Job Family: Administrative Professional - OT Eligible
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Summary of Duties: The Access Advisor consults with and advises students with disabilities, reviews documentation, develops reasonable accommodations, and oversees delivery of access services to students served. The Access Advisor promotes student self-advocacy and self-determination. This position serves as a point of contact with faculty and student service offices such as counseling, advising and career services, TRIO programs, and WSU Global Campus. The Access Advisor serves on departmental, unit, and university committees and assists with developing program procedures. This position will develop and present student informational workshops.
Positions require a Bachelor's degree and two (2) years of professional work experience in student services or related education/experience. A Master's degree in a related field may substitute for one (1) year of professional work experience. Any combination of relevant education and professional experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Experience providing academic advising and academic adjustments/ accommodations to students with disabilities, OR equivalent education/experience.
Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills.
Strong computer skills to include working with databases, spreadsheets and word processing.
Master's degree in a relevant field (Higher Education, Student Affairs, Counseling, Social Work, Rehabilitation Counseling).
One-two years direct experience serving students with disabilities in higher education.
Knowledge and understanding of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the ADA and other pertinent federal and state laws that provide for an accessible higher education experience for disabled students.
Knowledge of universal design and assistive technologies for people with disabilities.
Knowledge of student development and student affairs theory.
Sensitivity and competency in working with a diverse population.
Ability to effectively work as a member of a team and to work collaboratively with others.
Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills.
Area/College: Student Affairs Department Name: Access Center City, State, Zip: Pullman, Washington 99164 Department Link:accesscenter.wsu.edu/ Monthly Salary: $4,166.67 FTE: 100% This is a permanent position. Posting Close Date: Applicants must submit their completed application by May 26, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check. Application Instructions:
Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application. Required Documents:
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.