Academic Services Coordinator - Student Affairs | Washington University in St. Louis - Military Veterans

at Herc - Missouri

St. Louis, Missouri

Scheduled Hours 37.5 Position Summary The Academic Services Coordinator (ASC) will provide a broad range of assistance for students seeking disability-related accommodations at Washington University. Disability Resources is the Universityâ™s legally mandated official resource for students with disabilities or suspected disabilities. Its mission is to facilitate University compliance with the relevant laws to ensure students equal access and equal opportunities to participate in all academic programs. The position requires the highest level of competence, sensitivity and integrity in all areas related to students with disabilities. Effective communication, interpersonal, administrative and supervisory skills and the ability to work in a confidential manner in a highly active office with a diverse population of students as well as faculty, staff and prospective students are required. Job Description Primary Duties & Responsibilities Liaison and Coordination of Accommodations - Arranges accommodations according to DRâ™s policies and procedures in coordination with faculty for students with disability status. Responds, Communicates and Documents regarding disability and eligibility issues - Responds and communicates to faculty, staff, parents, and prospective students regarding disability and eligibility issues as specified by the Assistant Director â“ Disability Resources. Participates in group reviews of initial documentation to assess completeness and determine accommodation. This may require communication with diagnosticians, physicians, psychiatrists, parents, students or other professionals to inform them about documentation criteria and sufficiency as approved by the Assistant Director. Maintains and properly handles confidential office records. Administrative - General office duties (e.g., answer the phone, file, type correspondence). May hire, train, and monitor student employees. General office duties (e.g., answer the phone, file, type correspondence). Assists students through review process for determining disability-related accommodations, and understanding necessary documentation for this purpose. Meets with students and evaluate provided information to determine appropriateness of accommodations and services, including Adaptive/Assistive Technologies. Consults with faculty, staff, and University community to assist in provision of accommodations and address barriers present for disabled students. Hires, trains, schedules, and monitors student staff. Creates, organizes, and maintains up-to-date electronic records. Performs other duties as assigned. Applicant Special Instructions Please provide your cover letter along with your full resume when applying. Preferred Qualifications Master's level degree in related field. Experience working in higher education with students and faculty. Direct experience supporting disabled students in an educational setting. Knowledge, training, or familiarity with Social Model of Disability, Principles of Universal Design, and disability-related regulations and compliance requirements applicable to post-secondary education. Knowledge of Microsoft Office, and the ability to readily learn other technology as needed. Professional experience reviewing and interpreting psycho-educational reports and other medical and psychological information for the purpose of determining accommodations and/or academic interventions. Demonstrable commitment to the value inherent in promoting a diverse student population. Must be proficient in collecting, entering, and maintaining large amounts of data in a data management system. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively and under tight schedules. Experience working in a highly demanding facility involving sensitive issues. Excellent organizational and communication skills, both verbal and written. Required Qualifications Undergraduate degree in related field or three years comparable experience. Grade G08-H Salary Range $19.56 - $30.35 / Hourly The salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget. Pre-Employment Screening All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening. Benefits Statement Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at to view a summary of benefits. EEO/AA Statement Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individualâ™s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply. Diversity Statement Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment â“ fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply. Applicant Instructions When you are ready to apply, creating an account only takes a minute. Your account creates a candidate home page which we will use to communicate with you and allows you to apply for jobs and view your application statuses. The first page of the application offers two âQuick Applyâ? options. Quick Apply allows you to either use a previous application or create a new application using a resume to populate the work experience and education sections of your job application. If using a resume to populate your application, check to ensure the application fields populated accurately. You may skip the âQuick Applyâ? page by clicking âNextâ? at the bottom of the page. Documents may be uploaded in the My Experience section of the application. You also have the option to apply with a Linkedin feature, which allows you to apply by using your Linkedin profile to populate some of the job application fields.