Job Summary/Basic Function
At Maryville University, we power dreams-not just degrees. Our vision is to be the innovative leader in higher education, promoting a revolution in student learning that expands access and opportunities for all.
The Coordinator of Student Accessibility, Support & Success supports disability services and academic success, which includes providing and coordinating services for students with documented disabilities as well as coordinating the Early Alert program. Additionally, the Coordinator of Student Accessibility, Support & Success works with faculty and staff members, community organizations (such as Vocational Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation Services for the Blind, etc.), and the general public to meet the needs of students with disabilities.
Routine Job Duties Will Include:
• Determining student eligibility for services based on documentation regarding classroom, housing, dining and campus life accommodations
• Consulting with students and third-party providers about reasonable accommodations on a case-by-case basis
• Collaborating with and providing recommendations to campus partners on supporting students with disabilities
• Working with academic success to manage the Early Alert program with faculty and extend it to staff/students
• Providing follow-up on Early Alerts submitted for students at risk
• Arranging for assistive technology, texts in alternative formats, and other aides as needed in order to provide individualized accommodations for students
• Identifying and informing the facilities department of concerns on campus regarding the functionality of accessible facilities.
• Informing faculty of academic accommodations, compliance with legal responsibilities, as well as instructional, programmatic, or curricular accommodations
• Assisting Student Success staff on testing center functions, including proctoring, monitoring, and facilitation of exams
• Building and maintaining positive relationships with stakeholders, including students, parents, faculty, and staff.
• Knowledge and understanding of Americans with Disabilities Act, 504, and the Fair Housing Act
• Strong commitment to diversity and inclusion
• Must be proficient in collecting, entering, and maintaining large amounts of data in a data management system
• Experience working in a highly demanding facility involving sensitive issues
• Possession of a Bachelor’s degree
• Employee may be required to work evening or weekend shifts as needed for testing and Maryville University events.
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.