[nobe-l] FW: [nfbwnews] Job ad of possible interest; please circulate as appropriate

Hyde, David W. (ESC) david.hyde at wcbvi.k12.wi.us
Mon Jun 7 12:44:26 UTC 2010


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Subject: [nfbwnews] Job ad of possible interest; please circulate as appropriate

Director for Services for Students with Disabilities
A full-time administrative and professional academic staff position is available at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire for an individual to serve as director of Services for Students with Disabilities. The official title of this position is in the student services program manager title series and is available beginning August 1, 2010.   This position reports to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Studies in the Division of Academic Affairs.

Administer and supervise the programmatic, personnel, and budget functions of the office of Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD), incorporating both campus and grant resources.
Monitor all data relative to service provision to students with disabilities. Complete reporting for SSD programs and services in accordance with UW System policy and applicable law.
Develop, analyze, and evaluate programs, materials, and services designed to meet student needs, and supervise the provision of all mandated and non-mandated services for students with disabilities.
Provide direct services to students with disabilities, including reviewing disability documentation, developing accommodation plans, referring students for testing, and providing other services as needed.
Provide advocacy for students, working as needed with administrators, faculty, and academic staff members to ensure compliance with federal mandates and UW System guidelines.
Serve on UW-Eau Claire and UW System committees and workgroups as requested. Chair the Provost's Advisory Committee on Accessibility Issues for Persons with Disabilities.
Provide input and review accessibility features of new construction and remodeling projects.
Consult in the process of researching, recommending, and purchasing adaptive equipment and technologies.
Provide information and outreach to prospective students, parents, secondary schools, and local organizations concerning services for students with disabilities.
Maintain UW-Eau Claire policies and procedures relative to access and accommodations for students with disabilities and serve as a campus resource on UW-Eau Claire policy, UW System policy, and applicable law regarding students with disabilities.
Work with Affirmative Action, Human Resources, Learning and Technology Services, the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, and other relevant offices to develop resources and provide training to faculty and staff related to accommodations, universal design, web accessibility, and other areas affecting students with disabilities.

The following are required qualifications:

Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution.
Demonstrated ability to review disability documentation and to develop accommodation plans.
Working knowledge of accommodation strategies, adaptive technology, and assistive equipment.
Expert knowledge of Federal and State law pertaining to persons with disabilities.

The following qualifications will be considered assets:
Demonstrated ability to administer and supervise programmatic, personnel, and budget functions.
Experience in developing, analyzing, and evaluating programs and services designed to meet student needs in a postsecondary education setting.
Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
Ability to bring diverse perspectives to the campus.

Application Procedure

Materials required:

Letter of application
Curriculum vitae/resume
Names and contact information for three references

Application materials should be sent to:

Dr. Bruce Ouderkirk, Screening Committee Chair Student Support Services University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004
Phone: 715-836-4542

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by June 18, 2010.  However, screening may continue until the position is filled.

The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process.  Applicants' names are subject to public release unless confidentiality has been requested in writing.  Names of all finalists must be released upon request. A criminal background check will be required prior to employment.

To learn more, visit the Web site:  www.uwec.edu/employment

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity and inclusivity.

Posted 6/3/10

Employment Opportunities * Schofield Hall 220 * University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire * Eau Claire WI 54702-4004

Phone: 715-836-2320
Updated: June 03, 2010

Copyright (c) 2010 UW-Eau Claire and the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System

Katherine Schneider, Ph.D.
Senior Psychologist, Emerita
Counseling Service
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
schneiks at uwec.edu

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