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Accommodations Assistant

Vaccination and Testing Mandate
See Illinois Governor J.B Pritzker’s mandate regarding vaccination/testing requirements for Higher Education and Harper’s implementation. https://www.harpercollege.edu/cleared/index.php

Apply now Job no: 494068
Work type: Full time
Location: Harper College Main Campus (Palatine)
Categories: Classified Staff
Salary: $15.91 - $20.06
Pay Grade: CS Hourly FT 1950
Division: Provost
Department: Student Affairs

Schedule Information: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday thru Friday, flexibility to work evenings when needed to accommodate students 

Hours per Week: 37.5

Benefits: Health, Dental, Life & Disability; Sick, Vacation & Holiday Pay; Personal Business; Harper Tuition Waivers; and Professional Expense

Work Conditions:  Work is primarily indoor and sedentary in nature.  The position requires visual acuity, manual dexterity, and auditory acuity to work with a wide range of students.  On occasion, the position will require moving between offices and buildings to provide services.  The position also requires some schedule flexibility in order to accommodate students.

Duties of Position: Works to coordinate exam accommodations and note taking services for students with disabilities.  Accommodations Assistant will serve to implement frontline accommodations, and will communicate with Faculty, ADS staff, and Testing Center staff to ensure high-quality services to students.  The position requires some evening work and schedule flexibility in order to accommodate students.

Manages accommodations and materials for exam administration, proctors exams and returns exams to Instructors.  Works with Front Office staff and student aides to facilitate these processes.

Provides approved testing accommodations to students.

Assists students and Instructors to coordinate testing times for students needing testing accommodations in ADS.

Assists students with submitting third-party exam accommodation documents, and provides appropriate releases and ADS documents as supporting evidence.

Maintains regular contact with the Testing Center regarding upcoming certification, licensing, or specialty exams that require testing accommodations or proctoring in ADS.

Communicates with Instructors, students, third-party testing organizations, the Testing Center, and ADS staff as needed.

Meets with students interested in utilizing note taking services, and provides appropriate paperwork to students.

Coordinates note taker recruitment and serve as a temporary note taker when needed. an

Assists ADS in organizing note taker paperwork, data tracking, and preparation of note taker stipends.

Recruits lab assistants for  students with physical disabilities.

Assists with front office phone calls and other direct student accommodations per the direction of the Manager, Accommodation Services.

Participates in ADS and Student Development meetings.

Performs other duties as assigned by the Manager, Accommodation Services or Director.

Educational Requirements: High School Graduate required, with a preference for college coursework in Education, Counseling, Social Work, or a related field.

Experience Requirements: Direct experience working with college students and/or students with disabilities desired.  Additional experience with test proctoring, academic support, or tutoring highly valued.

Application Review Date: Applications are accepted until the position is filled though priority will be given to applications received on or before:  08/12/2021

Required Documents: ***A resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process***

* Official transcripts required upon hire 
* Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.
* Employment sponsorship is not available.

Harper College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create an inclusive learning and working environment where individual differences and identities are respected, valued and embraced. We encourage women, people from historically underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.


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Last Updated: 8/19/21