[Athen] University of Arizona - Job Opportunity

Hunziker, Dawn A - (hunziker) hunziker at email.arizona.edu
Thu Mar 7 15:15:58 PST 2019

Hi all,

Please share with colleagues who may be interested in a fun, innovative department (with a side benefit of wonderful winter weather - we hit mid-80s this week!).

Access Consultant position open with the Disability Resource Center at the University of Arizona. See more, including qualification requirements at https://uacareers.com/postings/35996

The Disability Resource Center at the University of Arizona works to ensure a similar, if not identical, experience on campus for disabled students when compared to their non-disabled peers. The Access Consultant works with students and faculty to identify and eliminate disability-related barriers in the environment. Informed by the social model of disability and universal design, the Access Consultant will respond to requests for disability-related accommodations with the most equitable and seamless solution. The Access Consultant will serve as the primary point of contact for 2 - 3 academic colleges, developing relationships with faculty and advisors that move the University beyond compliance to promote and infuse accessibility into new and existing programs.

Essential Responsibilities/Duties

* Collaborate with students and faculty to identify and remove barriers to full participation in courses, activities, programs and services
* Respond to requests for reasonable accommodations
* Ensure that disability-related accommodations are effective
* Problem-solve individual situations and requests
* Proactively communicate with faculty and instructors about their course design to understand how best to reduce/eliminate disability-related barriers
* Provide consultation, information, resources and referral to disabled students, faculty and staff members
* Review, collect and maintain disability documentation presented by students as part of the process to help determine reasonable accommodation
* Maintain appropriate records by documenting communication with and regarding students, courses and instructors in departmental database; record recommended actions or accommodations and curricular information.
* Utilizes professional communication with students, faculty and staff regarding accommodation recommendations or concerns.
* Participate actively in the continuing development of DRC services, programs and activities.
* Keep abreast of national, state, and local disability-related issues.
* Maintain appropriate confidentiality in verbal and written communications.
Additional Roles

* Provide consultation to University community on universal design, social construction of disability, and intersections of disability with campus environments
* Participate on University committees, task forces, and networks and serve a liaison role with other departments, as appropriate
* Maintain membership with relevant professional organizations.
* Participate in professional development activities through presentation, publications, attendance at conferences and/or related activities.

Again - more information at: http://uacareers.com/postings/35996


Dawn Hunziker
IT Accessibility Consultant, Sr. |Disability Resources
The University of Arizona | hunziker at email.arizona.edu<mailto:hunziker at email.arizona.edu>
drc.arizona.edu<http://drc.arizona.edu/> | itaccessibility.arizona.edu<http://itaccessibility.arizona.edu/>

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