Company: University of Arkansas
Posted on: August 14, 2019
SUMMARY OF JOB DUTIES
The Access Coordinator will facilitate access to the academic
programs, services, activities, and facilities of the institution
for students with disabilities. The specific responsibilities for
this position include conducting student access plan interviews,
reviewing disability documentation, and assessing the interaction
of the student s disability with the environment to coordinate
reasonable accommodations; documenting and maintaining appropriate
electronic records of verbal and written communications; assisting
with supervising Access Counselors, internship and practicum
students; providing university-wide consultation, education, and
training on the social construction of disability and the
intersections of disability with the social and physical
environments; researching and evaluating best practices and trends
in post-secondary accessibility solutions; and consulting with the
center s leadership team to develop strategies, partnerships, and
initiatives to further the mission of the Center for Educational
Access to maximize campus access for all persons with
Regular, reliable and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job
duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial,
harmonious working relationships with others.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: PLEASE ENSURE THAT ALL RELEVANT APPLICATION
MATERIALS INCLUDE DETAILS ADDRESSING THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS.
APPLICANTS NOT MEETING THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS WILL BE
DISQUALIFIED FROM CONSIDERATION.
* Master s degree in a related field (such as Rehabilitation
Counseling, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, School Counseling,
Adult Education, or Higher Education) from an accredited
institution of higher education
* Minimum of two years working with persons with disabilities at
the post-secondary educational level
DOES THIS JOB REQUIRE ANY LICENSE(S)/CERTIFICATION(S)*
IF YES, PLEASE SPECIFY
* Experience supervising professional or graduate student staff,
familiarity with access/assistive technology, and
licensure/certification in rehabilitation counseling, counseling or
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAS)
* Working knowledge of state and federal legislation related to
persons with disabilities
* Excellent listening, oral, and written communication skills that
enable effective working relationships with diverse populations and
with people across the UA community
* Ability to work well with a diverse student population
* Problem-solving ability
* Ability to balance multiple competing priorities
* Ability to work both collaboratively and independently
* Exceptional ability to work well with students, faculty, and
staff at all levels within a diverse, multi-cultural, collaborative
* Ability to exercise sound judgment in making critical
PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS POSITION
The following physical activities are associated with the position
and will be performed with or without an accommodation. All
individuals are encouraged to apply.
* Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding
* Repetitive motion
Employee is required to have close visual acuity to perform an
activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures;
transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading;
and/or visual inspection at distances close to the eyes.
None. The employee is not substantially exposed to adverse
environmental conditions (such as in typical office or
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
IS THIS POSITION WEATHER/EVENT ESSENTIAL* IF YES, THE EMPLOYEE IN
THIS POSITION WILL REPORT TO WORK AT THE SCHEDULED TIME WHEN THE
UNIVERSITY IS CLOSED DUE TO INCLEMENT CONDITIONS.
Fayetteville Campus - Arkansas Union
TYPES OF BACKGROUND CHECKS REQUIRED
Criminal felony and misdemeanor and national registered sex
PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENING REQUIREMENTS
The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus
community. We conduct background checks for applicants being
considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal
background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain
positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check,
a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening.
Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal
conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial
history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the
absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position.
Background check information will be used in a confidential,
non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal
Posting Detail Information
FUTURE OPEN DATE
OPEN UNTIL FILLED
ANTICIPATED START DATE
ANTICIPATED END DATE (FOR TEMPORARY APPOINTMENTS)
RECRUITMENT CONTACT INFORMATION
University of Arkansas Human Resources
All application materials must be uploaded to the University of
Arkansas employment system at jobs.uark.edu. Please do not send to
listed recruitment contact.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS SUMMARY
222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative
action institution. The university welcomes applications without
regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin,
disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran
or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender
identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable
federal or state law. Persons must have proof of legal authority to
work in the United States on the first day of employment. All
applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the
Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
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