Graduate Assistant, Disability Services

Location: Hickory, North Carolina

Job Description

  • Assist with coordinating a testing schedule among various academic programs/departments.
  • Assist with providing testing accommodations for students with disabilities.
  • Assist with proctoring written and computer tests for a variety of campus programs.
  • Assist with alternative text development/ordering for students with disabilities.
  • Assist with data collection and analysis for the Disability Services Office.
  • Assist with providing workshops and training for students with disabilities and Faculty/staff.
  • Assist with providing disability-related educational information on social media and across campus

Preferred Qualifications

  • Must be currently enrolled as a graduate student at LR; MA in counseling student preferred, but all applicants will be considered
  • Must be available during the day between 8–5 p.m. for proctoring tests; occasional Saturday or evening hours, if needed. A willingness to work a flexible schedule depending on daily/weekly needs.
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Knowledge of or interest in disabilities; willing to work with a diverse population of students with varying needs
  • Strong sense of and commitment to confidentiality

Please note that this position is work in exchange for tuition remission.

Department: Disability Services
Job title: Disability Services/Testing Assistant

Non-Discrimination and Equal Opportunity Policy

Lenoir-Rhyne University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, political affiliation, age, marital status, sex, gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, disability status, genetics, pregnancy or veteran status.

Lenoir-Rhyne’s Non-Discrimination and Equal Opportunity Policy extends to all aspects of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, reassignment, demotion, discipline, discharge, performance evaluations, compensation and benefits as well as the education setting. Lenoir-Rhyne is committed to providing an environment that promotes diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging for faculty, staff, students, contractors, volunteers and visitors.


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