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University of Kansas Academic Accommodations Advisor/Access Specialist in Lawrence, Kansas

22526BR

Job Title:

Academic Accommodations Advisor/Access Specialist

Department:

University Academic Support Ct

Primary Campus:

University of Kansas Lawrence Campus

Job Description:

70%

  • Consult with prospective, initial, and currently registered students and their families/parents regarding academic accommodations.

  • Review disability documentation to determine eligibility and reasonable and appropriate academic accommodations.

  • Facilitate the registration and accommodation processes in the Access Online system.

20%

  • Provide academic coaching for students with disabilities regarding academic concerns such as planning and time management.

10%

  • Other duties as assigned (which may include exam proctoring).

Req ID (Ex: 10567BR) :

22526BR

Disclaimer:

The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, and genetic information in the university's programs and activities. Retaliation is also prohibited by university policy. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies and are the Title IX coordinators for their respective campuses: Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access, IOA@ku.edu, Room 1082, Dole Human Development Center, 1000 Sunnyside Avenue, Lawrence, KS 66045, 785-864-6414, 711 TTY 9 for the Lawrence, Edwards, Parsons, Yoder, and Topeka campuses); Director, Equal Opportunity Office, Mail Stop 7004, 4330 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Fairway, KS 66205, 913-588-8011, 711 TTY (for the Wichita, Salina, and Kansas City, Kansas medical center campuses).

Work Schedule:

Monday- Friday, 8 am to 5 pm.

FLSA Status:

Nonexempt

Contact Information to Applicants:

Arika Sprecker

asprecker@ku.edu

785-864-4064

Required Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree PLUS three (3) years' full-time experience working with students with disabilities at any level OR a Master's Degree in the Humanities, Higher Education, Education, Psychology, Rehabilitation Counseling, Student Development or a field with a curriculum focused on social justice theory and practice PLUS one (1) year of related experience.

  2. Two (2) years’ experience using Microsoft Office Suite.

Employee Class:

U-Unclassified Professional Staff

Advertised Salary Range:

$43,000

FTE:

1.0

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience working with diverse students as demonstrated by cover letter and resume.

  2. Two years of experience providing academic accommodations for college students with disabilities or academic advising college students.

  3. Excellent verbal and interpersonal communication skills as demonstrated through application materials and in-person interview.

Position Overview:

The Access Specialist assists prospective and currently enrolled students with disabilities and is responsible for analyzing disability documentation, determining reasonable accommodations, developing programs and resources to meet students’ needs, advising students regarding the interactive process and their rights and responsibilities relating to accommodations. The Access Specialist consults with faculty on the implementation of approved accommodations. This a full-time, 12-month, in-person position and reports to the Associate Director, Student Access Center. The person in this position is responsible for having knowledge of and being in compliance with Board of Regents and University policies, understanding NCAA rules and regulations applicable to the day-to-day job-related activities applicable to the position that could involve contact with student athletes, and having a working knowledge of ADA regulations.

Unit Overview:

University Academic Support Centers (UASC) is a comprehensive student support unit designed to provide resources to strengthen the academic skills and written communication of students at the University of Kansas while supporting the University's commitment to the academic success and holistic development of students. Specifically, UASC supports the intellectual development of individuals by encouraging active participation both in and out of the classroom; coordinating services and programs in which students can acquire and practice life management, decision-making, and learning skills; and linking students to other campus resources that will help them learn these skills. University Academic Support Centers is a department within the Office of Academic Success.

Reg/Temp:

Regular

Application Review Begins:

11-Jul-2022

Anticipated Start Date:

01-Aug-2022

Additional Candidate Instruction:

A Complete application includes:

  1. Resume.

  2. Cover letter addressing how the required and preferred qualifications are met.

  3. Contact information for three (3) professional references.

  4. Completion of the online application.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

  • Application review begins Monday, July 11, 2022 and continues until a pool of qualified applicants has been identified.

Job Family:

Advising,Career&StudentSrv-KUL

Work Location Assignment:

On-Site

Position Requirements:

  1. This position requires working on-site.

  2. This position may require occasional evening work, especially during heavy student service/support usage.

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