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Office and Disability Services Assistant

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Work type: Full-Time, Hourly
Location: Marion, IN
Categories: Student Development/Residence Life

Job Title: Office and Disability Services Assistant

Reporting Relationship: Dean, Center for Student Success, Student Development

Unit: IWU-Marion

Department: Center for Student Success-IWU Marion

Campus Location: Barnes Student Center

Summary of Position:    The Office & Disability Services Assistant is responsible for greeting and serving students, families, faculty, and staff who come to Center for Student Success to receive services. (S)he also works with the Director of Disability Services to serve the needs of students with disabilities.  Approximately 75% of his/her time is spent in relation to university programs housed in Center for Student Success. Approximately 25% of his/her time is spent in relation to the federally funded TRIO SSS Program which is also housed in Center for Student Success. The person in this position must be an evangelical Christian committed to the Lordship of Christ—this means having a Biblical worldview and involves transformation in every area of one’s lifestyle. (S)he needs to have strong character formed by the regular practice of Christian spiritual disciplines. At IWU we are committed to disciple-making – to influencing each other to become more like Jesus in every area of life. Disciple-making leaders are Kingdom seekers committed to Christ, compassionate
friends committed to their peers, and world changers committed to the broken world around them.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain student disability files as instructed by the Director of Disability Services 
  • Coordinate correspondence to faculty regarding academic adjustments, accommodations, and other services for students with disabilities 
  • Administer alternative testing for students receiving accommodations
  • Organize and maintain the CLEP registration and inventory process (includes collection and disbursement of funds) 
  • Administer CLEP exams and other assessment tests to students
  • In collaboration with the Office Manager, manage student records and train student workers on data management software systems
  • Manage webpages information and update publications for services 
  • Work closely with the Office Manager and the student employees to coordinate efforts at reception desk 
  • Answer phones, schedule appointments, and perform office tasks as necessary 
  • Other duties as assigned by the Dean of Center for Student Success 
  • Mid-August to Mid-May, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Flexible as arranged when classes are not in session 

Qualifications: According to Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.


  • College course work preferred, high school Diploma or GED required


  • Prior experience in clerical or administrative assistant work preferred

Required Skills

  • Commitment to serving individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite (365), particularly Word and Excel
  • Willingness to learn and use other documentation storage and assistive technology software
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in- and outside the office environment
  • Ability to organize and operate in a multitask environment
  • Ability to interact with students of all ages
  • Ability to clearly communicate with others


As a religious educational institution operating under the auspices of The Wesleyan Church, Indiana Wesleyan University is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (42 U.S.C., Sections 2000e-1 and 2000e-2).

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.



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