Employee Classification: Professional F/T 52 Wks Unit
Department: Access Office
Salary Range: $48,320
Who we are:
We are not-for-profit: St. Louis Community college (STLCC) is a non-profit institution dedicated to empowering students, expanding minds, and changing lives. Employees are committed to strengthening the St. Louis community with inclusive and transformative education.
We are a respected employer: For 60 years, STLCC has served the St. Louis community, expanding to 4 main campuses, 2 education centers, 2 workforce training centers, and 5 centers of excellence. More than one-half of the households in St. Louis have at least one member who has taken classes at STLCC.
We make an impact in the community: Through credit courses, continuing education, and workforce development programs, STLCC annually serves nearly 69,000 students. More than 80% of career and technical graduates employed in their fields or continue their education at four-year institutions within six months of graduation. STLCC sends more transfer students to Missouri’s four-year colleges/universities than anyone else.
We value Diversity, equity & inclusion: STLCC is committed to fostering an atmosphere of appreciation for all people, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or class.
What you get:
Benefits package [for full-time employees]: STLCC offers one of the best benefit packages in the St. Louis area. As a STLCC employee you will have access to a 100% match on your contribution to retirement, two health insurance plans options that are no cost to the employee - including an HSA option, low-cost life insurance with a 3x salary benefit, and other low-cost benefits including dental, vision, AD&D, ST LT disability insurance.
Opportunity to grow: Over half of our employees have served the college for more than 12 years, exploring different career paths and advancing to higher level positions.
Education & training opportunities: STLCC offers tuition waivers for employees [full-time and part-time] + their dependents. Full-time employees can take advantage of tuition reimbursement for other institutions after just 6 months of service, and an annual professional development allotment.
Work/life balance: Full-time STLCC employees have access to a generous time off package, including holidays, vacation, personal days, medical leave, and other leave options. Our holiday schedule even includes a paid winter holiday at the end of the calendar year.
Commitment to wellness: STLCC HR boasts a dedicated health and wellness specialist who is enthusiastic about creating a culture of wellness throughout the College. With access to college wellness vendors, employees are educated, motivated, and rewarded for healthy behaviors. STLCC employees and anyone living in their household also have access to an employee assistance program (EAP) that can help them with virtually any life need.
The basics of this position:
To assist in creating equal access to programs and services in compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended; to engage in the interactive process with disabled students; to evaluate and determine accommodations necessary to provide equal access to college programs and services; to communicate with faculty and staff to promote accessibility and universal design; and to provide opportunities for awareness and understanding of the impact of barriers in the college environment.
What you'll do:
• Engage with disabled students regarding potential barriers of the college setting; instruct students about college policy and procedures related to the use of accommodations; guide and educate students on self-advocacy skills; assist students in resolving academic difficulties; act as a liaison between students and faculty regarding the provision of accommodations; serve as a resource for students; continually assess needs; and promote retention and success of disabled students. (EF) • Review documentation of disability to determine service eligibility and identify appropriate accommodations necessary to make college programs accessible; work with students on an individual basis to help promote independence and full participation in academic and other programs. (EF) • Record and maintain confidential information (i.e., case notes, Banner, BDM, Medical/diagnostic documentation and reviews, etc.); participate in college efforts to collect data related to success and learning outcomes of students with disabilities. (EF) • Assist students with disabilities as they navigate STLCC enrollment processes; collaborate with Student Success Advisors in the creation of student schedules and selection of courses to minimize disability-related barriers; maintain strong working relationships with colleagues across the college to develop and implement programs in support of student academic progression to career placement/graduate degree. (EF) • Work closely with the Coordinators of Assistive Technology and Deaf Services to ensure seamless service provision to identified students. (EF) • Identify and collaborate with public and private entities that provide services, assistance, or information to disabled students, including other postsecondary institutions, social service agencies, secondary schools, etc. Enhance disability inclusion as it relates to diversity and social justice, community awareness, and retention for students with disabilities. (EF) • Maintain a strong working knowledge of changing practices and legislation in the field of higher education and disability services by engaging in opportunities offered through leading national, state, and local organizations that promote current knowledge and best practices. (EF) • Use legal guidance, recommendations and best practices in higher education and disability to recommend, revise and implement college policy and procedures related to disabilities and equal access. (EF)
Education, experience, and other requirements:
• Bachelor’s Degree • 3+ years of relevant full-time experience.
STLCC has provided opportunity for all. As the largest higher educational institution in the region, STLCC has served more than 1.2 million students. Over 50% of households in the St. Louis area are represented in our former and current student body. Since 1962, St. Louis Community College has held fast to the fundamental belief that education has the power to lift us up — as individuals, as communities and as a city.Today, STLCC consistently ranks among the top associate degree-awarding institutions in the United States. As we launch students into new and better careers, four-year degrees and richer lives, we strengthen St. Louis one student at a time. The College employs 1,400+ full-time faculty and staff and 2,300+ part-time faculty and staff