Counselor/Instructor - Disabled Student Programs and Services
The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is seeking a Counselor/Instructor - Disabled Student Programs and Services for Chabot College in Hayward, California. Under the general supervision of the Dean of Special programs and Services, this position involves providing general academic, career, and personal counseling to students with physical, communicative, psychological and learning disabilities. The Counselor in this position will serve as a liaison with campus and community agencies servicing individuals with disabilities.
Job Title Counselor/Instructor - Disabled Student Programs and Services
Position Type Faculty
Position Code 2FCG24
Pay Rate (or Annual Salary) $62,035 - $88,687/annual
Job Location Chabot College, 25555 Hesperian Blvd., Hayward, CA 94545
Department Disabled Student Program and Services
The Counselor shall:
1. Provide academic, career, personal, and disability management counseling to college students with any of a variety of disabilities and often multiple disabilities.
2. Evaluate verification of disability documentation from outside sources.
3. Determine student eligibility for Disabled Programs and Services.
4. Identify students’ functional limitations.
5. Determine reasonable accommodations based on the student’s individual need.
6. Provide and document appropriate academic accommodations.
7. Develop student educational contracts for students with disabilities.
8. Maintain confidential records and accurately record information needed to complete Title 5 reports.
9. Assist students with planning for certificate, graduation, and transfer requirements.
10. Develop individual education plans.
11. Assist faculty, administrators and staff in recognizing the students’ need for academic accommodations.
12. Provide consultation to faculty and administration regarding access to facilities, technology, instructional programs, college information, and student services.
13. Work with appropriate personnel in meeting the federal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act, 504 regulations, Title 5 guidelines governing the implementation of AB 77, and all other laws that pertain to access for persons with disabilities in higher education.
14. Provide liaison services between students and appropriate community resources i.e., Department of Rehabilitation, Community Resources for Independent Living, County Mental Health Services, etc.
15. Work with four-year colleges and universities DSPS to assist students in a smooth transition to those institutions.
16. Teach courses (based on program need and available funding) that include college success skills, personal development, career exploration and career decision making.
17. Provide liaison services between students and appropriate campus resources i.e. EOPS, Financial Aid, Tutoring Services, etc.
18. Participate in full-time faculty responsibilities including division meetings, serve on standing college committees, participate in faculty governance, community liaison and maintain a close working relationship with instructional areas, other Special Programs, and Administration regarding student success, retention, and recruitment.
19. Assume other responsibilities as assigned by the Dean of Special Programs and Services.
20. Stay current with transfer requirements of other colleges and vocational trainings.
Minimum Education and Experience
Master’s degree in rehabilitation counseling
Master’s degree in counseling, guidance counseling, student personnel, clinical or counseling psychology, education counseling, social work, career development, marriage and family therapy, marriage, family and child counseling, or a Bachelor’s degree in marriage and family therapy or in marriage, family and child counseling and possession of a license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT); and either 15 or more semester units in upper division or graduate level course work related to people with disabilities, or completion of six semester units, or the equivalent of a graduate-level counseling practicum or counseling field work courses, in a post secondary Disabled Students Programs and Services program or in a program dealing with people with disabilities, or two years of full-time experience, or the equivalent, in one or more of the following:
(A) Counseling for students with disabilities; or
(B) Counseling in industry, government, public agencies, military or private social welfare organizations in which the responsibilities are for persons with disabilities, or the equivalent.
You will be required to upload your transcripts. You must upload all applicable transcripts, credentials and/or certificates required to meet minimum qualifications for the position for which you are applying. Any degrees earned outside the United States must have an official US evaluation (course by course) of the transcripts and must be submitted with the application. In the case that the file you are uploading is too large or you do not have your transcripts readily available, please upload a document in place of stating you will be sending the documents to the Office of Human Resources, 7600 Dublin Boulevard, 3rd Floor, Dublin, CA 94568, or by fax (925) 485-5254, by 5:00 p.m. (PST) on the closing date.
*Degrees in Progress: To be conferred on or before July 1, 2018 will be considered, provided that the applicant also submits (1) an up-to-date transcript, (2) a photocopy of the degree requirement from the school catalog, and (3) proof of current course(s) and enrollment. Please provide your explanation and background material by using the optional document upload called “Other Document”. If you are unable to upload the above, please upload a document in its place and state you will be sending the documents to the Office of Human Resources, 7600 Dublin Boulevard, 3rd Floor, Dublin, CA 94568, by 5:00 p.m. (PST) on the closing date.
Applicants applying under the “Equivalent provision” must provide details that explain at time of application how their academic preparation is the equivalent of the degree listed above. Please provide your explanation by using the optional document upload called “Equivalency Statement”.
Demonstrate a sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical and/or learning disabilities.
1. Experience providing academic, career, personal, and disability management counseling to adults with any of a variety of disabilities.
2. Have a clear understanding of the federal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), PL 504, The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title 5.
3. Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
4. Demonstrate knowledge, ability and experience preparing written reports and maintaining student records in compliance with state and federal requirements.
5. Experience with recommending and providing academic accommodations as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
6. Experience evaluating verification of disability documentation to determine eligibility of services.
7. Demonstrate evidence of effective oral and written communication skills.
8. Evidence of ability to establish and maintain collegial working relationships with faculty, staff, administration, community agencies, and educational institutions.
Job Work Schedule
This position is full-time, tenure track, beginning Fall 2018. Employment will begin on or about August 16, 2018.
Physical Demands and Working Environment
INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES WHO ARE UNABLE TO CARRY OUT THE PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES OF THE POSITION WILL RECEIVE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS TO ENABLE THEM TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION.
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number F60P
Open Date 02/13/2018
Close Date 04/02/2018
Open Until Filled No
Notification to Applicants
The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District reserves the right to close or not fill any advertised position.
Instructions for Personal Qualifications Statement
The purpose of the personal qualifications statement is for you to provide information on how your education and experience relate to the requirements and duties of the position. There is no form to complete. Applicants are requested to provide their personal qualifications statement by uploading a document, the same way as you do for your cover letter.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Documents Needed To Apply
- Cover Letter
- Personal Qualifications Statement
- Other Document
- Equivalency Statement
CHABOT-LAS POSITAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER