Human Resources

Administrative Assistant to the Disability Education Office (DEO)

To assist the DEO Coordinator with meeting the needs of students with disabilities and fulfilling the mandates as of provision of services through the Americans with Disabilities Act (1990), Title IX of the Educational Amendments (1972), and Section 504 Rehabilitation Act (1973).

 Major Responsibilities of this Position:

  • Provide assistance to the DEO Coordinator
  • Collaborate with the Administrative Assistant of Disability Resources Services
  • Develop a working understanding of the mandates of the American with Disabilities Act and Section 504 Rehabilitation Act as well as accommodations that are mandated under Title IX
  • Assist in ensuring DEO processes, services, communications, etc. comply with laws, regulations, and standards
  • Answer phone and email, handle questions and requests, take detailed messages, direct calls to appropriate person, and provide a positive environment and professional customer service
  • Assist in ensuring eligible students are provided with reasonable accommodations including tracking of accommodation use
  • Assist with testing accommodation process including creating test envelopes, proctor slips, and Blackboard uploads
  • Create and maintain confidential student electronic files
  • Provide data management and create routine reports
  • Provide faxing, copying, scanning, filing, campus errands, and routine duties
  • Monitor, schedule, and disinfect testing rooms
  • Monitor copy machine and printer maintenance and ordering of ink/toner
  • Communicate and collaborate with students, staff, and faculty
  • Process scheduled, written communications with students and faculty
  • Other duties as assigned by the DEO Coordinator
    Requirements for this Position:
  • High school diploma required with at least three years’ experience working in an office setting. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, listening, written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and promote positive, professional work environment.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills to interact positively with students, staff, and faculty.
  • Ability to manage situations requiring tact, judgment and poise.
  • Organized and detail-oriented with ability to coordinate and accomplish several tasks at the same time with limited supervision.
  • Flexible, willing to learn, able to work independently and to adapt to change.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office 365, email, Internet, database management, and accurate record keeping.

Muskingum University is an equal opportunity employer, and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities, including populations traditionally underserved by higher education.   Appointment to this position is conditional upon the successful completion of a background check through the University's background check agency.

Please send a cover letter, resume, and a list of references to:  Katlyn Goodin, Administrative Assistant for Disability Resources; at or fax to 740-826-8285.  Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  

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