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Assistive Technology Accommodations Coordinator

Southern Illinois University

  • Location: Carbondale, IL
  • Post Date: 7/1/2018
  • Job Type: FULL-TIME

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Assistive Technology Accommodations Coordinator
Disability Support Services 
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Description of Position: SIU Carbondale Disability Support Services is seeking qualified applicants for an Assistive Technology Accommodations Coordinator. This is a 12-month, full-time term appointment.

Required Qualifications:

  1. Master's Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, Special Education, or closely related field
  2. Three years of professional experience in higher education disability services
  3. Familiarity with federal and state laws pertaining to disabled students
  4. Two years' professional experience with Assistive Technology services for people with disabilities

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Effective oral and written communication skills with administrators, faculty across disciplines, staff, students, and others
  2. One year of experience in accessible web design, or accessible materials conversion, or captioning
  3. Demonstrated implementation, supervision, and/or assessment of programs in a higher education setting
  4. Record of working collaboratively, cooperatively, and effectively with diverse populations

Responsibilities: This position assumes responsibility as the campus point of contact on Assistive Technology for students with disabilities. The position works across campus with multiple departments to ensure that Assistive Technology is current and available to students. The position works with a large caseload of students with disabilities, providing case management services to assist students when issues concerning their academic accommodations arise.

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin July 16, 2018, and will continue until filled.

Application Procedure: Submit a letter of interest, current resume or vitae, names and contact information for three (3) references to:

Search Committee: Assistive Technology Accommodations Coordinator
Attn: Lorrie Lefler, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs 
Mail Code 4308 
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1263 Lincoln Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901

Email: ljlefler@siu.edu

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of 
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed 
and encouraged and will receive consideration.

Southern Illinois University Carbondale