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Disabled Student Program Specialist

San Pablo, California 94806
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Disabled Student Program Specialist (Categorical) (one or more positions)

 

Irvine Valley College

Job Close Date:11/09/2018

Pay Range:123, step 1 is $4,205.00 per month

 

The District offers a comprehensive package of insurance benefits to eligible employees, which includes medical and dental insurance, a vision-care plan, life insurance and dependent life coverage, accidental death and dismemberment coverage, and a long-term disability income-protection plan. All premiums are fully paid by the District. Mandatory retirement incentive is with California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS).

 

PLEASE NOTE: In order to be considered for this opening, you must apply through the District website at https://jobs.socccd.edu

 

The Position: 

Under general supervision from assigned supervisory or management staff, performs a variety of specialized duties related to providing support services to students with special needs or disabilities; performs initial intake and screening of new students; provides ongoing support to continuing students including to provide or coordinate accommodations for students within the assigned area; coordinates interpreting and captioning services; assists in integrating students with disabilities into the College system; and coordinates services and activities with other College offices, faculty, and community agencies.

 

To Apply:

Please visit the District’s Employment Opportunities website at https://jobs.socccd.edu for a detailed job description, to learn more about the District and to complete an on-line application.  

 

NOTICE TO ALL CANDIDATES FOR EMPLOYMENT: The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Public Law 99-603, requires that employers obtain documentation from every new employee which authorizes that individual to accept employment in this country.  

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Requirements

Qualifications: 

Knowledge of:

• Programs, methods, and resources available for persons with disabilities.

• Needs of students with disabilities or requiring special services.

• Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations, including Americans with • Disabilities Act, Title V regulations, and Sections 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act.

• Confidentiality requirements when dealing with personal and sensitive student information.

• Data collection and basic research principles and practices

• Principles, practices, and procedures of business letter writing and report preparation.

• Record keeping methods and procedures.

• Principles and practices used to establish and maintain files and information retrieval systems.

• Diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

• Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.

• Work organization principles and practices.

• Principles and techniques used in public relations.

• Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy.

• Principles and practices of providing training, work direction, and guidance to lower-level staff and student workers.

English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary.

 

Ability to: 

• Performs a variety of specialized duties related to providing support services to students with special needs or disabilities.

• Understand the needs and requirements of disabled students and utilize programs, methods, and resources available to assist students with various disabilities.

• Understand the organization and operation of the College as necessary to assume assigned responsibilities.

• Understand, interpret, and apply administrative and office policies and procedures as well as pertinent laws, regulations, and ordinances.

• Compile and maintain detailed data related to assigned functions.

• Respond to requests and inquiries from students, staff, or the public; effectively present information in person or on the telephone to students, staff, or the public.

• Implement and maintain filing and record-keeping systems.

• Independently compose and prepare correspondence and memoranda.

• Plan and organize work to meet schedules and changing deadlines.

• Work within the policies, functions, and requirements of area of assignment.

• Provide lead supervision and training to assigned staff.

• Operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.

• Adapt to changing technologies and learn functionality of new equipment and systems.

• Type or enter data at a speed necessary for successful job performance.

• Use correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary.

• Work under steady pressure with frequent interruptions and a high degree of public contact by phone or in person.

• Work independently and effectively in the absence of supervision

• Work with and exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the varied racial, ethnic, cultural, sexual orientation, academic, socio-economic, and disabled populations of community college students.

• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

 

 

Education and Experience Guidelines:

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.

 

Education/Training: 

Equivalent to two years of college level course work in special education, psychology, education, or a related field.

 

Experience:

Two years of increasingly responsible administrative and programmatic experience including experience involving providing support services to persons with disabilities.

Posted: 2018-10-30 Expires: 2018-11-29

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