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Associate Director for Outreach and Support, Accessibility Resources
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Jun. 7, 2024
Title Associate Director for Outreach and Support, Accessibility Resources
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Accessibility Resources
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Communications/Public Relations

Position Summary

The Division of Student Life is accepting applications for Associate Director for Outreach and Support position within Accessibility Resources. In this role, you will to work to establish and promote equitable physical, social, and virtual engagement with curriculum and campus activities for UB students with disabilities.

Your duties include:
  • Collaborate with campus partners to address accessibility barriers through design, academic accommodations, support, connection, and community.
  • Create and implement programs and services that celebrate disability as part of the diversity which contributes to excellence and innovation
  • Cultivate and advance efforts in the areas of student support, programing and community building for students with disabilities
  • Assess current programs and services through data collection and reporting; continually improve offerings to enhance the student experience
  • Meet with students in group settings and 1-on-1 to develop their skills for navigating and working around barriers; assess their need for accommodations
  • Perform grant writing, oversee a program budget, and coordinate the scholarship process
  • Supervise designated staff
The successful incumbent will be skilled in working in a highly collaborative team-based environment.

Our team recognizes the advantages diverse perspectives and backgrounds bring to the workplace. We are particularly interested in candidates who share this value and will work to achieve the university’s goals of inclusive excellence.

About Student Life
As a member of Student Life, you will join service professionals, all driven by one shared set of values designed to help ensure students’ well-being, create a safe and supportive environment and promote student success. In Student Life, growth is a shared passion. We aim for excellence, thinking big and going bold. We pursue our goals tenaciously while stewarding the student experience. We build communities and advance diversity in all forms. We encourage discovery and celebrate success.

About UB
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

Outstanding Benefits
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with 3 years of experience or master’s degree or professional certification with 1 year of experience
  • Experience creating and supporting programming initiatives
  • Experience organizing disability identity and culture events and programs
  • Demonstrated Experience working with individuals with disabilities
  • Proven experience working with diverse populations and implementing successful programs and events
  • Highly developed interpersonal, organizational, written, and oral communication skills, and the ability to demonstrate multicultural competency.

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