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Manager, Disability Services - #18000677

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Lone Star College-University Park

Manager, Disability Services - #18000677

Position Summary:
The Program Manager serves as the lead and primary advocate for the Disability Service Office and assists students in accommodating their various learning and physical special needs. Oversees staff involved in implementing specific programs or processes. Collaborate with designated advising support staff in carrying our disability services to specified students. Provides leadership and supervision to ensure excellent student service and operation of Disability Services.

Job Functions:
Maintains confidential records related to students and students with disabilities guidelines (e.g., ADA, FERPA) and provide necessary reports as needed and ensure LSC policies and practices are met
Manage a campus-wide comprehensive extra and co-curricular program for student with learning challenges and/or disabilities
Interviews student and evaluates student documentation to determine accommodations of disability services. Advises students with disabilities on the process for acquiring accommodations, including determination of documentation required under the ADA regulations
Develop and deliver workshops on a variety of learning topics and tools for all students but mainly those with learning disabilities
Resolve student conflicts and determine appropriate course of action as needed
Provide consultation to faculty, staff members and administrators through individual communications and trainings
Conduct intake interviews, review disability assessments and determine appropriate accommodations for students with disabilities
Serve as a liaison to counselors/faculty in the divisions to provide academic support to students with disabilities
Advise students with disabilities on the accommodation process for testing, for interpreters and Assistive Technology lab
Provides expert advice to students with disabilities, including determination of documentation required under the ADA regulations
Communicates with Assistive Technology Lab peers as needed
Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned

47,865 (Note: Effective October 1, 2018, the salary for this position will increase to $56,370 annually.)

Bachelor’s degree and at least 4 years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

How to Apply: 
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Posted: 9/11/2018
Application Due: 11/10/2018
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