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Student Accommodation Specialist

University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls
Occupational fields: 
Office and Administrative Support
Zip Code: 
Fields of study: 
Counseling Psychology and School Counseling
Education science
Employment type: 
Full time
Remote Position: 
Job Expiration Date: 
Required degree level: 
Bachelors degree

Student Accommodation Specialist

Student Accessibility Services


Impact & Responsibilities: Facilitates academic accommodations for students with disabilities; oversees coordination of alternative text processes; assists with orienting students with disabilities to the university; maintains knowledge of the laws, guidelines, and regulations affecting students with disabilities; and participates in broader department and Student Life Division activities.


Requirements: Bachelor's degree in education, counseling, social work, family services, disability studies or related field; at least one year of experience working with individuals with disabilities; demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with diverse groups of people; knowledge of the application of laws and regulations pertaining to individuals with disabilities; ability to work independently; strong oral and written communication skills; and strong problem solving and critical thinking skills.

Student experience will be considered.


Preferred: Experience providing the delivery of services for students with disabilities in a college or university setting; experience delivering academic support services in a college or university setting; and knowledge of assistive technology and ADA Coordinator Training Certification.



UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.


The University offers an excellent benefits package including a vacation plan, employer sponsored retirement plans, health and dental insurance, and life and disability insurance. Benefits package details can be viewed at Application materials received by Monday, January 29th will be given first consideration. For more information or to apply, visit Criminal and other relevant background checks required. UNI is a tobacco free campus.

35 000 gross annual income