Disability Resources Advisor

Coconino County Community College
Flagstaff, AZ

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Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs, International Programs
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College
Position Summary

Under the supervision and guidance of the Disability Resources Coordinator, this position provides administrative support to the Disability Resources Department and provides assistance to students within the program which includes advocacy and advising students. Included in those duties is the district-wide coordination of interpreting services and tracking of interpreting for payment and billing purposes. This is a full-time, 12 month, benefit eligible position.

Open until Filled: First Application Review - May 17, 2022
Here are some of the unique benefit opportunities you can take advantage of at CCC:

Arizona State Retirement System- 100% employer matching beginning on your first day! Cafeteria benefit allowance of $5,640 annually, medical, dental, vision, life insurance and voluntary short-term disability. The college also participates in a wellness program and has the advantage of using the Vera Whole Health Clinic. An extremely generous Paid Time Off allotment including spring and winter break, with accrued vacation and sick hours! Tuition Reimbursement for classes taken at CCC for you or your dependents!We also offer discounted benefits for pet insurance, identify theft and pre-paid legal services. As a CCC employee, you may be eligible for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness based upon the terms and conditions of your specific loans. To learn more about our full-time benefits, please visit: Detailed Overview Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serves as a liaison between Disability Resources program and student participants. Follows up with students throughout the semester to monitor accommodations.
  • Ensures compliance with ADA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. May participate as a subject matter expert with various internal depts.
  • Collaborates with other departments to ensure that students are accommodated appropriately. Represents and promotes the Disability Resources program at college­ wide functions.
  • Coordinates exam, quiz and test accommodations. Assures that the quality of proctored testing is maintained, including exam security, integrity, and confidentiality. Coordinates scheduling with students and faculty.
  • Coordinates note taking accommodations for students, and arrange payment for note takers each semester.
  • Assists with the coordination of alternative text books. Processes requests from students on a precise timeline, collaborates with publishers, understands copyright laws and, converts textbooks, uploads to educational software.
  • Assists with training students on how to access assistive technologies. Provides technical, detailed information to students and parents regarding assistive technologies.
  • Proctor placement tests for students with accommodations. Coordinates, administers with appropriate accommodations including assistive technology if needed. Maintains exam security, integrity, and confidentiality.
  • Participates in departmental planning processes in the development, creation and implementation of departmental policies and procedures.
  • Maintains and compiles accurate data, maintains multiple databases for reporting purposes for strategic planning, usage, tracking etc.
  • Works with students dealing with complex personal situations in collaboration with Coordinator, understands policy and procedure, completion of forms and documents and makes recommendations or referrals to internal programs and outside agencies, if required.
  • Assists with developing and disseminating program information and with the planning implementation of student events including transition events.
  • Participates in retention strategies such as the early alert program and student follow up and outreach.
  • Train and assists students with sending out Letters of Accommodation for in-person and online courses.
  • Assists in training, hiring and workload of Federal Work Study (FWS) student employee.
  • Compiles confidential files of program participants. Maintains records, both paper and electronic on student disability-related matters protected by FEPRA and HIPAA.
  • Develops and arranges presentations and training sessions on multiple topics related to related to Disability Resources services and student self-advocacy for students, faculty and staff individually or in group settings.
  • Participate as a member of the student services team in providing academic/career information and advising for students, regarding academic requirements and services to students seeking to enroll at CCC.
  • Attend any and all student services advising meetings. Participate in advising training.
  • Assists with Student Services department outreach and New Student Orientation efforts.
  • Distributes equipment and notices to classrooms and individuals as needed. Files, duplicates material and word processes.
  • Work with faculty and staff to address questions regarding accommodations, DR student concerns. Work with The Learning Center to help promote universal design principles.
  • Serves on internal committees.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    Knowledge of Disability Resources office practices and procedures. Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to ADA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.Technical competence and literacy. Skills in written, oral and interpersonal communication. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with groups and individuals of diverse cultural and/or socio-economic backgrounds and/or with a wide range of disabilities. Skill with office computer software programs and assistive technology such as Kurzweil, Firefly and Dragon Speak Naturally. Skill in effectively organizing the work of self and in multitasking. Ability to coordinate events or activities. Ability to maintain confidentiality of files. Ability to communicate effectively and work in a fast-paced environment.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree and two years directly related experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job and/or as approved by the Human Resources department.

    Experience working with culturally diverse and students with disabilities in a post-secondary setting. Experience working with computer software, databases and assistive technology.

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