[Athen] FW: Job Opening

Steven Sullam Steven.Sullam at csi.cuny.edu
Thu Nov 3 08:25:16 PDT 2016

From: Kinast, Lauren M [mailto:LKinast at austin.utexas.edu]
Sent: Thursday, November 03, 2016 10:46 AM
To: Kinast, Lauren M
Subject: FW: Job Opening

Forwarding as requested.


Northern Kentucky University has a position available in Disability Programs & Services. Would you be able to send this information out to the members of AHEAD’s Deaf & Hard of Hearing SIG? Thank you!

Please see the link below to a job opening for the Coordinator for Disability Programs and Services (Deaf and Hard of Hearing) at Northern Kentucky University.
Posting: http://jobs.nku.edu/postings/4852<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__jobs.nku.edu_postings_4852&d=AwMGaQ&c=SgMrq23dbjbGX6e0ZsSHgEZX6A4IAf1SO3AJ2bNrHlk&r=DG8R8H1she_aFQB959MevNAHM4JilDV3tKyjs_UQdac&m=wzJE34k-To_4rZ29uZw7TBZmbYTq1si1q6c8PT-T-wE&s=lWDooacsvwkwTJUMBXdH7U9NRhgeSQuJpyW2zWIj_p0&e=>

Position Information

Purpose of Position

The Coordinator for Disability Programs and Services (Deaf and Hard of Hearing) is responsible for ensuring coordination and implementation of the program’s academic accommodations for NKU students under the mandates of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, The Commonwealth of Kentucky laws and NKU policies. This position provides direction and leadership for all Disability Programs and Service activities related to our student’s retention and academic success.

Primary Responsibilities

Provide post-secondary academic interpreting or captioning for individuals who are deaf/hard of hearing in classroom, meetings, and other academically related areas.
Coordinate contract deaf and hard of hearing services; including interpreter services, captioning services, closed captioning, and textbook management.
Provide training and awareness to faculty, staff and other campus community members about the deaf and hard of hearing population.
Manage invoicing and budget for contract services.
Understand ADA/Section 504 mandates, Higher Education and Disability best practices.
Data collection and analysis on all accommodations utilized and student learning and retention.
Assist with providing accommodation letters and alternative textbooks, and make appropriate referrals and interventions.
Plan, facilitate and promote educational, social, inclusive and cultural programs/activities related to Disability Programs and Services students.
Conduct presentations and campus training for faculty and staff departments and student groups.
Recruitment of prospective students and community partner outreach for transition issues.
Purchase, maintain, and train students on various captioning technology.
Consultation with Director on accommodation and legal issues within the department.
Accept and perform other duties as assigned by Assistant Director and/or Director.


All applicants must have a Bachelors Degree.
Interpreters – National Certification, RID Certification Preferred /KY Interpreter Licensure required (KY Revised Statute 309.300-309.319).
For transcribers or captionists – CART, TypeWell, C-Print
Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Education

Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Experience

1 year

Angela Zippin, M.A.
Assistant Director, Disability Programs and Services
Northern Kentucky University
Nunn Drive, Highland Heights, KY 41099
SU 306
Pronouns: she/her/hers or they/them/their

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