Dorsey II, DominicAssistant Director of ADAAA Compliance and Services Office of Equal Opportunity Tel: (317) 278-1580 email@example.com
Having been employed at IUPUI since June of 2006, Dominic Dorsey II became an alumni in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies, before going on to graduate from Indiana University with a Masterís of Science in Higher Education and Student Affairs. Currently he is pursuing a Doctorate in Education with a specialization in Higher Education.
After working for several divisions throughout the institution including Student Involvement, Enrollment Services and Multicultural Affairs, in 2010 Dorsey began a career working for Adaptive Educational Services under the division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Beginning as a graduate level student assistant Dorsey eventually achieved a promotion to the position of Faculty Student Liaison. While serving in this role his responsibilities included providing objective and confidential assistance to students regarding problems which appeared un-resolvable through existing university procedures. Additional responsibilities included clarifying any university policies and procedures concerning the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for students and faculty and connecting students with appropriate campus offices and off-campus community resources.
Based on a history of service with distinction in navigating university policy with regards to the Americans with Disabilities Act, in the summer of 2011 applied and was hired to a position shared between Adaptive Educational Services as well as the Office of Equal Opportunity in a new role titled Assistant Director of ADAAA (Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act) Compliance and Services. In this new role, his primary responsibilities include providing assistance to IUPUI students in matters pertaining to the quality of their education and focusing on the universal design of products and an environment that is usable by all people, to the greatest extent possible, without the need for adaptation or specialized design. Specifically, Dorsey is responsible for ensuring access, adjustments and equal opportunity to students, faculty and staff with disabilities. An additional charge to his position is to develop an accessibility/accommodation strategy for the IUPUI campus that focuses on captioning in the course curriculum for web-based materials as well as campus programming and events for individuals with a disability. Finally, Mr. Dorsey is responsible for outreach and relationship building aimed at actuating IUPUIís commitment to achieving and sustaining a diverse, accessible, inclusive and pluralistic community for all students, faculty and staff through a myriad of programs and activities.
Currently, Dorsey is working with campus administrators and academic affairs to adopt the first ever Audiovisual Captioning Policy. In researching and constructing the policy, he has worked with directors, deans and department heads. to ensure the finished product reflects universal design and benefits the entire campus community inclusively and equitably.