Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PMSome evening and weekends may be required depending on college activitiesSalary:
Coordinator 2/119 ($36,730.00 - $52,472.00)FLSA Status:
Director or designeeCriminal Background Check:
Pre-employment criminal background checks are required for all Staff and Faculty positions. Pre-employment urinalyses drug screens are also required for all top candidates considered for positions in ACC's College Police department.
Austin Community College (ACC) is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 41,000 credit students each fall and spring semester. We embrace our identity as a community college as reflected in our mission statement. We promote student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training, including appropriately applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service area. As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:Reflects the diversity of our community.Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching.Is attracted by the college mission to promote equitable access to educational opportunities.Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for underrepresented populations.Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others.Engages with the community both within and outside of ACC.
The Austin Community College District promotes student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training in its service area. For more information, see http://www.austincc.edu/about-acc/mission-statement.Commitment to Equity and Inclusion
ACC is committed to the ongoing systemic changes needed to ensure the increased recruitment, inclusion, retention, and completion of historically underserved and underrepresented populations. Through continual strategic community engagement and professional development of administrators, faculty, staff, and students, the college demonstrates its dedication to fostering a culture and climate for equitable outcomes. As an open-access and low-cost institution, ACC is proud to serve a diverse student body. Dedicated faculty members are excellent professors who help students achieve their educational goals and are sensitive to the diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds of our students. The College values and is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion throughout the College community.General Statement of Job
To coordinate intake services to students with disabilities requesting accommodations and other disability-related services.Description of Duties and TasksEssential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.Primary contact for any SAS services prior to completion of enrollment process.Receives and processes new applications and supporting documentation for Student Accessibility Services (SAS) for any Austin Community College (ACC) program or service, including but not limited to academic, adult education, or continuing education classes. (Students Only.)Assists students with completion of applications and electronic submission of documentation and works with students to complete insufficient information until application is complete.Reviews applications and documentation submitted and checks for completion of record. Inputs information into disability management database.Schedules initial meeting with campus SAS staff; assigns students to preferred campus and schedules initial meeting with campus SAS staff.In consultation with the director or designee, approves pre-enrollment accommodations for the Texas Success Initiative test, or other placement tests.Maintains collaborative and consultative relationships with Austin Community College faculty and staff, school districts, disability-related agencies, and others.
KnowledgeMust possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Laws, rules and regulations pertaining to students with disabilities in higher education including Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Vocational Rehabilitation Act, Section 504, as amended. Ability to interpret disability documentation and recommend pre-enrollment testing/assessment accommodations.SkillsMust possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Maintaining an established work schedule. Effectively using interpersonal and communication skills, including the use of tact and diplomacy. Maintaining confidentiality of work-related information and materials. Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships. Effectively using organizational and planning skills. Ability to determine and apply knowledge to developing appropriate accommodations in higher education. Ability to interpret documents related to disabilities. Understanding various kinds of disabilities, challenges of such disabilities, and accommodation options. Understanding of operating assistive technology. Interacting with diverse groups of people.Technology Skills
Use a variety of spreadsheet, word processing, database, and presentation software. Use of assistive technology such as JAWS, Kurzweil, Dragon Naturally Speaking, ZoomText/Fusion, etc.Required Work ExperienceTwo years related work experience.
Preferred Work Experience
Experience working in a higher education setting. Experience working with people or students with disabilities. Familiarity with college admissions procedures, Adult Education programs, Continuing Education, Texas Success Initiative and accommodations in higher education.Required EducationBachelor's degree.
Bachelor's degree or higher in vocational education, rehabilitation counseling, social work, or closely related field.Special RequirementsLicenses/Certifications; Other
Valid Texas driver's license and reliable transportation for travel within ACC district.Physical Requirements
Work is performed in a standard office environment. Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, pushing, and pulling. Occasional lifting of objects up to 10 pounds.SafetyWork safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.
ACC Benefits OverviewFull-time Faculty and Staffing Table employees who work in full-time and/or part-time positions at the College are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 60 days of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short and long term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.
ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by Federal law. DisclaimerThe above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Austin Community College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under the Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.