POSITIONSUMMARY: The individual in this position directs and oversees an advocacy/service office which provides assistance, Collegewide, to students with disabilities (protected under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990).
This position ensures that the College community complies with lawful provisions of equal access, equal opportunity, and appropriate supporting services and/or technology to otherwise qualified students.
Secondarily, this position designs and coordinates the delivery of specialized services, monitors student progress, serves as a disability resource to faculty and staff concerning relevant issues, problem-solving, and accommodations, provides disability representation on various campus committees, serves as the College's formal Section 504 Coordinator, and maintains awareness of, and currency with, assistive technology, legal issues, and legislation effecting students with disabilities on the College's campuses.
ESSENTIALDUTIESANDRESPONSIBLITIESINCLUDEBUTARENOTLIMITED TO THEFOLLOWING:
Coordinate and direct services and related resources to students with disabilities.
Provide support and accommodation services to students with disabilities (including pregnant students) attending the College. Services include liaison services with area secondary education schools and vocational rehabilitation agencies, (ISD's, MRS, etc.) and assistance in the classroom with services such as note taking, extended test times and adjusted locations, coordinated tutorial support, Books-on-CD or E-Book services from textbook publishers, and interpreter services for students with deafness/hearing impairments.
Participate as a member of the SES Manager's team. Plan and implement activities and programs for the Division. Establish annual Student and Educational Services' goals for College strategic initiatives. Analyze divisional issues and propose resolutions. Assist in the evaluation of Student and Educational Services and the coordination of staff/faculty by way of training/in-services, presentations, disability awareness activities, and programs.
Provide liaison and various educational services to the disability community, and with schools/agencies assisting the same population. Focus on informing disability community of the educational opportunities available at Delta, and assist in the transition from secondary to post-secondary experiences.
Assist the College (including off-campus centers) in developing access and opportunity for students with disabilities in regards to development of policy, procedures, and guidelines relating to services, programming, parking, building access, adaptive technology and equipment, etc.
Serve as the College's designated/named Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 Coordinator.
Master's Degree or equivalent knowledge and skills
Major(s): Counseling, Social Work, Rehabilitation Counseling
3-7 years of position related experience
Solid oral and written communication skills
Knowledge of disability issues
Familiarity with state/federal public policies related to disability
Additional Experiences Considered:
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Complete an on-line application and attach a cover letter with position title, resume, three current names of professional references, and copies of transcripts (official transcripts required upon hire) and/or certifications and licenses.
Position will remain open until filled. The College reserves the right to close the recruitment process once a sufficient applicant pool has been identified.
Full-time, Starting Salary $62,655–$70,186: Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience
Successful candidates must demonstrate experience, skills, and commitment to fostering an environment of diversity in student, faculty and staff.Delta College, established in 1961, offers 150 transfer and career certificate and associate degree programs, and enrolls nearly 11,000 students each semester at its main campus and three learning centers.Delta College enjoys a reputation as one of the nation’s leading community colleges. Contributing factors to this achievement are its enduring commitment to excellence, passion for innovation and focus on people. Those values can be seen in its AQIP Higher Learning Commission accreditation, charter membership in the National League for Innovation, Achieving the Dream participation, environmental stewardship and unique shared governance system.The College’s service area is comprised of Bay, Midland and Saginaw counties, each with its own appealing personality and features, located adjacent to Lake Huron in mid-Michigan. Delta College - one of America's leading community colleges!