Full Time; Career Starting Salary Range: $45,800 - $50,000. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Involves planning, developing, and implementing programs, processes, and activities for students with disabilities in accordance with federal and state law, to assure their access to the academic and campus environment.
Under the overall direction of the Disability Resource Center (DRC) Director and direct general supervision of a senior service coordinator, the incumbent is responsible for providing and coordinating a wide range of academic accommodations and support services to college students with varying types of disabilities to promote student success/retention/graduation at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Will consult with supervisor or other senior coordinators regarding complex student issues, faculty concerns, or decisions that can impact University compliance and liability under federal and state disability law and regulations. Responsibilities also include: student disability advising; liaison, advocacy, educating and training students and other members of the campus community regarding disability-related issues and how to create a welcoming environment and activities to facilitate equal access. The incumbent may also supervise and train student employees and interns.
The Disability Resource Center (DRC) is responsible for coordinating academic accommodations and support services to university graduate and undergraduate students with varying types of disabilities. The DRC advises, advocates, educates and trains students and other members of the campus community regarding equal access and disability-related issues. The Service Coordinator is responsible for developing and directing programs, services, and activities to facilitate equal access, promote student success/retention/graduation and leadership development at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
PLEASE NOTE: This position is being filled at either the Student Disability Specialist 3 or Student Disability Specialist 4 level. Applicants are encouraged to apply to both positions: Student Disability Specialist 3 Service Coordinator Job #1807774 and Student Disability Specialist 4 Service Coordinator Job #1807775.
Bachelor's Degree and related work experience coordinating services for adult students with disabilities, with emphasis in a post-secondary environment, or equivalent skills such as those obtained through related college courses or professional training programs, including psychology, sociology, education.
Excellent analytical, judgement and problem solving-skills such as the ability to see patterns and trends in the field of post-secondary services and make recommendations for improvement, and devise new or improve existing procedures and work methods.
Excellent oral communications skills to lead presentations and interact cooperatively and effectively with students, parents, staff, and faculty at all levels of the organization.
Excellent writing skills, including the demonstrated ability to produce professional correspondence, proposals and reports, using Word processing or other computer applications, and related technology
Skills in working effectively as a team member and with staff in a mutually supportive environment; excellent listening skills and the ability to convey information clearly and maintain objectively.
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 03-08-2018
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site (http://jobs.ucsc.edu ) on or before the initial review date (IRD). A computer is available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center (SVC), 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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