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Accessibility Services Coordinator

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Work type: Staff (Temporary)
Location: Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL
Categories: Student Affairs
Division: Student Affairs

For the 13th consecutive year, Rollins College has been named a “Great College to Work For”. Be a part of the Rollins experience and find a place where you belong. Ready to join us?

The Office of Accessibility Services at Rollins College is seeking a part-time Accessibility Services Coordinator with a strong service orientation to join their team! The Accessibility Services Coordinator reports directly to the Director of Accessibility Services in order to perform administrative work including working with students, faculty, Accessibility Services and Information Technology to proctor testing, provide note-taking accommodations, and other accommodations to students with disabilities.

Our Service 
Excellence Philosophy:

 

At Rollins, we strive to be responsive, respectful, collaborative, competent, and inclusive in all that we do. Whether serving prospective or current students, alumni, local residents, or our fellow faculty and staff colleagues, these standards define the Rollins service experience.

Click here to learn more about our commitment to Service Excellence at Rollins College!

Work Schedule:

The Accessibility Services Coordinator role is a temporary appointment, scheduled to work 30 hours per week, less than a 1,000 hours a year. The schedule for this position is Monday-Friday, 11:00am - 5:00pm.*

*Overtime, afternoons, and weekends may be required as needed.

Hourly Pay Rate:

The hourly pay rate is $15.00 and there are no benefits associated with these positions.

Position Preview:

Work in collaboration with the coordinator team to:

  • Manage the day to day functions of accommodated testing services including overseeing, implementing, and coordinating exam times, spaces and technology;
    Work with students and faculty to provide responsive, respectful, and collaborative testing support services.
  • Maintain testing accommodations that ensure test credibility and privacy.
  • Proctor tests, scribe and act as reader as needed.
  • Coordinate note-taking accommodations by managing our note-taking technologies.
  • Manage the alternative format textbook accommodation.
  • Provide training for and track loans of smart pens, audio recorders, and other assistive technology.
  • Work one-on-one with students with academic warnings to ensure they are utilizing their accommodations.
  • Work one-on-one with students to develop stronger executive functioning skills.
  • Meet with students to answer questions about their accommodations and provide care and support.
  • Communicate with faculty members in regard to testing and support needs.
  • Answer the department phone line and department email.
  • Supervise the staff of student workers.
  • Performs related duties as required/needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in a related field is required. 
  • Ability to foster working relationships with both on and off campus parties.
  • Ability to respectfully communicate, collaborate and relate to students with disabilities.
  • Willingness to undergo regular training in new Assistive Technology devices, practices and protocols.
  • Some technical knowledge is needed for troubleshooting underperforming hardware and software.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with students with disabilities in a higher education setting.
  • Knowledge of the needs of higher education students with disabilities.
  • Knowledge of distraction-free testing protocols.
  • Knowledge of alternative text formats and the steps needed to deliver them to eligible students.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the Universal Design model.
  • Knowledge and experience in training student populations.
  • Knowledge of Assistive Technology implementation and best practices.

Work Environment:

  • Campus-based, front-facing customer service position, working in an office environment.
  • Work requires visual strain due to computer usage.

To learn more about Rollins effort about the College’s response to COVID-19, please click here.

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please submit an application and upload the following materials:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter (optional)

Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. 

About the Office of Accessibility Services:

The Office of Accessibility Services welcomes you to Rollins College! The mission of Accessibility Services is to ensure that students with disabilities have equal access to participate in and benefit from all curricular and co-curricular opportunities at Rollins College. This is accomplished through collaboration with faculty and staff to remove barriers, creating accessible learning environments.

We live out our office's mission by:

  • Educating the campus about accessibility in practice and creating an inclusive community.
  • Advocating for the experience of students with disabilities.
  • Encouraging students to build self-advocacy skills.
  • Providing care and support to our students by connecting them with campus resources.
  • Consulting and collaborating with faculty and staff in regards to access needs.
  • Determining and providing accommodations for students to ensure equal access to the campus environment.

To learn more about the Office of Accessibility Services, please visit: https://www.rollins.edu/accessibility-services/.

Our Values:

 

Rollins seeks to foster and to model a campus environment that is welcoming, safe, and inclusive to all of our administrators, faculty, staff, and students. We view differences (e.g. nationality, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, physical ability, learning styles, perspectives, etc.) not as obstacles to be overcome but as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth.

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law, in its educational programs and activities. 

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

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