Full Time; Career Starting Salary Range: $51,100 - $60,000/yearly. 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.
Functions as the organization expert in a disability specialty. Deals independently with a wide range of accommodation issues related to the specialty assigned. Decisions can impact university compliance and liability under federal and state disability law and regulations. On own initiative rises to manager's attention particularly contentious issues and / or especially complex situations.
The Disability Resource Center is responsible for coordinating academic accommodations and support services to college students with varying types of disabilities. This is achieved by providing student advising and advocacy, educating and training students and other members of the campus community regarding equal access and disability-related issues, developing and directing programs, services, and activities to facilitate equal access, promoting 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.
Master's degree in educational psychology, special education or a related field and demonstrated work experience in a college-level student support service serving students with disabilities, OR an equivalent combination of experience and related coursework regarding individuals with disabilities, with an emphasis in post-secondary education environment.
Thorough knowledge of the legal framework involving accommodations for students with disabilities through state and federal laws and regulations.
Thorough knowledge of procedures for assessing and determining disability accommodation issues, including the Disability Compliance Office procedures.
Thorough knowledge of assessment, accommodation, and intervention techniques involved in employee's specialty, for example, learning disorders, mobility disability, visual impairment, etc.
Skill to communicate with instructors and other organizational entities regarding a student's accommodations and other academic needs.
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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