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Disability Services Specialist - The Fletcher School
Tufts University

Date Posted Aug. 23, 2021
Title Disability Services Specialist - The Fletcher School
University Tufts University
Medford\/Somerville, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Student Services

Department Summary:
The Fletcher School is the United States’ first professional graduate school of international affairs. Since 1933, Fletcher’s multi-disciplinary education in international relations, law, and business has prepared the world’s leaders to become innovative problem-solvers in government, private sector, and non-governmental organizations. The Fletcher School seeks to fulfill its mission in the most environmentally sensible way possible.

Job Summary:
The Fletcher Disability Services Specialist supports all Fletcher students with disabilities throughout their academic and non-academic experiences while at Fletcher. This includes students enrolled full-time, part-time and remotely.

Engage in the interactive process through review and determination of appropriate accommodations for students with disabilities.
Maintain a database of all disability-related correspondence and records for each student.
Make sure all academic materials, including exams and research materials are available to students in the appropriate format for their access needs in a timely manner.
Serve as an academic resource for students with disabilities who need academic support and coaching.
Develop and present workshops for students, faculty and staff
Support disability as diversity through collaborative partnerships across Fletcher and programming efforts.
Support Fletcher staff in broader campus initiatives such as physical accessibility and technology implementation. Collaborate with the StAAR center to publicize and promote StAAR’s academic resource programs and events.
Proactively research and identify topics that Fletcher students might need more support on, share and co-design those with StAAR Center staff.
Assistance advertising and promoting StAAR programs and workshops on Fletcher websites.
Participate in the Fletcher and StAAR Center all staff meetings, and DEIJ committee work.

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