497163 - Associate Director, Disability Support Services
497163 - Associate Director, Disability Support Services
Classificaiton: Administrator II - Range A
Department: Disability Support Services
Sub-Division: Student Retention
Salary Range: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications
Appointment Type: At-Will
Time Base: Full Time
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 39,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to California’s revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, CSUF Garden Grove Center, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.
It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University's mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.
About the Position:
Disability Support Services at California State University, Fullerton is a civil rights office committed to providing students with disabilities access and an equal opportunity to demonstrate knowledge and abilities. We acknowledge this is a campus-wide responsibility, and promote an accessible community where diversity is celebrated, and barriers are removed. Our work is framed through the lens of human dignity and social justice in order for students to acquire a sense of agency, advocacy and equitable, meaningful experiences. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as the Associate Director, Disability Support Services (Administrator II). The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude, an active, energetic mind, and a leadership style that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.
Under the general direction of the Director of Disability Support Services, the Associate Director plans, directs, and oversees the day-to-day administrative operations of Disability Support Services (DSS). Provides the director with critical information and feedback on all core matters related to the success of DSS. Assists with developing, implementing, and assessing the vision, purpose, alms, objectives, and strategies for all programs and services within DSS. Assists with planning, implementing, assessing and improving the overall DSS experience for students and staff with an emphasis on student development, satisfaction, and retention. Provides strong leadership and oversight to various DSS teams and provides oversight for human resources operations, including recruitments, labor relations, evaluations, and staff training. Oversees all resources and programs requiring Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance. Works closely with the Director on compliance concerns, coordinating a departmental response, and providing case management for students with complex disability-related access needs. Assists with designing and analyzing learning outcomes, coordinating student and faculty satisfaction surveys and campus-wide assessments regarding services, as well as benchmarking used by DSS. Assists with the planning process for the annual operating budget, implements procurement procedures for the department, and manages facility repairs and operations. Strategizes and implements best practices in the design, development, and operations of services related to the Operations and Accommodations teams. Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in social science or related field. Three years of experience in a leadership position. Strong organization and problem solving skills. Experience preparing, reporting, and analyzing data and creating strong reports. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with and relate to a diverse student and staff population. Demonstrated customer service skills and experience training and implementing these skills with staff. Self-motivated individual with a strong work ethic. Understanding of ethical issues related to students with disabilities and the ability to lead by example. Possesses computer skills necessary for word processing, presentations, spreadsheets, analysis software, internet, list serves, and electronic mail. Strong oral and written communication skills in order to write reports and communicate with staff, the campus community, vendors, and other partners.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
Master's degree in higher education or related field. Five or more years of supervisory experience working with students with disabilities.
Special Working Conditions:
Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator
California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.
If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.
Regular attendance is considered an essential job function.
Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.
Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.
California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).
Application Deadline: Oct 29, 2020 (8:00 PM)
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