FT Coordinator of Accessibility Services

FT Coordinator of Accessibility Services


Johnston Community College
245 College Road
Smithfield, NC 27577
Phone: 919-934-3051

Job Location

Main Campus, Smithfield, NC 


$43,516.00 - $65,274.00 Annually



Job Category

  • Technical/Paraprofessional

Application Period

Opens: Monday, January 13, 2020
Closes: Monday, January 27, 2020

Target Start Date

Sunday, March 1, 2020

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum & Preferred Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and provides exceptional customer service to students and the campus community in a professional, helpful and courteous manner
  • Sensitivity, understanding and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological, and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Ability to organize and implement events
  • Skill in decision-making and leadership

Education Minimum:  Master's degree with course work emphasis in education, psychology, counseling, social work, or related field.
Experience Minimum:  One to three years of experience working with persons with disabilities.
Experience Preferred:  One to three years of experience working in a college setting with persons with disabilities.

Preferred Qualifications


Position Description

The Coordinator of Accessibility Services will determine and coordinate direct and indirect services to students with disabilities.  The coordinator will maintain compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of the Americans with Disabilities Act, advocating on the behalf of students and providing training for other college personnel in these matters.

Knowledge & Responsibilities:'

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide initial orientation, referrals, and on-going case management for students requesting disability services.
  • Evaluate, obtain and provide accommodation and aids to students with disabilities, including but not limited to readers, sign language interpreters, note takers, and specialized technologies.
  • Maintain detailed student files, records of student interactions and resource referrals.
  • Evaluate and report upon periodic activity to Federal and State agencies, as well as college personnel and planning committees.
  • Assist in student decision making and formulation of educational goals and plans.
  • Develop a working knowledge of College policies and procedures, academic programs, continuing education programs, and student services.
  • Monitor the academic progress of enrolled students and refer to campus resources as necessary.
  • Assist students in identifying and understanding problems or concerns that affect academic achievement, provides appropriate interventions and supports achievement of academic success by referring students to institutional and/or community resources as appropriate.
  • Build and maintain relationships with faculty to provide support and intervention to students during critical momentum/loss points, including when students experience academic warning and probation.
  • Utilize early alert technologies and strategies to improve student retention, progression, and completion, including developing, delivering and sponsoring workshops, seminars etc. on student success strategies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Additional Information:

Language Skills

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general reports, technical procedures, or governmental regulations at a high level.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the public.

Computer Skills

  • Ability to utilized and continue to expand knowledge set in Colleague, On Base, and Microsoft Office.

Reasoning Ability  

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. 
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to use hands and fingers, and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

How to Apply

Please apply directly through our website: http://www.johnstoncc.edu/employment/index.aspx

Job Post Contact

Human Resources