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Director of Student Accessibility, Support, & Success

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Work type: Full-time
Location: St. Louis, MO
Categories: Student Success

Posting Details

Job Summary/Basic Function


The Director of Student Accessibility, Support, & Success will lead and coordinate effective student disability services, including the determination of appropriate documentation and accommodation for inquiring students. This position will also lead academic support initiatives and accessibility improvements for online and on-campus student populations and manage the university's testing center.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Coordinate effective disability support services, including review of student documentation, identification of appropriate accommodations, oversight of testing policies, procedures, logistics, and operations for the division, and the need for adaptive technology and equipment.
• Provide guidance and training to the campus community on ADA compliance; navigate complex situations and provide recommendations for actions in line with ADA law and OCR rulings; Build partnerships across campus to regularly evaluate compliance.
• Oversee all testing center staff and processes including: make up testing, CLEP testing, testing for accommodated student, and scheduling testing center hours
• Lead the University in its effort to cultivate awareness and appreciation of individuals with disabilities through efforts including but not limited to chairing the accessibility committee, leading Disability Awareness Week, and serving on the Tunnel of Consciousness.
• Implement effective active and passive academic success programming through workshops, digital signage, app suggestions and targeted communication to support students’ academic success at Maryville.
• Research, maintain awareness, and educate the campus community on emerging trends in disability support in higher education.
• Serve as the CLEP testing administrator for Maryville for CLEP testing

Minimum Qualifications

Required Knowledge:
• Knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act
• Knowledge of how to interpret disability-related documentation, psychological and educational assessment reports
• Knowledge of technology (Apple/iPad, Symplicity Accommodate, Microsoft Suite)
• Knowledge of academic success strategies

Required Skills:
• Experience and sensitivity in working with people with disabilities
• Administrative, organization and problem-solving skills
• Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously
• Strong team-member
• Demonstrated commitment to student success
• Appreciation for global and cultural diversity
• Communication skills: written, verbal, listening, technical and presentation competency
• Bachelors Degree

Preferred Qualifications

Master's Degrees

Physical Demands


Open Until Filled


Special Instructions to Applicants

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.

Applicants requiring University sponsorship to obtain employment authorization will not be considered for this position.

Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring, training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff, and termination.

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