The UC Berkeley Disabled Students’ Program (DSP) is one of the oldest disabled student offices in the nation. The campus, considered the home of the Disability Rights/ Independent Living Movement, is the flagship institution for the University of California system. As Berkeley strives towards the ideals of an inclusive, uplifting, and justice-centered campus during this unprecedented time in higher education and in the world, The University seeks an Executive Director (ED) to provide vision and leadership for the campus: innovating, implementing and evolving programming that is crucial to the success of both students and faculty in the classroom and beyond.
The ED supervises several programs, approximately 50 full time staff, and as many as 400 volunteers and student employees, within the umbrella of DSP, to ensure academic access for approximately 5,000 disabled students and support faculty by significantly facilitating the interactive process.
The ED reports to the Interim Chief of Staff/Associate Vice Chancellor of Student Equity and Success in the Division of Equity and Inclusion and is responsible for fiscally managing a Department of Education TRIO Student Support Services federal grant. The UC Berkeley DSP Executive Director works in a challenging and complex environment, together with faculty and other campus partners, to uphold the civil rights of disabled students and the university’s reputation for excellence in teaching, research, and equity.
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For best consideration, please send all nominations and applications to BerkeleyEDDSP@storbecksearch.com.