The Learning Disability Diagnostician will assist in the creation of a climate of cooperative learning among students with strong emphasis on individualized learning. The Diagnostician will assess the educational, learning styles, and program needs of students, provide leadership diagnostic information and work cooperatively with instructional personnel to provide the most appropriate programs for students with learning disabilities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Oversees all processes that address documentation of learning disabilities and development of accommodations
Administers and interprets diagnostic tests and processes involving source substitution and waivers for program admission, completion and graduation
Makes appropriate educational recommendations and academic accommodations based on diagnostic assessment
Serves as a liaison with faculty and staff in issues related to students' academic accommodations, legal mandates, outside professionals and agencies
Responds to students' and community inquiries and addresses questions and concerns
Provides oversight of all student initiatives that improve program completion outcomes for all students with learning disabilities
Conducts workshops and other presentations on learning disabilities and other disability issues for the professional development of faculty and staff
Collaborates with the Coordinators of Disability Support Services to address all aspects of department services and resources that support student learning outcomes and the college's overall mission of providing open access to quality teaching and learning
Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite
Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through Tarrant County College (TCC)
Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College
The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
Tarrant County College District, a comprehensive two-year institution established in 1965, is dedicated to providing quality education that exceeds the expectations of the people of Tarrant County. More than 50,000 students are enrolled in TCC's associate degree and technical programs, making it the sixth largest among Texas colleges and universities. Continuing Education, Corporate and Workforce ...Services offer additional opportunities for businesses and individuals of all ages, through Continuing Education courses, workshops and customized training programs. The college has five major campuses in the cities of Hurst (Northeast Campus), Fort Worth (Northwest, South and Trinity River campuses), and Arlington (Southeast Campus), with administrative offices in downtown Fort Worth at the May Owen Center.