New York University
NYU’s Global Programs & University Life organization is committed to being a welcoming campus community that reflects and enacts the values of inclusion, diversity, belonging, equity and accessibility that inform academic excellence. Employees in this organization are expected to contribute to diverse, equitable, inclusive and accessible learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty.
The Assistant Director will work with the AVP and Assoc. Director to provide leadership for staff and overall services for students with disabilities who require accommodations locally and abroad. Work to maintain currency of policies and procedures and work with staff on interpretation and consistent application. Oversee departmental programming including accommodated testing. Inform students, faculty, and staff of available accommodation services. Advise students of their rights and responsibilities; interpret federal policies and procedures. Plan and implement provisions for reasonable accommodations. Work with the AVP and Assoc Director on complex case management.
Master’s Degree in appropriate discipline (Counseling, Psychology, and Learning, Education, Rehabilitation Counseling, Social Work, or related area) or in lieu Bachelor’s degree plus 4 years directly related experience.
5+ years of related post-degree experience with appropriate adult population with disability(ies) including experience evaluating medical documentation, arranging accommodations, and the use of any adaptive technologies (if applicable), or equivalent combination of education and experience.
5+ years of experience within higher education setting working with undergraduate and graduate level students.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Excellent interpersonal, listening, written and verbal communication skills. Knowledge of testing documentation in appropriate subject discipline. Knowledge of federal and state regulations regarding ADA and compliance in higher education.
In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is USD $73,000.00 to USD $93,000.00. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as, market and organizational considerations when extending an offer. This pay range represents base pay only and excludes any additional items such as incentives, bonuses, clinical compensation, or other items.
NYU aims to be among the greenest urban campuses in the country and carbon neutral by 2040. Learn more at nyu.edu/nyugreen.
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