Department: Accessible Education Center
Classification: Administrative Program Assist
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $15.81-$23.49 per hour
Review of Applications Begins
Position closes March 8, 2021
Special Instructions to Applicants
To be considered for this position, please upload the following documents with your online application:
• A resume
• A cover letter highlighting how your knowledge, skills and experience qualify you for the requirements, competencies, and qualifications outlined in the job posting.
• Response to the following supplemental question (250 words or less):
The Accessible Education Center is committed to fostering an inclusive working and learning environment. Share your experience working with diverse populations -- specifically people with disabilities.
The Division of Undergraduate Education and Student Success (UESS) promotes academic excellence, universal access, engagement, and achievement for the student scholar. UESS programs focus on the educational trajectory of the student by providing opportunities and services essential for progress toward scholastic objectives and intellectual development. UESS departments and programs serve the entire population of UO undergraduate students and partner closely with other campus units to support student success and engagement.
The Accessible Education Center (AEC) facilitates and supports access and inclusion for students with disabilities. The AEC coordinates services, determines student accommodations, provides advocacy, and collaborates with students, faculty, staff, and the community to create and sustain accessible physical, curricular, and informational environments.
The Assistant Accommodations Coordinator assists the Accommodations Program Manager in the overall implementation of AEC accommodations programs and plays an important role in developing operational goals and assisting with program direction. This position facilitates the accommodated testing and notetaking processes provided by the University as reasonable accommodations under the law. This includes reviewing and processing student requests, creating schedules, ensuring exam security, tracking large amounts of information, entering information into a database, and scheduling notetakers, space, proctors, and other assistants.
This position is supervised by the Accommodations Program Manager and requires high levels of sensitivity and cultural awareness, the ability to work effectively under pressure, and to work independently. Regular interactions occur with students, faculty, staff, and university partners. The Assistant Accommodations Coordinator must be able to maintain confidentiality, demonstrate sound professional judgment, stay calm under pressure, respond to urgent situations, exercise creative problem solving, and work well as part of the Accessible Education Center team.
• Three years of office experience which included two years at full performance level and experience generating documents; and
• Lead work responsibility or coordination of office procedures.
• Outstanding attention to detail and ability to track and organize large amounts of information.
• Ability to perform duties and interact with others in a way that advances and supports the mission of the department and University.
• Solid analytical and exceptional organizational skills.
• Strong ability to effectively relate to both students and faculty/staff; set boundaries when necessary consistent with rules/procedures.
• Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
• Ability to work independently, take initiative, and prioritize work.
• Ability to work effectively as part of a diverse team and create effective relationships for problem-solving and positive interactions.
• Ability to communicate and work effectively with students from diverse backgrounds, including international students, students with disabilities, students of color, and other underrepresented groups in university settings.
• Interpersonal sensitivity and ability to respond professionally to students in crisis.
• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of skills, experience, and education.
• Experience in a testing center, disability services office, or related setting.
• Experience providing direct service or accommodations to people with disabilities.
• Experience developing operational and program goals.
• Familiarity with AIM (Accessible Information Management).
FLSA Exempt: No
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.
This is a classified position represented by the SEIU Local 503, Oregon Public Employees Union.
The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-346-5112.
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