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Assistant, Student Accessibility Services
Austin Community College District

Date Posted Aug. 2, 2021
Title Assistant, Student Accessibility Services
University Austin Community College District
Austin, TX, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Administration - Student Affairs

Job Number 2107057

Assistant, Student Accessibility Services

Closing Date: 08/13/2021

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Position Information


Eastview CampusNote: This position may also be a hybrid position


Monday – Friday 8am-5pm, 9am-6pm or 10am-7pm
Some weekend hours may be required.


Assistant 6/116 ($31,200.00 – $40,899.00)

FLSA Status


Reports To

Director, Student Accessibility Services

Criminal Background Check

Pre-employment criminal background checks are required for all Staff and Faculty positions. Pre-employment urinalyses drug screens are also required for all top candidates considered for positions in ACC’s College Police department.

General Statement of Job

To provide districtwide, regional, or campus clerical and administrative support for Student Accessibility Services (SAS).

Description of Duties and TasksEssential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Provides clerical and administrative support in a variety of SAS functions, including student intake, student testing, direct support to students, and to SAS staff through various tasks including, but not limited to data entry, copying, filing, maintaining inventories, and processing documents and paperwork.

Provides information at the campus, regional, or district level regarding SAS services. Responds to general inquiries in person, by telephone or via email.

Ensures accuracy and completeness of student files by reviewing and updating as necessary.

Compiles data and reports pertaining to students with disabilities being served by SAS. Maintains and updates student information database and files as needed.

Manages and updates SAS calendars, spreadsheets, and documents.

Provides general information on equipment and assistive technology to students. Tracks and maintains loan equipment spreadsheet.

Requests and orders alternative format books and other accessible material as needed.

May schedule campus-based appointments for students to discuss services or to review services being provided.

May oversee the work of hourly employees or work study students.

Additional Job Specific Duties

Schedules test on district/regional calendar, reviews testing accommodations, uploads accommodation letter to calendar event.

Reviews exam request to determine what accommodations are needed, where the test is located, or if professor should be contacted.

Contacts faculty to secure test via test request in order to collect instructions for administering the exam.

Works with individual campuses to provide accommodations if necessary.

Converts exam to appropriate alternative format for student.

Checks student in for proctoring, distributes test materials, monitors area, collects test materials at end of testing period, reports scholastic dishonesty to testing center supervisor and SAS Director following institutional guidelines.

Confirms testing instructions, materials allowed and disposition of completed exam.

Responds to faculty and staff inquiries to ensure timely and accurate administration of exams.

Keys statistical data such as number of tests taken, mailed, picked up, etc.

Returns exams per faculty instruction

KnowledgeMust possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Knowledge and ability to follow common office policies and procedures.

Knowledge of current technologies and word processing, database, presentation and spreadsheet software, specifically Microsoft Office applications and Google applications.

Customer service techniques and practices.

SkillsMust possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Maintaining an established work schedule.

Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills.

Effectively using organizational and planning skills.

Performing clerical tasks.

Maintaining confidentiality of work-related information and materials.

Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.

Effectively working with a diverse student, staff, and community population.

Effectively using interpersonal and communication skills, including the use of tact and diplomacy.

Technology Skills

Use a variety of spreadsheet, word processing, database, and presentation software.

Required Work Experience

One year related work experience.

Required Education

Associate degree.
Four years of related work experience may substitute for this education requirement. Applicants who substitute work experience to meet the education requirement must use additional related work experience to meet the years of "Required Work Experience" for this position. Please note that the college reserves the right to amend these terms of substitution at any time.

Other Preferred Qualifications

Experience working with people with disabilities, or students with disabilities in a higher education setting

Physical Requirements

Work is performed in a standard office or similar environment.

Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, pushing, and pulling.

Occasional lifting of objects up to 10 pounds.


Work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.

ACC Benefits Overview

Full-time Faculty and Staffing Table employees who work in full-time and/or part-time positions at the College are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 60 days of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short and long term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.
ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by Federal law.


The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Austin Community College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under the Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.

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