Job Description

Job ID
15523
Location
UW Stout;Menomonie, WI
Full/Part Time
Full-Time
Regular/Temporary
Regular

INTRODUCTION:

DEPARTMENT: Disability Services

APPOINTMENT PERCENTAGE (FTE): .75

ANTICIPATED START DATE: August 15, 2019

JOB DUTIES

Reporting to the Director of Disability Services (DS), the Testing Coordinator assists in maintaining an accessible and inclusive testing environment for students with disabilities.

The Testing Coordinator is responsible for monitoring the integrity of the testing center and all aspects of the testing process through coordination of arrangements with students, professors, the DS staff. This includes scheduling and proctoring exams as well as any other test coordination as necessary. Additionally, this position assists with other duties within the DS office including, but not limited to assisting other staff with the coordination of accommodations.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain a welcoming and inclusive testing environment.
  • Maintain a high degree of confidentiality with student information and documentation.
  • Responsible for maintaining the integrity and security of all exams and the testing environment.
  • Effectively collaborates with faculty, staff, and students regarding testing policies and procedures.
  • Strict adherence to University and DS testing policies and procedures.
  • Assist in the day-to-day operations of the testing process including verification of student identification, proctoring examinees while testing, maintaining a secure testing environment, and using a student database with confidential personal information.
  • Work closely with faculty and students to schedule exams and verify accommodations.
  • Work closely with DS staff to ensure test is available in an appropriate accessible format determined by approved student accommodations.
  • Convert exams to an accessible format as needed through use of assistive technologies.
  • Act as a scribe or reader when necessary.
  • Train and monitor student staff regarding testing policies and procedures.
  • Attend appropriate professional development activities as approved by the Director.
  • Help to ensure the overall success of the office of disability services by completing projects, working in a team environment and performing all duties as assigned by the Director of Disability Services.

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Counseling, School Psychology, Social Work, Vocational Rehabilitation, or related field, or a combination of education and experience.
  • At least two years of experience working in the disability field.
  • Knowledge of disability law.
  • Excellent judgment including sensitivity to personal and confidential information.
  • Excellent organizational skills and interpersonal communication in working with a diverse community.
  • Work independently and as part of a team environment and on collaborative efforts.
  • Must be detail-oriented.
  • Experience in Microsoft Office

Preferred

  • At least two years of experience working in higher education.
  • Knowledge of disability law as it pertains to higher education.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of assistive technology.
  • Experience working with people with sensory disabilities and coordinating means of equal access.

DEPARTMENT INFORMATION

The University of Wisconsin-Stout recognizes disability as an aspect of diversity. Disability Services (DS) is committed to creating equal access and opportunity to all campus programs and services for persons with disabilities. Means of equal access are provided to students with documented disabilities to provide the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities and capabilities.

DS meets with students to identify barriers experienced in the learning and living environments and establishes individualized access plans to create inclusive environments. DS partners with academic departments, housing, student programs, and all other areas of the university to create an accessible university environment.

CAMPUS INFORMATION

The University of Wisconsin-Stout offers a rich, dynamic and collaborative environment in which to work and grow. A member of the University of Wisconsin system, UW-Stout is unique within the system--it is named after its founder, James Huff Stout, and holds the distinction of being Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University, a designation which highlights our combination of applied learning, real-world experiences and a solid liberal arts foundation.

UW-Stout offers 48 undergraduate and 26 graduate degrees, including two terminal degrees. Student enrollment is just over 9,500.

UW-Stout faculty enjoy opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration, state-of-the-art facilities, and a modern digital environment. UW-Stout values innovative approaches to solving problems in society and industry, and faculty are encouraged to maintain strong ties and seek collaborative projects within their disciplines and industries.

All students are issued laptops. Faculty use the university’s online course delivery system and must be available for online interactions and/or alternate time frames for teaching. Faculty members teach, advise students, conduct research, assess student learning and engage in service activities.

Menomonie, Wisconsin, is a town of 16,000 located in the beautiful Chippewa River Valley, 25 miles west of Eau Claire and 60 miles east of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul.

More information about the UW-Stout community and region: http://www.uwstout.edu/about/community.cfm.

Facts and data about the university: http://www.uwstout.edu/about/facts.cfm.

SPECIAL NOTES

The normal work schedule for this position is Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. during the academic year.

The minimum starting salary is $15.42 per hour. The hourly rate for this position is negotiable based on experience and available budget. A six-month probation is required. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State Retirement Plan. Benefit details can be found at: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/summaries/Univ-staff.pdf.

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout is committed to inclusive excellence and is actively seeking applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans and individuals with disabilities.

In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, employment will be contingent upon a criminal background check and authorization to work within the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. An offer of employment is contingent upon the final candidate passing a criminal background check and a reference check process. The reference check process includes asking the final candidate and most recent supervisor questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. Final candidates with previous employment within the UW System and State of WI agencies will be subject to additional reference checks.

In response to a public records request, the University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

For campus safety information and crime statistics visit: http://www.uwstout.edu/police/clery.cfm

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION

Screening of applications will begin 6/3/2019 and may continue until the position is filled. To ensure consideration, complete applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on 6/2/2019.

Your online application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached, and all required fields are completed. Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.

Please be sure you have included the following documents:

- Cover letter specifically addressing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications

- Current resume

- Names and contact information for a minimum of three professional work references

TO APPLY

Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about our online application system are available via:https://kb.wisc.edu/hrs/page.php?id=21900

For questions regarding this position or recruitment, please contact:

Search Chair: Hannah Lammer

Email: lammerh@uwstout.edu

Phone: 715-232-5181

If you need assistance with the online application process or if you submitted your application prior to uploading all of the required application materials, please contact:

Search Coordinator: Karrin Ruch

Email: ruchk@uwstout.edu

Phone: 715- 232-1181

Job Family: Staff