Accessibility Representative, Military Specialization


Academy of Art University
79 New Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
United States

Category
Industry
Education
Job Start Date
11/19/2018
Application Closing Date
1/31/2019
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Security Clearance Required
No
Employment Type
PartTime/Full Time
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel
Military Rank
Unspecified
Primary Military Specialty
Human Resource Management
Secondary Military Specialty
Admin
Service Branch
All Branches

Job Description

Academy of Art University seeks a full-time Accessibility Representative with a focus in Military Specialization. This is an impactful and dynamic position that will enable candidates to work in an operational capacity, think of creative solutions and enhance the learning experience for our veteran students. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Facilitate accommodations for onsite and online students with learning disabilities of all types, including AD/HD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, mobility impairments, medical conditions, acquired brain injury, psychological disorders as well as hearing and visual impairments.
  • Manage services and accommodations for all military students with disabilities
  • Provide ongoing academic coaching as needed for study skills and time management
  • Guide students towards self-sufficiency and self-advocacy by providing them access to helpful resources
  • Collaborate with staff and faculty consistently to ensure assigned students are successful
  • Conduct seminars on subjects such as note-taking, organization, collaboration, social skills, and professional conduct
  • Provide guidance with and troubleshoot issues as it pertains to assistive technology


Benefits:

Academy of Art University offers health insurance, 401k options, paid sick leave and a commuter benefit program.  The Academy also offers employees an opportunity to take one undergraduate course tuition-free each semester.  We also have a swimming pool with multiple lanes, two fitness centers and many recreational programs that you are welcome to benefit from throughout the year.


 
Job Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
Prior experience working with military veterans
Background knowledge of GI Bill and federal and local support services for veterans
Prior experience working with students or people with disabilities
Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Must be a high achiever and demonstrate a commitment to success
Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task
Background knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act
Employer
Academy of Art University
Carmel Valencia
79 New Montgomery Street
San Francisco CA 94105
United States
Academy of Art University Carmel Valencia
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