Job Posting 102335

Accessibility Advisor
Queens University
Work From Home - Eastern Ontario
Kingston, Ontario (Hybrid)
closed 5 days ago (Thu, 18 Jul)
full time - temporary / contract

This position provides subject matter expertise complex cases in which students are facing personal extenuating circumstances impacting their ability to achieve academic objectives. This position implements and oversees a protocol to accommodate student requests for academic consideration. This position reviews assessments, identifies and reviews available options for accommodation, ensures proper documentation, consults with faculty members on student's behalf, and implements appropriate accommodation plan. This position also performs data analysis of accommodation requests to identify trends, concerns, or issues.

 

What you will do

  • Provides subject matter expertise for complex cases in which students are facing personal extenuating circumstances impacting their ability to achieve academic objectives.
  • Implements and oversees a protocol to accommodate student requests for academic consideration.
  • Participates in ongoing review of protocol, makes recommendations for improvement, and implements changes.
  • Reviews medical and/or psychoeducational assessments, identifies and reviews available options for accommodation and/or consideration, ensures proper documentation, consults with faculty members on student’s behalf, and implements appropriate accommodation and/or consideration plan.
  • Builds relationships with students, parents, faculty and other university departments and services to facilitate accommodation and/or consideration requests.
  • Addresses complaints from students, parents, faculty, and staff regarding accommodations and/or considerations or the accommodation process, or funding availability.
  • Provides academic advising for students requiring consideration, including academic program planning, course selection, degree requirements, faculty regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Performs data analysis of accommodation and/or consideration requests to identify trends, concerns, or issues.

Required Education

  • Master's Degree or equivalent. In addition, requires a professional designation, certification, or other qualification, or on-going learning to remain ahead of changes in technology or emerging fields.

Required Experience

  • More than 3 years and up to and including 5 years of experience.

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