Counselor - Accessibility Services - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah 84058

United States


Detailed Job Description

Counsels students regarding educational & disability accommodative issues applicable under Federal/State law including but not limited to the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Section 504, of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. Collect & evaluate educational, psychological, medical, career, & vocational diagnostic information, as provided by the student or others assisting the student to determine student service eligibility. Develop, write, implement, manage, evaluate, & revise, as needed, individualized accommodative services for students following the requirement of: the ADA, Section 504, GRAMA, & FERPA. Maintain collaborative/consultative relationships with college personnel, school districts, disability related agencies, & others to meet accommodative academic needs of qualified students. Complete other responsibilities, tasks, and/or duties as assigned by ASD Director.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a master's degree in counseling & guidance, educational psychology, social work, or related social science field AND two years of full-time paid professional employment related to the summary of duties.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

(1) Knowledge of medical, psychological conditions
(2) Knowledge of academic counseling
(3) Knowledge of educational accommodations of individuals with disabilities
(4) Knowledge of report writing & record keeping
(5) Knowledge of the preparation of individual student educational plans
(6) Knowledge of principles of test interpretation including educational, vocational, & career assessments
(7) Knowledge of learning disabilities & symptoms/effects of a wide variety of disability conditions
(8) Knowledge of psychological evaluations
(9) Knowledge of cognitive learning styles
(10)Knowledge of Americans with Disabilities Act(1990) Vocational Rehabilitation Act Section 504(1973), GRAMA,FERPA, & other state & federal legislation related to ADA record keeping & management
(11) Ability to work effectively with people & multiple departments in a variety of work situations & circumstances in a professional manner
(12) Ability to follow written and oral procedures & instructions
(13) Ability to communicate both in writing and orally

Special Instructions to Applicants

- To be considered an applicant for employment you must apply online through the UVU.Jobs website.
- To receive full consideration for post-secondary education, please submit copies of transcripts or diploma of highest degree earned. Transcripts do not have to be official copies.
- To be considered in the first screening, the online application and required application documents (see below) must be submitted by the screening or closing date.
- Our system can only accept supplemental documents (such as cover letters or transcripts) in PDF or Word format. The file size of documents must be less than 2MB. It is strongly recommended that you take documents that are not in an electronic form and scan them into a separate black and white PDF file so you can attach them electronically to the online application. You can get help with this at a local copy center if needed.
- Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.
- Application materials become the property of UVU.
- For questions contact Human Resources at

Keyword Phrases

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