Associate Director, Student Accessibility & Support Services

Rider University

Lawrenceville, NJ

ID: 7247934 (Ref.No. 24M500016)
Posted: May 24, 2024
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Description

WHY RIDER UNIVERSITY?? – We take pride in our progress and the positive impact it has on our students and the University.
Rider University invites applications for the position of Associate Director, Student Accessibility & Support Services within the Office of Student Accessibility & Support Services.  The Associate Director provides services for students with disabilities. Individual student needs are assessed and academic accommodations, learning strategies, and environmental adaptations are implemented, and auxiliary aides are accessed. Consulting with professors, other support programs, and other offices, and solving disability-related student problems in a timely manner are essential. The Associate Director will serve as the Director’s backup in the Director’s absence.

Position Requirements

  • Graduate degree, Masters Degree level in learning disabilities, special education, education, counseling, psychology, clinical mental health, rehabilitation counseling, or related field. 
  • Demonstrated experience working with students with disabilities at the college level. 
  • Demonstrated relationship building and maintaining skills. 
  • Demonstrated strong writing and communication skills. 
  • Satisfactory background and/or DMV checks required 

Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience

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 is consistently ranked as a best college by U.S. News and World Report, The Wall Street Journal and The Princeton Review. For more than a decade, Rider has also been recognized in The Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges for its sustainability efforts.
Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity. 

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