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DISABILITIES SUPPORT PROGRAM (DSP) COORDINATOR

Employer
San Jose/Evergreen Community College District
Location
San Jose
Salary
$98,200 to $134,801 Entry Level Annual Salary (Academic Salary Schedule 2023-2024); Maximum Salary Potential $150,001. Note: Actual Salary placement is based on candidate's verified education and experience.

Job Details



DISABILITIES SUPPORT PROGRAM (DSP) COORDINATOR

San Jose/Evergreen Community College District

Close/First Review Date: 06/16/2024

Campus Location: Evergreen Valley College

Position Description:
POSITION SUMMARY

This faculty position is a full-time, 100% FTE, (10 Months) Tenure Track position as Disabled Students Program (DSP) Coordinator in the Division of Student Services and Wellness at Evergreen Valley College.

Assignment may include day and evening responsibilities.
This position is represented by the San Jose/Evergreen Federation of Teachers, AFT 6157.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Plans, coordinates and facilitates all aspects of DSP activities as specified by state, federal and local statues.

2. Work closely with faculty to ensure that classroom accommodations are provided.

3. Assist in the planning, developing, and implementation of policies, procedures, and handbooks for assigned functions, including incorporating regulatory updates and technological advancements, as appropriate.

4. Understand procedures associated with student success initiatives, including but limited to Guided Pathways, the Educational Master Plan, and the Student Equity Plan.

5. Assist in the recruitment, orientation and registration of students with disabilities, informing them of the educational and career education opportunities available at Evergreen Valley College.

6. Provides personal, social and academic counseling services to DSP students as needed in support of DSP counseling faculty.

7. Monitor the provisions of tutors captioners, interpreters, and other assistive providers.

8. Develops outreach and recruitment programs for students with disabilities in the district service area.

9. Serve as liaison with other agencies providing support services to students including the California Department of Rehabilitation, the Regional Center for Developmentally Disabled, Veterans Administration, and other community based social service agencies.

10. Strong knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act Amended, Rehabilitation Acts 504 and 508, Title 5 Regulations for Disabled Students Programs and Services.

11. Work closely with other campus representative to maintain and improve campus accessibility in programs and facilities.

12. Perform regular in-service training related to disability and disability law to the college community.

13. Maintains all records as indicated by state, federal and local statues.

14. Assist with and prepares and submits required state, federal and institutional reports.
15. Coordinate the activities of academic, classified, and student personnel assigned to the DSP.
16. Analyze reports containing medical and psychological data and interpret the relationship of such data to the educational needs of students with disabilities in order to determine eligibility for services with DSP.

17. Teach courses in assigned discipline by communicating subject matter clearly and effectively.

18. Adapt methodologies for students with special needs and different learning styles.

19. Demonstrate commitment to professional development, including but not limited to activities such as: participation in professional conferences, workshops, seminars, membership in professional organizations, research projects, publishing academic work, participation in statewide committees or organizations, etc.

20. Demonstrate sensitivity in working with students and staff of diverse racial, ethnic, academic and socio economic backgrounds, sexual orientation, and disabilities by showing respect for differences and the dignity of others.

21. Participate in faculty responsibilities such as: course and curriculum development and review, student learning outcomes and assessment, program review, committees, research and special projects as needed in the discipline/department or district.

22. Attend and participate in department, division and college meetings and keep posted office hours.

23. Meet record keeping obligations on time, e.g. grades, census, reports, rosters, textbook orders, and requisitions.

24. Maintain and provide current course syllabi as required by California Education Code and Board policy.

25. Foster a professional work and learning environment.

26. Perform other duties as required by the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Required Qualifications:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

1. Master’s, in the category of Disability, Special Education, Education, Psychology,
Educational Psychology or Rehabilitation Counseling;

AND

15 semester units of upper division or graduate study in the area of developmental disabilities

OR

*The Equivalent

Desired Qualifications:
Desired Qualifications:

1. Proficient Technological skills.

2. Experienced working with students of various cultural backgrounds.



District’s Diversity Requirements
  • Demonstrated sensitivity, knowledge and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender identity, sexual orientation, cultural, disability, and ethnic background of groups historically underrepresented, and groups who may have experienced discrimination.
  • Success integrating diversity as appropriate into the major duties outlined in the job description and in the duties listed in the District’s hiring policy; or demonstrated equivalent transferable skills to do so.

    Salary Range:
    $98,200 to $134,801 Entry Level Annual Salary (Academic Salary Schedule 2023-2024); Maximum Salary Potential $150,001. Note: Actual Salary placement is based on candidate's verified education and experience.

    Benefits:
    Excellent fringe benefit package includes a pension, medical, dental, vision, EAP (employee assistance plan) and life insurance for employee and eligible dependents, and income protection. Voluntary plans include supplemental life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 403b and 457 Deferred Compensation Accounts. Faculty also receive paid sick leave.

    To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: https://sjeccd.peopleadmin.com/

    About San Jose/Evergreen Community College District
    The District is represented by dedicated and talented employees who are passionate about providing our student population with the best educational experience possible. The District recognizes that cultural diversity in the academic environment promotes academic excellence; fosters cultural, racial and human understanding; provides positive roles models for all students, and creates an inclusive and supportive educational and work environment for its employees, students, and the community it serves.

    As of fall 2017, with enrollment of approximately 18,500 per semester, and an extremely diverse student population (Hispanic/Latino 44%, Black/African-American 4%, Asian/Pacific Islander 32%, American Indian/Native American 0.5%, White/Caucasian 11%) attaining educational goals reflecting 45% – AA Degree and Transfer to a 4-Year College/ University, the District’s emphasis on student success makes it a recognized educational leader in the State.

    The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants to serve as colleagues to an existing diverse group of managers, supervisors and confidential staff consisting of 29 % Hispanic/Latino, 13% Asian/Pacific Islander, 7% Black/African American, 23% White/Caucasian, and as well as encouraging applications from all qualified, outstanding applicants.







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  • Organization

    With student learning as its primary focus, the San José/Evergreen Community College District provides continuous access to a wide range of comprehensive and flexible post-secondary academic and occupational programs that prepare Silicon Valley residents of all ages for balanced and productive lives and successful careers. To reach these educational goals, the district provides the appropriate support services to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse student population.

    In fulfilling this mission, the district assists students in achieving their educational and employment goals including, but not limited to, lower-division transfer and general education, two-year college degrees, certificates, distance learning opportunities, basic skills instruction, English as a Second Language, economic development, adult non-credit courses, targeted career training, and community services courses.

    Human Resources

    Human Resources serves those individuals dedicated to providing educational opportunities and critical support services to the students from our communities.  Our role is to attract the very best for our students to ensure that staff, faculty and administrators are skilled in their profession, sensitive to students needs and welcoming to all who come to San Jose-Evergreen Community College District.

    Human Resources is to safe guard the interests of the District and promote the professional growth, health and well-being of all its employees. The Human Resources Services Group provides direct service and support to individual employees.  We work together with our partners at the colleges and district –wide operations to develop initiatives that foster the continuous development of our workforce.

    The employees are the foundation upon which this District realizes the values it upholds through the dedication, leadership and understanding demonstrated by our faculty and staff.

    San José/Evergreen Community College District is for the professional who is committed to equity and excellence, and attracted to a work environment dedicated to student success.  We welcome you to our community.

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