Human Resources

Accessibility Services Specialist

May 20, 2024

Lake Forest College seeks applications for an Accessibility Services Specialist to assist with coordinating services for those needing accommodations on campus. This is a part-time, 12-month position (25 hours per week).

Responsibilities Include

  • Process accommodation requests for housing, meal plan, parking, ESA/Services Animals, and academic needs.
  • Ongoing management and direct support of student caseload, records, and qualifying services.
  • Communicate the accommodation decisions to students, faculty, and campus stakeholders.
  • Participate in regular meetings with the Director/Associate Director, CAS, Accessibility Support Team, and other campus committees as necessary.
  • Provide assistance with accommodation needs as it pertains to the Testing Center.
  • Advocate for the college’s neurodivergent and disabled population in our community.


  • Minimum Job Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • Experience in a disability-related field
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Strong communication skills, both oral and written
    • Strong collaboration and advocacy skills
  • Preferred Job Qualifications
    • Experience in higher education disability services.
    • Experience in K-12 setting working with students with disability needs.

Interested candidate should submit a letter of interest and resume electronically to Kirsten Schramm, Associate Director of Accessibility Service, at Review of applications will begin immediately.

Lake Forest College embraces diversity and strongly encourages applications from women, members of historically underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.