Professor of Disabled Student Programs & Services - Instructional Specialist (Math Emphasis)

Jan 20, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Professor of Disabled Student Programs & Services - Instructional Specialist (Math Emphasis)

Mt. San Antonio College

Job Category: Faculty

Employee Group: Faculty

Time (Percent Time): 100%

Term (months/year): 11 months/year

Current Work Schedule (days, hours): as assigned

Salary Range: Faculty Schedule

Salary: Initial placement $71,922- $107,338/yr

Shift Differential:

Health & Welfare: The College contributes $11,921 toward annual premiums for medical, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage. Lifetime retirement benefits provided for eligible retirees. The District participates in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), State Teachers Retirement System (STRS) retirement programs, and MetLife Social Security Alternative Plan. *Subject to change based on Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Department: Disabled Student Programs & Services

Open Date: 01/19/2017

Closing Date: 3/21/2017

Open Until Filled: Yes

Basic Function/Overview:

Essential Duties/Major Responsibilities:

Teach credit courses offered by Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS) to students with disabilities. Course offerings may include classes such as:

Academic Success Strategies for Students with Disabilities (DSPS-30) Memory Strategies for Students with Disabilities (DSPS-31) Technology for Students with Learning Disabilities (DSPS-32) Strategies for Success in Math for Students with Disabilities (DSPS-33)

Determine accommodations for students with disabilities, including accommodations involving technology.
Interpret and use medical information as it relates to determining educational limitations and providing appropriate accommodations
Notify professors of approved accommodations
Review and assess appropriateness of available software to meet the technology needs of students to improve academic success
Use assessment instruments and techniques, as appropriate, to determine appropriate accommodations for students. Assessments may address educational skills and deficiencies in areas such as cognition, language, fluency, and verbal articulation
Provide academic interventions and support in the DSPS Accessible Technology Center (ATC).
Meet with students seeking academic assistance at the ATC for scheduled appointments and drop-in visits as needed
Provide instruction and assistance related to the effective use of various technologies available in the ATC to improve math skills, language proficiency, and cognitive functioning
Assess student progress towards meeting personally identified goals related to ATC instruction
Serve as a campus liaison for students with dyscalculia.
Collaborate with the math department and DSPS counselors regarding students with significant limitations in mathematical skills resulting from an identified disability
Make recommendations regarding appropriate accommodations and the likelihood of student success in math classes when provided with appropriate accommodations
Make recommendations regarding students for whom consideration of a math substitution is indicated
Meet general expectations for full time faculty members.
Attend faculty meetings, participate in curriculum development efforts, serve on campus committees, participate in program evaluations and other departmental activities and events
Assist in the growth and success of diverse students through careful preparation of course materials, effectively using teaching methods, and providing feedback on assignments and coursework
Maintain scheduled office and campus hours, and participate in department/division meetings and committees
Late afternoon and/or evening assignments may be required as part of the regular contract
Perform other duties as assigned

Other Duties:

Knowledge Of:

Skills and Abilities:

Minimum Qualifications/Education & Experience:

A. The minimum of one of the following awarded/conferred from a regionally accredited institution:
1. Masters degree in the category of disability, special education, education, psychology, educational psychology, or rehabilitation counseling AND fifteen (15) semester units of upper division or graduate study in the area of disability, to include, but not be limited to:
Learning disabilities;
Developmental disabilities;
Deaf and hearing impaired;
Physical disabilities; or
Adapted computer technology.
2. California Community College credential, Valid for Life (no longer issued), authorizing service as an instructor in the appropriate discipline; refer to Ed Code 87355 (If meeting qualifications with this credential, a copy of the valid lifetime credential must be submitted with the application.)
B. Commitment to the community college goals/objectives of providing quality programs and services for students with diverse abilities and interests; personal qualities to work effectively and sensitively in a multicultural environment; awareness and commitment to the special needs of non-traditional students.
C. Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written English.

Equivalencies for this position have not been established at this time.

Preferred Qualifications:

License(s) & Other Requirements:
The incumbent may periodically be required to get to a variety of locations. If operating a vehicle, employees must have the ability to secure and maintain a valid California drivers license.

Working Environment:

Physical Demands:


Instructions re: Confidential Letter of Recommendation:

The Confidential Letters of Recommendation (CLOR) section of the application is Optional. You may skip this option if you do not wish to request confidential letters from the individuals you have selected to provide letters of recommendation. If you decide to skip this option, you will be prompted in the screen for Optional and Required Documents to attach the letters yourself.

