Associate Director

Dartmouth College
January 12, 2020
Hanover, NH
Job Type


Dartmouth College

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans or any other legally protected group.

Position Information

Position Title
Associate Director

Student Accessibility Services

Position Number

Position Purpose
The Associate Director of Student Accessibility Services (SAS) engages in direct service with students, staff, and academic partners to support students with disabilities in receiving reasonable adjustments and program modifications that achieve equitable access to the College's programs, services, and activities. In the process, the Associate Director supports students' intellectual and personal development, consistent with the mission of the College and the College's commitment to diversity and inclusion. The Associate Director also provides management support to the Assistant Dean & Director of SAS. This support includes supervising professional staff performing the duties noted above as well as supervising the Testing Center Coordinator. More broadly, the Associate Director is responsible for promoting and providing leadership for the College's full inclusion of students with disabilities, serving as a consultant to campus partners to raise awareness around stigma and unconscious bias toward individuals with disabilities, and supporting innovative inclusion practices across the academic setting such as universal design for learning.

SEIU Level
Not an SEIU Position


Employment Category
Regular Full Time

Department Contact for Cover Letter
Alison May, Assistant Dean & Director of Student Accessibility Services

Special Instructions to Applicants
Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Key Accountabilities

Key Accountabilities • Consults directly with students and faculty via the interactive process, incorporating careful review of disability documentation and relevant legal guidance, to determine reasonable academic adjustments, auxiliary services, and other aids that do not fundamentally alter programs of study. - 45%
• Supervises professional staff who serve in direct-service roles such as determination of reasonable accommodations and administering accommodated tests. - 20%
• Serves as a leader, consultant, committee member, and/or advisor for a number of College constituencies such as the College Health Service (including the Counseling Center), the Office of Residential Life, Dartmouth Center for Advancing Learning, Learning Design & Technology, Classroom Technologies, Libraries, and student groups and recognized organizations. - 10%
• Maintains detailed records regarding interactions with students, faculty, and other relevant parties. - 10%
• Develops and delivers on-campus educational programming and participates in divisional projects that enhance the College environment for individuals with disabilities. - 10%
• Participates in and assists the Assistant Dean & Director with program assessment, long-term planning, development, and reporting. - 5%
-- Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others. -- Performs other duties as assigned PI117016946

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