Disability Support Programs & Services Supervisor
Starting Salary: $7,199.70 (per month) plus benefits; Salary Grade: C4-66
Full Salary Range: $7,199.70 - $9,653.46 (per month)
NOTE: The salary advertised with this position is based on the 2017-2018 salary schedule. Effective July 1,2018 through June 30, 2019, the position will receive an additional temporary 5% increase. On July 1, 2019 salaries will revert to the 2017-2018 salary schedule unless another agreement is reached.
The Foothill-De Anza Community College District is currently accepting applications for the classified supervisor position above.
Foothill – De Anza Community College District Mission Statement:
The mission of the Foothill–De Anza Community College District is student success. We are driven by an equity agenda and guided by core values of excellence, inclusion, and sustainability. Every member of our district contributes to a dynamic learning environment that fosters student engagement, equal opportunity, and innovation in meeting the various educational and career goals of our diverse students. We are committed to providing an accessible, quality undergraduate education dedicated to developing a broadly educated and socially responsible community that supports an equitable and just future for California.
De Anza College Mission Statement:
De Anza College provides an academically rich, multicultural learning environment that challenges students of every background to develop their intellect, character and abilities; to realize their goals; and to be socially responsible leaders in their communities, the nation and the world.
De Anza College fulfills its mission by engaging students in creative work that demonstrates the knowledge, skills and attitudes contained within the college’s Institutional Core Competencies:
- Communication and expression
- Information literacy
- Physical/mental wellness and personal responsibility
- Civic capacity for global, cultural, social and environmental awareness
- Critical thinking
Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, formulate and implement program plans and goals for on-campus and off-campus Disability Support Programs and Services (DSP&S); coordinate program planning, establish priorities and develop services and operational procedures. Provide for program reporting and accountability; provide work direction and guidance to other program personnel; evaluate assigned personnel; and establish and monitor program budgets.
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Depending upon assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Provide overall direction and guidance to the day-to-day operation, problem solving, and decision-making of on-campus and off-campus Disabled Student Services and Programs DSP&S; implement program policies and directive according to District, federal and state guidelines.
- Interview, select and hire employees; supervise, assign, direct and schedule work activities; explain how duties are to be carried out.
- Evaluate the performance of assigned personnel; effectively communicate how the performance of duties will be measured; recommend promotions and rewards for service.
- Approve monthly time and attendance records and approve requests for time off and additional time worked, including any overtime worked and compensatory time worked/taken.
- Address and resolve a wide variety of concerns and complaints; adjust grievances; recommend transfers and reassignments.
- Counsel employees; address performance problems through corrective disciplinary action; suspend and/or terminate personnel according to established policies and procedures.
- Plan, coordinate and arrange for appropriate training for assigned personnel; develop and initiate departmental activities, orientations and in-services to review policies and procedures of the program, the College and changes on State regulations.
- Formulate and implement program plans and goals for off-campus DSP&S; coordinate program planning, establish priorities and develop services and operational procedures.
- Conduct community needs assessments and recommend appropriate course offerings; develop and coordinate quarterly schedule of classes for off-campus locations; review existing programs and course offerings and implement changes as needed; monitor program budget.
- Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff, interview and select employees and recommend transfers, reassignment, termination and disciplinary actions; plan, coordinate and arrange for appropriate training for subordinates.
- Research and assist in the preparation of new curriculum proposals, planning and development; develop additional programs to meet various special needs; conduct regular meetings to communicate, review and revise program guidelines.
- Oversee and facilitate the recruitment and evaluation of part-time faculty; coordinate the assignment of part-time faculty for various sections.
- Coordinate and supervises the on-campus regulations for disabled students to monitor registration and accountability.
- Develop, organize and implement outreach activities to promote programs and services; conduct presentations as necessary; develop workshop materials, promotional materials, an other program documentation.
- Initiate departmental activities, orientations and in-services to review policies and procedures of the program, the College and changes on State regulations.
