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Accessibility Specialist

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SUNY Budget Title: Senior Staff Assistant
Salary Level/Grade: SL3
Work type: Full time
Location: Brockport, NY
Department: ASC Student Accessibility Svcs


Founded in 1835, State University of New York (SUNY) Brockport is an exceptional regional comprehensive public university that offers high-quality undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the arts, business, education, health, humanities, social sciences, and STEM. The University’s curriculum is grounded in the liberal arts and sciences and emphasizes experiential learning.   

Located only a few miles from Lake Ontario in a quaint “Village on the Erie Canal,” SUNY Brockport is conveniently situated between the cities of Rochester and Buffalo — the fourth and second largest cities in New York State. Inspiring excellence through growth, engagement, and transformation is our mission. Join the inclusive community of dedicated faculty, staff, and students who together are Building a Better Brockport!  

SUNY Brockport has a strong commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an affirmative action equal opportunity employer. We welcome individuality and encourage you to utilize your unique talents and bring your skills as we collaboratively strive to build meaningful lives and vibrant communities.   

Job Summary: SUNY Brockport is currently accepting applications for an Accessibility Specialist. The person in this role will review documentation and verify disability eligibility to determine reasonable accommodations, Housing Accommodations (including Assistance Animals); monitor Housing Accommodation expirations for timely and responsive renewals. They will also assist in student intake interviews to determine disability services and accommodations.

Communication and upkeep of accommodations include the duties of: Writing accommodation letters for new students and code appropriately in Banner. Revising accommodations for students as needed through re-evaluation. Collaborating with faculty and University staff to provide accommodations. Facilitating interactive meetings with students and/or faculty who need support with accommodation implementation, accommodation review, accommodation compliance, advocacy, or overall problem-solving when students with disabilities need support accessing collegiate education.

This person will also support compliance with ADA/504 laws by collaborating with faculty/staff on accommodation implementation, referring students/families to appropriate campus and community resources, meeting with prospective students and families regarding disability services, assisting the Assistant Director with SAS Advisory Board meetings, and collaborating with SAS staff to implement ongoing accommodations.

Other job functions include researching innovative programming, overseeing the Academic Coaching Program focusing on executive functioning skills, providing accessibility/disability-related workshops for community and campus-wide stakeholders, attending community and campus events, supporting the Assistant Director to assist the University’s strategic goals related to accessibility, and assisting SAS team with other departmental functions.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Counselor Education, Rehabilitation Counseling, Special Education, or a 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.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience required in Education, Counselor Education, Rehabilitation Counseling, Special Education, or a related field.
  • Experience in evaluating documentation of disability; determining eligibility for accommodations; and generating a plan for accommodation implementation in collaboration with students, faculty, and staff preferred.
  • Excellent written, interpersonal, analytical, and organizational skills.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in education, special education, or a related field.
  • Knowledge and experience with Banner, Accommodate, Brightspace, assistive technology, or related systems.
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8 - 4
Salary and Benefits: The Minimum Salary for this position is $53,151.
This position is benefits eligible; Find out more about benefits at Careers@Brockport!  This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.
Application Instructions: Visit 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

Non-Discrimination Statement/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.

Reasonable Accommodations:
SUNY Brockport provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, veterans, or wounded warriors where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Office of Human Resources or email your request to Tamara Gouger, AVP for Human Resources and ADA Coordinator, at Determinations or requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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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