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Director, Student Accessibility Services, CSAS
|Job Type:||Disability Services|
|Institution Type:||Private not-for-profit, 4-year|
|Institution Size:||< 5,000 Students|
Roger Williams University, located on the coast of Bristol, RI, is a forward-thinking private university with 45 undergraduate majors and more than a dozen graduate programs spanning the liberal arts and the professions, where students become community-minded citizens through project-based, experiential learning. With small classes, direct access to faculty and boundless opportunities for real-world projects, RWU students develop the ability to think critically while simultaneously building the practical skills that today's employers demand. In addition to its 4,000 undergraduates and 300 graduate students, RWU is home to a thriving University College based in Providence as well as Rhode Island's only law school.
Roger Williams University is committed to creating and supporting an intellectual community devoted to teaching and learning and providing the opportunity for personal and intellectual growth for students, faculty and staff. The University credits much of its growth and success to the hard work and dedication of its employees.
The Director, Student Accessibility Services (SAS) serves as a member of the Center for Student Academic Success (CSAS) leadership team, working with team members and various campus constituents to promote academic success and student learning. The Director will lead initiatives sponsored by CSAS and SAS and represent the both units on University Committees including searches, retention initiatives, and other cross-functional committees in order to meet the needs, goals, and objectives of the Division, Department, and University. The incumbent has primary responsibility for the SAS department and the development of services, policies and procedures for students with disabilities. They are also responsible for compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
Manage and Oversight of Operations
Direct Outreach Efforts and Activities
Advising, Coaching and Management of Student Services
Bachelor's degree in Special Education, Rehabilitation Counseling, Social Sciences, or a related field.
Minimum five year's of directly related professional experience in a higher education setting.
Five to seven year's supervisory experience.
Experience with and in-depth knowledge of disability support services in the higher education environment, including all applicable federal mandates.
Intermediate computer software skills including Microsoft Office Suite and database software.
Ability to function independently, maintain high level of productivity, provide attention to detail, prioritize, and schedule/organize multiple projects.
Excellent organizational, problem solving, conflict management and time management skills.
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to interact and communicate effectively (both orally and in written context) with a variety of audiences. Excellent presentation skills.
Experience with budget management.
Available to work nights and weekends.
Master's Degree in Special Education, Rehabilitation Counseling, Social Sciences, Higher Education Administration or a related field.
Five to seven years' experience with disability support service provision at the post-secondary level.
At the University's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the University, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.
As an institution committed to strengthening society through engaged teaching and learning as well as building the university that the world needs now, Roger Williams University values inclusion, seeks to reflect the diversity of the region and create access to higher education and career success.
The University seeks candidates who, through their work and life experiences, service to the community, and teaching or research, can contribute to our diversity, inclusivity, and equity goals.
Roger Williams University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workforce. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable state and federal law.
For information on our Non-discrimination and Title IX policy, visit: rwu.edu/NDT9
Salaries for new hires at Roger Williams University usually fall between the minimum and midpoint of the salary range.
Minimum 25th Midpoint 75th Maximum
$56,899 $62,944 $68,987 $75,032 $81,076
Please attach a resume, cover letter, and list of three (3) professional references. In your cover letter/letter of interest, in addition to listing how your qualifications meet the requirements of the position, please include information about how you would be able to contribute to RWU's diversity, inclusivity, and equity goals.
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