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Fairleigh Dickinson University Assistant Director of Academic and Disability Support Services (Florham Campus) in Teaneck, New Jersey

Job Summary:

The Assistant Director of Academic and Disability Support Services reports to the Director of Academic and Disability Support Services and has responsibility for management of the basic skills program and other academic support activities; proctoring and scoring of placement tests, and placement of incoming students according to campus guidelines; and coordinating accommodations and related services for students with disabilities.

Required Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in Education, Student Personnel Services, Higher Education Administration, or related field preferred.

  2. A minimum of 2 year related experience in tutoring and working with students with disabilities at the post secondary level. Demonstrated knowledge of section 504 and ADA , including but not limited to: legal issues, higher education, and support services.

  3. A minimum of 2 years of experience in coordinating, scoring and interpreting placement tests at the post secondary level.

  4. Knowledge of assistive technology, strong computer skills, research and statistical reporting skills.

  5. Strong oral and written communications and interpersonal skills.

  6. Ability to work effectively with a diverse population of students, faculty, staff and administrators.

  7. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of students’ information in accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act ( FERPA ) regulations.

  8. Willing and able to work non-standard hours as required, including evenings and weekends.

  9. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check. Candidates for hire will be required to sign a waiver authorizing the background check and produce a Social Security Card.

Status: Full-Time

Campus: Florham Campus, Madison, NJ

Hiring Manager: Lauren Mazur

Department: Disability Support Services-Florham