[acb-hsp] [Jobs] FW: [nfbwnews] Job ad of possible interest; please circulate as appropriate
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Mon Jun 7 17:03:47 GMT 2010
Director for Services for Students with Disabilities
A full-time administrative and professional academic staff
position is available at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
for an individual to serve as director of Services for Students
with Disabilities. The official title of this position is in the
student services program manager title series and is available
beginning August 1, 2010. This position reports to the
Associate Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Studies in the
Division of Academic Affairs.
Administer and supervise the programmatic, personnel, and budget
functions of the office of Services for Students with
Disabilities (SSD), incorporating both campus and grant
Monitor all data relative to service provision to students with
disabilities. Complete reporting for SSD programs and services
in accordance with UW System policy and applicable law.
Develop, analyze, and evaluate programs, materials, and services
designed to meet student needs, and supervise the provision of
all mandated and non-mandated services for students with
Provide direct services to students with disabilities, including
reviewing disability documentation, developing accommodation
plans, referring students for testing, and providing other
services as needed.
Provide advocacy for students, working as needed with
administrators, faculty, and academic staff members to ensure
compliance with federal mandates and UW System guidelines.
Serve on UW-Eau Claire and UW System committees and workgroups as
requested. Chair the Provost's Advisory Committee on
Accessibility Issues for Persons with Disabilities.
Provide input and review accessibility features of new
construction and remodeling projects.
Consult in the process of researching, recommending, and
purchasing adaptive equipment and technologies.
Provide information and outreach to prospective students,
parents, secondary schools, and local organizations concerning
services for students with disabilities.
Maintain UW-Eau Claire policies and procedures relative to access
and accommodations for students with disabilities and serve as a
campus resource on UW-Eau Claire policy, UW System policy, and
applicable law regarding students with disabilities.
Work with Affirmative Action, Human Resources, Learning and
Technology Services, the Center for Excellence in Teaching and
Learning, and other relevant offices to develop resources and
provide training to faculty and staff related to accommodations,
universal design, web accessibility, and other areas affecting
students with disabilities.
The following are required qualifications:
Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution.
Demonstrated ability to review disability documentation and to
develop accommodation plans.
Working knowledge of accommodation strategies, adaptive
technology, and assistive equipment.
Expert knowledge of Federal and State law pertaining to persons
The following qualifications will be considered assets:
Demonstrated ability to administer and supervise programmatic,
personnel, and budget functions.
Experience in developing, analyzing, and evaluating programs and
services designed to meet student needs in a postsecondary
Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational
Ability to bring diverse perspectives to the campus.
Letter of application
Names and contact information for three references
Application materials should be sent to:
Dr. Bruce Ouderkirk, Screening Committee Chair Student Support
Services University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Eau Claire, WI
To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received
by June 18, 2010. However, screening may continue until the
position is filled.
The university reserves the right to contact additional
references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate
time in the process. Applicants' names are subject to public
release unless confidentiality has been requested in writing.
Names of all finalists must be released upon request. A criminal
background check will be required prior to employment.
To learn more, visit the Web site: www.uwec.edu/employment
UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO employer dedicated to enhancing
equity, diversity and inclusivity.
Employment Opportunities * Schofield Hall 220 * University of
Wisconsin-Eau Claire * Eau Claire WI 54702-4004
Updated: June 03, 2010
Copyright (c) 2010 UW-Eau Claire and the Board of Regents of the
University of Wisconsin System
Katherine Schneider, Ph.D.
Senior Psychologist, Emerita
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
schneiks at uwec.edu
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