|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|
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.
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.
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:Find out how to prepare your application
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.