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Disability Management Specialist - (2 positions)

California State University, Los Angeles
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Feb 20, 2024

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Disabled Student Services
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Full Time

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Disability Management Specialist - (2 positions)

Job No: 521635
Work Type: Staff
Location: Los Angeles
Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Administrative, Temporary, Full Time

Bulletin #521635; 2/19/2024 - Revised

Student Services Professional II
Office for Students with Disabilities

Salary Range: $4610 - $6556/Monthly

Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Temporary appointment expires on or before one year from date of hire; may be extended; may become permanent; exempt classification.

Essential Functions: Reporting to the Director and the Associate Director, the Disability Management Specialist is responsible for providing comprehensive services to students with disabilities from admission through graduation. The incumbent conducts intake services and verifies disabilities of students requesting support services and/or accommodations through the evaluation of disability­-related medical documentation. The incumbent designates appropriate accommodations and coordinates the delivery of support services: assistive technology; alternative testing; and Deaf and Hard of Hearing note taking services. The incumbent is responsible for counseling and advising students with disabilities and serves an integral role with supporting students and resolving issues of access, success, and retention. The incumbent assists in the timely resolution of problems that students with disabilities may encounter in classrooms and offices throughout campus. The incumbent may conduct initial screening through structured interview assessments. Focus will be on the interpretation of support documentation and determination of service eligibility. Incumbent must provide written verification of diagnosis, eligibility for services and the prescription of reasonable accommodations. In addition, determining the need for course substitutions, when required, and writing appropriate evaluations is an essential component of the incumbent's responsibilities. The incumbent is responsible for increasing awareness of the needs of students with disabilities and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 as amended in 2008. As such, the incumbent facilitates campus wide trainings, maintains close working relationships with faculty and staff across campus, and collaborates with various departments. The incumbent assists the Director and Associate Director of the Office for Students with Disabilities with outreach and training initiatives, support interns, helps coordinate OSD programs and events, and serves on advisory committees as assigned by the Director.

Required Qualifications & Experience: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university in a related field, including or supplemented by upper division or graduate course work in counseling techniques, interviewing, and conflict resolution where such are job-related. Additional specialized experience during which the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge and abilities may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis. Two years of full-time progressively responsible professional experience working with students with specific disabilities that include, but is not limited to learning disabilities, physical, visual, hearing and cognitive limitations and symptoms and limitations related to specific medical conditions. A master's degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work, or a directly related field may be substituted for one year of experience. General knowledge of the policies and procedures of the University and specific practices of the OSD program, especially ADAAA and section 504 and 508 regulations, is required for the purpose of providing appropriate direction to students and staff. Detailed knowledge of disability accommodation and related problem-solving strategies for working with students as well as other professional staff and faculty. Effective communication skills to convey highly complex information in a clear and comprehensive manner. Ability to assimilate complex information for the purpose of problem resolution. Demonstrated ability to conduct oral presentations and to produce clearly written materials. Must be able to work independently and exercise sound judgment; maintain strict confidentiality in all matters; and establish and maintain effective working relationships. Demonstrated interest and ability to work in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who may apply for the position.

Desired Qualifications: Extensive training and experience in the administration and interpretation of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-3 (WAIS-3), Woodcock-Johnson Cognitive and Achievement Battery, wide Range achievement test, and the Nelson-Denny Reading Test. General knowledge of K-12 criteria and Diagnostic and Statistical Manual-V (AP A) criteria, and AHEAD guidelines for diagnosing learning disabilities. Demonstrated ability with in-group and individual counseling, particularly in issues pertaining to disability management.

California State University, Los Angeles, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the Click or tap if you trust this link." href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Closing Date: Review of applications will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE LA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION.

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, California State University, Los Angeles is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, disability, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Candidates must demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Certain positions require fingerprinting. The University actively encourages qualified minorities, women and persons with a disability to apply. Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship. We are an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

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Advertised: Feb 19, 2024 (9:00 AM)
Application closes: Open until filled

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