Senior Associate, ADAAA – Disability Resource Center (Multiple positions)

College of Southern Nevada

CSN - North Las Vegas Campus, NV

ID: 7244054 (Ref.No. R0142235)
Posted: May 12, 2024

Job Description

The College of Southern Nevada appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:

  • Once you start the application process you cannot save your work. Please ensure you have all required attachment(s) available to complete your application before you begin the process.
  • Required attachments are listed below on the posting. Your application will not be considered without the required attachments.
  • Please note that applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment. Once a recruitment has closed, applications will no longer be accepted.

If you are unable to attach the required documents to your online application or need assistance regarding the application process, please contact the Talent Acquisition team within Human Resources via email at [email protected] or call (702) 651-5800 to be directed to the appropriate Recruiter.

Job Description

*This position is OPEN until Filled.  Reviewing applications as received.

This position reports to the Disability Resource Center Manager.  The Senior Associate serves as the primary resource to educate, train, and guide the college community in understanding disability access, rights, and responsibilities. Will manage a comprehensive program of services for students with disabilities, i.e., taking a case management approach, assist with day-to-day responsibilities of managing the DRC, i.e., classified/hourly staff and student workers. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (Special Education, College Student Personnel, Psychology, Social Work, Public Health, or related Human Service Field) from an accredited college or university; OR equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • 2 years related professional experience, knowledge of ADAA law and sections 504/508 of the Rehabilitation Act.

  • 1 year of managerial experience.

  • Knowledge of confidentiality laws regarding accommodations and records.

  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Skilled in making presentations.

  • Knowledge and skills in the use of Microsoft Office software.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or higher in a related field from a regionally accredited College or University.

  • Proven track record of leadership in disability resources and services.

  • Experience supervising staff, including student workers.

  • Experience handling confidential information professionally and routinely.

  • Experience making presentations, training, and serving as a resource to faculty, staff, and external groups.

  • Demonstrated awareness of sensitivity and commitment to diversity, inclusivity and able to effectively engage with diverse personalities and students with disabilities.

  • Experience and knowledge, training in State and Federal laws related to Disability Rights: ADA, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 508, ADAAA and their application to higher education.

  • Experience in engagement and assessment of successful student retention models.

  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Experience providing consultation in accommodations for students, faculty, and staff with disabilities in higher education.

  • Experience in the concepts of universal design for instruction and the social model of disability.

  • Knowledge of models of disability and inclusive educational design and their application to higher education.

  • Serve as an integral part of the DRC regarding strategic planning, data collection, and special projects.

  • Experience in the use of Microsoft Office software.

  • Experience entering and maintaining data systems for financial, quantitative, and qualitative reports.

The duties, knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Ability to travel to local high schools, CSN campuses (3), and other community locations to represent the DRC at key transition events.

  • Ability to work non-standard hours as needed.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.

  • Possess excellent customer service skills.

  • Ability to thrive in a diverse employment setting.

  • Ability to provide consultation in accommodations for students, faculty, and staff with disabilities in higher education.

  • Competency in Engagement and Assessment of successful student retention models.

Starting Salary Range

Administrative Faculty C - The starting salary is $53,805

CSN offers a generous benefits package comprised of excellent health insurance including medical, dental, vision, pharmacy, basic life insurance, and supplemental options (long-term care, short-term disability, and legal).  Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays. Comprehensive retirement plans, employee assistance program, and tuition discounts at the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) institutions. As well as tuition discounts for spouses, domestic partners, and dependents.  Perks encompassing on-campus employee discounts, professional and personal development opportunities; and statewide employee purchase programs.  Join a dynamic team investing in our future, Students First.



Full-Time Equivalent 


Required Attachment(s)

To be considered for this position, please upload the following documents to your application:

  • Resume/CV

  • Cover Letter

  • Contact information for three professional references (Name, email and phone number)

  • Unofficial Academic Transcripts (Applicants who have earned their degrees outside of the United States must have their educational transcripts evaluated by an approved evaluator if their college or university is not listed in the most recent edition of the Higher Education Directory, published by Higher Education Publications, Inc. If you have any questions regarding this, please reach out to the Human Resources, Talent Acquisition & Classification team).

Local Search

Out of Area/State Candidates will not be offered travel reimbursement.


CSN employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) MUST use the "Find Jobs" process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at CSN and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type "Find Jobs" in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate this specific job posting by typing the requisition number in the search box. If you complete an application outside of the internal application process and apply as an external candidate, your application will no longer be considered at the time of minimum qualification review. In order to prevent the disqualification of your application, you will need to reapply as an internal candidate before 11:59 pm the day prior to the position close date.

For more details on this position, please visit our website: My Career at CSN.

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Posting Close Date

Note to Applicant

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.  

All document(s) must be received by 11:59 p.m. the day prior to the closing date posted on the job announcement.

This position may require that a criminal background check be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.  

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.  

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.  

CSN is responsive to serving the educational needs of a diverse and ever-changing community. CSN employs only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the U.S. CSN does not sponsor aliens applying for faculty, professional staff, or management positions (H-1B Visas) in the absence of exceptional circumstances as defined by the USCIS.