Faculty and Staff Disability Services

The Faculty and Staff Disability Services (FSDS) office is charged with providing leadership, expertise and consultative intervention to all University of Iowa faculty, staff and department management in matters related to employment and health conditions.  FSDS works towards the development and implementation of a University infrastructure capacity for people with disabilities to feel welcomed and supported; providing an employment environment of which other academic institutions aspire and that includes but is not limited to:

  • A leave and disability system design that builds and sustains employee/employer relationships;
  • A strong coalition of existing and new leave and disability resources that is visible and available to applicants, employees and employers;
  • A centralized leave and disability service structure and coordination system for applicants, employees and employers; and
  • A knowledge sharing system concerning disability within employment that reaches all employees.


Employment Opportunity

The University of Iowa, University Human Resources, Faculty and Staff Disability Services is seeking an individual to provide direction and assistance to Human Resources professional, supervisors, and employees when health conditions impact an individual’s employment, consistent with University mission and values, philosophy, polices, and applicable state and federal laws.  Services include but are not limited to providing guidance and assistance on the application of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the American with Disability Act (ADA) and their interaction with University polices and labor agreement; individual case management, as well as providing education on related issues to UI supervisors and employees.

For full details regarding the required qualifications and instructions on how to apply visit our website at http://jobs.uiowa.edu/pands/view/64821.

Initial Consult / Case Referral Form

Use this form for questions, to initiate a new case, or to update an existing case with Faculty and Staff Disability Services.

Contact Us

Campus address
121-20 USB
U.S. mailing address
The University of Iowa
121 University Services Bldg.
Ste. 20
Iowa City, IA 52242-1911