Adaptive Testing Coordinator

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Richardson, TEXAS


Posted: 18-Feb-24

Location: Richardson, Texas

Salary: Open



Internal Number: 25728

Posting Number: S05456P

Department: AccessAbility Resource Center

Salary Range: $42,000 - $46,000, DOQ

Pay Basis: Monthly

Position Status: Regular full-time

Location: Richardson

Job Description:

As members of the Office of Community Resources and Support (OCRS) staff, Adaptive Testing Coordinators collaborate with colleagues and stakeholders to cultivate a culture of access for members of the UT Dallas community who have disabilities. This position reports to the Associate Director of the AccessAbility Resource Center (ARC).
They ensure all academic accommodations are followed for students with disabilities by overseeing the administration of accessible and adaptive exams which may include, but is not limited to, scribing, reading, enlarging, or any other accommodations that may be required. They also ensure both students and employees with disabilities have access to assistive technologies needed for their success.
Adaptive Testing Coordinator interacts and communicate with faculty, staff and students to ensure all aspects of the adaptive exam coordination process are followed.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree and Three years of experience working with adults with disabilities of medical conditions that require adaptive services and Advanced knowledge in the development and usage of Freedom Scientific, JAWS, Zoom-Text and other adaptive software

Preferred Education and Experience:

More than three (3) years of experience working with adults with disabilities or medical conditions that require adaptive services. Ability to troubleshoot computer software and hardware problems associated with the use of assistive technologies and/or alternative media and software.
We are seeking candidates who possess excellent communication skills and can work collaboratively in teams comprised of individuals of various skills, and perspectives.
The most successful candidates will demonstrate maturity in interpersonal interactions and decision making; the ability to work under pressure in a faced-paced environment; excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize work with multiple and competing interests; and will be a self-starter who works well in a dynamic, team-oriented environment.

Important Message:

1) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.
2) The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to providing an educational, living, and working environment that is welcoming, respectful, and inclusive of all members of the university community. UT Dallas does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its services, programs, activities, employment, and education, including in admission and enrollment. EOE, including disability/veterans. The University is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities. To request reasonable accommodation in the employment application and interview process, contact the ADA Coordinator . For inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies, contact the Title IX Coordinator .

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The University of Texas at Dallas is an innovative institution in the heart of North Texas on the path to achieving Tier One national research university status.UT Dallas has grown since its founding in 1969 to include 132 degree programs, with cutting-edge curricula serving a variety of undergraduate and graduate student interests.The University continues its original commitment to providing some of the state's most-lauded science and engineering programs and has also gained prominence for a breadth of educational paths, from criminology to biomedical engineering to arts and technology.The wealth of learning resources available to UT Dallas students is the result of a concentrated effort to attract the top minds on both ends of the classroom relationship. Joining the faculty's Nobel laureate and four National Academies members since 2005 are more than 200 tenure and tenure-track professors hailing from the world's best colleges, including Harvard, MIT, Cambridge and Columbia University. In addition, UT Dallas is home to more than 50 centers, labs and institutes that facilitate research and opportunities for hands-on learning. Students, meanwhile, arrive at UT Dallas well-prepared succeed in higher education: In 2011, nearly 39 percent of freshmen ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school class, and 75 percent ranked in the top 25 percent.With an eye on building a future as bright as its beginnings, UT Dallas will continue its push to attain Tier One research university status and produce graduates who are well-equipped to succeed professionally.
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