Accessibility Counsellor

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London, Ontario
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Accessibility Counsellor

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Accessibility Counsellor (CSL 40644)
Counselling and Accessibility Services
Student Success

Location: London
Employment Group: Faculty
Type of Position: Full-time
Hours of Work Per Week: 35 hours per week.

Closing Date:
Internal Close – September 12, 2022
External Close – September 12, 2022

Working at Fanshawe College
As an employee of Fanshawe College you may be required to work on-campus, remotely, or a combination thereof. Confirmation of your work location will be clarified with you upon hire, and may be subject to change based on the duties required of your position.

Note: This position will be located at Fanshawe’s Downtown Campus located at 130 Dundas Street, London, Ontario.

Duties: Reporting to the Director, Accessibility, Counselling and Health Services, the incumbent is responsible for providing accessibility counselling, learning strategies and academic accommodations for students who have learning, physical and/or psychological disabilities. In order to recommend appropriate accommodations to meet the learning needs of students this position requires an in-depth understanding of disability documentation including psycho-educational assessments. Additional, duties include facilitation of the Bursary for Students with Disabilities, conducting workshops for students and staff; screening students with suspected learning disabilities, as well as participating in departmental team meetings.

• Master’s degree in Psychology, Disability Studies, Social Work, Special Education or a related discipline required
• Minimum 5 years’ recent and relevant experience
• Preference will be given to candidates with experience assisting students with disabilities in a post-secondary environment
• An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered; preference will be given to applicants meeting the education requirements
• Demonstrated expertise assisting and accommodating students with a wide range of disabilities and accessibility needs including: students with learning disabilities; mental health issues; students who are deaf/hard of hearing, and students experiencing medical and mobility issues
• Excellent verbal and written communication, and strong interpersonal skills required
• Commitment to working collaboratively to remove barriers and enhance the learning environment for students with disabilities in accordance with all legal and ethical requirements
• Must have a strong commitment to providing quality professional services and a demonstrated ability to work as part of a team
• Must be willing/able to provide service at the London Downtown campus
Approximate Start Date: September 23, 2022

Salary: Determination of starting salaries is based on relevant teaching/occupational experience and relevant formal qualifications, supported with original transcripts from granting institutions. The salary scale is $67,221 to $116,532 along with a comprehensive benefit package.

Partial load or full-time academic staff presently employed with the College will be given first consideration in accordance with the Academic Collective Agreement.

While transcripts are not required for the interview, they are mandatory prior to any offer of employment.

How to Apply:
For more information and how to apply, please visit the Fanshawe College website at:
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be acknowledged.

Fanshawe College is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equity, value diversity, and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds.

Fanshawe College provides accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If a job applicant requires an accommodation during the application process or through the selection process, the hiring manager and the Recruitment Coordinator leading the recruitment will work with the applicant to meet the job applicant's accommodation needs.
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