Are you interested in working for the Office of Disability Services? We're looking for passionate students who strive to create equal opportunity across campus. If you want to make an impact on student life at JMU, one of the positions below could be a perfect fit for you.

Positions listed may not reflect all positions open. All applications must be submitted through JobLink along with required materials.


Peer Access Advocate (PAA): This position works within the Office of Disability Services, the university as a whole, and the surrounding Harrisonburg community to advocate for the needs of JMU students with disabilities. The Peer Access Advocate is a student who is registered at ODS and gives guidance and support to other students with any concerns they may have. The position of a PAA is for a student who is outgoing and highly motivated to reach out to the community. A PAA must be able to attend a variety of campus events and stay connected with the community.

Accessible Media Assistant: This position works in the Accessible Media and Technology (AcMe) program to provide alternative formats of course materials for students who are registered with ODS. An Accessible Media Assistant is a hardworking individual who pays close attention to detail and is comfortable learning new technologies and teaching them to others. This student will work with a team to create audio books, braille materials, captioned videos, and other digital formats.

Accommodations Graduate Student Assistant (Hourly): This position works both in the Volunteer Note Taking program and the Exam Proctoring Program. An Accommodations Assistant is versatile, willing to switch gears quickly, and can keep track of different ongoing tasks and projects. This student will manage note taking and exam proctoring data, assist with delivery of notes, act as a proctor for students' exams, handle receipt and delivery of test materials, and answer questions related to these accommodations via phone, e-mail, or in-person. 

Student Accommodations Graduate Assistant (Graduate Assistantship): This position works within the Office of Disability Services alongside staff to review incoming documentation from students who are requesting accommodations, assist with the identification and development of reasonable accommodations, conduct registration meetings with students, respond to students with information and recommendations, and provide basic case management.

Office Assistant: This position works within the Office of Disability Services to provide administrative duties that assist students and staff with the services the office offers. An Office Assistant interacts with students, faculty members, staff, parents, and others. This student will be answering phone calls, sending e-mails, entering information into the ODS system, processing forms, and assisting the office with whatever is needed. An Office Assistant must have a positive attitude and the willingness to help with a smile.

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