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Position Title
Accommodation Specialist

University of Wisconsin-Madison

McBurney Disability Resource Center

Salary Range
$41,336 MIN ANNUAL (12 months)

Position Description
This position facilitates the provision of reasonable accommodations for university students with learning disabilities, mental health, chronic medical conditions and attentional disorders (AD/HD) to ensure equal access to the programs, services and activities of the institution. This position will carry a case load consisting of students with these disabilities.

The Accommodation Specialist assists faculty and staff in developing fair and effective instructional methods and adaptations to provide classroom access for this student population. This position may also participate in campus-wide training activities for students, faculty and staff on disability issues, rights and responsibilities under the law, and advocacy regarding reasonable accommodation in a post-secondary environment.

This position will participate in program development initiatives to serve the primary populations of McBurney students including but not limited to teaching for credit courses, developing educational effectiveness programs and promoting community building activities and events. This position may also supervise student employees and pre-masterís interns.

Minimum Qualifications
- Masterís degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, Counseling Psychology, Social Work, Special Education or a related field.

- Two or more years of direct experience working with individuals with psychological and learning disorders including but not limited to mood, anxiety or autism spectrum disorders, learning disability/dyslexia, and Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.

Desired Qualifications
For preferred qualifications and necessary skills and experience see the full position listing at: http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/WebListing/Unclassified/PVLSummary.aspx?pvl_num=75777

University Description
The University of Wisconsin is a world-class university, nationally and internationally recognized for our academic excellence, incredible students, inspiring faculty, exceptional value, and an amazing campus and community.

Region Description

Required Application Materials
Submit cover letter, resume and names, addresses and phone numbers of three professional references referring to Position Vacancy Listing 75777.

Application Deadline
March 20, 2013

Starting Date
June 1, 2013

Send Applications To:
Diane Steele

Mailing Address
500 Lincoln Dr, 70 Bascom Hall
Madison, WI 53706

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