Regional Director of Disability Resources & Services (Reg
Regional Director of Disability
Resources & Services (Reg FT)
Disability Resources and Svs
: Allegheny Campus
This position will remain
open until filled. However, in order to ensure consideration for an
interview, please submit your completed application, cover letter
and resume by no later than May19, 2023. The College cannot
guarantee that application materials received after this date will
be considered or reviewed.
CCAC offers an exceptional benefits package.
Highlights include an excellent health plan with very low
out-of-pocket expense network option, generous time off and holiday
pay, a 403b retirement plan with up to 10% employer match or other
options through the State's retirement defined benefit pension
system, free employee parking, public service (student) loan
forgiveness eligible employer, and employer paid benefits including
group life insurance, short-term and long-term disability
insurance, and flexible spending accounts.
Remote Work Option:
Admin 15 - $58,050
Job Open Date:
Job Close Date:
The Community College of
Allegheny County is a mid-size, multi-campus institution serving
over 20,000 students. The college has 4 campus and 3 center
locations in Allegheny County. The Regional Director provides
oversight and execution of the strategic vision and daily
operations for the Office of Disability Resources and Services with
the goal of supporting student success and retention. Under the
supervision of the Dean of Students for Student Advocacy, this
position works to ensure the college is in compliance with federal
laws while striving to provide a caring and supportive learning
environment that fosters student inclusion and community.
Master's degree in rehabilitation
science, disability services, education, counseling, or related
field or, an equivalent combination of experience and/or education
from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been
achieved. Minimum of 3 years working with students in an
educational setting providing advocacy and student services.
Experience in evaluating disability documentation including
psycho-educational, psychological, and medical evaluations.
Knowledge of disability accommodations and best practices in the
provisioning of services to students with disabilities in a college
setting. Experience interpreting appropriate accommodations based
on documented needs of the individual student. Ability to
understand, interpret and implement academic and college policy and
collective bargaining agreements. Knowledge of the laws governing
students with disabilities for post-secondary institutions.
Demonstrated experience in effective communication, teamwork, and
leadership in diverse settings and with diverse populations.
Demonstrated knowledge of computer and assistive technologies,
disability practices, and procedures including familiarity with
applicable federal and state laws and regulations.
1. Provides leadership in partnership with the other Regional
Director for the strategic vision and daily operations of the
Disability Resources and Services Department.
2. Oversees the student interview process, comprehensive disability
documentation evaluations, appropriate accommodation
determinations, recommendations and/or interventions to promote
student success and ensure confidentiality and legal
3. Facilitates collaboration with faculty, students, and staff
across the college to determine and implement reasonable
accommodations for students with disabilities.
4. Leads and manages services, supports and accommodations for
students with disabilities and work to remove barriers so that all
students can participate in curricular and co-curricular college
activities and services.
5. Serves as resource for faculty, administration, staff, and
community members with regards to students with disabilities;
provides training for understanding accommodations, best practices
in the provision of accommodations, and supporting students with
disabilities in the academic setting.
6. Advocates for, hires, evaluates and supervises Disability
Resources and Services staff to ensure that appropriate services
are provided to students with disabilities.
7. Develops, recommends, and implements policies and procedures to
improve effective services and compliance with Section 504 and ADA
regulations. Analyzes problems, recommends and implements solutions
ensuring legal compliance. Serves as the Regional contact for
issues regarding compliance with ADA.
8. Assists the team with monitoring academic progress of students
and implementing effective interventions to support student success
9. Processes medical withdrawals for students including reviewing
submitted information and communicating the status to the
10. Responsible for building and monitoring the budget and assists
in determining funding for staff, assistive technologies and sign
language interpreting services.
11. Performs other duties as required or as assigned.
Current criminal record/child abuse
clearances will be required if offered the position and in order to
be employed at the College. The three clearances are Pennsylvania
Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal
Records Check, and Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Criminal
Background Check. The College has provided instructions on how to
obtain these clearances and are available here.
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