POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Assistant Director, Disability Support Services
Disability Support Services
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

SIU Disability Support Services is seeking qualified applicants for an Assistant Director. This is a 12-month, full-time term appointment.

Required Qualifications:

  1. Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, Special Education, or closely related field.
  2. Three years of professional experience in higher education disability services.
  3. Familiarity with federal and state laws pertaining to disabled students.
  4. Two years’ supervisory experience.
  5. One year of experience with fiscal/budget management.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Effective oral and written communication skills with administrators, faculty across disciplines, staff, students, and others.
  2. One year of experience supervising full-time staff.
  3. Demonstrated implementation, supervision, and/or assessment of programs in a higher education setting.
  4. Record of working collaboratively, cooperatively and effectively with diverse populations.

Responsibilities: This position assumes direct supervisory responsibilities of the professional and office staff and maintains all fiscal records. The Assistant Director monitors the practical implementation of accommodations for students with disabilities and ensures that said accommodations are compliant with federal and state laws mandating access for students with disabilities.

Applications Deadline: Review of applications will begin January 15, 2018, or until filled.

Application Procedure: Submit a letter of interest, current resume or vitae, names and contact information for three (3) references, to:

Search Committee: Assistant Director, Disability Support Services
ATTN: Lorrie Lefler
Office of Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs
Mail Code 4308
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1263 Lincoln Drive
Carbondale, Illinois 62901

Email: ljlefler@siu.edu

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of 
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed 
and encouraged and will receive consideration.