|Direct Service - 75%
Conduct intake appointments leading to a service eligibility determination and recommendations for reasonable accommodations as appropriate.
Assist students in understanding their legal rights and responsibilities.
Promote student self-reliance and the development of appropriate self-advocacy skills.
Facilitate communication between faculty, staff, and students with disabilities on access and accommodation issues and provide on-going consultation and problem-solving assistance to faculty and staff in the provision of appropriate services and accommodations.
Develop new and effective methods for resolving complex disability-related accommodation issues.
Communicate with parents/guardians of student clients respectfully and appropriately in a way that supports the development of student independence and accountability.
Maintain confidentiality in verbal and written communications as required under the Family Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
Create, organize, and maintain up-to-date electronic and paper records.
Stay abreast of legislation/policy and national, state, and local issues affecting access for individuals with disabilities.
Participate in training and teaching programs for enrolled students with disabilities including but not limited to the McBurney Transition course (CP115) and related formal and informal groups and individually focused activities.
Develop training materials for university personnel working with students with learning, attentional, mental health and chronic medical disorders.
Present to University staff and the community on disability-related topics to promote universal design in learning.
Provide consultation/technical assistance on disability issues as needed or requested by individuals and groups at the University and in the community.
Participate in division and institution-wide initiatives to advance opportunities for individuals with disabilities to be equitably represented in the student population, be retained, and graduate from undergraduate and graduate programs.
Assist in advancing the mission and vision of the Division of Student Life through targeted projects, initiatives and committees.
Contribute to divisional strategic priorities including campus partnerships, improved climate, etc.
Represent the Division of Student Life at campus events.
Promote and respect the practice of civility in the workplace.
Demonstrate a commitment to organizational success.
Participate in departmental and division-wide quality improvement efforts.
Demonstrate a commitment to diversity.
Other duties as assigned.
Administrative Duties - 10%
Contribute to program development for current and emerging populations (e.g. services for veterans, students with autism, unrepresented groups, etc).
Participate in program projects and activities (e.g., search and screen committees and processes, revision of eligibility criteria, outreach and communication practices with parents, etc.).
Recruit, train, and supervise McBurney interns at a level appropriate to experience and expertise. Provide on-going support, information, and resources to staff on AD/HD and related mental health disorders