Position Description: Working in the Center for Accessible Education (CAE), the Disability Specialist assists in all elements of service delivery and program development for students registered with the CAE with various disabilities, including, but not limited to: neurodevelopmental disorders, acquired brain injury (ABI), psychological disabilities, and autism spectrum disorder. Major responsibilities include: Assess Verification of Disability forms, medical documentation, and psychological/psychoeducational evaluations to verify disability according to University, State, and Federal guidelines in order to determine appropriate accommodations and support. Provides information to UCLA students who suspect that they may have a disability and make referrals to on-campus and off-campus resources; provides specialized disability-related counseling for students; liaison with on-campus and off-campus departments and programs to coordinate services and to explain services for students served by CAE; leads and/or co-facilitates support groups and instruct small group workshops in disability management and advocacy; provides disability awareness presentations for campus faculty, staff and students. Prepares written program materials, and assists, when necessary, in other CAE services and functions.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.