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Learning Disabilities & Outreach Coordinator
University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida
 
 
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Date Posted July 14, 2020
Category
Admin-Disability Services
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 

Job ID

24934

Location

Tampa, FL

Full/Part Time

Full-Time

Regular/Temporary

Regular


Position Details

Dept Number/Name: 0-0482-000 / Student Disability Services

College Division: Student Success

Salary Plan: Administrative

Job Code/Title: 9315 / Human Services Practitioner

Hiring Salary Range: $42,000 - $45,000 annual

Position Number: 00026995

ORGANIZATIONAL SUMMARY:

Students with Disabilities Services is part of Student Success. SDS offers accommodations to approximately 1,600 registered students with disabilities. These accommodations include classroom modifications and accommodated exam administration.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Coordinator for Learning Disabilities and Outreach coordinates academic support services and serves as an accommodation specialist for students who have learning disabilities. This individual is responsible for support to students with disabilities in relation to documentation review, determination of appropriate accommodations, exploration of student or faculty concerns and promotion of self-advocacy for those with disabilities. This position also serves as the Coordinator for Outreach including disability awareness trainings, departmental presentations and office programs such as Workforce Recruitment and Accessibull. This individual serves as a critical member of the SDS team and will be required to assist with exam administration during peak times such as final exams.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide academic and supportive advisement to students with learning disabilities. Coordinate academic adjustments/accommodations and support services. Conduct accommodation meetings with students and facilitate documentation approval process. Consult with faculty regarding specific needs of student/faculty within each course.
Promote Student Success and self-advocacy.

Develop campus outreach programs and manage the outreach calendar for the SDS office to include programs such as Accessibull Ally, Workforce Recruitment, Accessibull, and other resource fairs/awareness events. Conduct individual department or organizational trainings as requested by Campus colleagues.

Hire, train and supervise graduate student for outreach.

Assist with peak time exam administration by working alternate hours during finals weeks (including weekend and evening hours). Represent USF as emergency personnel during campus emergencies.

QUALIFICATIONS:

MINIMUM

Each position assigned to this classification must work require specific training at the Bachelor's degree or a Master's degree level in Education, Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling, Special Education, Psychology, Social work , Assistive Technology or other field appropriate to the program's content. Bachelor's degree candidates must have at least two years of applicable experience. The Master's degree may substitute for the required experience.

PREFERRED

Prefer a Master's degree in appropriate field. Two years of related experience preferred. Prior experience working in a Disability Services office.

USF Tampa

Information for Applicants

This position is subject to a Level 1 criminal background check.

Must submit 3 professional references, with contact information.

Job Opening Number: 24934

Posting Date: 04/06/2020

Posting End Date: 04/20/2020

How To Apply

Click on the Apply Now button. When applying to an opening you will have the opportunity to upload a cover letter and resume.

Apply online by completing the required information and attaching your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT. Only online applications are accepted for this position.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

USF is an equal opportunity, equal access academic institution that embraces diversity in the workplace.

Work Location

Campus map and location overview: USF - Tampa Campus

About USF

The University of South Florida System is a high-impact, global research system dedicated to student success. The USF System includes three institutions: USF; USF St. Petersburg; and USF Sarasota-Manatee. The institutions are separately accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. All institutions have distinct missions and their own detailed strategic plans. Serving over 48,000 students, the USF System has an annual budget of $1.6 billion and an annual economic impact of $4.4 billion. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference.

Working at USF

With more than 16,000 employees in the USF System, the University of South Florida is one of the largest employers in the Tampa Bay region. At USF you will find opportunities to excel in a rich academic environment that fosters the development and advancement of our employees. We believe in creating a talented, engaged and driven workforce through on-going development and career opportunities. We also offer a first class benefit package that includes medical, dental and life insurance plans, retirement plan options, tuition program and generous leave programs and more.

To learn more about working at USF please visit: Work Here. Learn Here. Grow Here.

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