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Learning Disability Specialist/Counseling - 11 months (Open Until Filled) - Deadline Extended

Antelope Valley College
Lancaster, California
$62,957.94 - $92,998.37 Annually
Posted Date
Nov 4, 2022

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Antelope Valley College


Learning Disability Specialist/Counseling - 11 months (Open Until Filled) - Deadline Extended

Salary: $62,957.94 - $92,998.37 Annually

Deadline:  1/10/2023 12:00 AM Pacific


Complete job description and application available online at:


Full-time assignment in the Office for Students with Disabilities, Learning Disabilities Specialist/Counseling.



Provides assessment services to students with suspected learning disabilities, using the Learning Disabilities Eligibility Model of the California Community College Chancellor’s Office.

• Evaluate disability verification documents, including outside testing records, with the purpose to determine program eligibility.

• Recommend and/or provide services and accommodations to disabled students with a wide variety of individual needs and concerns, including physical, learning, visual, hearing, psychological, neurological, acquired brain injury and speech and language disabilities.

• Develop and update student’s Academic Accommodation Plan (AAP).

• Provide academic and disability-related counseling to students with disabilities.

• Develop Student Comprehensive Education Plans (CSEP) for students pursuing certificate, Associate Degree, and transfer programs.

• Work cooperatively and collegially with faculty and staff to ensure a smooth delivery of appropriate support services to students with disabilities.

• Establish and maintains confidential records.

• Serves as a liaison and resource person for college personnel, local area high schools, Department of Rehabilitation, and community programs serving students with disabilities.

• Participate on departmental, divisional, and campus committees.

• Perform other related duties as assigned



(Applicant must meet one of the follow requirements)

Required Minimum Qualifications:

• Most current Minimum Qualifications for Faculty in California Community Colleges:

Master’s degree in learning disabilities, specialeducation, education, psychology, speech languagepathology, communication disorders, educationalor school psychology, counseling, or rehabilitationcounseling AND 15 semester units of upper division or graduatestudy in the area of learning disabilities, to include,adult cognitive and achievement assessment or theequivalent


Applicant MUST meet additional requirements below.


Additional Requirements:

Must have successfully completed the California Community College Learning Disabilities Eligibility Model Training and be certified as an LD Specialist.   Written documentation of successful completion of the Learning Disabilities Eligibility Model Training is required.


• Antelope Valley College Equivalency: Equivalency not needed, per faculty division


AND a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students (Assembly Bill 1725; Education Code 87360).


For a complete listing and details of all open positions and how to apply, select the HR & Employment link on the AVC Web site at or contact the Human Resources Office at (661) 722-6311; Voice/Relay, (661) 722-6300 x. 6360, 3041 West Avenue K, Lancaster, CA 93536.

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