Essential Functions: Coordinate hearing services for students including interpreting services, remote CART reporting services, and C-print captioning services as needed.Provide academic support for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.Provide accommodation support for students with other disabilities registered with SDS, including delivery of services and coordination of services.Meet with students requesting disability support to determine eligibility for services and identify reasonable and appropriate academic accommodations. Read, interpret, and analyze medical and functional capacity documentation. Communicate effectively and accurately academic and non-academic requirements, policies, and procedures.Maintain continuous supportive relationship with students.Demonstrate ability to act as a liaison with other units; participate in meetings and work as a member of a team.Conduct information sessions and provide academic advising and disability related awareness in the university community.Continuously develop knowledge of best practices, policies and procedures, technological tools, etc. with regard to persons with disabilities and advising.Work with minimal supervision.Must be available to work evening and weekend hours as needed and requested.Other duties as assigned
Qualifications: Master's degree required in Education, Special Education, Rehabilitation Counseling, Social Work, or related field with relevant licensing if applicable.Strong working knowledge of state and federal laws pertaining to persons with disabilities: Sections 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the ADAA, and FERPA.Strong knowledge base of educational and cognitive testing and disabilities (learning disabilities, ADD, ADHD, physical impairments, hearing and vision impairments, psychological issues, and medical conditions).Must have excellent oral and written communication skills as well as strong interpersonal skills to work with faculty and other campus entities regarding a student's accommodations and other academic needs.Knowledge of current assistive technologies.Proficient in computer skills and ability to master student information system and other university administrative systems.Ability to work in a high-traffic, fast-paced team oriented environment.Ability to work effectively with diverse student populations with varying academic preparedness levels.Demonstrated excellence in time management and organizational skills.
Internal Number: 76_205938
About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.