Disability Services Coordinator

Location
Missouri, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jun 04, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Information

Career Opportunity Number 21-078 Position Title: Disability Services Coordinator Location Maple Woods Position Type: Full-Time Class Category Classified Staff Job Open Date 06/04/2021 Job Close Date 06/20/2021 Open Until Filled No Initial Screen Date: 06/24/2021 Minimal Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, counseling, special education, rehabilitative services.
  • One (1) year experience in an educational or rehabilitation setting.
  • Or equivalent combination of Master’s degree with part-time graduate experience in field intern or assistant.
  • Minimum Qualification can be substituted with an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
Preferred qualifications:

Preference will be given to individuals who possess:

  • Masters degree preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, and others sufficient to exchange or convey information.
  • Experience in developing and delivering professional presentations and workshops.
  • Knowledge of laws governing the rights and responsibilities of people with disabilities.
  • Experience working with individuals with a wide range of disabilities/medical conditions.
  • Experience with the interpretation of psychological, educational, and/or medical documentation required for the determination of accommodations
  • Experience with the use of adaptive technology and teaching/learning materials, strategies and resources to provide 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 patience with under prepared or challenging students.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the community college mission.
  • Ability to use computers and applications for personal productivity.
  • Ability to handle confidential information appropriately.
  • Strong problem solving and leadership skills.
Work Hours

Normally scheduled Monday through Friday; however, may be required to work other shifts to include evenings and/or weekends. Schedule subject to change based upon department needs.

Compensation The annual salary is $48,956. A competitive benefit package is included. Special Instructions to Applicants

PLEASE NOTE :

  • Cover letter, resume, and transcripts are required and must be attached to the online application in order to receive any consideration.
  • Interviews will be conducted by a hiring committee.
Class Summary

This is a standalone classification. Incumbents provide specialized information, instructions, interpretation, and accommodations to support the success of students with disabilities.

Incumbents coordinate services for students with disabilities and determine necessary accommodations for accessing MCC’s programs. Major duties and responsibilities include: monitoring budget; supervising, training and evaluating full-time and part-time staff; reviewing and maintaining disability documentation; evaluating student educational goals; identifying, recommending, and providing guidance for appropriate accommodations or assistive technology; consulting with faculty and staff about the recommended accommodations; and providing referral to other campus or community services as necessary.

  • EOE /M/F/Vet/Disabled
Typical Essential Duties

• Reviews and maintains documentation of students with disabilities; work may involve requesting and reviewing psychological, medical, and/or educational reports; determining eligibility of and enrolling students for disability services; and ensuring that documents are maintained and updated in accordance with applicable laws, policies, and procedures.
• Meets with students to evaluate student educational goals, and identify, recommend, and provide guidance related to accommodations or assistive technology; provides support, assistance, and information to students on an ongoing basis; and ensures that all operations are performed in accordance with applicable laws, policies, and procedures.
• Coordinates with faculty, students, community services, and other internal and external personnel, departments, and agencies to provide referrals, consult, communicate information, ensure that student successfully manages responsibilities, resolve conflicts/issues, and facilitate other departmental activities.
• Supervises full-time and part-time staff to include: prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; coordinating staff training; and implementing hiring, discipline, and termination procedures.
• Monitors an assigned budget to include monitoring expenditures, determining student needs, and preparing budget estimates.
• Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
• This job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.

Knowledge

• Case management principles and practices;
• Typical accommodations for specific disabilities.
• Applicable Federal, State, and Local laws, rules, and regulations;
• Customer service principles;
• Computers and related software.

Skills

• Providing customer service;
• Using a computer and related software applications;
• Developing programs;
• Coordinating with internal and external stakeholders;
• Resolving conflicts;
• Interpreting and applying applicable laws, rules, and regulations;
• Providing accommodations for disabled students;
• Maintaining confidentiality;
• Reviewing documentation and determining eligibility;
• Operating modern office equipment;
• Utilizing communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, and others sufficient to exchange or convey information.

Positions Supervised

Student Services Assistant

Physical Requirements

Positions in this class typically require: climbing, balancing, stooping, reaching, standing, walking, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, and seeing.

Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.

Licensing Requirements

None.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education you have as conferred through an official transcript?
    • Have not completed High School/GED
    • High School/GED
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree
    • Doctorate degree
  2. * How much full-time, directly-related work experience in an educational or rehabilitation setting do you have, as supported by the employment history listed on your application?
    • none
    • less than one year
    • between 1 and 2 years
    • between 2 and 3 years
    • between 3 and 4 years
    • between 4 and 5 years
    • five years or more
  3. How did you learn about this position?
    • Academic Keys
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Craigslist
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Dos Mundos
    • Employee referral
    • Facebook
    • HigherEdJobs
    • Jobs.mo.gov
    • Indeed
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Kansas City Call
    • Kansas City Globe
    • Kansas City Hispanic News
    • LinkedIn
    • MCC Website
    • Monster
    • Other Source
    • Twitter
Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Transcript 01
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript 02
  2. Transcript 03
  3. Transcript 04
  4. Transcript 05
  5. Other Document 01
  6. Other Document 02
  7. Curriculum Vitae
  8. References
  9. Letter of Recommendation 01
  10. Letter of Recommendation 02
  11. Other Document 03
  12. Other Document 04
  13. Teaching Philosophy
  14. Letter of Recommendation 03


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