Office of Disability Resources Graduate Assistantship

Graduate Assistantship


The Office of Disability Resources (ODR) employs graduate student positions for up tp 20 hours per week Graduate Assistant for Fall 2019-Spring 2020. Duties include administrative tasks, test proctoring and contribution to general office responsibilities.

A Graduate Assistant is the first point of contact for all individuals, and thus administrative tasks include:

  • Assist administrative assistant with reception and intake responsibilities
  • Explaining office procedures
  • Receiving materials
  • Scheduling appointments
  • Effectively communicating with clients

Additionally a Graduate Assistant will:

  • Assist directors with coordination of other accommodations such as notetaking, alternate format, etc.
  • Assist office with representation at orientations, Open House and presentations
  • Proctor accommodated tests and assist with coordination of Test Proctoring

ODR utilizes an electronic database and every point of contact with individuals must be documented. Therefore applicants must have excellent intrapersonal skills, excellent punctuality/attendance, with strong attention to detail, organizational skills and enjoy work which is systematic. There is an extremely high level of confidentiality with sensitivity to working with diverse individuals.

If you would like to become familiar with the role and responsibilities of ODR and serving students in Higher Education in order to provide equal access under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, you may be interested in applying for this position.

Interested applicants must be able to work up to 20 hours a week between the hours of 8am-5pm. Preference will be given to applicants whose course schedule allows them to work at least a 4-5 hour continuous shift per day.

Compensation is $13.33 per hour. Please contact Heather Backus for more information at Please visit our website at for more information about our office. If applying, please submit a statement of interest/cover letter and resume.

Contact Name: 
Heather Backus
Contact Email: 
Expiration Date: 
Friday, April 12, 2019