Accessibility Counselor - Disability Support Services
Knox College is a nationally ranked, private, residential liberal arts college of 1,200 students from 48 states & territories and 51 countries. The College recruits a national and international pool of high ability students and stands out among its peers for the inclusion of first-generation, international, and students of color, in a culturally rich and vibrant campus community. Founded in 1837 by social reformers strongly opposed to slavery, Knox was one of the first colleges in the United States open to all, regardless of race, gender, or financial means. More than half of our applicants are students of color and international students.
Knox College provides a competitive salary and a strong benefit package including health, dental, vision and life insurance, access to a retirement plan, and a generous paid vacation, sick and holiday package. Knox employees have free access to our recreation center and much more! Tuition remission is also available after a two-year waiting period. Additional information can be found on our Human Resources webpage at https://www.knox.edu/offices/human-resources/employee-benefits-and-forms
Knox seeks an Accessibility Counselor to work with the Director of Disability Support Services to promote the full inclusion and equal access of students with disabilities. The Accessibility Counselor will: assist students with documented disabilities in requesting, planning and implementing academic accommodations and supports; counsel and advise students; and provide information, promote accessibility and student advocacy across the college community. Additionally, the successful candidate will be responsible for counseling a caseload of students providing intake/needs assessment, academic planning, regular follow-ups, referrals and monitoring of progress toward graduation; providing study skills instruction in one-on-one and small group settings; developing, and assisting with the assessment of existing activities and programs and recommend and/or develop new activities.
To apply please complete the Knox College Employment Application below by selecting Apply for this job. Please include Resume, Cover Letter, and References. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
For more information about Knox College, please visit knox.edu/about-knox.
Knox Notice of Non-Discrimination
In keeping with its commitment to equal rights since it was founded in 1837, Knox College particularly welcomes applications from members of underrepresented groups. Knox College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, religion or religious affiliation, sexual orientation or preference, age, marital or family status, disability, veteran status, or other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law in admission, financial aid, employment, athletics, or any other aspect of its educational programs or activities. In addition, Knox College is prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and its accompanying regulations from so discriminating on the basis of sex.
The College official responsible for coordinating compliance with this Notice of Non-Discrimination is Kimberly K. Schrader, Title IX Coordinator. Any inquiries regarding Title IX or the College's policies that prohibit discrimination and harassment should be directed to the Title IX Coordinator identified below. The Coordinator will be available to meet with or talk to students, staff, and faculty regarding issues relating to this Notice of Non-Discrimination and the College’s policies and procedures.
Title IX Coordinator
Kimberly K. Schrader
Old Jail 12 | Campus Box K-209
337 South Cherry Street
Galesburg, IL 61401
Inquiries about the application of Title IX to Knox may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, the United States Department of Education’s Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, or both. Individuals may also contact the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights for additional information.
Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Education-Chicago Office
500 W Madison St., Suite 1475
Chicago, IL 60661-4544
Inquiries regarding the College’s policies regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (“ADA”), or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (“Section 504”) should be directed to either the Assistant Vice President of Human Resources or Director of Disability Support Services identified below.
Assistant Vice President of Human Resources
Administrative Services Center 109 | Campus Box K-200
368 South Prairie Street
Galesburg, IL 61401
Director of Disability Support Services
Umbeck Science and Math Center E111 | Campus Box K183
340 South West Street
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