Learning Disability Specialist

Miami, Miami-Dade County / Palmetto Bay, Miami-Dade County / Village of Palmetto Bay, Miami-Dade County
Jun 18, 2014
Position Title: Learning Disability Specialist Position ID: 309107 Salary: $53,337.00-$66,671.00 Location: Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus All applicants must apply online at www.mdc.jobs Job Description: The Learning Disability Specialist is responsible for supervising programs and services for students with learning disabilities at the Campus Duties & Responsibilities: Oversees all processes that address documentation of disability and development of accommodations Oversees all diagnostic testing services and processes involving course substitution and waivers for program admission, completion, and graduation Oversees development of student initiatives that improve program completion outcomes for all students with disabilities Conduct workshops and other presentations on learning disabilities and other disability issues for the professional development of faculty and staff Works with the Director to address all aspects of department services and resources that accomplish the mission of ACCESS, demonstrate student success with measurable outcomes, and effective and efficient use of funding sources Oversees all resource advisement services for all students with disabilities and acts as Assistant to the Director of ACCESS as assigned Performs other duties as assigned Minimum Requirements: Masters Degree in Special Education, Psychology, or Counseling and two (2) years of related experience; or Bachelors degree in Special Education, Psychology, or Counseling and six (6) years of related experience All educational degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures Possess excellent communications skills, both oral and written Expertise in special education and diagnostic evaluation Ability to work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evening and weekend assignments