in special education, rehabilitation, speech pathology, or other related field.
2) Previous work experience involving provision of direct accommodation services to students, including but not limited to: seating, positioning, augmentative/alternative communications, keyboard emulation, and assistive technologies.
3) Knowledge of state and federal laws regarding disability services in post-secondary education.
4) Knowledge of services available for students with disabilities in a post-secondary environment.
5) Demonstrated ability to work with people of diverse economic, social, racial, and ethnic background.
6) Demonstrated leadership skills.
Standing, Walking (Frequently);
Sitting, handling/fingering, reaching outward, reaching above shoulders (Occasionally);
Lifting/Carrying 10 lbs. or less (Frequently), 11-20 lbs. (Occasionally);
Pushing/Pulling 12 lbs. or less (Occasionally)
Promote equal access to post-secondary education
Provide services to students with disabilities
Provide college-wide staff development activities related to special needs as requested
Maintain records that document student plans for provision of selected accommodations
Assist with the review, and revision of college-wide written policies and guidelines for disability service provision
Research emerging issues in disability services
Assist with the development of disability grant proposals and provide input to college grant manager
Assist with transition services
Posting Date: 03/08/2019
Testing Place: No applicant testing required for this position.
Closing Date: 4/1/2019
Open Until Filled: No
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Your application will be considered complete when we have received a completed online application, a cover letter addressing all of the qualifications for this position, and a resume. Original or copies of official or unofficial college transcripts will also be helpful in our determining who the best candidates are to be interviewed. Please note that original transcripts will be required prior to any job offer being made. If you have any questions on the transcript requirements, Human Resources can be contacted via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please mail transcripts, if unable to scan, to Human Resources:
505 Pine Ridge Drive
Shell Lake WI 54871
Please note: the College reserves the right to extend time limits or re-initiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.
Weeks per year: 38 weeks per year
Hours per week: 20 hours per week
Salary Hiring Range: Non-Instructional Faculty FY19 Wage Range Table $27.82/hour
Benefit Information: Professional Development
To apply, visit https://witc.peopleadmin.com/postings/2415
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