DISABILITY SERVICES ADVISOR

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
February 19, 2023
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Posting Details

Official Job Title DISABILITY SERVICES ADVISOR

Working Title: Access Specialist Position Number 02039327 Division Academic Affairs Department B052600 Accessibility Resource Center Admin Position Type Non-Teaching Academic Staff Appointment Type Fixed Renewable FLSA Status Exempt Percent 100 Posting Type Staff Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee provides an affordable, world-class education to 24,000 students from 87 countries. Its 15 schools and colleges include Wisconsin's only schools of architecture, freshwater sciences and public health. As one of the nation's top research universities, UWM partners with leading companies in Wisconsin and beyond to advance knowledge, bring new discoveries to market and prepare students for work in a global economy. Seventy-four percent of our 198,000 alumni live and work in Wisconsin, further contributing to the state's health, vibrancy and economic growth.

The Accessibility Resource Center at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee is dedicated to providing equal access for students with disabilities to the University's academic, social, cultural and recreational programs. We provide comprehensive services and accommodations for students with disabilities as well as outreach and support to faculty and staff. The Accessibility Resource Center (ARC) is committed to creating an inclusive and accessible University experience for all students.

Job Summary

The Disability Services Advisor determines and approves appropriate academic accommodations, adjustments/auxiliary aids and services for qualified university students with disabilities. This requires comprehensive knowledge in interpretation and application of disability law.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Educational Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, Vocational Rehabilitation, Higher Education Administration, Disability Studies, or a related academic background.
  • Demonstrated experience in post-secondary education.
  • Demonstrated experience supporting people with disabilities.
  • Knowledge of disability law.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in in Educational Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, Vocational Rehabilitation, Higher Education Administration, Disability Studies, or a related academic background.
  • Two years of experience working in a post-secondary disability services office.
  • One year working in post-secondary education and one year working in a disability field
  • Application Instructions

    Completed application materials must include:

  • A letter of interest addressing educational and professional level work experience and knowledge as they relate to all required and preferred qualifications as listed above
  • A professional resume
  • The names and contact information for three professional references
  • We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

    Application Deadline 02/19/2023 Continuous (Open Until Filled?) No If Continuous, Initial Review Date Position Contact Name Shannon Aylesworth Contact Phone 414-229-4564 Contact Email [email protected] Application Notes

    For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

    Legal Notices

    AA/EO Statement

    UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

    Reasonable Accommodations

    UWM provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact [email protected] or 414-229-4463. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

    Confidentiality of Applicant Materials

    UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of “final candidates” and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

    CBC and Reference Check Policy

    Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your references will be required to answer questions regarding any past findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment.

    Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)

    For the UWM Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see https:// www. cleryact.uwm.edu/, or call UWM's Dean of Students Office, Student Union 345 at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.

    Employment Authorization

    In compliance with federal law, all persons at the time of their start date will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

    Title and Total Compensation Project

    The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total- compensation-study/

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • References
  • Optional Documents

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