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STEPS Disability Outreach Specialist

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title STEPS Disability Outreach Specialist
Requisition Number TE07373
Department Name 1B400:Dean of Students
Work Location KY
Salary Range $15.00/hr
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education
Required Related Experience
Ability to correspond via phone and/email with students, publishing companies,
professional staff; Computer, Office 365, and attention to detail.
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Ability to sit and stare at a computer screen for long periods of time; ability to lift up to 20 lbs.
Monday – Friday 8:00am -4:30pm
20 – 30 hours per week

Some after hours work may be necessary during high-volume request.
Job Summary
Under the supervision of a Disability Resource Consultant (DRC) Accommodations Consultant, the Disability Outreach Specialist will support the DRC in a variety of operations both during and outside of the academic year. This is a hybrid work position.

Responsibilities are as follows:

Alternate Text Production Assistant- During the academic year, the employee will receive and process requests for alternate text services, including requesting books through established procedures, converting books to accessible materials, and answering student questions about the process.

Outreach- The employee will be responsible for representing the DRC at outreach events including orientation, Merit Days, Accepted Student Days, and other events. The employee will also be responsible for updating and modernizing outreach materials.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Attention to detail
Ability to stay focused for long periods of time.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Editing experience
Assistive Technology
Deadline to Apply 04/30/2023
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Posted: 2023-03-14 Expires: 2023-04-13

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