Director, Student Accessibility & Support Services

Rider University

Lawrenceville, NJ

ID: 7099478 (Ref.No. 22M500018)
Posted: May 5, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Description

Rider University invites applications for the Director, Student Accessibility & Support Services.  This individual will develop, direct, and provide services for students with all disabilities. The Director will assist and advise the University in all aspects of compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (as amended), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Fair Housing Act, and applicable state laws.
Specifically, the individual will be responsible for:
  • developing and directing the provision of services to students with disabilities;
  • coordinating disability-related services with existing support programs and other offices;
  • working cooperatively with non-academic offices on campus to provide accommodations and support services beyond academic adjustments, including environmental adaptations and technological and/or auxiliary aides; and 
  • conducting educational, training and awareness experiences for the campus. 

Position Requirements

·         Graduate degree, master’s level in learning disabilities, education, or related field
·         Five years’ experience in working with students with disabilities at the college level
·         Administrative experience
·         Strong interpersonal skills

Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience

·         Doctorate preferred

About Rider University

The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. 

Rider University is committed to fostering an inclusive, vibrant living and learning community that embraces students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and enables them to achieve success. 

Through reflection and open, respectful dialogue, we develop responsible citizens who demonstrate academic understanding and compassion to grow and serve as leaders in a diverse and global world.

Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.

Rider University has been included as one of the nation’s best universities by US News & World Report and remained in the top tier in the Regional Universities – North category. Additionally, The Princeton Review named Rider among its “Best 387 Colleges” in the nation. Both publications have ranked the University favorably in their respective surveys for more than a decade.

Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity.  

Special Instructions to Applicants

Rider University is committed to diversity. Please provide a statement of your commitment to diversity.

The completion of a background check is required for all new hires.