Monday , September 26 2022

Uvu Jobs – Counselor


  • Utah Valley University

    Job Description:

    Education is at an inflection point. Universities are quickly evolving, and new technologies and strategies are reshaping the education experience. We are Utah Valley University (UVU) — the largest student enrollment among teaching institutions in the state of Utah, with over 41,000 students. We are one of only a few institutions in the nation offering an integrated dual-mission model that combines the rigor and richness of a first-rate teaching university with the openness and vocational programs of a community college.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Meet with students, evaluate disability documentation, and utilize an interactive process to determine reasonable accommodations
    • Coordinate with faculty/staff to implement approved accommodations
    • Provide access and accommodations for students as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act

    Job Requirements:

    • Knowledge of the American Disability Act (1990) and the Amendments Act, Vocational Rehabilitation Act, Section 504 (1973), GRAMA, FERPA, HIIPA, and other federal and state statutes and case law.
    • Ability to work occasional evening or weekend hours.
    • Ability to problem-solve, work collaboratively, and resolve access issues.
    • Ability to interpret diagnostic information including medical, psychological, and learning assessments to determine reasonable accommodation services.
    • Ability to work with students, faculty, and staff to problem-solve, work collaboratively, and resolve access issues.
    • Ability to stay current in best practices in the field of accessibility services in higher education.
    • Knowledge of a variety of disabilities, their impact, and accommodations including accessible technology that provide access to an academic environment.
    • An understanding of how to implement the American Disability Act (ADA) to recommend and approve accommodations for a variety of disabilities.
    • Knowledge of best practices in accessibility, accommodation services, and assisted technology.

    Qualification & Experience:

    • Experience in a disability services-related field such as accessibility services, special education, or vocational rehabilitation
    • Fluent in a second language such as Spanish or American Sign Language (ASL)

    Job Details:

    Company: Utah Valley University

    Vacancy Type: Full Time

    Job Location: Alpine, UT, US

    Application Deadline: N/A

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