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Office of Student Disability Services

Student Employment

Graduate Assistant (Filled for 2017-2018 Academic Year)

Graduate Assistant Position Description (PDF)

The graduate assistant assists in the administration of academic accommodations, the Weekly Mentoring program, Disability Awareness Month activities, and other programs and services involving Student Disability Services.  Please see the above link for a complete description of this position and how to apply.  

Practicum Student (Filled for Spring 2017; Open for Summer and Fall 2017)

Practicum Position Description (PDF)

Practicum students assist with the Weekly Mentoring program and the various outreach programs and services involving Student Disability Services.  If you are interested in completing your practicum experience with our office, please contact the office.  Practicum opportunities are available typically during the Fall and Spring semesters.  

Student Assistant

Student Program Assistants primarily assist Student Disability Services with the provision of academic accommodations by serving as readers, scribes, transcribers, captionists, as well as book editors for the alternative text conversion processes. Students must be able to dedicate a minimum of 6 hours to the position. Pay for this position begins at minimum wage. All vacant positions will be advertised via the Online Job Board found at


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No person shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in employment, any educational program, or any activity of the University, on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or on any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.

The University of Northern Iowa prohibits discrimination and promotes affirmative action in its educational and employment policies and practices as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and other applicable laws and University policies. The University of Northern Iowa prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies and serves as the University Title IX Officer: Leah Gutknecht, Assistant to the President for Compliance and Equity Management, Office of Compliance and Equity Management, 117 Gilchrist Hall, UNI, Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0028,