Posted: August 8, 2022
Level: Community College Professional 18, 12-month, tenure track
Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week
Closing Date: The committee will begin review of applications
immediately. Applications must be submitted by 5:00pm (EST)
on Thursday, September 8, 2022.
CT State Community College
Naugatuck Valley Community College
750 Chase Pkwy, Waterbury, CT 06708
**This position is not remote and will include occasional travel
to NVCC's Danbury campus to support students**
For more information, please click on the college to be directed to
CT State Community College Mission:
Connecticut State Community College (CT State) provides access to
academically rigorous and innovative education and training focused
on student success. The College supports excellence in teaching and
learning, makes data-informed decisions, promotes equity, advances
positive change for the students, communities, and industries it
serves, and awards associates degrees and certificates.
CT State Community College Vision:
CT State will be recognized for exceptional student success,
educational leadership, and transformative collaboration with
business and industry, government, educational, and key
stakeholders while advancing diverse opportunities for
Connecticut’s citizens and communities.
CT State Community College Equity Statement:
The CSCU system commits to bold and disruptive change by actively
identifying, naming, and dismantling structural racism, systemic
poverty, and other barriers; establishing equitable and anti-racist
policies and practices; and empowering students, faculty, staff,
and administrators to advance racial, social, and economic justice.
Our core collective responsibility is to continuously assess
practices and policies and transform the world we live in by
Anticipated Start Date:
Connecticut State Community College provides a wide range of
educational programs and makes these available to the diverse
population of the state. The Campus Disability Coordinator engages
in the interactive process with students requesting accommodations,
their faculty and campus staff to determine if the student is
considered a student with disability and if so, the reasonable and
appropriate academic/campus accommodations. This position
coordinates accommodations and services for students with permanent
and/or temporary disabilities to ensure that all College programs,
activities, and services are accessible.
Incumbents must possess proven ability to effectively work with a
culturally, linguistically, and ethnically diverse faculty, staff,
and student. They are expected to have excellent oral and written
communication skills along with strong Information technology
literacy skills such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook,
Master’s degree in an appropriately related field with one (1) or
more years of related experience that includes two (2) or more
years of supervisory experience; or a combination of education,
training and experience which would lead to the competencies
required for successful performance of the position’s essential
Successful Candidate must have or must possess:
- Experience determining appropriate accommodations for students
in a higher education setting.
- Experience working with ADA laws/regulations related to
students with diagnosed disabilities.
- Experience interpreting diagnostic testing assessments and
- Experience developing interventions for students with
- Experience working with diversity, inclusion, and equity
Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are
encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and
experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this
position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the
degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.
Example of Job Duties:
- Master’s degree in Counseling, Special Education, Social
- Two (2) or more years of direct experience providing disability
services in a higher education setting.
- Experience collaborating with high school special education
staff to support student transition to the College.
- Experience working with student information systems or other
databases related to the coordination of student
Under the direction of the Campus Associate Dean of Student
Development/Title IX or other administrator, the Campus Disability
Coordinator is responsible through effective performance in these
- Manages an assigned caseload of students with permanent and/or
temporary disabilities by engaging in the interactive process with
students, faculty and staff as indicated.
- Collects and reviews medical and educational documentation for
assigned caseload to decide of disability and to identify
reasonable and appropriate accommodations on a course -by-course
basis; determines appropriate and effective accommodations, which
do not fundamentally alter the program of study.
- Collaborates to ensure that approved academic accommodations
are coordinated with students, faculty, and staff.
- Oversees activities in collaboration with other departments
across the campus to ensure equal opportunity for access to
academic and co-curricular programs at the Campus for assigned
- Makes recommendations to faculty, staff, and departments
regarding the College’s academic and programmatic obligations and
the guidelines for students with disabilities; coordinates with
appropriate campus constituents regarding student’s enrollment
status related to accommodation alterations etc.
- Serves as a liaison and a resource for students with
disabilities; collaborates and consults with faculty and staff
regarding academic accommodations, compliance with responsibilities
as well as instructional, programmatic, and curriculum
- Coordinates outreach to incoming and prospective students when
indicated regarding accommodations and services offered;
communicates information regarding program activities and services
to the campus community.
- Conducts annual training for campus faculty, staff, and the
administration to promote understanding and increase awareness of
the needs and concerns of students with disabilities.
- Performs related duties and special assignments as
In addition to the accountabilities listed above, the incumbent is
required to carry out the essential duties of: Attendance and
participation at convocation and commencement ceremonies; Service
on assigned committees and task forces; Attendance and
participation at committee, staff, informational and professional
meetings. These may involve attendance at evening or weekend
This posting includes qualifications, experience and skills but is
not limited to the full specifications stated in the job
Anticipated Salary; $71,008 approximate annual plus excellent State
of CT medical insurance, retirement, and related fringe
We offer a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well,
protect yourself and your family, and plan for a secure future.
Benefits include generous leave policies;
several retirement plans
; and many choices for comprehensive health insurance
You also have access to many additional benefits to save for
retirement, protect your family & more with supplemental
Tuition reimbursement may apply if applicable.
To apply you must submit a cover letter and resume.
Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date
will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes
are not acceptable.
Following the closing date, application materials will be evaluated
by a selection committee. Candidates selected for further
consideration will be limited to those applicants who are best
qualified based on the minimum and preferred qualifications and who
have submitted all the required documents by the closing date and
time listed on the job announcement. Candidates who have been
selected and approved to Interview will be contacted, and finalists
will be recommended for further consideration by the Hiring Manager
for final selection and recommendation for employment. The
selection process may also include practical exercises (i.e.,
teaching demonstration and/or other written, technical,
manipulative, or simulation exercises) to evaluate candidates'
All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship
or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and
Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background
check. CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community.
Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal
history record check and, when appropriate, a financial (credit)
report or driving history check.
Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination
CSCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious
creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin,
marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental
disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran
status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record.
The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries
regarding the non-discrimination policies: Nicholas D'Agostino
Manager of Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion
CSCC IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, M/F