Arizona State University

Tempe, Arizona, United States

Accessibility Consultant

Posted over 1 month ago · Full time · $50,000.00 Annually

Job Description

Accessibility Consultant

Arizona State University


Campus: Tempe



Job Description

What’s in it for you:


Arizona State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes valuable employee benefits to enhance the total compensation of its staff. This package includes: 

·       Tuition Reduction Program for staff members, their spouses, and dependents, available on day one.

·       Low-cost health, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits.

·       Retirement program designed to promote long-term savings and provide income upon retirement.

·       Paid time for volunteer and professional development.

·       10 Paid Holidays and competitive Vacation and Sick accruals each Pay Period. 

·       Wellness program for preventative health education and screenings. 

·       Disability and leave program for income protection. 

·       Employee assistance for free and confidential behavioral health services.

·       ASU Discounts to sports/events along with discounts with ASU partnerships. 

·       Flexible work arrangements are available in an alternative or hybrid schedule but will be based on the work and the needs of the university and department operations and pending leadership approval.


Student Accessibility has multiple openings for our Tempe, Poly and Downtown locations. Please review our other postings and apply there as well.


Through Educational Outreach and Student Services, this position works with ASU students, faculty, and staff to ensure access to educational programs and services for students with disabilities.


Salary Range

$50,000 per year


Close Date



Essential Duties

·       Coordinate access to services and accommodations for students with disabilities

·       Work with students taking both in person and online courses

·       Meet with students to determine current accommodation needs and provide ongoing support for the duration of their academic career

·       Coordinate referrals to appropriate resources both within the university and in the community

·       Review disability documentation to determine eligibility for services

·       Provide information to prospective students and their parents regarding services, university resources, transition questions and concerns, documentation guidelines, and the process for determining reasonable accommodations

·       Work collaboratively with High Schools, Community Colleges, Universities, Vocational Rehabilitation and other community agencies to provide ongoing support for students

·       Provide timely and responsive service to students

·       Work with faculty and staff to ensure an optimal learning environment is created for students

·       Provide guidance to faculty and staff regarding questions they have in working with students with disabilities

·       Conduct presentations, develop programming, and engage with various departments and agencies in order to ensure collaborative support for students with disabilities 

·       Maintain confidential files and records

·       Participate in university committees 

·       Stay current on theories, best practices, and current legislation related to disability issues, developmental education, and student development.

·       Support and participate in spirit, pride, and tradition initiatives

·       Responsible for taking a leadership role in cultivating, creating and ensuring student participation in ASU Spirit, Pride and Tradition while instilling institutional affiliation and college pride.

·       Duties as otherwise assigned


Days and Schedule: Student Accessibility and Inclusive Learning Services is open Monday – Friday from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm; this position will require occasional evening and weekend commitments. 


This job is primarily located at the ASU Tempe location; however, incumbent will be required to travel to other ASU campus locations to perform work or represent the department.


Must possess a valid Arizona Driver's License upon employment and have an acceptable driving record, which is 5 or fewer points in the most recent 39 month period from date of hire.   


Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in Rehabilition Counseling, Counseling, Educational Psychology or related field AND two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in a closely related position; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.


Desired Qualifications

·       Evidence of a Master's degree in Higher Education.

·       Experience working with students with disabilities in a Higher Education Setting.

·       Experience working with students taking in person and online courses.

·       Experience coordinating services for students.

·       Experience providing one on one support for students.

·       Ability to review disability documentation.

·       Ability to develop and maintain meaningful partnerships/relationships.

·       Experience working with Assistive Technology.

·       Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws, policies, regulations and standards (e.g. Section 504 and the ADAA).

·       Knowledge of universal design principles and techniques

·       Knowledge of ASU Sun Devil Way and Educational Outreach and Student Services Goals


Working Environment

Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled professional office setting under the following conditions:

·       Work performed is subject to extended periods of sitting and standing and may be required to sit and/or stand for prolonged periods of time. 

·       Work performed is subject to extended periods using standard office equipment such as a computer workstation/laptop (keyboard, monitor, mouse) inputting, reviewing and retrieving information; extended periods of viewing a monitor or screen; and using printer, fax, calculator, copier, and telephone. 

·       Communicate both orally and in writing through email, print, phone, and web media with students, staff, faculty, and members of the public who interact with the Dean of Students Office. 

·       Use independent judgment and critical thinking to make decisions and/or analyze data. 

·       Professionally represent department/program. 

·       Work collaboratively across various departments within the University as well as with diverse populations and groups. 

·       Walk moderate distances across campus for meetings or events, which may include times of inclement weather. 

·       Work at and with all four campus locations


Department Statement

The Student Accessibility and Inclusive Learning Services provides services to qualified students with disabilities on all ASU campuses.


Educational Outreach and Student Services (EOSS) is committed to enrolling all qualified students at Arizona State University and assisting them in their academic success. EOSS provides a broad range of services and support to students and prospective students ranging from outreach efforts with K-12 schools, orientation programs for new freshman, bridge programs to assist the transition to a university environment, and a wide variety of services, programs and activities for enrolled students. EOSS has direct responsibility for multiple departments across four campuses, some of which include the Dean of Students, University Housing, Health Services, Counseling Services, Disability Resources, the Memorial Union, Upward Bound and TRiO programs, Sun Devil Fitness, Student Government, Student Media, Career Services and others. 


ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.


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Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.


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ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.


Background Check Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.


Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.


Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.


Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.


ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.


Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.


IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.


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