MTS Level 5 - Assessibility Support Facilitator - Department of Student Affairs

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Friday, September 23, 2016
Date of Posting: 
September 16, 2016
Department of Student Affairs
MTS Level 5 - Assessibility Support Facilitator
Full Time Term Position
Hours of Work: 

37.5 hours per week 

$46,451 to $51,110 per annum, prorated to time and term as per CUPE 1870

As soon as possible to August 31, 2018 (Term may be reduced or extended depending on performance, available funding and departmental requirements)

The Department of Student Affairs at UPEI is looking for an Accessibility Support Facilitator.  This candidate will be working directly with Accessibility Services in coordinating and facilitating the department’s secondary exam invigilation requirements.  This person will report to the Coordinator of Accessibility Services and will be an essential part of the Student Affairs team. 


• Scheduling exams for students registered with Accessibility Services
• Ensuring access to exam materials in a timely manner
• Invigilating UPEI and AVC internal exams
• Providing all accommodations needed for any exam invigilated though Accessibility Services. For example: scribing services, text to speech software, increased time to write exam and low lighting, to name a few
• Ensuring academic integrity of all exams
• Coordinating all external exam invigilation.  External exams include GRE, LSAT, Dental Assisting and exams from multiple institutions 
• Coordinating note taking and tutoring for all UPEI students registered with Accessibility services
• Communication with UPEI Accounting Department for invoicing and ensuring payment of external exams
• Academic support of students with accessibility needs


• The candidate will have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree with at least 1 year of experience working with university students with accessibility needs
• An understanding of appropriate teaching pedagogies, accommodations and inclusive practices are essential
• Experience using Kurzweil, Dragon Dictate, the Live Scribe Smart Pen, Access Deck, Macintosh and PC computer systems are essential 
• The successful candidate will exhibit dependability and honesty and have excellent organizational and time management skills
• Supervisory experience as well as knowledge of the administration and coordination of exams is essential

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and reference list to be received no later than the closing date via the link posted on the UPEI Human Resources website (

If you are unable to apply online, you can drop off your resume to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number (902) 894-2895.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment.

Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.

Successful Candidate(s): 

A. Cole

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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