141 SPEC Kit 358: Accessibility and Universal Design UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO Coordinator, Library Accessibility Services & AODA Advisor http://www.hr.uwaterloo.ca/.jd/00004232.html Human Resources department at the Coordinator, Library Accessibility Services & AODA Advisor Date: May 6, 2015 Reports to (Job Title): Head, Information Services & Resources Jobs Reporting (Job Titles): None Department: Library, Information Services & Resources, Dana Porter Library Location: Main Campus Grade: USG 9 35 hr/wk Primary Purpose As a member of Dana Porter Information Services and Resources, the Coordinator, Library Accessibility Services & AODA Advisor contributes to the success of students by the coordinating the Library’s support services for persons* with disabilities and also advises all library staff on Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)-related issues as they relate to the work library staff do. * Usually students, but assistance is available to anyone with a disability. Key Accountabilities: 1. As a Coordinator, Library Accessibility Services & AODA Advisor within the Library, the incumbent: Supports and advances the Library’s strategic directions to further the Library’s contribution to the campus Strategic Plan for learning, teaching, and research in the campus community Participates in the Library’s consultations with the campus community to develop, implement, coordinate, and review initiatives/services/resources that support accessible teaching, learning and research Promotes the use of Library services and resources to the campus community with an emphasis on persons with disabilities Remains current and conversant with trends and practices within the library community related to areas of responsibility by: Maintaining general awareness of trends and developments in AODA standards and legislative changes, and Human Rights legislation related to accessibility Maintaining awareness of best practices related to accessibility including environmental
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