Colleges of the Fenway Graduate Assistant - Disability Support Services - MCPHS University in Boston, Massachusetts

For nearly 200 years, MCPHS University, formerly known as Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, has been at the forefront of innovation in the healthcare world. We take pride in our history, yet are motivated by a curiosity about the future. That?s why we are constantly updating our state-of-the-art labs, innovating our curriculums, and adding programs to coincide with the needs of an ever-changing healthcare landscape.

Faculty and staff continue to bring their talents and skills to MCPHS University to contribute to our mission of guiding and supporting students toward successful and sustainable careers in healthcare. Whatever position an employee holds, their efforts make an important impact on the overall quality of campus life. Employees are an integral part of a community that is proud of its heritage and the accomplishments that make MCPHS University a first-class educational institution.


The Graduate Assistant assists the Director of Disability Support Services (DSS), the Disability Services Assistant Manager, and the Director of Student Affairs with daily operations as they relate to DSS. This is a part-time position for approximately 18 hours per week.

Assists with scheduling and conducting student appointments, including drop-in appointments. Responsible for maintaining accurate and timely student case notes Compiles weekly and monthly DSS data reports Helps assess, develop and evaluate the Disability Support Services process. Assists with electronic and web-based data and file management Assist DSS Testing with exam proctoring Collaborate with Disability Services Assistant Manager on policies and procedures for testing, note-taking, and assistive technology Training, including a willingness to learn how to interpret disability documentation and access for reasonable accommodations Demonstrates teamwork, leadership, and professionalism while working with and among the Student Affairs staff. Respects the confidential nature of the students receiving Disability Support Services. Is available, visible, and approachable to students within the university community through weekly office hours, and weekly one-on-one meetings.

Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the Director of Disability Support Services.


Required: Currently or will be pursuing a master?s degree in special education, higher education and/or student affairs administration, education, counseling or related field concurrently while in the position.

Desired: Undergraduate clinical work, rehabilitation counseling, counseling, special education, student leadership, orientation, residence life, community service, or related experiences.

To apply, please visit Attach a cover letter and a resume. No phone calls, please. Principals only. No relocation available. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University?s diversity are welcome to apply.

Date Posted: 6/22/2018