As a graduate assistant for the Office of Accessibility Services (OAS), your duties will include:
- Assisting students and staff in a friendly, professional, and helpful manner. Such as scheduling appointments, answering general inquiries, and assisting in the understanding of OAS’s policies and procedures.
- Handling various OAS communications through email, phone and fax.
- Maintaining the SAMM database. For example, some of the tasks may include archiving students, running reports, and making relevant profile updates.
- Communicating with faculty, staff, and students utilizing excellent oral and written communication.
- Assisting with research and data collection for OAS.
- Participating in staff development and meetings as necessary.
- Acting in a manner that fosters a positive climate for the success of students with disabilities.
- Responding to requests for information and assistance from students, parents, staff, and faculty, in a timely professional manner and within the statutes of FERPA and HIPAA regulations.
- Completing other relevant tasks assigned by the Assistive Technology Specialist or the Director of OAS.
Applicants should have:
- A bachelor's degree and should be seeking a degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, Education, Special Education, Computer Sciences, Communication, or another related field.
- Excellent written and oral communication, and previous administrative experience is preferred.
- Proficient personal computing and related software skills, such as word processing, databases and spreadsheets;
- Experience working with Adobe products, particularly Adobe Acrobat Pro;
Experience working with individuals
with disabilities or disability-related services.