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Accessibility Services Advisor (Academic Year)

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Work type: Full Time
Location: Providence, Rhode Island
Categories: Staff/Administration, Academic Support, Academic Year



Facilitates the provision of reasonable accommodations and advising to students with disabilities


Essential Job Functions

  • Develops and implements a comprehensive plan for disability services and in and out of classroom accommodations for students with disabilities
  • Meets with prospective and current students and their families, as needed, and maintains records accordingly
  • Provides disability services orientations to students, parents and faculty
  • Educates faculty on best practices they can use while teaching students with disabilities including researching and recommending assistive technology
  • Advises on personal and academic issues for students with disabilities
  • Coordinates special workshops, instructional programs and placement testing, as necessary
  • Manages compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act to consistently meet the needs of students
  • Participates with various departmental or campus committees on disability related issues
  • Proctors testing sessions, as necessary
  • Supervises and manages student employees, as necessary, to enhance their academic and professional development
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of a master’s degree
  • Moderate amount of experience advising students with disabilities or other related work experience


Johnson & Wales University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.

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