- Establish appropriate linkages to special populations or community groups served; promote program through participation in advocacy groups, association and other local, regional or national organizations; participate with Region 4 Coordinators group, the California Association for Post Secondary Education and Disability (CAPED) and the Association of Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD).
- Coordinate and assemble State reporting and accountability data for Special Education division; administer the preparation of quarterly and annual State reports (i.e. MIS reporting) to determine categorical funding of the division; provide regular reports to management as requested.
- Assure compliance with federal and state guidelines, Title 5, Section 504 of the rehabilitation Act, Section 508 of the Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
- Assure program expenditures are within allocated budgets; monitor budgets; propose budget changes and participate in budget projection applications as necessary; prepare fund applications; prepare grant requests ad serve as the primary contact for large programs or multi-programs.
- Assist in the investigation and response to Office of Civil Rights complaints.
- Performs complex analysis; prepares special reports and makes presentations as needed.
- Oversee the preparation and maintenance of DSP&S records, documents and other related reports to assure compliance with state and local guidelines; compile records for the division for on-site program evaluations as scheduled.
- Operate a computer and assigned office equipment.
- Perform related duties as assigned.
- Federal, State and District laws and regulations governing educational and employment programs for persons with disabilities.
- Development and assessment of special education programs.
- Budget preparation and control.
- Special Education instructional materials, curriculum and methodology.
- Oral and written communication skills.
- District organization, operations, policies and objectives.
- Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
- Operation of a computer and related office equipment.
- Principles of supervision and training.
- Demonstrate understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff.
- Formulate and implement program plans and goals for off-campus DSP&S.
- Coordinate program planning, establish priorities and develop services and operational procedures.
- Train, oversee and evaluate personnel.
- Assess needs of students with disabilities and determine appropriate educational accommodations and strategies.
- Coordinate with community agencies regarding serving the needs of persons with disabilities.
- Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
- Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
- Maintain records and prepare reports.
- Train and provide work direction to others.
- Meet schedules and time lines.
- Apply and explain policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
- Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
- Office environment.
- Constant interruptions.
- Hearing and speaking to exchange information in person and on the telephone.
- Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard.
- Vision to read various materials.
- Standing for extended periods of time.
- Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching.
- Lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling objects up to 20 lbs.
- Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff.
- Any combination equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in special education or related field AND five (5) years in program coordination, outreach and recruitment.
- A District on-line application on http://hr.fhda.edu/careers/. *In the application, you will provide information, which demonstrates your understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff. Additionally, you will be asked to explain how your life experiences, studies or work have influenced your commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
- A cover letter addressing your qualifications for the position.
- A current resume of all work experience, formal education and training.
If any required application materials are omitted, the committee will not review your application. Items not required (including reference letters) will not be accepted. For full-consideration, all application packets must be received by 11:59 pm on the closing date.
Please allow yourself ample time to complete your application and resolve any technical difficulties that may arise with your submission. We do not guarantee a response to application questions within 48 hours of the closing date. You may also visit our “Applicant Information” to assist with technical difficulties at: http://hr.fhda.edu/careers/a-applicant-instructions.html
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Position: Full-Time, Categorically-Funded, 12-months per year
Starting date: As soon as possible upon completion of the search process.
Excellent benefits package which includes medical coverage for employee and eligible dependents, dental, vision care, employee assistance program, long term disability, retirement benefits and basic life insurance. For information on our benefits package that includes medical for employees and dependents, visit our web site: http://hr.fhda.edu/benefits/index.html.
Persons with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to complete the employment process must notify Employment Services no later than the closing date of the announcement. The successful applicant will be required to provide proof of authorization to work in the U.S. All interviewing costs incurred by applicant are the responsibility of the applicant.
For more information about our application process contact:
Foothill-De Anza Community College District
12345 El Monte Road
Los Altos Hills, California 94022
Email: [email protected]