Job Positions

Assistant Director of Disability Services-STA01073PO21

Categories: Mid South Region 3

Department:

Office of Accessibility Services

Institution:

University of South Carolina Upstate

Date Posted:

Oct 7 2021 3:04PM

Close Date:

Dec 7 2021
 

Position Description

The Assistant Director of Disability Services is responsible for providing front line professional assistance to the Office of Disability Services to include: conducting initial and returning student interviews, establishing/facilitating accommodations for students, managing student files and records, coordinating Alternative Testing programs, and consultations with students, faculty, and staff. Assistant Director will also be responsible for management and delivery of academic coaching for students with disabilities.

Duties

Assistant Director of Disability Services
University of South Carolina Upstate STA01073PO21
Spartanburg, SC
www.uscupstate.edu
The Assistant Director of Disability Services is responsible for providing front line professional assistance to the Office of Disability Services to include: conducting initial and returning student interviews, establishing/facilitating accommodations for students, managing student files and records, coordinating Alternative Testing programs, and consultations with students, faculty, and staff. Assistant Director will also be responsible for management and delivery of academic coaching for students with disabilities.
•Provides front line professional assistance to the office of Disability Services to include conducting initial interviews and returning students appointments and establishing/facilitating accommodations under the supervision of the Director of Disability Services.
•Coordinates and provides direct services for students with disabilities, to include: coordinating any assistance technologies with third party vendors or staff, facilitating test accommodations (including test acquisition, proctoring, return and security), managing student files and records, reviewing documentation, preparing correspondence for students.
•Manages Academic Coaching program for students.
•Assists Director with managing data of all services and helps to interpret that data in order to assess the department.
•Responsible, together with Director, to serve as a consultant to faculty, staff and students on ADA issues. •Assists Director in development and revision of student policies and procedures for the office. Assists in the development and revision of printed and online information disseminated from the office.
•Manages student files, ensures accommodations listed in software are appropriate and adds as needed, maintains students databases.
•Performs other duties as required.

Application Process

For full job description and to apply, go to:https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/107239

Institution Information

The University of South Carolina Upstate is a comprehensive public university, a senior institution of the University of South Carolina and is among the fastest growing universities in the State. U.S. News and World Report recently ranked USC Upstate No. 1 among Top Public Regional Colleges in the South. USC Upstate has been recognized as a top producer of Fulbright Scholars. In addition, students and faculty from over 25 nations reflect the university’s international character. Located between Charlotte and Atlanta along the I-85 corridor, one of the fastest growing business and high-tech regions in the country, the campus is within easy driving distance of the Appalachian mountains and the Atlantic Ocean beaches. The University has an enrollment of approximately 6000 students and employs approximately 650 full and part-time faculty and staff, reflecting the diversity of Upstate South Carolina. USC Upstate is proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for faculty, staff, and administrators. We are an EOE/AA employer and are strongly committed to increasing faculty diversity.

Additional Information

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.

Contact Information

Wendy Woodsby
Director, Disability Services University of South Carolina Upstate
864-503-5199
wwoodsby@uscupstate.edu

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in special education, counseling, psychology, social work, or related field and four years of related experience in an educational field. Successful background check is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Prefer work experience in a college setting.