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Access Coordinator

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/

Posting Date

5/19/2021 12:00:00 AM

Position Information

Working Title: Access Coordinator
UW System Title:  Associate Student Services Coordinator

Essential Job Functions

This position facilitates the provision of reasonable accommodations for qualified university students with disabilities to ensure inclusive and equitable access to the programs, services and activities of the institution. The Access Coordinator employs an individualized and interactive process, communicating with University students, instructors, department administrators and other student services staff to ensure accommodations are reasonable, appropriate, and comply with federal and state law and University policy. This position reports to Director of Student Accessibility Services and is housed at the Green Bay campus, but will serve students on all locations. This position is a three-year appointment, and will be responsible for facilitating student resources that support the University’s mission and goals regarding equity, diversity, and inclusion.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Conduct intake appointments leading to a service eligibility determination and recommendations for reasonable accommodations as appropriate.
  • Review each student’s disability documentation along with their self-report to determine how the conditions impact translates to an academic setting.
  • Meet with prospective students and those they invite to explain services including the differences between high school and post-secondary services.
  • Assist students in understanding their legal rights and responsibilities.
  • Promote student self-reliance and the development of appropriate self-advocacy skills.
  • Facilitate communication between faculty, staff, and students with disabilities on access and accommodation issues and provide on-going consultation and problem-solving assistance to faculty and staff in the provision of appropriate services and accommodations for students.
  • Maintain confidentiality in verbal and written communications as required under the Family Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
  • Understands best practice in creating accessible digital media.
  • Awareness of different types of assistive technology.
  • Create, organize, and maintain up-to-date electronic and paper records.
  • Stay abreast of legislation/policy and national, state, and local issues affecting access for individuals with disabilities.
  • Serve as the back-up staff member in office to provide continued services to students, faculty and staff.
  • Leverage GB ACCESS database and support department efforts to improve the GB ACCESS experience for faculty and students.
  • Assist with assessment of services including the compiling and analyzing data for campus and UW system reports.
  • Develop and implement strategies to increase support for students from underrepresented racial/ethnic/first-generation backgrounds who enroll at UW-Green Bay.
  • Consult and collaborate with faculty and staff regarding the creation and acquisition of accessible materials and technologies.
  • Participate in divisional and institution-wide initiatives to advance opportunities for individuals with disabilities to be equitably represented in the student population, be retained, and graduate from undergraduate and graduate programs.
  • Partner with groups across campus, UW-System and community on projects relating to accessibility, inclusivity and disability issues.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s degree at time of application
  • Two years of related experience, including direct contact and experience working with individuals with disabilities

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Master's degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, Counseling Psychology, Social Work, Special Education or a related field
  • Experience in a higher education environment
  • Understanding of federal and state laws regarding disability rights
  • Direct experience working in a college environment to support individuals with mental health, learning, attentional, or chronic health conditions
  • Bilingual, preferably in Spanish, Hmong, Somali, or Oneida
  • Demonstrated experience in supporting institutional efforts to create a diverse and inclusive community

The successful candidate will be expected to work inclusively and respectfully within a diverse campus community and practice civility in the workplace. The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to the appreciation and promotion of inclusivity and equity as crucial components in the pursuit of organizational excellence.

In addition, the successful candidate will have strong oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills, demonstrated integrity and strong leadership, and the willingness to work independently and as part of a collaborative team. The University invites applicants who are dedicated to enriching the quality of life for students and the community by embracing the educational value of diversity, promoting environmental sustainability, encouraging engaged citizenship, and serving as an intellectual, cultural, and economic resource.

Conditions Of Appointment

Position is a full-time (100%) Academic Staff three-year appointment.  Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s). A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s). In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.

All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources.

Salary

Salary range of $42,000 - $45,000.

This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

BENEFIT DETAILS
The UW System provides an excellent benefits package, including participation in the Wisconsin State Retirement System.

To Apply

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: From "Search Jobs" screen,
  • Click "View All Jobs"
  • Select "Access Coordinator"
    • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Sign In."
    • If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process.

STEP 3: Submit application materials:

Please be sure to complete all required fields, and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references
 

You must select "Submit" to forward your application materials to the search committee.

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:

Jeni Van Beek
Phone: (920) 465-2886
Email:  vanbeekj@uwgb.edu

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Thursday, June 10, 2021.

Note: The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

For more information regarding the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the surrounding area, see our Campus and Community section. For Campus Safety information see our University Police website and our Annual Security Report (for a paper copy please contact the Office of Human Resources at (920) 465-2390). This report includes statistics about reported crimes, as well as information about crime prevention and campus security policies and procedures.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.