Job Description - Assistant, Accommodations
Description View created on 09/16/2014

Assistant, Accommodations

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Pay Grade: 12
Job Title ID: 12355
Job Series/Job Family: Student Support & Success Series / Student Learning Services Family

Reports To

Manager, Learning Lab

Job Purpose

To assist Learning Lab staff in providing effective tutoring accommodations and equal access to technology for students, faculty, and staff with disabilities.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Tutors students with disabilities in developmental courses, reading, writing, and study skills; operates assistive equipment and instructional software.
  2. Assists Learning Lab Managers and computer support technicians to order, install, and maintain assistive software and equipment at all Learning Lab facilities and ACC facilities utilizing assistive technology; creates and maintains an inventory of Learning Lab assistive software and equipment.
  3. Serves as a liaison for students, faculty, the Office of Students with Disabilities (OSD), and other relevant College offices to determine and provide appropriate tutoring accommodations for students with disabilities.
  4. Trains OSD staff, lab personnel, faculty, and students, as needed or requested, on the use of assistive equipment and software; provides information and training to lab personnel on tutoring strategies for special needs students; partners with OSD and Interpreting Services to provide orientation to all new OSD students College-wide.
  5. Conducts research on tutoring methodologies and assistive technology used to accommodate students with disabilities in the Learning Lab; recommends tutoring strategies to accommodate special needs of students.
  6. Tracks data, composes reports, and provides feedback to relevant administrators, faculty, and OSD staff as requested on lab activity and usage related to students with disabilities.
  7. Maintains the Disability Services area of the Learning Lab web page with up-to-date information, schedules, directories, and procedures.

Knowledge

Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Skills

Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Computer Skills

Required

Physical Requirements

Work Experience

Required

Preferred

Education

Required

Preferred

Other

     Preferred

Safety