Assistant Director/Academic Support Center/Services for Students with Disabilities

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Job Responsibilities:

The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, is accepting applicants for an Assistant Director/Academic Support Center/Services for Students with Disabilities. The Assistant Director will be supervised by the Director of the Academic Support Center.  This position will manage all services for student with disabilities including but not limited to; gathering and evaluating disability documentation, meeting with students with disabilities to discuss services and accommodations, meeting with parents to discuss disability information, providing information to perspective students, providing information to high school personnel, and ensuring compliance with all federal and state laws and regulations concerning student with disabilities.  Will also serve as a resource for administrators, faculty, and staff at The Citadel regarding disability issues, best practices in the field of disability services, and current research in the area of post-secondary students with disabilities. The Assistant Director will also ensure equal access for student with disabilities to all curricular and co-curricular opportunities offered by The Citadel. The Assistant Director will serve as a permanent member of The Citadel Campus Assessment Team and participate in other functions and programs of the Academic Support Center as requested.


Minimum Qualifications:

A master's degree in a relevant field such as special education, psychology, and counseling and at least 5 years’ experience as an Assistant Director or Director of Services for Students with Disabilities in a post-secondary setting is required. The position requires extensive knowledge of special education (K-12) and post-secondary legislation and litigation and extensive knowledge and experience interpreting and critically evaluating psychoeducation evaluations and other reports relevant to determine appropriate academic adjustments and accommodations for student with disabilities. Knowledge of the characteristics of different disability and the means needed to ensure access to the education process for post-secondary students with disabilities as well as strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with students, perspective students, parents, faculty, staff, administrators, high school personnel, and off-campus health care providers is required. Occasional evening, early morning or weekend work. Occasional travel for conferences may be required. Must be able to exercise proper judgment in emergencies.

Additional Comments

The Citadel is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate against any individual, or group of individuals, on the basis of age, color, race, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, pregnancy, national origin, genetic information or veteran's status in its employment practices.

The Citadel has a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment.  We encourage applications from minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.




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Posted: 3/13/2018
Application Due: 5/4/2018
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