Director of Office of Accessibility and Resource Services, University of North Carolina Greensboro (UNCG), Division of Student Affairs, Greensboro, NC

Posted: Thursday, October 24, 2019

 

The University of North Carolina Greensboro (UNCG) and the Division of Student Affairs are strongly committed to the recruitment and retention of diverse students, staff and faculty. The University and the division invest in its staff and administrators by supporting their active engagement in professional associations, affinity groups, professional service and ongoing learning and development.

The Division of Student Affairs at UNCG is looking for a Director of the Office of Accessibility and Resources and Services.  The Director must be an exemplary role model and coach for students and staff in these areas. The Director provides campus-wide leadership in promoting disability awareness, advocacy, education, and outreach. The Director oversee the coordination of the appropriate academic accommodations for students with disabilities according to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA), and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.

The Director provides consultation and must have extensive knowledge of the operation of a comprehensive program of support services for students with a wide range of disability (physical, emotional, and learning disabilities. and/or chronic medical conditions) including supervising staff, developing and modifying policies and procedures, providing budget planning and management, participating on committees as an advocate for disability services and working collaboratively with various university departments. The Director facilitates the review of applications and authorization of accommodations and must excel at building positive working relationships both within and outside of the University.

Minimum requirements, a master's degree in special education, counselor education, rehabilitation education, student development or related field and at least 4-6 years of progressively responsible experience in disability services in a higher education institution, with substantial knowledge of budgeting, experience with universal design integration, programs and services experience directly relevant to the position description; excellent communication  and interpersonal skills; staff supervision experience; collaborative work style; and productive work ethic. Demonstrated ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.

About UNCG

UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC system institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with nearly 20,000 students and over 2,700 faculty and staff members representing more than 90 nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 100 areas of study, as well as 74 master's and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more.

To learn more or to apply for this position please visit SpartanTalent at https://spartantalent.uncg.edu and view the posting for position #000631.

AA/EOE: UNCG is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please email us at [email protected] Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If the highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified before the start date.

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