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OAS is seeking a new Graduate Assistant

OAS is seeking a new Graduate Assistant

The Office of Accessibility Services is currently looking for a new Graduate Assistant. Graduate Assistants are expected to work 20 hours a week during the hours of 8:15 am to 4:45 pm Monday through Friday. This is a 12 month position. 

Job Description

As a graduate assistant for the Office of Accessibility Services (OAS), your duties will include:

  1. 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.
  2. Handling various OAS communications through email, phone and fax.
  3. Maintaining the SAMM database.  For example, some of the tasks may include archiving students, running reports, and making relevant profile updates.
  4. Communicating with faculty, staff, and students utilizing excellent oral and written communication. 
  5. Assisting with research and data collection for OAS. 
  6. Participating in staff development and meetings as necessary. 
  7. Acting in a manner that fosters a positive climate for the success of students with disabilities.
  8. 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.
  9. Completing other relevant tasks assigned by the Assistive Technology Specialist or the Director of OAS. 

Qualifications

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.

Application

To be considered for this position, applicants should complete the OAS Graduate Assistant Position Application which requires uploading of a resume.

Questions

Any questions regarding this position should be emailed to access2@mail.wvu.edu