Job no: 508504
Work type: Staff Full Time
Location: UMass Amherst
Department: Disability Services
Categories: Student Affairs & Services, Disability Services, Professional Staff Union (PSU)
About UMass Amherst
UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth's flagship campus, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, and offers a rich cultural environment in a bucolic setting close to major urban centers. In addition, the University is part of the Five Colleges (including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to the intellectual energy of the region.
Under the general supervision of the Associate Director of Operations, Access Coordinator works with all the schools and departments in the University community regarding accommodation planning and provision for persons with disabilities; provides advice, advocacy, and referrals to students, faculty, staff, and guests with disabilities with regard to accessibility and reasonable accommodations; serves as a resource to the University community regarding compliance with current disability legislation (i.e. Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended).
Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensure)
Preferred Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensure)
Physical Demands/Working Conditions
Typical office environment activity
Typical work schedule M-F 8:30am-5:00pm.
PSU Level 26
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit your cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references.
Applicants should apply by the deadline of 06-13-2021 in order to ensure consideration. However, review of applications may continue beyond that date until a suitable candidate pool has been identified.
UMass Amherst is committed to a policy of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or genetic information in employment, admission to and participation in academic programs, activities, and services, and the selection of vendors who provide services or products to the University. To fulfill that policy, UMass Amherst is further committed to a program of affirmative action to eliminate or mitigate artificial barriers and to increase opportunities for the recruitment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans. It is the policy of the UMass Amherst to comply with the applicable federal and state statutes, rules, and regulations concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action.
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