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Director of Disability Support Services


Trinity, a comprehensive university in Washington, D.C., seeks a Director of Disability Support Services. This position is responsible for providing learning support for students with disabilities in the form of accommodation, compliance, and case management, including academic advising and support that will maximize students’ academic success, as well as for interfacing with colleagues dedicated to student access and achievement.


The successful candidate will have a master’s degree in Special Education, Counseling, Psychology, Rehabilitation Counseling, or related field and will have a minimum of 3 years in working with students with a wide range of disabilities. The ideal candidate will have worked in higher education, with experience with and knowledge of appropriate assessments and adaptive technologies for students.  Applicants should have a working knowledge of disability legislation and a dedicated approach to remaining current with knowledge of trends in higher education and disability services.  Candidates must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as strong organizational skills, including exemplary time management, and must be able to interact with a diverse range of constituents, including faculty, staff, administration, and students.  The position will involve interfacing with various campus offices to provide support and professional development and, as such, requires a strong team member with the ability to take initiative as well as direction around coordinated management of student needs.  As the position supports students in all of Trinity’s collegiate units as well as its Continuing Education division, the successful applicant will be expected to work occasional evening and weekend hours.


Interested candidates should email a letter of interest, current resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references to:

RE:  Director of Disability Support Services [include candidate’s name in subject line]

The position is available immediately.  Review of applications will continue until an appointment is made.


Trinity Washington University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Access/Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its students, faculty and staff. Trinity is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive community and strongly encourages all qualified individuals to apply.




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