Assistant Director, Center for Academic Support 

Reports to 

Director of the Center for Academic Support

Responsibilities:

  • Review disability documentation to determine eligibility for services
  • Develop a plan to provide reasonable accommodations to facilitate equitable opportunities
  • Coordinate communication between admissions, student affairs, faculty, staff and prospective and enrolled students with disabilities
  • Assist students in understanding their rights and responsibilities relating to reasonable accommodations
  • Maintain confidentiality in verbal and written communication
  • Conduct training to faculty, staff and students to promote awareness, sensitivity and knowledge regarding access for students who receive accommodations.
  • Coordinate First-Year Experience Programs
  • Serve as a case manager for students on academic probation
  • Provide academic counseling
  • Serve as a Conduct Officer
  • Engage in campus and office initiatives, including New Student Orientation, Major & Minor Expo, Sophomore Chats, Homecoming, and Family Day

Requirements:                                              

  • Master’s Degree Required
  • Excellent Interpersonal and Communication Skills
  • Knowledge of Student Development & Student Affairs Issues
  • Experience working with students with disabilities, preferably at the postsecondary level
  • Self-motivation and ability to work independently

Preferred:                                        

  • Knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act
  • Prior Professional Experience in Student Affairs or Academic Affairs
  • Familiarity with residential college environment                                   

Compensation:                     

Competitive salary

Anticipated Start Date:

July 1, 2014 

Applications:

To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and a list of three references to: Ursinus College Human Resources Office via email to hr@ursinus.edu. 

Ursinus College is committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. As such, Ursinus College does not discriminate on the basis of gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristic in any student program or activity administered by the college or with regard to admission or employment.