EVMS

Manager I, Disability Services

Position Number
1661801
Department
Student Affairs
Category
Other
Compensation Max
USD $76,799.00/Yr.
Compensation Min
USD $59,076.00/Yr.
US-VA-Norfolk

Overview

The Disability Services Manager will create, provide operational oversight, and management of a center for student Disability Services for medical (MD) and health professions (HP) graduate programs.  The Manager will provide school-wide leadership in promoting disability awareness, advocacy, education, and outreach. The Manager will use in-depth knowledge of legislation and case law to develop and establish accommodation standards and practices for students, and will provide consultation and professional development opportunities for EVMS faculty and staff. The Manager will Chair the Disability Services Committee and facilitate the review of applications and authorization of accommodations. 

Responsibilities

Administration

  • Create and manage an office of Disability Services for MD and HP students
  • Develop and implement campus policies and procedures for compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the ADA of 1990, and ADAAA of 2008
  • Chair the Disability Committee
  • Maintain databases and other relevant data to assess effectiveness of EVMS Disability Services
  • Create and manage a budget for Disability Services

 

Education

  • Develop and deliver educational programs to faculty, staff, and students
  • Provide guidance to student progress committees when needed
  • Represent Disability Services at student Orientation and other relevant activities

 

Student Services

  • Develop best practices in the submission, review, and medical documentation associated with students’ applications for accommodations within EVMS and for national board examinations
  • Counsel current and prospective students on the process of applying for and executing accommodations
  • Coordinate accommodations and disability support for MD and HP students
  • Document, maintain, and review hard copy and electronic case records
  • Provide on-going case management, follow-up, and support to students with disabilities
  • Implement and oversee program-wide procedure for requesting and issuing Excused Absences
  • Provide relevant and timely referral information for obtaining a cognitive, psychiatric/psychological, neuropsychological, sensory, and medical assessment

 

Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs

 

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in social/behavioral sciences, special education, educational or clinical psychology, rehabilitation science or counseling, social work, or related field. Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Three years' experience in the provision of services to students with disabilities at the undergraduate, post-graduate or professional school level, or closely related experience, is required.
  • Knowledge of applicable disability law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008 and demonstrated ability to apply this understanding in a medical and health professions school context.
  • Ability to effectively create, manage, and analyze databases consistent with quality assessments.
  • Ability to maintain an accurate and balanced budget.

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US-VA-Norfolk

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