Accommodations Specialist - req# 27239
|Working Title||Accommodations Specialist|
Accessibility Resource Center (ARC) is excited to announce we are hiring.
As an employee of this highly energetic and student- oriented center, you will provide academic support to prospective and current students within ARC. The Accommodations Specialist provides direct support to individuals with disabilities as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), conducts disability eligibility analyses, provides referrals, approves reasonable accommodations, and connects individuals with services to support their personal and/or academic goals. Additionally, the Accommodation Specialist educates campus constituencies regarding support for individuals with disabilities and facilitates compliance with the ADA/ADAAA and related federal, state, and local regulations and University policies.
Duties will include, but are not limited to, the following:
|Conditions of Employment|
Bachelor's degree in a directly related field; at least 3 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
|Campus||Main - Albuquerque, NM|
|Department||Accessibility Resource Center (719A)|
|Staff Type||Term - Full-Time|
|Term End Date||06/30/2024|
|Pay||Monthly: $3,589.73 - $5,040.53|
|Benefits Eligible||This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.|
|ERB Statement||As a condition of employment, eligible employees working greater than .25 FTE as determined by the New Mexico Education Retirement Act must make mandatory retirement contributions. For more information, review the Benefits Eligibility at a Glance grid.|
|Background Check Required||Yes|
|For Best Consideration Date||11/27/2023|
|Eligible for Remote Work||No|
|Eligible for Remote Work Statement|
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