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Learning Accommodation Services Advisor

Category: Staff

Concordia University of Edmonton strives to be a community of learning grounded in scholarship and academic freedom, preparing students to be independent thinkers, ethical leaders, reflective leaders in their occupations, and citizens for the common good.

Reporting to the Director of Student Life & Learning, the Learning Accommodation Services Advisor is responsible for overseeing all accommodation assistance for students with disabilities within the institution.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate and monitor all accommodation services for students with disabilities;
  • Review student assessments to confirm eligibility for recommended supports and services;
  • Meet with students annually to ensure the completion of current Individual Service Plans for those eligible for Learning Accommodation Services;
  • Act as an authorized consultant with Student Aid Alberta (SAA) to complete, approve and submit government grant applications for students’ disability-related funding;
  • Act as point of contact for faculty and students regarding issues with students’ accommodations and exam scheduling;
  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging customer service;
  • Other duties and tasks may be assigned to support organizational needs.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree within Student Affairs, Education Administration, or similar;
  • Two (2) years demonstrated experience in a post-secondary educational institution or similar environment;
  • Experience working with various types of disabilities;
  • Thorough understanding of the Alberta Human Rights Commission’s ‘Duty to Accommodate Students with Disabilities in Post-Secondary Educational Institutions’ is required;
  • Possess excellent listening, oral, and written communication skills;
  • Ability to prioritize tasks effectively within a multi-faceted work environment, often with frequent interruptions;
  • Creative thinker with strong problem-solving skills;
  • Highly motivated, independent, adaptive, and a self-starter; and
  • Intermediate proficiency in MS Office (specifically, Word & Excel).

Closing Date: This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected. Concordia is an equal-opportunity employer.

Please forward all documents in hard copy or electronic format to:

Human Resources

Concordia University of Edmonton

7128 Ada Boulevard

Edmonton, AB T5B 4E4

E-mail: humanresources@concordia.ab.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.