Graduate Assistant for Student Accessibility

DeSales University Center Valley, PA

Position Summary:

The Graduate Assistant for Student Accessibility promotes an accessible and welcoming learning environment for students with disabilities through the development and delivery of programs to support enhanced learning strategies, organizational skills, and executive functioning skills; as well as individual student support and education regarding how to navigate higher education successfully, with particular emphasis on neurodiverse students and students who are linguistically diverse. The individual will also assist with test proctoring and contribute to the evaluation of documentation in determining eligibility for reasonable and appropriate accommodations.


  • Current enrollment in the DeSales University University Master’s in Higher Education program required
  • Passionate about helping students to achieve academic success
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Basic computer skills, including the ability to learn and utilize software and other technology effectively
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and ensure compliance with a variety of state and federal laws, guidelines, and regulations
  • Schedule requires occasional evening and weekend hours
  • Sensitive to issues of ethnicity, disability, and diversity
  • Dedicated to the mission of a Catholic, liberal arts institution

DeSales University is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
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