Graduate Assistant - Office Of Accessibility Services

Daemen College Amherst , NY 14228

Posted 2 months ago

Department: Accessibility Services

Title: Graduate Assistant (GA) - Office of Accessibility Services

Supervisor: Director of Accessibility Services

Location: Daemen University, Amherst NY Campus

General Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate assistive technology, logistics and serve as proctor as needed for testing

  • Assist in the planning of the inaugural induction ceremony for Delta Alpha Pi (DAPi) - International Honor Society

  • Provide support and guidance to new members of DAPi in fulfilling requirement of campus wide disability awareness activity

  • Work with case load of first time freshman students with disabilities to ease transition into college by supporting the development and improvement of success skills

  • Maintain records, data and case notes to analyze, recognize and report trends

  • Assist with Blackboard Organization maintenance

  • Meet with the Director of Accessibility Services routinely

  • Other related duties as deemed appropriate in collaboration with the Director

Qualifications:

  • Registered in a Master Degree program in a related field

  • Ability to work independently and responsibly as the position requires motivation and organization

  • Creativity and critical thinking skills to analyze and provide innovative solutions and/or resources

  • Working knowledge of the ADA Amendment Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act

  • Organized with strong time management skills and communication skills

Compensation:

The graduate assistant will work 10 hours per week from September through May 2022 with a winter holiday break and will be compensated $2500 stipend per semester once the work is completed.

Standard Background Check Required.

General Physical Requirements:

Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects; desk job with majority of sedentary work sitting roughly 50% or greater of the workday.

Working Conditions:

Climate controlled office setting, but some activities/ duties can occur both inside and outside the office setting.

Post-Hire Trainings:

Various trainings assigned upon hire and annually thereafter by the Office of Employee Engagement.

For consideration please submit CV, letter of interest, and contact information for three professional references in the attachments section of your application at http://daemen.applicantpro.com. Incomplete packages will not be considered.

Daemen College is an AA/EOE and strongly encourages applications from women, veterans, people of color, individuals with disabilities and candidates who will contribute to and support the cultural fluency and diversity of our campus. Apply directly at https://daemen.applicantpro.com/jobs/

Daemen University strongly encourages all campus community members to get vaccinated for COVID-19, including a booster vaccine. Individuals who are boosted will face fewer restrictions and be better protected from serious illness. At this time, COVID-19 Vaccination is no longer mandatory. However, the COVID-19 pandemic is an evolving global risk that may require adaptation of policies as necessary depending on public health information and data trends. Daemen University reserves the right to reinstate mandatory vaccination and require unvaccinated community members to receive a vaccine to maintain active employment, with the option of engaging a potential medical or religious accommodation exemption process. All employees, regardless of full time, part time, per diem, or temporary status, are strongly encouraged to receive a completed course of one of the FDA approved COVID-19 vaccinations (Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson).


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Graduate Assistant - Office Of Accessibility Services

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