Student Services Coordinator, Disabled Students Programs & Services (DSPS)

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Student Services Coordinator, Disabled Students Programs & Services (DSPS)

MiraCosta College

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Discipline or Department: Disabled Students Program & Services

Position Type: Staff/Classified

Hourly Rate or Monthly Salary: Starting $5,710.08 per month

Working Hours: One regular, full-time, categorically funded position, 40 hours per week, 12 months per year on the Oceanside campus. Continued employment in this position is contingent upon availability of categorical funding and satisfactory performance in accordance with district standards. The work schedule will be Monday through Friday, 8:00 am ? 4:30 pm. Regular hours may vary based on student and program needs. This position is overtime exempt and at times will be required to work evenings and weekends. The person selected for this position will be subject to assignment to any district facility during any hours of operation.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Apply and submit application materials through MiraCosta College's online application system at Once you are in the system, we strongly advise you to read the information on "How to Apply" and the FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) before starting the application process.

In order to be considered for this position, you must submit the following documents directly in the online system and finish applying and receive a confirmation number by 11:59 PM on the closing date:

1. Application for classified employment on which you list all relevant experience.

2. A cover letter addressed to the "Screening and Interview Committee" specifically describing how you meet the desirable qualifications and the representative duties.

3. A current resume or curriculum vitae summarizing your educational background and experience.

4. Transcripts of college coursework which provide evidence of meeting the minimum qualifications as stated above. Unofficial or legible photocopies are acceptable. If a degree(s) was earned, the transcripts must state that the degree was awarded. Any degree/coursework used to satisfy the minimum qualifications must be from a postsecondary institution accredited by an accreditation agency recognized by either the U.S. Department of Education or the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation. If your degree(s) is from a college or university outside of the United States, you must submit a detailed evaluation from a professional evaluation agency. To view a list of agencies approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, go to NOTE: When you "APPLY FOR THIS POSTING," you will eventually be asked to answer the additional question(s) listed below. Your answers will appear toward the bottom of the application form.

1. MiraCosta College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. Describe your own commitment to diversity and how you will meet the minimum qualifications of "sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic background of community college students."

The screening and interview committee will review application materials for up to three to four weeks following the closing date. Applicants selected for interview will be contacted by phone; those not selected for interview will be notified by e-mail once interview candidates have been scheduled.

Offer of employment to the person selected for this position is contingent upon 1) successful completion of a pre-placement physical exam at district expense; 2) submission of a current tuberculosis test clearance; 3) proof of eligibility to work in the United States; and 4) fingerprint clearance.

Individuals with qualified disabilities who need accommodation with any aspect of the application and/or interview process should contact Human Resources at 760.795.6854 at least five days prior to the closing date.

Retired STRS members are not eligible for these positions.

Basic Function and Other Details:
BASIC FUNCTION: Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, plan, organize, coordinate and participate in a specialized area of Student Services; provide specialized information, assistance and advice to students regarding college programs and services.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: Generally, the DSPS Student Services Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and delivery of services to accommodate enrolled students with disabilities, including: exam accommodations, note takers, sign language interpreters, real-time captioners, mobility assistants, accessible classroom seating and other academic accommodations as determined by DSPS counselor/specialists in the student service authorization process. Must maintain working knowledge of Sections 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008, and other applicable laws, current statutes, litigation and best practices pertaining to the provision of services to postsecondary students with disabilities. The Student Services Coordinator works closely with Access Specialist and Assistive Technology Instructional Assistant II to facilitate the provision of equipment and alternate format materials.

Representative Duties:
(E = essential job function)

1. Plan, organize and implement a variety of programs and activities to recruit, retain and assist students. (E)

2. Provide specialized information and advice to students regarding educational and career goals, academic progress, financial aid concerns, disabilities and other related issues. (E)

3. Develop and conduct studies and analyses to identify need for new programs and services and evaluate the effectiveness of current programs. May assist in assessment of service area and student learning outcomes in applicable programs. (E)

4. Develop and provide orientations, workshops and activities for students and community groups. (E)

5. Maintain current knowledge of college curriculum, rules, regulations and guidelines applicable to assigned student services areas.

