Director - Accessibility Services - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah


United States
(JPF15814)

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Detailed Job Description

Directs and develops innovative and best practice functions for the Accessibility Services Department (ASD). Supervises the provision and counseling services to students regarding post-secondary disability accommodation applicable under Federal/State law, including but not limited to The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree in a related discipline plus six years of staff level experience or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience related to the Summary of Duties OR a combination of education and experience related to the Summary of Duties totaling ten years.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a doctorate in special education, school psychology, vocational rehabilitation, vocational/educational counseling, social work or related field AND two years of administrative/supervisory experience OR a master degree as described above and four years of experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the Summary of Duties of the position, one year of which must have been administrative and/or supervisory.
Must have an active certification and/or license related to the education listed above.

Knowledge

Knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
Knowledge how to interpret and apply case laws and liability issues to students with disabilities.
Knowledge of interpreting documentation from appropriate licensed professionals, DSM IV, and ICD 10.3.
Knowledge of counseling, academic advising, vocational rehabilitation, and resources on/off campus.
Knowledge of de-escalation and counseling techniques.
Knowledge of the medical, psychological, social and treatment aspects of individuals with disabilities.
Knowledge of federal and state legislation related to people with disabilities.

Skills

Skill with the review and documentation of educational, psychological, medical, learning disabilities, career, and vocational diagnostic information.
Skill in identifying, evaluating, and utilizing available resources to serve individuals with disabilities.
Interpersonal, communication, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.

Abilities

Ability to supervise a diversity of personnel.
Ability to develop and manage a budget.
Ability to utilize technology devices software applications.
Ability to write grants, funding requests, and/or business proposals.
Ability to utilize computer applications and appropriate departmental and campus databases.

Pay Range

$48,117 to $64,157

Special Instructions to Applicants

Summary of Duties

Directs and develops innovative and best practice functions for the Accessibility Services Department (ASD). Supervises the provision and counseling services to students regarding post-secondary disability accommodation applicable under Federal/State law, including but not limited to The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.

Utah Valley University is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity/ Equal Access Employer.

Keyword Phrases

  • Accessibility Services
  • Director - Accessibility Services
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Other Administrative
  • Disabled Student Services
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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
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