University of Utah Disabilities Advisor in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 07/07/2017

Requisition Number PRN14729B

Job Title Disabilities Advisor

Working Title Coordinator Deaf Services/Disabilities Advisor

Job Grade D

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Care Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Regular hours occur between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM, Monday – Friday, however availability outside of these times may be needed.

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00317 - Disability Services

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $41,000 - 43,000

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Open Until Filled

NOTE: May close at anytime. Yes

Job Summary


The Center for Disability & Access (CDA) at The University of Utah welcomes applications for a full-time Coordinator of Deaf Services / Disabilities Advisor. Responsibilities would include:

•Providing services and accommodations to students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

•Recruiting, hiring and supervisingASLInterpreters and Real Time Captionists

•Coordinating and scheduling all campus interpreting services for University students

•Conducting intakes and providing services and accommodations to hearing students with disabilities such as learning disabilities,ADHD, psychological disabilities, physical disabilities and medical disabilities

For more information aboutCDA, visit .

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, special education, social work, counseling psychology, or rehabilitation counseling or equivalency; a minimum of three years experience working with adults who are deaf or have learning disabilities; the ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups of faculty, staff, and students; and writing and organizational skills required.

The ability to do program planning; and a working knowledge of the American’s With Disabilities Act (ADA) preferred.

Department Specific Qualifications

-Must be fluent in American Sign Language (ASL)


The successful candidate will have strong collaboration skills, effective problem-solving abilities, and demonstrated flexibility.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Review of applications will begin July 25, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

For questions regarding this position please contact Suzanne Eastmond at

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.