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Accommodations Assistant

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Work type: Staff (Temporary)
Location: Winter Park, FL
Categories: Student Affairs
Division: Student Affairs

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

Service Months:

12

Position Summary:

The Accommodations Assistant reports directly to the Assistant Director and Director of Accessibility Services in order to perform the administrative work in maintaining the Accessibility Service’s Testing and Note-taking accommodations. This includes working with students, faculty, Accessibility Services and Information Technology to deliver testing, note-taking, and other assistive technology accommodations to students with disabilities.

Anticipated Start Date: August 1, 2019

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage day to day functions of accommodated testing services including overseeing, implementing, and coordinating exam times, spaces and technology.
  • Work with students and faculty to provide responsive, respectful, and collaborative testing support services.
  • Maintain testing accommodations that ensure test credibility and privacy.
  • Coordinates assistive technology for students needing testing and note-taking programs/equipment.
  • Proctor tests, scribe and act as reader as needed.
  • Coordinate note-taking accommodations for in-class note-takers/receivers in collaboration with support staff.
  • Provide training for and track loans of smart pens, audio recorders, and other note-taking technology.
  • Performs related duties as required/needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in a related field is required.
  • Experience working with students with disabilities in a higher education setting is desired.
  • Knowledge of Assistive Technology implementation and best practices
  • Knowledge of the needs of higher education students with disabilities
  • Ability to foster working relationships with both on and off campus parties
  • Ability to respectfully communicate, collaborate and relate to students with disabilities.
  • Knowledge of alternative text formats and the steps needed to deliver them to eligible students.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the Universal Design model
  • Knowledge and experience in training student populations
  • Some technical knowledge is needed for troubleshooting underperforming hardware and software
  • Knowledge of distraction-free testing protocols
  • Willingness to undergo regular training in new Assistive Technology devices, practices and protocols
  • Office environment. Must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time; type and read on a computer; communicate in person, telephone and in writing. Also requires the ability to look at computer screens for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to work extended and flexible hours as needed.
  • Must understand confidentiality (FERPA) protocol and adhere to it in all professional undertakings.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please submit an application and upload the following materials:

  1. Resume

The pay rate is $15.00 per hour. 

This is a part-time position working less than 1,000 hours/year. This position will work approximately 30 hours per week.

There are no benefits associated with this position.

Our Values:

 

Rollins seeks to foster and to model a campus environment that is welcoming, safe, and inclusive to all of our administrators, faculty, staff, and students. We view differences (e.g. nationality, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, physical ability, learning styles, perspectives, etc.) not as obstacles to be overcome but as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth.

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law, in its educational programs and activities. 

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