If the letters are confidential, create and attach a word document to the link for the required letter stating that your letter providers will submit the letters via the confidential portal. The email notification and link to attach a confidential letter are sent to the confidential reference as soon as the application is submitted and confirmed to be Under Review by HR. It is recommended that you complete your application and reach this status as soon as possible, well in advance of the deadline, to give your letter provider ample time to attach the letter. You may want to call confidential references to ask them to check their email for the notification and link. The links for confidential letters expire at 11:59 PM on the date the job posting closes.

It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to assure all required documents are submitted before the closing deadline.

Conditions of Employment:

This is a full-time, tenure-track, 11-month contract position that begins in the 2017-18 academic year. Placement on the salary schedule is based on formal education, full-time and/or part-time teaching, and related work experience, up to a maximum placement at step 9.

Official offers of employment are made by Mt. San Antonio College Human Resources and are made contingent upon Board approval. It is also required that a final offer of employment will only be made after the candidate has successfully been live scanned and clearance for employment is authorized by Human Resources. Costs for live scan services shall be borne by the candidate.

Notice to all prospective employees 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 Administrative Procedure 3518, titled Child Abuse Reporting, as a condition of employment.

As required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Mt. San Antonio Community College Annual Security Report is available here:

The person holding this position is considered a Responsible Employee under Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972 and is required to report to the Colleges Title IX Coordinator all relevant details reported to him or her about an incident of alleged sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, and stalking.

Examination Requirements:

Typing Certificate Requirements:

Application Procedure:

First Review of Applications: Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; however, those submitted by 11:59 p.m. (PST) on 3/21/17 are assured consideration.
Applicants must submit all of the following materials online at to be considered for this position:
1. A Mt. San Antonio College online application
2. A cover letter addressing how duties & responsibilities, required qualifications, and preferred qualifications are met
3. A detailed rsum that summarizes educational preparation and professional experience for the position
4. A minimum of three letters of recommendation that reflect relevant experience (do not use social media or professional networks as a means to provide letters of recommendation or any of the required documents)
5. College and/or university transcripts showing the awarded/conferred degree are required and must be submitted with the online application by all applicants, including current or former employees of the college, to demonstrate that the required educational qualifications are met. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at the time of application; however, copies of diplomas are not accepted in lieu of transcripts.

Special Notes:

Please note: A confirmation number will be assigned when your application packet indicates the supplemental questions have been answered and a document has been attached to each required link. Assistance with the online application process is available through Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. Human Resources: (909) 274-4225. E-mail:

Foreign Transcripts:

Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the filing deadline.


For assistance with the online application, please contact Human Resources at
(909) 274- 4225.

1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399.

For more specific details about the responsibilities of this position, direct inquiries to:

Erika Aparicio, Human Resources Technician
(909) 274-5489; E-mail:

Selection Procedure:
A committee will evaluate applications, taking into account breadth and depth of relevant education, training, experience, skills, knowledge, and abilities. Interviews may include a writing sample, committee presentation, and/or performance test. The committee will recommend finalists to the Vice President of Student Services for a second interview. The number of vacancies is dependent on student enrollment, College resources, needs, and Board of Trustees approval. The starting date will be August 28, 2017 following Board approval and receipt of live scan clearance. TRAVEL POLICY: Costs associated with travel in excess of 150 miles one way from residence for the purpose of an interview will be reimbursed up to $500 maximum. Relocation costs will be borne by the successful candidate.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

The required letters of recommendation are not required to be confidential but if your reference prefers to send a confidential letter, please follow these instructions and notify your reference directly. To obtain a confidential letter of recommendation, you must enter the references name and email address in the fields provided under the Confidential References section of the application.

NOTICE: In order for your reference to receive an email with a link to attach a confidential reference letter, you must complete your application and reach the status of Under Review by HR. It is recommended that you complete your application and reach this status as soon as possible well in advance of the deadline to provide your reference ample time to attach the letter.

It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to assure that all required and any optional documents are attached by no later than 11:59 PM PST of the closing date shown on the job posting.

EEO Policy:
It is the policy of Mt. San Antonio College that harassment is prohibited and that all persons shall receive equal employment and educational opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, age (over 40), medical condition (cancer), mental disability, physical disability (including HIV & AIDS), marital status, sexual orientation, or Veteran Status. This nondiscrimination policy covers Family and Medical Care Leave and Pregnancy Disability Leave. Contact Human Resources if you need any special accommodations to complete the application process at 909.274.4225. Mt. San Antonio College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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