Advertised Employing Department: Office of Equal Opportunity
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
Iowa State University (ISU) invites applications for an Inclusion Services Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity.
Under the supervision of the Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity, this positions responsibilities include assuring compliance with the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to persons with disabilities. Other responsibilities include coordinating religious accommodation requests and being the lead person in charge of operations and dissemination of the Campus Climate Response Team.
The coordinator is responsible for coordinating ISU policies and procedures relating to persons with disabilities, tracking college progress relating to its policies and procedures as well as state and federal laws relating to persons with disabilities, filing all necessary reports, and providing consultative services to employing units and offices of the University.
The successful candidate will possess excellent listening, written and oral communication skills to work with faculty, staff, students, attorneys, community leaders, vendors and outside auditors. The candidate must also have the ability to work well under pressure and meet critical deadlines; resolve conflict; and have a record of integrity and good judgment.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of related experience; OR a Master’s degree and 3 years of related experience; OR a combination of education and/or related experience totaling 9 years unless otherwise specified under supplemental required education and experience. Experience must be at a comparable level and directly related to the duties of this position.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Experience with access, accommodations, and advocacy issues, particularly in a higher education setting.
Experience with triage and case management of reported incidents.
Graduate degree in appropriate field (Special Education, Higher Education, Disability Services, Rehabilitation Counseling, Law, etc.).
Experience providing guidance on compliance with the ADA, Section 504 and related disabilities law in a complex institutional or public sector environment.
Experience developing educational and prevention programming.
Education or experience which demonstrates ability to communicate effectively in multiple languages, particularly sign languages.
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer and committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, veterans, and underrepresented groups (i.e. racial, ethnic, LGBTQA+, and differentially abled).
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,0...00, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com). Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.