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Michigan State University

Specialist – Advisor-Continuing

  • Location

    East Lansing, MI
  • Posted On

    May 22, 2024
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Job Description

Specialist – Advisor-Continuing

Job no: 933667

Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff

Major Administrative Unit / College: University Health And Wellbeing

Department: Resource Ctr For Persons W Disabilities 10053793

Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff

Salary: 70000.00-90000.00 Salary Commensurate with Experience

Location: East Lansing

Categories: Student Services/Student Affairs, Advising/Counseling, Continuing System Academic Staff, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union, Remote-Friendly

Working/Functional Title

Health Professions Edu. Accessibility Coordinator

Position Summary

The position works closely with the RCPD Director, Assistant Directors, and Ability Access Specialists to articulate and enact reasonable accommodations while partnering with leadership in the health professions, faculty, and staff to create pathways and programmatic inclusiveness for students with disabilities as part of a larger DEI framework. The position assists faculty and staff in implementing accessible instructional methods and adaptations to provide equal access in the classroom and clinical settings. This position leads training activities on disability issues, rights, responsibilities, reasonable accommodations, and inclusive design. The candidate must have strong organizational and communication skills, have excellent judgment and decision-making skills, and work collaboratively with individuals and groups from a variety of backgrounds and identities. This role serves as a resident expert facilitating timely and highly aware interactions and solutions supporting accessibility in the health profession education environment. This position maintains deep awareness of programmatic demands, technical standards, and curriculum. It offers leadership to facilitate more effective connections between the academic/clinical programs, internship/clerkship sites, students and RCPD Ability Access Specialists.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Masters – Student Affairs, Rehabilitation Counseling, Counseling Psychology, Business, Leadership Development, Social Work, Special Education, or a related field

Minimum Requirements

Four years of direct experience working with individuals with disabilities or with health professions students including awareness of disability dynamics.
A positive view of the potential and capabilities of people with disabilities
Three years of programmatic management and supervision experience
Experience developing accommodation plans with individuals with disabilities
Skills and experience preparing and presenting workshops or training sessions related to disability
Knowledge of federal and state laws pertaining to disability access and compliance
Ability to understand trends, partner to identify strategic opportunities and use data to assess, guide, and report programmatic innovation

Desired Qualifications

Experience with health professions education
To apply:

Required Application Materials

resume, letter of interest and contact information for 3 professional references.

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Remote Work Statement

MSU strives to provide a flexible work environment and this position has been designated as remote-friendly. Remote-friendly means some or all of the duties can be performed remotely as mutually agreed upon.


MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

How to Apply

When applying, mention you saw this opening listed on Disability Scoop.