Posting Date: September 9, 2019
Closing Date: Open until filled
William Paterson University invites applications for an Accessibility Specialist. This position supports the work of the Accessibility Resource Center in promoting the meaningful inclusion of students with disabilities at William Paterson University. Reporting to the Director of the Accessibility Resource Center, the Accessibility Specialist is responsible for reviewing disability related documentation and determining appropriate accommodations. This position aids in the facilitation of retention and academic success of students with disabilities by informing them about appropriate academic accommodations, self-advocacy and relevant policies and procedures.
The Accessibility Resource Center (ARC) is committed to providing access for all students with documented disabilities. The Center serves as a resource and, in cooperation with faculty and other University departments, strives to empower, support and guide a diverse community to achieve independence, self-advocacy and success. For more information about the Accessibility Resource Center, please visit https://www.wpunj.edu/accessibilityresourcecenter/
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
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About William Paterson:
William Paterson University is the third most diverse public university in New Jersey. As a longstanding member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), we have been designated by the US Department of Education as a Hispanic-Serving Institution. William Paterson University is also proud to be designated as a NASA MSI (Minority Serving Institution). The University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs that range from liberal arts and sciences to pre-professional and professional programs; it enrolls nearly 10,000 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370-acre suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York City.
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William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer
that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students.
Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.
William Paterson University
300 Pompton Rd
Wayne, New Jersey 07470