Employment Opportunities

Current DSP Job Postings

The Disabled Students’ Program (DSP) is recognized for its commitment to ensuring that all students with disabilities have equal access to educational opportunities at UC Berkeley and helps students to achieve academic success through its programs.  DSP provides a wide array of legally mandated services to students with disabilities and consists of approximately 40 FTE, serves over 3500 students, and hires over 400 service providers and student volunteers to provide educational support to this growing population. The unit has an annual operating budget of approximately $3.5 million in state and permanent funding, while gifts and endowments add to that total. DSP is also responsible for administering a Department of Education TRIO Student Support Services federal grant. DSP is dedicated to excellence in service and we welcome interested persons who are committed to disability access to consider applying for employment with DSP. 

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Business Services Admin (4722C)

The Disabled Students Program (DSP) provides a wide array of legally mandated services to students with disabilities. DSP consists of approximately 36 FTEs - over a dozen of which are specialized limited staff and students represented by many of the campus’ bargaining units. The department serves approximately 3600 students and hires over 400 independent contractors and/or volunteers each semester to provide educational support to this population. The unit has an annual operating budget of 4 million in state and permanent funding, while endowments, gifts, and contracts & grants add to that total. The Business Services Admin works in a challenging and complex environment in that DSP’s services to students are legally mandated by federal and state law and therefore must be provided even within an environment of budget cuts and diminishing resources.

Trio Financial Literacy Student Service Advisor (4555U)

This financial literacy position is a part of our Federally Funded Trio grant. The Student Success Support TRiO programs have proven to help increase the retention, good academic standing, and graduation rates of students. At TRiO Disability Student Support Services, we provide higher touch services to cultivate a supportive community at Cal. We provide students with the following support services: • Individualized Academic Coaching, Advising, and Goal Setting • Education to Improve Financial Literacy • Financial Aid and Scholarship Assistance • Graduate/Professional School and Career Counseling • Academic Soft Skills Training • Peer Academic Coaching and Peer Tutoring in select courses • Community Building and Cultural Events

Program Representative, Test-Taking Accommodations (4723C)

The purpose of this position is to provide program support to the Disabled Students’ Program (DSP) in providing test taking accommodations and services to students with disabilities in accordance with federal and state law. The incumbent assists the Supervisor, Test Taking Accommodation and Services in serving more than 3500 students with disabilities, and 250 faculty members each semester. The purpose of the Test Taking Services Representative is to assist the department in assigning exam proctors; securing space for DSP proctored exams; coordination with DSP Alternative Media Services, e-mail correspondence with instructors or departmental representative, providing proctoring on an as needed basis; and scheduling of proctors, and record keeping.