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Job ID: 164441

Student Services Coordinator
University of North Texas

Date Posted Aug. 3, 2021
Title Student Services Coordinator
University University of North Texas
Denton, TX, United States
Department UNT-Office of Disability Access-161540
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Coordinator
  • Student Services

Department Summary
The Office of Disability Access (ODA) at the University of North Texas exists to prevent discrimination on the basis of disability and to help students reach a higher level of independence. It is the mission of the ODA to engage and collaborate with faculty and other campus partners to ensure students with disabilities at the University of North Texas have access to all university programs, services, and activities; promote equity and inclusion for students with disabilities; and provide a platform for accessible pedagogical innovation.

Position Overview
The Office of Disability Access at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Student Services Coordinator to join our team. Coordinators are primarily responsible for facilitating access to the academic programs, services, activities and facilities of the institution for a caseload of students with disabilities. They work specifically with students with Autism and serve as a liaison to other on campus resources who work with this student population for better coordination of services and resources; collaborates with students, faculty, and staff to create an accessible campus environment; works one-on-one with students with disabilities to determine barriers to access; provide university-wide consultation, education and training on the social construction of disability and the intersections of disability with social and physical environments; and assist with coordination of alternative formats lab.

Minimum Qualifications
Master’s Degree in related field and two years of student services, student affairs, counseling, advising, or related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent public speaking skills with experience in conducting training workshops.
  • Ability to provide leadership and mentoring to student populations.
  • Experience in networking across departments and programs.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to simultaneously execute multiple projects.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, and computer skills.
  • Some experience in customer service is preferred.

Preferred Qualifications
Master’s degree in rehabilitation counseling, counseling, instructional design, computer science, special education, access technology, education or a related field.
Two years of experience providing services to individuals with disabilities, specifically students with Autism Spectrum Disorder in postsecondary education.
Knowledge of laws involving students with disabilities (ADA, 504, 508, FERPA, FHA, etc.).
Experience providing assistance and training to college students, faculty, and staff.
Knowledge of using various software and hardware, including assistive technology.
Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with a diverse population.

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