Coordinator of Student Accessibility Services

Coordinator of Student Accessibility Services

Employer

Central Carolina Community College
1105 Kelly Drive
Sanford, NC 27330
Phone: 919-775-5401

Job Location

 

Sanford, NC

Salary/Grade

$43,760.00 - $50,324.00 Annually

Benefits

Yes

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, June 5, 2024
Closes: Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Target Start Date

Monday, July 1, 2024

Expected Work Hours

40 Hours Weekly

Employment Type

Full-time Staff

Minimum Qualifications

Required educational background:

  • Bachelor's degree in Disabilities, Counseling, Special Education, Psychology, Rehabilitation, Assistive Technology or related field, AND
  • At least two years of experience in student services, counseling, or working with students with disabilities in an educational institution, OR
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:  

  • Intermediate knowledge of disability laws as they pertain to higher education and students with disabilities including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act  
  • Ability to interpretation of psychological, educational, and/or medical documentation required for the determination of accommodations  
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills, including ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships
  • Ability to relate effectively with students from a variety of backgrounds, including under prepared or challenging students  
  • Working knowledge of various disabilities
  • Ability to contribute to the general teamwork efforts required of the staff to maintain Disability Support Services

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Disabilities, Special Education, Psychology, Rehabilitation, Counseling, Assistive Technology, or a related field
  • One-year experience working with students with disabilities in a secondary or post-secondary educational environment  
  • Experience with the interpretation of psychological, educational, and/or medical documentation required for the determination of accommodations

Position Description

At Central Carolina Community College, we create transformative lifelong learning opportunities! We expect all employees to find ways to remove barriers to student success and provide all students a pathway to achievable dreams. Our employees are charged to recognize the challenges we face and to respond to them with empathy, understanding, and a willingness to help.

The Coordinator of Student Accessibility Services is responsible for coordinating services for students with disabilities. The Coordinator will determine and coordinate support services to students, maintain compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and act as liaison between students and faculty in coordinating
accessibility plans.

Please include unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Will be required to submit official copies of transcripts before start date.

This position may have occasional travel between campuses and for training. Occasional after hours may be required.  

Diversity Policy: Central Carolina Community College believes the college experience is greatly enriched through diversity; therefore, the college encourages diversity of thought within the student body and staff. Furthermore, the college seeks to promote awareness of diversity and the respect for all individuals, and the college pledges to adhere to this mission in its
relationship with the community.

Essential Duties

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described. 

  • Conducts student intake process and paperwork, including review and evaluation of disability documentation to determine students' eligibility for services and appropriate accommodations.
  • Maintain and monitor outreach and access to services for curriculum, continuing education, basic skills and dual enrolled students in Chatham, Lee and Harnett Counties.
  • Maintain details, accurate and current records regarding documentation and accommodations for students with disabilities.
  • Inform faculty/staff of needed accommodations.
  • Assists students in requesting and arranging instructional, technical, facility, and other resource accommodations.
  • Arranges service implementation and accommodations with various campuses and programs.
  • Participate in assigned committees to support ADA compliance.
  • Provides occasional coverage on each campus site as needed or by appointment.
  • Keeps abreast of state-of-art technology, techniques, laws, services, and philosophy relevant to disability areas.
  • Work with Academic Assistance to support student assisted testing and alternative testing. 
  • Promotes positive student self-advocacy skills and acts as an advocate for student needs with faculty and staff when necessary.
  • Develops and implements internal/external workshops that will educate future/current students, faculty, and staff regarding disability services.
  • Provides liaison, consultation, and referral services for students to community agencies and professionals.
  • Promotes disability awareness and helps the College's faculty, staff, and students develop positive attitudes toward disability.
  • Participates in college internal/external outreach events. which may include occasional evening and weekend hours.
  • Ability to travel between campuses.
  • Complete the annual five-hour staff development requirement.
  • Performs other related tasks as required.

Recognizing and respecting the variety of experiences and contributions represented by all of our students, employees, and community, the Coordinator of Student Accessibility Services will encourage a learning environment where everyone is supported and valued for their unique perspectives and experiences and will foster and promote the participation of all members of our diverse communities 

Job Post Contact

Central Carolina Community College Human Resources

1105 Kelly Drive, Sanford, NC  27540

(919) 718-7493

http://www.cccc.edu/employment