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Senior Rehabilitation Specialist (North Lake)  « Position Deleted on 4/14/2013 »

Institution: Dallas County Community College District
Location: Irving, TX
Category:
  • Admin - Disability Services
Posted: 03/28/2013
Application Due: 04/12/2013
Type: Full Time
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Position Number: 071303017
Position Type: Professional Support Staff
Exempt or Non-Exempt: Exempt
Appointment Type: Full Time
Is Grant Funded?: No
Salary: $3014.25/Monthly, Range C08
Work Days/Hours: M-F 8:00 - 5:00
Posting Number: 01875
Close Date: 04/12/2013
Open Until Filled: No

Job Description Summary/Essential Duties:
Adheres to strict student confidentiality guidelines. Provides a variety of support services to disabled and disadvantaged students, such as academic planning, vocational and career advisement. Interprets test scores and medical recommendations and assists students identifying course selection options, TSI issues, and/or services available. Assists students in the development of individualized academic and support plans which may include a variety of support services and accommodations. Arranges services for students based on documentation, which may include, but is not limited to classroom and testing accommodations. Completes advisement, registration, drop/add and withdrawal functions, including the actual data entry into the registration system for each student advised. Interprets TSI scores for course placement. Maintains contact with state, federal and local agencies on matters relating to disabled students such as, but not limited to, Texas Commission for the Blind, Texas Rehabilitation Commission, Texas Human Services Department, etc. Compiles and maintains data, files and records; prepares periodic reports; provides supportive data for funding agency program applications and summaries. Maintains meticulous records on all students serviced for various purposes both mandated and required for such purposes as continued funding, reporting, etc. Maintains contact and works with faculty, counselors, health personnel, and community and service organizations, in coordinating the disabled and disadvantaged student service program. Works with District committees to enhance and/or improve services or attain updates on rules and regulations as it relates to students with disabilities (e.g. assistive technology). Attends national conferences as well. Provides interpretation and assists in the implementation of regulations as identified in the Americans with Disability Act of 1992, and Sections 504 and 50 of the Rehabilitation Act to assure that student needs are addressed. Hires, trains, and evaluates lower level staff. Provides on and/or off campus training, workshops/orientations, related to disability awareness, ADA, department functions, etc. May participate in District and/or community committees and councils. Attends relevant training and conferences. May generate reports or participate in seeking grant funding sources. May monitor a budget allocation as assigned. Performs related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree or higher in one of the social sciences or a related field plus four years experience in providing services to disabled/disadvantaged individuals with a state or federal agency or institution. Ability to utilize computer technology to access data, maintains records, generate reports and communicate with others. Communication skills to identify special student needs and match with existing programs or provide unique services; ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Some positions are required to sign and/or interpret for the hearing impaired. The ability to provide quality customer service. Official transcripts will be required. *Will be subject to a criminal background check.*

Physical Demands:
May be required to provide physical assistance to physically disabled students. Frequency and amount varies.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Part time works counts as half time work experience - example: 12 months part time = 6 months full time.

The application alone is used to determine if minimum requirements are met.

Please complete all portions of the application even if including a resume.

Unofficial transcripts are required at the time of application submission.
IT IS NECESSARY TO MARK OR BLOCK OUT SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER AND DATE OF BIRTH FROM YOUR TRANSCRIPTS/DOCUMENTS BEFORE YOU UPLOAD THEM INTO THE DCCCD APPLICATION.
IF TRANSCRIPTS ARE FOUND WITH SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS AND BIRTH DATES ON THEM, THE APPLICATION WILL BE RENDERED INCOMPLETE. APPLICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITION UNTIL TRANSCRIPTS/DOCUMENTS ARE UPLOADED AS INSTRUCTED.

Posting Specific Questions:

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree or higher in one of the social sciences or a related field plus a minimum of four years experience in providing services to disabled/disadvantaged individuals with a state or federal agency or institution?
    • Yes, I have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree and at least 4 years full-time (or 8 years part time) required experience
    • I have the degree but not the experience
    • I have the experience but not the degree
    • No
  2. * Have you worked for a community college? If you have, please tell us about your experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please list your professional licenses and/or certifications

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Discuss your experience working with individuals with mental and physical disabilities

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * What experience, if any, do you have with course selection or advisement. Please elaborate

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Describe any presentations or training you have done in the last three years

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Please list any assistive technologies that you are familiar with and discuss how those could contribute to a student's success.

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * What other specific skills do you have that would be beneficial in this position?

    (Open Ended Question)


Applicant Documents:
Required:
  1. Bachelor's Unofficial Transcripts
Optional:
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Additional Unofficial Transcripts