COORDINATOR OF DISABILITY SERVICES
Randolph-Macon College invites applications for a Coordinator of Disability Services. Reporting to the Director of Disability Services, this newly-created position will support the development and implementation of policies, programs, and services for students with disabilities. The Coordinator will also serve as a campus resource for students, faculty, staff, and prospective families.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: manage accommodated testing program for students with disabilities including the scheduling, receiving, proctoring, and returning of tests; manage alternate format requests for students with disabilities including conversion of print materials, textbooks, and video captioning; manage notetaking accommodations for students with disabilities including the selection and training of peer notetakers; assist students with questions regarding the use of assistive technology, and providing training as needed; work with the Director to provide support/case management as needed for students with temporary disabilities; meet with prospective students and their families as needed to discuss the Office of Disability Services; assist the Director with special projects as needed including research, social media, marketing, programming, training, data collection, etc.; manage the Office of Disability Services in the absence of the Director including triaging student issues and answering questions from staff, faculty, and parents.
The successful candidate will possessexcellent attention to detail, ability to work independently and in collaboration with Higgins Academic Center colleagues and other campus partners; the ability to effectively organize and manage multiple projects simultaneously, while meeting deadlines and prioritizing changing needs; strong interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to communicate with a diverse set of clients and constituents; the ability to develop and deliver related presentations, trainings, and reports; a demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion; a commitment to maintaining and working with sensitive and confidential information; the ability to use professional judgement to solve problems and make sound decisions; proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite; working knowledge of the legal landscape surrounding students with disabilities in higher education; knowledge of learning strategies and information processing as it relates to students/adults with disabilities.
Required education/experience: Bachelor’s degree in Education, Special Education, Disability Studies, Counseling, Sociology or other closely related field & prior experience working with individuals with disabilities.
Preferred skills/experience: Master’s degree; experience working with students with disabilities in a post-secondary environment; ability to interpret diagnostic data and medical documentation for students with disabilities; proficiency with assistive technology applications (software and hardware) for students with disabilities.
Founded in 1830, Randolph-Macon has 1450 students and is located in Ashland, VA, a residential community 15 miles north of Richmond and 90 miles south of Washington D.C. Randolph-Macon College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We welcome applications from members of underrepresented populations.
To apply, submit letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references all in one attachment to: Sharon Jackson, Director of Human Resources at http://bit.ly/rmc1156 and click “Apply” in the top-right corner of the page. Screening of applicants will begin immediately.
Location/Region: Ashland, VA (US)