6. Refer students to campus departments or community organizations for assistance as appropriate.

7. Compose electronic and printed information in media such as websites, newsletters, and flyers, publicizing programs and services. (E)

8. Prepare statistical records and reports related to assigned student services areas; gather and analyze program data. (E)

9. Prepare and deliver oral presentations to various audiences including faculty staff, and community groups.

10. Prepare and administer program budget as assigned; authorize expenditures according to established guidelines. (E)

11. Select, train and supervise student and temporary workers.

12. Perform related duties as assigned.

Type of Benefits:
A full benefit package which includes employer-paid medical, dental, and vision plans for employee and dependents; $100,000 employee life insurance; other optional coverages; and membership in the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS).

Minimum Qualifications:
To be eligible for this position, you must meet and provide evidence of the following minimum qualifications:

1. Bachelor's degree or the equivalent.
(To view MiraCosta College's equivalency guidelines for classified positions go to d_Positions.pdf.)

2. One year of related work experience.
(IMPORTANT: For work experience, one "year" is defined as equivalent to 40 hours per week for 12 months, or at least 2,080 hours)

Desirable Qualifications:
1. A working knowledge of Sections 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008, and other applicable laws, current statutes, litigation and best practices pertaining to the provision of services to postsecondary students with disabilities. 2. The ability to collaborate both internally and externally with individuals and other departments to facilitate the provision of specialized academic support services and accommodations. 3. Specific knowledge and understanding of DSPS policies, procedures, and related regulations and implementing guidelines, including Title 5. 4. Proven experience to plan, organize, and implement programs and activities. 5. Experience with student recruitment, presentations, and marketing of services. 6. Experience working with diverse student populations including individuals with disabilities, ethnically-diverse, low income, first generation, single parents, foster youth, and basic skills students. 7. Excellent written and oral communication skills. 8. Evidence of effective use of technology for service delivery, data collection, and reporting. Experience with PeopleSoft and scheduling database software (i.e., SARS, ClockWork). 9. Experience maintaining confidential records in accordance with federal and/or state regulations, including medical records, anecdotal records, student file documentation, psycho-educational reports and instructional exams. 10. Proven ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders. 11. Experience training and supervising temporary and student workers

Licenses and Other Requirements:

Closing Date: 4-8-2018

First Screening Date:

Human Resources Contact Information:
[email protected] or 760.795.6854

About MiraCosta College
The MiraCosta Community College District is one of California's 114 public community colleges. The district includes the communities of Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Cardiff, Olivenhain, Leucadia, Solana Beach, Rancho Santa Fe, Del Mar, Carmel Valley, and parts of Camp Pendleton.

MiraCosta offers undergraduate degrees, university-transfer courses, career-and-technical education, certificate programs, basic-skills education, and lifelong-learning opportunities, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomanufacturing.

The district operates two campus sites and two centers, and offers a robust online education program. The Oceanside Campus, serving approximately 10,500 students, is located on a panoramic 121-acre hilltop site with views of the ocean and mountains. The San Elijo Campus is located in Cardiff, 17 miles south of Oceanside, and attracts more than 3,000 students. The Community Learning Center in downtown Oceanside hosts about 2,500 students in the college's noncredit programs including English as a Second Language, the Adult High School Diploma Program, and other tuition-free, noncredit classes. The Technology Career Institute (TCI) in Carlsbad is part of the college’s Career Education Department. It offers our local community members the opportunity to enhance their lives and their careers with low-cost, hassle-free classes, workshops, and programs, as well as certificate programs to train skilled workers in industries such as high-tech manufacturing, maritime technology, and emerging technologies. The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) located at the TCI provides resources, workshops, and leadership programs for small businesses and serves all of North San Diego and Imperial Counties. The Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC), also located at the TCI, provides entrepreneurial development services such as business training, counseling, and mentoring, as well as referrals for eligible veterans and military spouses owning or considering starting a small business enterprise in Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego and Imperial Counties.





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Posted: 3/13/2018
Application Due: 4/9/2018
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