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 45 FTE, serves over 4500 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. 

To find out more about DSP employment opportunities, the application process, and connect to other available position on campus, go to Berkeley Jobs.

CART Captioner, Per Diem, (6682C) #44151

CART captioning is a legally mandated accommodation for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. The purpose of this position is to provide realtime captioning services for deaf and hard-of-hearing students, enabling them to effectively participate in university programs, services, and activities. The CART Captionist reports to the Communication Services Coordinator and is expected to independently perform the duties of the position consistent with the Disabled Students’ Program practices and department guidelines.

Communication Services Assistant (4722C) #44544

The Communication Services Assistant works under the supervision of the Communication Services Supervisor and is responsible for working as part of a team responsible for providing real-time captioning, captioned media, and American Sign Language (ASL) interpreting services. The purpose of this position is to provide program support to the Disabled Students’ Program (DSP) in providing communication accommodations and services to students with disabilities in accordance with federal and state law. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring that students with disabilities receive access to communication services accommodations in a timely and effective manner.