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Coordinator, Center for Access and Accommodative Services

Employer
Triton College
Location
River Grove, Illinois
Salary
$47,375 per year

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ESSENTIAL FUNCTION OF POSITION

The CAAS Coordinator will assist the Director with providing access and accommodative services as mandated by Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act of 2008, and state and college policies. Under the direction of the Director, the Coordinator will provide direct services to students, general administrative support to the CAAS, and work collaboratively with college faculty and other college departments to provide comprehensive services that foster student success and retention.

RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Assist the director with training, scheduling and supervision of student workers, hourly staff and volunteers to coordinate services for students.

2. Participate in student intake appointments, conduct technology assessments, establish student accommodation agreements and presenting at student training appointments.

3. Review and interpret student confidential documentation of disabilities and medical conditions, participate in the Staffing Team to determine eligibility for services and appropriate accommodations and maintain student records.

4. Collaborate with all campus departments to support student retention.

5. Teach lessons and document student success in CAAS employment skill programs in the absence of program staff.

6. Establish and maintain relationships with District high school staff and faculty.

7. Provide check-in appointments with students who are struggling academically to provide resources and referrals as needed to support student success and retention.

8. Create and teach workshops for students that will enhance learning academic and executive functioning skills, advocacy skills and assistive technology.

9. Oversee the usage and maintenance of assistive technology and coordinate alternate text material services.

10. Monitor the effectiveness of student accommodations, evaluate and report academic and career progress.

11. Establishes partnerships and collaborates across departments and divisions to enhance campus accessibility and inclusion, consult about reasonable accommodations, promote student academic success and support students who are experiencing academic challenges.

12. Provide resources and support for faculty and staff regarding student accommodations and their role in providing accommodations for students.

13. Under the direct supervision of the Director of CAAS, assist with all CAAS programs and services.

14. Assist with proctoring and scheduling student exams.

15. Maintain knowledge of the ADA, Section 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, FERPA, and disabilities and assist with providing presentation for staff and faculty.

16. Collects and provides data for required CAAS and college reports.

17. Serves on institutional committees and task forces as needed.

18. Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Director, Center for Access and Accommodative Services

SUPERVISION PROVIDED

Hourly and student staff  

 

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION

Bachelor's degree in rehabilitation, education or counseling, master's degree preferred

EXPERIENCE

Three years' minimum experience working in a disabilities services environment

KNOWLEDGE

A working knowledge of the Rehabilitation Act, FERPA, the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act, and a working knowledge of adapted software programs.

SKILLS

Proficiency in sign language interpreting, including Signed English and American Sign Language preferred.

Organization

ABOUT TRITON COLLEGE

Triton College is an institution of higher education dedicated to student success. Located 14 miles from downtown Chicago, the school offers outstanding educational value in a student-centered setting rich in academic and cultural resources, career-oriented learning opportunities, and engaging social activities.

Triton’s attractive 110-acre campus features state-of-the-art facilities, thriving arts and athletics programs and a comfortable, friendly atmosphere. Our culturally diverse community of students, faculty and staff collaborates to promote integrity, open dialog, teamwork and mutual respect, while striving for excellence in all that we do.

We empower success in life-changing ways. Our degree and certificate programs feature practical courses and flexible scheduling options. Triton transfer students are readily accepted into colleges and universities nationwide. Career program students learn skills needed to succeed in a highly competitive job market that will allow them to make significant contributions to business and industry. Continuing Education students participate in courses geared toward recreation, personal enrichment, workforce development and lifelong learning.

More than 10,000 students enroll at Triton each year, yet every student receives ample individual attention in small, accessible classes. Our highly qualified faculty combines distinguished academic credentials with valuable real-world experience. Tuition is extremely affordable and financial assistance and scholarships are available.

THE TRITON DIFFERENCE

Triton College is committed to empowering your success in life-changing ways. Our positive learning environment prepares students to effectively compete in our global economy, realize their career aspirations, and achieve personal growth.

What sets Triton College apart?

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

Triton College features small class sizes and a wide range of quality, real-world focused programs that provide a pathway to completing your degree at a four-year university, obtaining a well-paying job, or advancing in your career. Hands-on learning experiences in degree, certificate, continuing education, and adult education programs promote achievement.

ACCOMPLISHED FACULTY

Our faculty brings many years of professional and teaching experience to their classrooms. Placing a priority on engaging students with practical knowledge, faculty members use proven instructional methods to bring content to life. They also participate in ongoing professional development to share successful teaching approaches and best practices that will help students meet and complete course requirements.

EASILY TRANSFERRABLE CREDITS

Most four-year institutions around the country accept Triton's college credit courses as transfer credit. You can stay close to home while meeting your general education requirements at Triton, then transfer these credits to another university to complete your degree.

STUDEN-CENTERED ENVIRONMENT

Triton is a vibrant and diverse community that promotes learning and achievement. State-of-the-art facilities, support services, and flexible class scheduling options provide students of all ages with opportunities and resources to excel and gain important skills for succeeding in life. Extra-curricular student clubs, organizations and activities offer many ways to get involved with our unique community on- and off-campus.

EXCEPTIONAL VALUE

When you complete your studies at Triton, you can be confident that you will receive a positive return on your investment. Triton College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, an important distinction that employers look for when hiring prospective employees. Triton's affordable tuition offers significant annual savings compared to other colleges and universities, and financial assistance is available.

With all that Triton College has to offer, why spend more to attend college elsewhere? All the advantages you are looking for are right here!

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Telephone
708.456.0300
Location
2000 5th Avenue
River Grove
Illinois
60171
United States
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