Disability Services Support Specialist (2020-00039)

Disability Services Support Specialist (2020-00039)

Employer

Alamance Community College
1247 Jimmie Kerr Road
Graham, NC 27253
Phone: 336-506-4222

Salary/Grade

Depends on Qualifications

Benefits

None

Job Category

  • Executive/Administrative/Managerial

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Closes: Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Target Start Date

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Expected Work Hours

Varies-Part-time

Reports to

Program Coordinator

Employment Type

Part Time

Minimum Qualifications

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in education/special education, counseling, psychology, social work, rehabilitation counseling or related field with a minimum of three years professional experience providing direct service to persons with disabilities with a wide range of disabilities (students in secondary or higher education preferred)
  • Demonstrated understanding and/or developing knowledge of ADA (amendments and revisions) and Section 504 of Rehabilitation Act
  • Knowledge and experience with assistive technology, such as JAWS, etc.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Ability to handle sensitive issues and commitment to confidentiality.
  • Excellent listening and oral and written communication skills that enable effective working relationships with diverse populations and with people across the college community.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently.
  • Demonstrated computer competency. Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to maintain accurate records.
  • Ability to work efficiently under time constraints.

Preferred Qualifications

N/A

Position Description

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

The Disability Services Support Specialist is a knowledgeable and organized individual with strong communication skills who will work with students with disabilities, faculty, staff, and internal and external customers on a daily basis.

Example of Duties

  • Address student and parent inquiry to Alamance Community College’s Disability Services Accommodation request process.
  • Assists the Coordinator in maintaining updated student information in departmental database and case management files
  • Inform instructors of students receiving accommodations, secure note takers and process paperwork. 
  • Provide support to students in time management, organizational skills, study skills, test taking strategies and self-advocacy.
  • Provide support to students to assist with college readiness skills, address academic challenges, activities that promote college retention and support in academic areas
  • Assist students with accessing Academic Support Services, such as tutoring, Writing Center or Math Lab
  • Train students how to use assistive technology and adaptive equipment
  • Update and ensure accessibility to Disability Services webpage and Moodle site
  • In consultation with the Coordinator of Disability Services, review, update, and revise the Disability Services procedures as necessary.
  • Assist with test proctoring and administration during high volume times
  • Other duties as assigned by the Coordinator of Disability Services. 

Job Post Contact

Nicole Rone

HR Specialist

Alamance Community College

nicole.rone@alamancecc.edu

336-506-4273