The incumbent will be responsible for facilitating academic accommodations for students with all types of disabilities. This includes: interviewing, case management and implementing appropriate procedures to support student success; determining appropriate academic accommodations and working closely with faculty to address the needs of students as they arise; developing and implementing individual learning plans and providing learning skills instruction; liaising with College administration, faculty and staff to ensure college policies and practices are consistent with the Ontario Human Rights Code and other relevant legislation; advocating within the College and beyond on a broad range of issues impacting students with disabilities including the promotion of universal design for learning on campus; and contributing to a positive, co-operative team environment.
Possession of a Masters degree in Counselling, Disability Studies, Education or a related field with a minimum of three years full-time experience in counselling, case management, or teaching. Other qualifications include: demonstrated experience interpreting the implications of various types of disabilities within an educational context; familiarity with the College/post-secondary environment; experience providing learning skills instruction; some experience with assistive technology; working knowledge of adult education theory and practice; working knowledge of the Ontario Human Rights Code and other relevant legislation in the post-secondary context; excellent written and verbal communication skills, teamwork, leadership, problem-solving, and creative thinking skills.
Associate Director, Accessible Learning Services
Part Time / Contract
Hours of Work: Less than 24 hours per week between the hours of 8:30am – 4:30pm, Monday to Friday (flexible hours may be required to meet operational demands, including evening coverage and the occasional weekend or evening event)
Student Success and Engagement
Humber Lakeshore Campus, Humber North Campus
Academic start salaries are determined by qualifications and years of related experience.
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