College of Mount Saint Vincent is hiring a

Director for Office of Accessibility Services

The Bronx, United States
Full-Time

Founded by the Sisters of Charity of New York, the College of Mount Saint Vincent is an academically excellent, authentically inclusive, Catholic and ecumenical liberal arts college. The College combines a strong core curriculum with a full array of majors in the liberal arts and, within the tradition of liberal education, selected professional fields of study.

At Mount Saint Vincent, a student’s education extends beyond knowledge, skills, and preparation for work. We seek the development of the whole person. In the spirit of Vincent de Paul and Elizabeth Ann Seton, we foster an understanding of our common humanity, a commitment to human dignity, and a full appreciation of our obligations to each other.

Through its School of Professional and Continuing Studies, the College extends its primary undergraduate mission by offering high quality graduate studies in business, education and nursing and an array of undergraduate and certificate programs serving non-traditional students.

Job Description

The Director is the lead administrator and coordinator of accessibility services for all students enrolled at the College. This position is the primary resource and liaison for students, faculty, and campus-wide departments. This position will have direct responsibility for the Office of Accessibility Services (OAS) and oversight of Academic Resource Center’s (ARC) staff and tutors.

This is a full-time, year-round, on-site position working from our campus located in Riverdale.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Lead and provide direct services for the Office of Accessibility Services,
  • Oversight of Academic Resource Center (Assistant Director), Administrative Assistant (for both offices), and a team of student/professional tutors.
  • Develop, manage and implement OAS and ARC policies and procedures.
  • Provide direct accessibility and academic support services campus-wide.
  • Manage all aspects of the application process, including interpret supporting documentation, determine eligibility, and coordinate inter-departmental involvement.
  • Patriciate in and lead OAS committee meetings
  • Deliver academic guidance and monitor progress of students registered with OAS.
  • Manage and administer budget for OAS/ARC
  • Develop institutional and community relationships to maximize delivery of services.
  • Oversee, coordinate, and proctor exams for students with testing accommodations.
  • Serve as resource and offer training, knowledge, and support for campus personnel in resolving challenges concerning students with accommodations.
  • Serve as resource on learning strategies for students and faculty.
  • Prepare annual reports.
  • Represent OAS at various events, meetings, and presentations as need.
  • Other related duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Knowledge and understanding of federal, state, and city disability compliance, policies and laws relating to ADA and Section 504 and their relationship to higher education
  • Master's degree in appropriate area of education, counseling, psychology, or related discipline; or Master's degree with experience in disability services
  • Minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in student support services, teaching, counseling, or other disability services
  • Understanding of the learning needs of college students and best practices in student success
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of working with students of diverse backgrounds, academic performance, and disabilities
  • Experience with both traditional and non-traditional students
  • Strong written and verbal communication; problem-solving skills, critical thinking, and computer literacy.

Abilities:

  • Ability to sit at a desk and/or look at screens for extended periods of time
  • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  • Ability to use Google Suite and Gmail

COVID-19 Vaccination:

Newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (i.e., have received both doses of a two-dose vaccine or a single dose of a one-dose vaccine) and must provide proof of vaccination upon request by the College. Requests for potential accommodation shall be considered in accordance with applicable law if and at such time as a conditional offer of employment is extended to a candidate. Applicants should not provide any medical or genetic information with their application.

Benefits

The base salary range for this role is $70,000-$75,000.

  • PTO and Sick days
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Enhanced Short Term Disability Insurance
  • 100% employer sponsored Long Term Disability
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Participation in a 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program

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