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Endicott College Assistant Dean, Center for Accessibility Services in Beverly, Massachusetts

Endicott College’s Center for Teaching & Learning is seeking an

Assistant Dean, Center for Accessibility Services to ensure equal access and opportunity for Endicott students with a wide range of documented disabilities.

 

The Assistant Dean of the Center for Accessibility Services position involves interpretation of complex laws and regulations, as well as involvement with other organizations that provide services to students with disabilities. These services are provided in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (1973) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA, 1990), the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act (ADAAA) and the Fair Housing Act. This position works closely with students who have documented disabilities to ensure that they are supported through the implementation of academic and nonacademic accommodations. Additionally, the Assistant Dean collaborates with faculty and staff to promote accessible learning environments both in and out of the classroom. This position is full-time and reports to the Associate Dean of the Endicott Center for Teaching & Learning.

 

Consider Endicott College as your next employer! Our comprehensive benefit package offers health, dental, and tuition benefits for you and your family along with a retirement plan with employer contributions! We are located approximately 20 miles north of Boston and parking is free. We are also accessible by commuter rail on the Newburyport/Rockport line. Come and explore Endicott’s seaside locale where employees are an important part of the bustling campus community! 

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Serves as the College expert and liaison to the campus community regarding the provision and coordination of academic and campus accommodations for students.  

     

  • Provides overall leadership, planning, and supervision of the Center for Accessibility Services

     

  • Responsible for internally and externally communicating all services within the Center for Accessibility Services

     

    Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree required, in Education or related field

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience with Disability Studies or Special Education in higher education

  • Knowledge of and experience working with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, Family Educational Rights Privacy Act (FERPA), and assistive technology.

  • Ability to interpret documentation for a full range of disabilities and operationalizing into reasonable accommodations in the postsecondary learning environment  

  • Ability to communicate professionally both verbally and in writing with careful attention to detail

  • Strong organizational skills with expertise in planning, problem-solving, and the ability to prioritize in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to work as part of a team 

  • Supervisory experience required

  • Proficient in Microsoft office, computers skill, and G-Suite   

     

    Since 2010, the Chronicle of Higher Education has consistently named Endicott College as a “Great College to Work For.” Endicott College is a Baccalaureate, Master and Doctoral degree granting institution located on the North Shore of Massachusetts. Endicott is a welcoming community with engaged staff, faculty and students, a beautiful campus, and great employee benefits.  Endicott celebrates diversity and strives to bring a mix of talented people—representing a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills—together to do their best work. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.   We look forward to hearing from you!

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