Disability Resource Center Program Manager

Columbia, SC
Sep 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number STA00305PO17 Classification Title Student Services Manager I Internal Title Disability Resource Center Program Manager Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support Department Student Disabilities Resource Center Band 6 Advertised Minimum Salary $39,960 Advertised Salary Range $39,960 - $45,000 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule

Flexible hours Monday thru Friday with some Saturdays.

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Student Services

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Program Managers facilitate services and accommodations for students with mental health disabilities, Learning Disabilities, ADD, and autism. Designs, develops, and administers policies and programs for students with mental health disabilities. Evaluates programs to ensure that students receive appropriate accommodations in all areas of academic programs and student life. Maintains student records, compiles data on student progress, trends and usage of services. Advises Deans, Department Chairs, and other administrators on appropriate accommodations and works to resolve conflicts between students, faculty, and staff.
There are three vacancies available.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Master's Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, School Counseling, Education and related field and 1-year related experience.

Eligible to sit for Certificate of Rehabilitation Counselor exam.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's in Rehabilitation Counseling, CRC, or other relevant certification, and experience providing services and accommodations for students with disabilities in higher education.


Working knowledge of ADA, Section 504, and FERPA. Good counseling and communications skills. Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, working knowledge of assistive technology, student management systems and MS Office

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 3 Desired Start Date 10/02/2017 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 09/27/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/19178 EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a Master's Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, School Counseling, Education and related field and 1-year related experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Describe your experiences working with individuals with disabilities and determining appropriate accommodations in higher education.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Describe your philosophy of customer service.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Explain how you would incorporate student development theory into your everyday practice.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Other Supporting Documents
  4. Resume


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