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Posted On March 07, 2018
Cleveland Institute of Art, a private college of art and design, is seeking a Disability Support & Academic Advisor. This position will be responsible for registering students and approving accommodations, coordinating exam administration when appropriate, hiring and monitoring note takers, and will share responsibility for academic advising.
• Evaluate documentation including but not limited to: IEPs, medical reports, psychological reports, 504 reports, and psychiatric/psychological assessment
• Meet and interview students as part of the assessment process
• Determine appropriate ADA accommodations for each qualified student
• Keep confidential documentation on every student registered for ADA accommodations
• Educate students and families as needed about accommodations in high school vs in college, inform about the support services available at CIA
• Identify and follow up accommodations needs (e.g., extended time, audio books, note takers, etc.) Assess and verify disability documentation, identify functional limitations, and put in place reasonable accommodations
• Work with faculty to develop accommodations
• Stay current with: disability services trends/law, best practices
• Stay informed about CIA’s general education requirements, major requirements, prerequisite requirements, transfer requirements, graduation requirements, and campus policies
• Keep ethical and professional standards in compliance with FERPA and HIPAA
• Serve as a member of the CARE Team to determining appropriate resources and interventions for students with exceptional circumstances and/or heightened concerns
• Provide individualized academic advising to students, about the following topics (but not limited to): selecting majors, selecting coursework/scheduling, registration process, transfer credits, course substitution/waiver, and independent study; connect students to campus resources, monitor academic standing
• Refer students to academic support services within the institution
• Provide appropriate workshops to faculty and staff and orientation about disability services
• Collaborate and participate in open house events, orientation, and graduation events as needed
Essential Knowledge and Skill Requirements
• State and federal laws regarding disabilities, particularly the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
• Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA)
• Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act
• Office of Civil Rights regulations
• Student development theories
• Academic advising with attention to detail
• Effective communication, and strong interpersonal skills, mediation skills, problem solving
• Ability to apply disability evaluative criteria, decision making with unclear and unprecedented situations
• Respect for and ability to work with students of diverse backgrounds
• Related experience in a post-secondary or higher education setting preferred
• Organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks in coordinating room reservations, requests, and delivery of test materials, monitoring of student/testing database
The successful candidate will have a master’s degree in higher education, social work, special education, counseling, or related field.
Please send resume with cover letter including salary requirements by Friday, June 1, 2018 to:
Cleveland Institute of Art
11610 Euclid Ave
Job Code: DS18
Cleveland, Ohio 44106
No phone calls please.
The Cleveland Institute of Art is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building and sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse campus environment, and to the principles that promote inclusion.
Visit our website at: www.cia.edu
As part of the Cleveland Institute of Art's commitment to the diversity of its workforce, applicants are requested to self-identify race/ethnicity. Providing this information is strictly voluntary and any information disclosed will not be used in the hiring process.