Raritan Valley Community College
Assistant Director, Center for Accessibility & Inclusive Education
Ranked by BestColleges.com and Niche.com as the #1 community college in New Jersey, Raritan Valley Community College has been serving as an academic and cultural center for Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for 50 years. The College has been nationally recognized for its service to the community, environmental stewardship, and commitment to diversity. It is home to a Planetarium, Science Education Institute and 3M Observatory, a 1,000-seat Theatre, an Honors College for high achieving students and much more.
The College offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates, as well as career training, small business assistance through the Small Business Development Center, professional development, and adult and youth personal enrichment courses. RVCC is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. For further information, visit www.raritanval.edu.
Raritan Valley Community College has an anticipated opening for an Assistant Director of the Center for Accessibility & Inclusive Education.
Reporting to the Director, the Assistant Director will be responsible for supporting students with disabilities in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The Assistant Director will review documentation and determine accommodations and serve as an advocate for students with disabilities on campus.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Meet with students to review appropriate documentation; conduct screening/intake interviews; determine appropriate accommodations; produce accommodation letters for students; make referrals for further testing and/or intervention, as appropriate.
Coordinate support services for students with disabilities including coaching sessions on learning strategies, self-advocacy, organizational skills, time management and social communication skills.
Recruits, hires, trains and supervises student workers and assists the Director with supervision to external contracting service providers (i.e., CART and Interpreter Services).
Make appropriate referrals to other College departments, personnel, and community agencies.
Research and advise the Director and the campus community on new technologies to assist students. Maintain current knowledge of research in all disability areas.
Provide information to students with disabilities at College recruitment and orientation programs and disseminate information describing services available.
Serve as a consultant to faculty regarding students with disabilities and college's responsibility under the law to implement accommodations.
Participate fully as a member of the Student Services staff.
- Bachelor's degree in student affairs, education, psychology or related field with 2-3 years of experience in a higher education disability/accessibility office required.
- Excellent communications skills and the ability to work with faculty and administration on these important student needs.
- Willingness to work flexible hours when necessary.
- Some evenings and weekends required.
- Master's degree in counseling, education or related fields strongly preferred.
- 12 month position with 37.5 hours per week, some evenings and weekends required.
As a New Jersey First Act Employer, new employees must establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies.
RVCC's starting salary is commensurate with educational qualifications and experience. We also offer an attractive benefits package.
For consideration of the above position, please submit your cover letter and resume online:
We regret that we are unable to respond to each and every resume received. Only those candidates of interest will be contacted directly.
Raritan Valley Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer. We will implement the policy to assure that the employment opportunities offered at the institution are available to all persons.