Employment Opportunities

Assistant Director of Student Accessibility Services

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SUNY Budget Title: Staff Associate
Salary Level/Grade: SL4
Work type: Full time
Location: Brockport, NY
Department: ASC Student Accessibility Svcs
Categories: Management & Professional


Located in Western New York, State University of New York (SUNY) Brockport is a nationally recognized and accredited public institution with competitive state health insurance and retirement plan options. SUNY Brockport also includes Brockport Downtown and sponsors the Rochester Educational Opportunity Center (REOC), both located in Rochester, NY. We are an inclusive employee-oriented university. Be yourself and start your career here. Help us build a better Brockport!
Job Summary:

SUNY Brockport is accepting applications for an Assistant Director of Student Accessibility Services. The Assistant Director of Student Accessibility Services (SAS) determines reasonable accommodations under ADA/504 laws for eligible students. As the leader of the SAS team, the Assistant Director is responsible for the administration and distribution of appropriate support programs from their team. The Assistant Director of SAS works collaboratively with a diverse population representing the entire campus community.


Responsibilities include:

  • Determines accommodation eligibility for students with disabilities under ADA/504
  • Coordinates and ensures equal access to programs and services for students with disabilities
  • Reviews documentation to determine reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities
  • Conducts intake appointments for new students
  • Monitors compliance of ADA/504 laws
  • Collaborates with Residential Life regarding requests for emotional support animals
  • Supervises and supports Student Accessibility Services staff
  • Assists with the planning and overview of assistive technology
  • Provides referral services to internal and external support resources
  • Meets with prospective students/parents to answer questions about accessing accommodations at the post-secondary level
  • Represents the office at recruitment events 
  • Provides training to faculty and staff through classroom presentations, departmental meetings, and as requested by campus colleagues
  • Collaborates with the appropriate campus partners including Instructional Design Specialist, Brockport Downtown, IT, REOC, to assist faculty and staff in implementing accommodations in the classroom
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Counseling, Psychology, Education, or related field by time of appointment from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized college or university.
  • Extensive knowledge and demonstrated experience of ADA/504.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a variety of constituents from innumerable backgrounds.
  • Ability to multi-task and work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to problem solve and to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent communication and organization skills.
  • Experience supervising including team development, organizational planning, and mentoring.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree by time of appointment from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized college or university.
  • Experience with assistive technology
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday
Salary and Benefits: Minimum Salary is $66,333. May be benefits eligible; more information at Careers@Brockport.  This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.
Application Instructions: Visit jobs.hr.brockport.edu to complete an application including your cover letter that addresses required and preferred qualifications, resume/CV, and contact information for three professional references. 
Background Investigation Statement:
All applicants are subject to a pre-employment background check.
Pre-Employment Drug Testing:
Pre-employment drug test and DOT physical may be required for positions requiring a valid Class A or B CDL driver's license with passenger endorsement.

New York State Executive Order:
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer:
SUNY Brockport does not discriminate. SUNY Brockport is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual’s race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the university community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law, or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.

Diversity Statement:
SUNY Brockport is committed to creating and maintaining an equitable environment that welcomes, values, and supports individuals and communities who affirm human dignity. The University provides opportunities for engagement, learning, growth, and transformation to foster a diverse, equitable, and inclusive institution.

SUNY Brockport is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The University actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the University.


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