[Athen] (ATHEN) Employment Opportunity

Wiersma, Constance A wiersmac at uww.edu
Fri Jun 11 13:09:04 PDT 2010


The University of Wisconsin Whitewater is looking to fill the following position. UWW is nationally known for outstanding services to students with disabilities.

Deaf/Hard of Hearing Disability Services Coordinator/Lead Interpreter

Qualifications: Bachelor' degree required, Master's preferred.



1. Understanding of current state and federal legislation related to persons with disabilities, ADA, ADAA, 504 of Rehabilitation Act, WI state statutes

2. Understanding of Deaf and Hard of Hearing culture and accommodations for access in education

3. Familiarity with documentation, such as audiograms, speech language reports and other medical documentation

4. Registry Interpreter for the Deaf (RID) certification at hire or within 6 months of employment

5. Five years of professional/educational interpreting experience

6. Excellent communication skills, problem solving and decision making


1. Experience in post-secondary environment.

Responsibilities: The Center for Students with Disabilities (CSD) provides academic and co-curricular accommodations to students to promote access to learning across the educational experience. As a team member, the Deaf/Hard of Hearing Disability Coordinator/Lead Interpreter, is expected to perform key duties related to CSD documentation review, eligibility for services, case management, outreach, faculty education, coordination of interpreting and captioning services, and direct interpreting services. General supervision is provided by the Assistant Director or Director.

This is a 10 month position from Aug. 1- May 31, renewable annually.

Summer contract depending upon student enrollment and institutional need.

The complete job description can be found at http://www.uww.edu/employment/jobs/csd_coord.html

Application: A complete application package must include: (1) letter of interest outlining qualifications for the position, (2) resume, (3) list of at least 5 professional references (including name, address, title, telephone number, and email). Finalist will be required to provide transcripts (may be unofficial). Electronic submissions encouraged.

Please send application materials to: Patty Beran, Center for Students with Disabilities

2002 Andersen Library, 800 W. Main St.

Whitewater, WI 53190

Email: beranp at uww.edu<mailto:beranp at uww.edu>


Review: For assured consideration all materials must be received electronically by July 9, 2010.

UW-Whitewater is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. UW-Whitewater conducts criminal background checks as a contingency to employment. A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment. Official transcripts will be required prior to appointment. Names of applicants may be disclosed unless requested otherwise. Names of finalists will be released.

UW-Whitewater is a premier public regional university with an enrollment of 10,500 students in 43 undergraduate majors and 13 master's degree programs. It offers high-quality, career oriented programs with a model general education curriculum. Whitewater, a city of 12,000, is located in southeastern Wisconsin near the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest. The immediate area offers a wide variety of summer and winter recreational activities, including facilities of the nearby Whitewater Lake recreational area. Whitewater is 50 miles from Milwaukee, 45 miles from Madison an 110 miles from Chicago.
Please feel free to contact me with any questions.


Connie Wiersma, Assistant Director
Center for Students with Disabilities
Andersen Library 2002E
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Whitewater, WI 53190
Ph. 262-472-5244

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