Learning Disability Specialist

Miami, FL
May 17, 2018
Institution Type
Community College

Job Title Learning Disability Specialist
Job ID 997382
Location Kendall Campus
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular

Job Details

Job Family
ADMIN - Professional Exempt Contractual (PEC)
$54,948 - $68,685
Reports To
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
FLSA Status
Exempt - Not Eligible for Overtime Compensation

Job Summary

The Learning Disability Specialist is responsible for supervising programs and services for students with learning disabilities at the Campus. This is a Professional Exempt Contractual (PEC) position for which an annual contract reflecting the base salary within the fiscal year (July 1st to June 30th) will be issued after ratification by Miami Dade College's District Board of Trustees.

Duties & Responsibilities

•Oversees all processes that address documentation of disability and development of accommodations
•Oversees all diagnostic testing services and processes involving course substitution and waivers for program admission, completion, and graduation
•Oversees development of student initiatives that improve program completion outcomes for all students with disabilities
•Conduct workshops and other presentations on learning disabilities and other disability issues for the professional development of faculty and staff
•Works with the Director to address all aspects of department services and resources that accomplish the mission of ACCESS, demonstrate student success with measurable outcomes, and effective and efficient use of funding sources
•Oversees all resource advisement services for all students with disabilities and acts as Assistant to the Director of ACCESS as assigned
•Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

•Master's Degree in Special Education, Psychology, or Counseling from a regionally accredited institution and two (2) years of related experience; or Bachelor's degree in Special Education, Psychology, or Counseling and six (6) years of related experience
•All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
•Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
•Possess excellent communications skills, both oral and written
•Expertise in special education and diagnostic evaluation
•Ability to work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff


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