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Boston University ASSISTANT COORDINATOR OF DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING SERVICES, Student Affairs, Disability Services in BOSTON, Massachusetts

The Assistant Coordinator for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (D/HHS) at Disability and Access Services (DAS) at Boston University (BU) is responsible for assisting with delivery of mandated accommodations for Deaf and Hard of Hearing students, faculty, staff, and visitors as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act and other relevant state and federal laws. The Assistant Coordinator ensures the consistent delivery of communication access and related services by reviewing consumer need for communication access, implementing and monitoring access services; establishing and maintaining strong relationships with service providers; managing provider schedules with University and consumer needs. The Assistant Coordinator oversees the Events Manager to facilitate communication access to University events in partnership with offices such as Marketing and Communications, Events and Conferences, Information Services and Technology (IS&T), and other BU offices as necessary.

Required Skills

  • Expertise communicating (in person, online, and by videophone) with individuals who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing, including a high degree of American Sign Language (ASL) fluency.

  • Excellent organizational skills across multiple ongoing projects.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Experience in the use of both PC/Mac, as well as Microsoft Office platforms.

  • Ability to become familiar with cloud-based online platforms (such as Google Apps).

  • Some familiarity with schedule management software.

  • Note that this position does not supervise; but, works with independent contractors to assign ASL interpreters for the University community.

  • Bachelor's degree and 1 - 3 years of experience required.

    Please note all newly hired staff and faculty will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement ( within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption ( instructions ( ). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the COVID-19 Resources ( site.

    We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Required Experience