Drew University is seeking an Accommodations Assistant in the Office of Accessibility Resources , which is part of the Center for Academic Excellence. This is a clerical, 20 hour, part- time position (8:30 am – 12:30 pm), Monday through Friday.
The Accommodations Assistant is a clerical role that manages the testing and note-taking accommodations for qualified students who have disclosed a disability at Drew. This includes:
Accepting testing and note-taking requests via email
Maintaining a testing calendar
Monitoring the testing room
Communicating with instructors via email (testing appointments, requesting exams; notifying instructors when completed exams are available for retrieval)
Forwarding received notes (weekly) to approved students
Tracking submission of notes
Communicating with students and note-takers via email and in person
Completing summary report at end of the semester
Familiarity with Google docs; familiarity with Microsoft Excel ; excellent communication skills: composing emails using professional language; respect for and understanding of confidentiality;
Education: BA preferred.
To apply, submit the following materials to HR0718-8@Drew.edu. Please include your name in the subject. Please apply by August 17, 2018.
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About Drew University:
Drew University, located on a beautiful, wooded,186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,100 students with 145 full-time faculty members. Over 35% of our undergraduate students are from underrepresented groups, and we were recently ranked 19th among baccalaureate institutions for the number of international students enrolled. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers bachelor’s degrees in 32 disciplines.
Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship and hands-on learning that successfully prepares students for their futures. Students regularly connect with local communities, and because of our proximity to New York City, we are home to multiple New York Semester experiences for our undergraduate students: Wall Street, United Nations, Contemporary Art, Communications and Media, Social Entrepreneurship, and New York Theatre. The University also houses the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, the Center for Global Education, the Center for Civic Engagement, the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, and the United Methodist Archives and History Center. Drew also recently received a multi-year grant to transform teaching and learning in the humanities by incorporating emerging digital technologies, methods, and pedagogies.
To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, a successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. These positions are subject to a background check.
Internal Number: HR0718-8
About Drew University
Drew University's highest priority is excellence in liberal education in a changing world environment. This priority guides the planning, implementing, and evaluating of the programs and activities of the University as well as the stewardship of its varied resources.