Position InformationPosting Number S03968P
Position Title Accessibility Specialist (S03968P) Department Students with Disabilities Location Arlington Job Family Student Success Position Status Full-time Work Hours Standard Work Schedule
Open to External and Internal FLSA Salary $47,500 Duration Funding expected to continue Pay Basis Monthly Benefits Eligible Yes Benefits at UTA
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Provide assessment, eligibility determination and provision for academic accommodations, and other support services as needed for students with disabilities at the University of Texas at Arlington. All activities shall promote ensuring equal access for students and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (2008) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act in academic programs at the university. To maintain a case load of students with a variety of disabilities who are registered with the Student Access & Resource Center (SAR Center) and to interact with others on campus as needed to facilitate equal access for students and provide resources for faculty and staff.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Exposure to all weather conditions. Exposure to standard office conditions. Repetitive use of keyboard at workstation.
Special Conditions for Eligibility
Knowledge of The Americans with Disabilities Act (AA, 2008) and how it applies to the higher education arena, The Rehabilitation Act (504) and applicable differences between K-12 and Higher Education services, proficiency in various modes of counseling, interpretation of psycho-educational evaluations, ability to assess and identify academic accommodation needs. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
Working Title CBC Requirement
It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington to conduct a criminal background check on any applicant who is under final consideration for employment with the University.
It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA or The University) to provide an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, and/or veteran status. The University also prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity, and gender expression. Retaliation against persons who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge of discrimination, or testify for, assist in, or participate in an investigative proceeding relating to discrimination is prohibited. Constitutionally-protected expression will not be considered discrimination or harassment under this policy. It is the responsibility of all departments, employees, and students to ensure the University's compliance with this policy.
The University of Texas at Arlington is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to 817-272-5554 or email [email protected].
Posting Detail InformationNumber of Vacancies 3
Desired Start Date Open Date Review Start Date Open Until Filled Yes Minimum Number of References Required 3 Maximum Number of References Accepted Special Instructions to ApplicantsRequirement Questions
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