Coordinator, Counseling and ADA Services

Sheridan, Wyoming
Dependent upon qualifications
Dec 14, 2018
Institution Type
Community College

Job Summary:

Under the general direction of the Director of Campus Life & Housing, the Coordinator of Counseling and ADA Services provides and coordinates direct services to students in the area of mental health support and referrals and accommodation services for students with disabilities. The Coordinator works closely with other departments in Student Affairs and partners with faculty, staff, and community agencies to ensure the provision of adequate mental health and accommodative services to support student development, academic achievement, and student success.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required by the Position:

  • Knowledge and application of counseling and human development theory and practice and its assessment and reporting methodologies.
  • Knowledge of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, the ADA Amendment Act (ADAAA) of 2008, and Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
  • Knowledge of Title IX and the Violence Against Women Act.
  • Ethical behavior and standards.
  • Knowledge of relevant federal, state/provincial, and local statutes which govern the delivery of counseling and psychological services and disabilities support services.
  • Knowledge of psycho-educational test instruments at the level necessary to review and interpret diagnostic results to determine the presence of a disability and to determine appropriate academic accommodations.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and relate to a wide variety of college personnel and students.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to be energetic and creative in order to actively engage students, both individually and in groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement innovative programs including goal setting and program evaluation and assessment.
  • Ability to exercise a high level of independent judgment and interact collaboratively with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty and staff.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of master’s degree from an accredited institution in a relevant discipline such as social work, counselor education, rehabilitation counseling, counseling psychology, clinical psychology, counseling and personnel services, or mental health counseling with a supervised practicum/internship at the graduate level.
  • Professional Licensure with the Mental Health Professional Licensing Board of Wyoming within 60 days of employment.  This may include a provisional license that is leading to the professional license. 
  • Demonstrated experience providing education and prevention programs with preference given to experience working with college health issues.
  • Demonstrated experience and interest in working with diverse populations (such as international students, non-traditional age students, underrepresented student populations in higher education, LGBT identified students, and students with disabilities) and promoting an environment of equity, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Minimum two years’ working experience with students in higher education setting or similar environment preferred.
  • Case management experience preferred.

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  • Office, classroom, residential housing and presentation hall.
  • Primarily regular work week with some evening hours and weekends, as relates to college students
  • Must be able interact with a wide variety of people.

Employee Benefits:

  • Employer paid retirement plan (16.87% employer paid;  .25% employee paid)
  • Group Health, Dental and Life Insurance, including Flex Benefits
  • 20 days paid annual leave
  • Four days per year paid personal leave
  • 16 paid holidays per year
  • Paid medical, emergency and bereavement leave
  • Employee and family tuition waivers
  • Three free meals per week in modern campus dining facility
  • Free easy-access parking
  • Collaborative work environment
  • Onsite fitness center and walking track
  • Verizon, Microsoft, Dell and HP employee discounts
  • Professional development

About NWCCD:

Sheridan College is located in historic Sheridan, WY at the foot of the beautiful Big Horn Mountains, minutes away from a variety of outdoor recreational activities. Sheridan is ranked "America's Top Western Town" by True West magazine and is a vibrant community. Sheridan College is a vital component in the community.

Gillette College is located in Gillette, WY, the county seat of Campbell County. Located midway between the Big Horn Mountains to the West and the Black Hills of South Dakota to the east. Gillette is a growing, family-friendly community and enjoys a very strong economy due to energy-related industries located

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