[Athen] Jo Posting UC Berkeley

Gaeir Dietrich gdietrich at htctu.net
Wed Apr 12 16:41:46 PDT 2017

Please forgive cross posts

DSP at UC Berkeley is offering an exciting opportunity for advancement for a disability specialist with some supervision experience to lead our disability accommodations team.

*Summary:* The Disabled Students' Program (DSP) at UC Berkeley is seeking a lead disability specialist. UC Berkeley is one of the foremost public universities in the United States. We offer a challenging and exciting work environment, room for professional growth and advancement, and a competitive salary. DSP, under new leadership, is seeking to become one of the leaders in university disability services. Come join us!

We are seeking a highly qualified disability specialist with the following skills and experience:
• A minimum of five years of professional experience in working directly with students with disabilities in a university setting. Advanced knowledge and content experience in disability documentation, academic accommodations and adjustments, auxiliary services and student service delivery.
• Thorough knowledge of the legal framework involving accommodations for students with disabilities through state and federal laws and regulations and the determination of accommodations, within the current legal framework.
• Advanced knowledge of procedures for assessing and determining disability accommodation issues, and the ability to teach others to assess and determine accommodations.
• Advanced knowledge of assessment, accommodation, and intervention techniques for students with disabilities • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills

• Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to manage competing time and resource demands • Advanced understanding of all of the components of auxiliary services including alternative formats and accessible technology.
• Advanced experience working with graduate students in determining and implementing accommodations.
• Experience training others on reading and interpreting medical documentation.

The daily responsibilities of the specialist will include:

• Functioning as DSP resource expert on disability as it relates to a student's education. Providing advice and assistance on work techniques, best practices, and subject‐matter expertise to student disability specialists. Advising DSP staff on more complex disability issues.
• Maintaining a caseload of students. Responsible for managing a caseload of 125-150 students, while also guiding the work of others.
• Work Lead: Makes assignments and distributes workload to student disability specialists; manages day‐to‐day work flow within a group or unit; reports to the DSP Director regarding completion of work flow.
Provides feedback to the supervisor on co‐worker’s day-to-day performance.

For more information and to apply:



Karen E. Nielson, JD/MSW
Director, Disabled Students' Programs
UC Berkeley, Division of Equity and Inclusion knielson at berkeley.edu
(510) 642-8783

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