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Initial Services Coordinator, Accessibility Resources
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Feb. 24, 2023
Title Initial Services Coordinator, 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
  • Coordinator
  • Student Services
    Communications/Public Relations

Position Summary

The Division of Student Lifeis accepting applications for the Initial Services Coordinator position within Accessibility Resources. In this role, you will support equitable access to curricular and co-curricular programs, services, opportunities and benefits for students with disabilities by reviewing accommodation requests and determining eligibility.

Your responsibilities include:
    • Case management and student transitional services
    • Consultation and liaison with university faculty and staff
    • Analytics on new and existing students and accommodations requests
    • File completion of student records and notes.
    • Design accommodation memos, communication and updates
    • Community outreach


Accessibility Resources is UB’s Center for coordinating services and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. We value disability as a vital contribution to diversity and provide a safe, welcoming and comfortable environment for students and the University community.

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.

Outstanding Benefits Package
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 pursuits – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefits packages.

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 The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

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
  • Experience working with students/individuals with disabilities.
  • Knowledge of relevant governmental regulations and ability to put them into practice interpretively.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and motivationally.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree in special education, rehabilitation counseling, or social work
  • Progressive experience in post-secondary education

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