Manager, Disability Services
Job Title: Manager, Disability Services
Location: LSC-University Park
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 33366
Commitment to Mission
This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.
- One LSC
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- Own It
- Advance Equity
- Cultivate Community
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The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” is designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact on organizational culture at higher education institutions.
Lone Star College was recognized in five areas: Confidence in Senior Leadership; Diversity; Facilities, Workspace & Security; Job Satisfaction; and Work/Life Balance.Campus Marketing Statement
Lone Star College-University Park
Lone Star College offers high-quality, affordable academic transfer and career training education to 99,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of nearly $3 billion.
LSC, which consists of seven colleges, ten centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online, is continuously named Great Colleges to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.
Founded in 2010, LSC-University Park is located on a 71-acre campus that includes the comprehensive Lone Star College campus along with Lone Star Corporate College, the LSC-Energy & Manufacturing Center, multiple university partners, a charter high school, several commercial tenants and much more creating the college of the future. LSC-UP’s vision is to be nationally recognized as the model for the innovative college of the 21st century. LSC-UP’s “Invitation to Innovate” (i2i) has resulted in local, national and international awards and recognitions, including one patent.Campus address is 20515 SH 249 (TX 249 and Louetta Road), Houston, TX 77070.Job Description PURPOSE AND SCOPE:The Manager, Disability Services 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. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:1.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 met2.Manage a campus-wide comprehensive extra and co-curricular program for student with learning challenges and/or disabilities3.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 regulations4.Develop and deliver workshops on a variety of learning topics and tools for all students but mainly those with learning disabilities¿ 5.Resolve student conflicts and determine appropriate course of action as needed6.Provide consultation to faculty, staff members and administrators through individual communications and trainings7.Conduct intake interviews, review disability assessments and determine appropriate accommodations for students with disabilities8.Serve as a liaison to counselors/faculty in the divisions to provide academic support to students with disabilities9.Advise students with disabilities on the accommodation process for testing, for interpreters and Assistive Technology lab10.Provides expert advice to students with disabilities, including determination of documentation required under the ADA regulations11.Communicates with Assistive Technology Lab peers as needed regarding student issues12.May hire, train and supervise support staff13.Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication and organization skillsSound knowledge of academic and occupational programs, university articulation agreements and career assessment and advisementStudent service background and sensitivity to student accommodations for achievement PHYSICAL DEMANDS:The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee sits comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items, such as papers, books, or small parts; or driving an automobile. No special physical demands are required to perform the work. WORK ENVIRONMENT:Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipmentInterface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the positionWork is performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazards REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor¿s degree and at least 5 years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:Job-related experience in a community college or university settingExperience working and communicating with a diverse student population (e.g., socioeconomic, ethnic and disabled-including hearing impaired, vision impaired, limited mobility and autism spectrum of disorders) Salary
Hiring salary range is
Lone Star College provides a hiring salary range for all posted full-time non-faculty positions. Where your salary offer would fall in that range is determined by your related experience and education. Should you receive an offer of employment from Lone Star College, the resume submitted in the application process will be utilized to calculate your salary offer. The information outlined below will provide the Office of Human Resources everything needed to determine an accurate starting salary.
Your resume should provide a complete picture of your work experience. The resume should include the following information for each position listed:
- Length of time (specific months and years) of employment
- If the position was full time or part time
- If the position was paid or unpaid
- Unofficial transcript for highest earned degree
Additionally, any certifications listed as required or preferred in the Lone Star College job description should be included in the resume submitted.Benefits Marketing Statement
By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization that offers a supportive, collegial work environment and excellent work/life balance. This includes a full comprehensive and competitive benefits package, a generous number of paid holidays and vacation days, wellness programs, tuition waiver, professional development opportunities and more.Special Instructions Go to the Job Search page, click on ‘My Activities’ at the top of the page. Under My Cover Letters and Attachments you will click on ‘Add Attachment.’ Please be sure to put the Job ID# in the title once you name your file for cover letters only, unless you attached your cover letter with your resume. If you are applying for an Instructional position (i.e. Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Instructor), please ensure you include the following to be considered: Resume/CV, Cover Letter, Teaching Philosophy, and unofficial transcripts. You must limit your file name for any attachment to 40 characters or less.How to Apply
ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY
We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered.
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