Assistant Director of Student Development– Disability Services
TO APPLY: Go to www.lssc.edu and click on the “Employment” icon. Complete the Lake-Sumter State College application for the specific position in which you are interested.
A resume, cover letter and unofficial transcripts must be included with your application for consideration.
Lake-Sumter State College serves over 7,500 students annually in Lake and Sumter counties in central Florida. Lake and Sumter counties offer its residents small town character, combined with the amenities of the major metropolitan city of Orlando while being just a stone's throw away from Florida’s coastal beaches. As a three-campus institution our Leesburg, South Lake (Clermont) and Sumter (Sumterville) campuses have become valuable assets in their communities. LSSC provides an accessible, affordable, and high-quality education that prepares students for transfer and career success, strengthens the regional workforce, and enriches the community.
We invite candidates to apply for our Assistant Director of Student Development – Disability Services position. The Assistant Director will provides innovative services and academic accommodations that enhance the quality of the student experience. This position strives to sustain a student-centered learning environment leading to student goal completion and the development of self-sustaining students. This position is instrumental in the planning, implementation, and management of services and accommodations utilized through the Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD), within Student Development, and throughout the College. Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to: leading student disability support functions, developing and providing training and guidance to students and faculty regarding existing and emerging disability issues and services, developing the continuous improvement of services to students through assessment and evaluation. Responsible for demonstrating LSSC’s core values of Service Excellence of respect, competence, responsiveness, and collaboration in all interactions. Supervisor must model LSSC’s Service Excellence Philosophy and Standards and ensure staff members meet Service Excellence standards.
Required: Bachelor’s degree required. Minimum 3 years of directly related professional experience working with individuals with disabilities in a post-secondary educational setting required.
Preferred: Master’s degree in a related field (Spec Ed, Deaf Ed, Student Affairs, Counseling, Social Work, and Psychology) preferred.
The college reserves the right to extend searches or, in the event of transfer or budget cuts, to not offer the position.
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