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Posting number 2018.010
Position Coordinator, Centre for Accessibility Services
Department Centre for Accessibility Services
Contract type Staff, 100% full-time, Permanent
Start date As soon as possible after closing date
Salary scale $5,015.11 - $5,865.06 per month (Staff pay group 11)
Closing date February 9, 2018

About UFV

The University of the Fraser Valley is nationally recognized for its commitment to teaching excellence, community relevance, and Indigenization. With over 100 programs, from graduate and undergraduate arts, science, and professional degrees, to trades and technical education, university preparation, and continuing education UFV is the school of choice for over 15,000 students.

Posting details

The Coordinator, Centre for Accessibility Services provides overall direction, planning, and administration of the Centre for Accessibility Services ensuring that persons with disabilities have access to UFV programs and services. Responsibilities include defining operational and strategic goals for the Centre for Accessibility Services; overseeing departmental planning; developing, implementing and maintaining policies and procedures related to the delivery of services for students with disabilities; overseeing and maintaining numerous budgets that support the overall operation of the Centre for Accessibility Services, also overseeing budgets related to programs operated by the Centre for Accessibility Services. The Coordinator liaises with internal UFV departments, as well as funders and stakeholders to maintain and improve services for students with disabilities; coordinates delivery of services to students with disabilities who are attending classes at UFV; develops and maintains a database on all students registered with the Centre for Accessibility Services; supervises Centre for Accessibility Services staff and hires contractors (invigilators, sign language interpreters); completes and submits projections for costs associated with the operation of the Centre for Accessibility Services; manages student crisis situations and provides appropriate referrals to internal and external support services; assists and supports high schools with transitions and transition planning for students with disabilities coming to UFV; and advises students and staff in the use of adaptive technology and provides or supervises training.


This is a multi-campus position that may be required to split time between the Chilliwack and Abbotsford campus.


Bachelor’s degree in Adult Education, Social Work or a related Social Science discipline. A teaching credential is considered an asset to the related degree. Minimum four (4) years of experience working with adults with a disability in an educational setting. Computer literacy and experience with adaptive technologies is essential.


How to apply

Shortlisted applicants may be required to undergo a criminal record check. Shortlisted applicants will be required to provide copies of their most recent evaluation summary.


Direct resume including evidence of appropriate qualifications by February 9, 2018, referring to Posting #2018.10 to:

Human Resources
University of the Fraser Valley
33844 King Road, Abbotsford, BC, Canada V2S 7M8
Tel: (604) 854-4554            Fax: (604) 854-1538          Website:
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Please note:

  • We thank all applicants for considering UFV for employment.
  • Incomplete applications will not be processed.
  • In order to be environmentally and fiscally responsible, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  • Short-listed candidates may undergo a criminal record check and/or a verification of their education credentials, as required.
  • Shortlisted applicants for staff positions will be required to provide copies of their most recent evaluation summary.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

UFV is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

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