Access Consultant

Location
Fairfax, VA
Salary
$26 per hour
Posted
Jul 07, 2022
Closes
Aug 22, 2022
Ref
STF11146
Function
Analyst, Research
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Part-Time Access ConsultantGeorge Mason University, Office of Disability Services, within University Life, invites applications for an Access Consultant, responsible for disability services coordination at the Fairfax, Va., campus. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment. The access consultant reports to the Associate Director of Disability Services. Location:Remote work 2 days per week and onsite Fairfax campus 3 days per week; occasionally Arlington and Science and Technology campus.Salary: $26 per hourHours:Part-time position: with a maximum of 29 hours per week; For a total of 1450 hours during the twelve-month period of May 1 through April 30.Hours will be determined between Monday-Friday, 9am-5pmFlexible hours (during the time frame 7a-10p) during final exams.Ability to work early morning, evenings, and/or weekends on occasion.Responsibilities:Facilitates access to courses, programs, services, activities, and facilities for students with disabilities;Works collaboratively to develop and implement best practices in promoting inclusive design, determining and providing reasonable accommodations, and assessing efficacy of accommodations;Applies independent judgment and expertise, interrelates with students, faculty and administrators across campus to improve the accessibility of the campus through the delivery of programs and services that reframe disability and promote inclusive design;Develops and presents outreach programs, presentations, and workshops for campus community;Provides support and case management to students with disabilities, as specified by the mandates for Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act (ADAA) of 2008, and state and university policies;Work collaboratively with the Disability Services specialists to review and interpret confidential medical and psychological evaluations in order to determine eligibility for services and appropriate accommodations;Develops, monitors, adjusts, and evaluates individual academic accommodations for students;Provides ongoing student case management, follow-up, and support of accommodations both in and out of the classroom, as well as related faculty support and advocacy;Maintains confidential student files, records and correspondence; andOther duties as assigned.Required Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in rehabilitation counseling, special education, educational psychology, or a related field; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience; andExperience (one to two years is preferred) working with students who have disabilities and reading/interpreting psychoeducational, neuropsychological and other assessment-based reports.Preferred Qualifications:Master's degree in special education, counseling, a social service field, or another related field;Experience working with individuals with psychological, physical (visible and invisible), sensory impairments, medical conditions, learning disorders, attention deficit disorder/attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and/or other conditions;Experience documenting written decisions and case progress;Related administrative/programmatic experience;Ability to monitor extensive details while focusing on overall program mission;Working knowledge of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the ADAA of 2008, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), and other appropriate laws; andAbility to work evenings and/or weekends on occasion.

For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.Review of applications will begin immediately. For questions, you may contact Disability Services Business Manager, Marcel Assink, at 703.993.2474.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education. Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create. If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/! George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.