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Access Specialist- Disability Services

Requisition ID: req2115

Job Title: Access Specialist- Disability Services

Department: Disability Services

Location: Delaware Campus

Employment Type: Staff

Employment Status: Part-Time Professional

Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining Unit

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Compensation Type: Hourly

Compensation Range: $15.93

Schedule: M-F, 8am-6pm, Saturday hours possible based on student need. Works between 25-29 hours per week

Job Description:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty listed below. Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities, covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, in accordance with its requirements.

Duties are numbered for convenience, and do not indicate order in terms of importance, frequency that the duty is performed, or the amount of time spent on the duty.

This position will report directly to the Assistant Director of Disability Services in partnership with College Testing Services. This position is responsible for testing accommodations services at the Delaware Campus and Regional Learning Centers. This position will provide direct services at these locations, to students that require ADA accommodations as the primary responsibility.

1. Greets all who enter Disability Services and College Testing Services -testing centers. Deliver excellent customer service and provide students, faculty, and staff with a secure, comfortable and accessible environment. Keep distractions to a minimum during testing.

2. Provides accommodation assistance for students with a disability. Administer and monitor a variety of academic tests and specialized tests for the students with disabilities within the guidelines provided by instructors and external certification providers. Responsible for processing all accommodated tests, coordinating and creating necessary alternative formats specifically for College Testing Services at the Delaware Campus and Regional Learning Centers. Some of these tests include, but are not limited to: HESI, TEAS-V, TEAS-AH, ServSafe, ESCO, and ESL Accuplacer. Collaborate with CSCC Community & Professional Testing Center to proctor accommodated tests for students taking courses at outside institutions.

3. Answers student, faculty, and staff inquiries and make referrals to other campus resources as appropriate.

4. Must record the receipt and distribution of tests, proctor tests, and maintain academic integrity of tests at all times. Perform testing related duties at the Delaware and Regional Learning Centers that include, but are not limited to:

* Scribe (writing for students that are unable to write/type independently)
* Reading tests aloud for students (that have print related disabilities)
* Provides Assistive Technology support for students (trouble shooting and maintenance
* Provides appropriate, reasonable and approved accommodations
* Responsible for managing workload which includes though not limited to email, test scheduling, phone calls, and in person interactions with students, faculty, and staff.
* Proctor tests in an alert and vigilant manner so that test integrity is maintained and student conduct is appropriate. Well-versed in the computer software programs (camera systems, Insight, etc.) used to monitor academic integrity.

5. Enforce Disability Services & College Testing Services - testing centers policies and procedures, Disability Services Student Handbook, and the CSCC Student Code of Conduct policies. Record any incidents of academic misconduct via an incident report.

6. Identify, process, and convert textbooks, classroom and testing materials for students with a disability at the Delaware Campus and Regional Learning Centers, in their desired/approved accessible format for all college locations. Alternate formats include but not limited to audio, electronic, large print, Braille, etc.

7. Responsible for promoting campus-wide awareness of the College's assistive technology resources and staying abreast of Alternate Media and disability related trends, equipment and software through attending trainings and other professional development opportunities. Promote campus-wide awareness of the college's Assistive Technology resources when possible. Also, responsible for bringing this new information back to Disability Services and College Testing Services.

8. Work closely with the Disability Services Coordinator of Alternate Media and College Testing Services to acquire updated equipment and software which will continue to streamline the services provided to students as well as provide training.

9. Responsible for reporting and tracking the students that are served through Disability Services and College Testing Services - Testing Centers.

10. Attend both Disability Services and College Testing Services Department staff meetings and scheduled training sessions. Stays current on updated ADA accommodation regulations. Attend professional development trainings/ workshops.

11. Work a regular and predictable schedule and report appropriately in business casual attire.

12. Report any issues with Assistive Technology software and hardware and general software programs directly to the College Testing Services and/or Disability Services.

13. Collaborate with the Faculty Assistance Center for Blackboard exam support and IT Help Desk for general computer support.

14. Flexible work availability during peak volume times such as midterms and finals to handle the flow of traffic and the increase in duties during those times.

15. Openness and willingness to work with diverse student populations while remaining consistent and unbiased in the delivery of reasonable accommodations.

16. Performs other related duties as required.

Usual Physical Demands: The incumbent of this position typically exhibits the physical demands identified in the Functional Job Analysis on file in the College's Human Resources Department and which is periodically reviewed and updated. Physical demands listed in the Functional Job Analysis are not job qualification standards, but are used to help the College assess and determine reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified individuals covered by the American's with Disabilities Act.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly exhibits digital dexterity when entering data into computer. The employee frequently sits for extended periods of time, and occasionally stands and walks. Vision demands include close, relatively detailed vision when focusing on a computer screen. Employee regularly talks and hears. Employee occasionally lifts items up to 10 pounds.

Working Conditions: Normal office working conditions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of: standard practices within area of specialization. Skill in: servicing of customers within area of specialization; performing administrative duties in support of specialized function; application of job related computer software; operation of job-related equipment including computer and other equipment. Ability to: develop and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, supervisors, students, general public, and other job contacts; maintain confidential and sensitive information.

Minimum Qualifications:

A.A. or A.S. with at least three years progressively responsible clerical experience in the area of the assigned specialized function. Employee typically gains the necessary level of expertise by demonstrating job competency acquired through on-the-job training, development, and experience with Columbus State. State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s).

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree. Experience in Higher Education and Disability Services work; Assistive Technology and/or Test Proctoring experience.

Additional Information: Applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter detailing how their experience and qualifications align with the needs of this position.