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CUNY Non-Teaching Adjunct - Disability Service Office in Bronx, New York

Non-Teaching Adjunct - Disability Service Office

Job ID

26259

Location

Bronx Community College

Full/Part Time

Regular/Temporary

Regular

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GENERAL DUTIES

Completes non-teaching projects or complex work in support of a Campus or University administrative or academic department. This work is generally of a temporary nature and requires specialized experience or expertise.

CONTRACT TITLE

Non-Teaching Adjunct

FLSA

Non-exempt

CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION

Reporting to the Director of the Disability Services Office, the Disability Service Specialist is responsible for helping manage the Disability Service to provide reasonable accommodation’s within Bronx’s student-centered academic model. The Accessibility Specialist will work closely with the Disability Office and Faculty to ensure that online course content and will work closely with the Disability Office and Faculty to ensure that online course content and digital communications meet ADA guidelines. The candidate is also responsible for maintaining and creating digitally accessible content, testing and remediation, and verifying compliance with the web content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG).

Collaborate with Faculty and staff to implement accessibility course content solutions

Making sure that class material is compatible with screen readers, text browsers, and other assistive technologies used by students with disabilities

Conducting assessments on online course material to determine potential barriers to access by students registered with ARC

Recommending modifications to equipment, procedures, policies, or practices to ensure compliance with ADA standards

Developing and conducting training programs for faculty/staff on disability-related issues as well as on disability etiquette and sensitivity

Consulting with CTL about best practices for increasing accessibility in the classroom for students with disabilities

Creating an annual plan for compliance with ADA standards and maintaining records of actions taken to implement that plan

Perform accessibility audits and report on audit findings

Oversee production of alternate media (E-text, Kurzweil, large print, Dragon Naturally, speaking, zoom Text, audio files, Live Scribe pen, Glean, etc.) enabling students with visual disabilities access to instructional materials

Scan text material using special software and convert it into alternative forms of output

Provide alternate media orientation and training to students, learns develops, and implements new and emerging alternate media strategies, production techniques, and technologies

Perform other technical duties as needed and assigned by Director

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

A Bachelor degree from an accredited institution of higher education

Experience in a diverse higher education setting preferred with prior experience in coordinating and evaluating college-level programs

Knowledge of best practices in disabilities and autism spectrum conditions

Candidates must possess an understanding of the cultural, social, and educational needs of a multiethnic campus community

COMPENSATION

Non Teaching Adjunct $47.42-$59.00/HR

BENEFITS

CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.

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CLOSING DATE

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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

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