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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Student Accommodation Specialist - Oxford College in Oxford, Georgia

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As part of the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, serves as an interactive member of the Department of Accessibility Services to review supporting documentation and requests for accommodations from students and employees for quality, continuity, consistency and accuracy.

As an interactive member of the Department of Accessibility Services to review supporting documentation and requests for accommodations from first year and second year students for quality, continuity, consistency and accuracy. Orients, supports and provides guidance to first year and second year students and those in their support system(s) about the disability accommodations process, and appropriate use of accommodations.

Reviews and determines eligibility for accommodation from all Emory constituents by working directly with first

year and second year students to gather additional information; provides information about the request process

and orientation to processes and procedures associated with registration.

Supports Oxford campus which requires engagement and visibility. Travel to Oxford campus will be required on a weekly basis.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Orients, supports and provides guidance to employees and students and those in their support system(s) about the disability accommodations process, and appropriate use of accommodations.

  • Reviews and determines eligibility for accommodation from all Emory constituents by working directly with employees and students to gather additional information; provides information about the request process and orientation to processes and procedures associated with registration.

  • Attends and collaborates in weekly intake review team meetings to achieve a thorough review of difficult or complex requests for accommodation and/or works to identify efficiencies and/or solutions to accommodate related concerns.

  • Routinely monitors fluctuating workloads to ensure appropriate priority and timely delivery of services.

  • Collaborates with academic departments to ensure provision of appropriate resources for employees and students participating in field placements, internships, co-ops, distance learning programs, etc.

  • Attends and participates in department, division, and university wide professional development opportunities.

  • Participates in professional development to gain additional understanding of the University's obligations associated with compliance and emerging solutions for equitable access.

  • Collaborates with campus partners to support access for individuals with disabilities to university course materials, programs, and services.

  • Ensures staff participation at virtual and in person recruiting fairs for prospective and current Emory constituents.

  • Facilitates workshops for students, faculty, and staff . In consultation with the Director, serves on university, divisional and departmental committees.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Counseling, Education, Social Work, Higher Education or a related field and two years of experience working with individuals with disabilities or related experience.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's degree in Psychology, Counseling, Education, Social Work, or related field

  • Experience reviewing and evaluating documentation in a higher education or employment environment.

  • Experience interpreting federal laws and regulations governing the provision of services to persons with disabilities including the ADA and Sections 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.

  • Experience with Accommodate software or other disability accommodation tracking software and/or PeopleSoft.

  • Ability to apply concepts and analyze relevant data and solve practical problems while managing a variety of concrete variables.

  • Working knowledge in learning theory, assessment, instructional design, and Universal design concepts.

  • Demonstrated ability to review and interpret psycho-educational evaluations and other forms of supporting medical or clinical documentation provided to accompany requests for accommodation. This can be demonstrated through coursework, work experience or a combination of both.

  • Demonstrated record of advancing diversity, equity and inclusion.

NOTE: Position tasks are required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location; working remote is not an option. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture

To ensure the safety of our campus community, the COVID-19 vaccine is required. For more information on the University and Hospital policies and potential exemptions, please see our website.

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.

Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

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Job Number 76541

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division EVP Provost Academic Affairs

Department Accessibility Services

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Admissions & Student Life

Location : Name Oxford College

Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Oxford

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