DSPS SERVICE Provider
Santa Barbara City College
DSPS â FT/12 Mo
CLASSIFIED OPEN AND PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITY
Nine step salary range, initial placement customarily at first step with annual advancement to the next higher step. 40 hours per week, 12 months per year, plus fringe benefits; 12 month probation period. All work schedules and work assignments are subject to change based on the needs of the College.
SALARY RANGE: $4,660.17/Mo. â 5,272.75/Mo.
(Nine step Salary Range continues to a maximum of $5,677.33)
WORKING HOURS: Monday, Thursday, Friday 8:00 am â 4:30 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday 8:00 am â 6:00 pm
PLEASE APPLY AT: http://apptrkr.com/1247686
ONLINE APPLICATION MUST BE RECEIVED BY: Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Online applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. PST on the closing date.
(Interviews by Invitation Only)
Under the direction of the DSPS Coordinator, provide DSPS services, assistance, testing accommodations and outreach to meet the educational needs of disabled students; obtain, maintain inventory and place adaptive furniture; operate a tram to provide courtesy transportation assistance to students who have been approved by DSPS; serve as a technical resource and liaison concerning DSPS services.
Provide DSPS services, assistance, testing accommodations and outreach to meet the educational needs of disabled students; advise students with disabilities concerning the educational process and facilitate smooth and adequate student access to College programs and services.
Serve as a technical resource to students, personnel, outside agencies and the public concerning DSPS services; respond to inquiries and provide technical information and assistance concerning related programs, educational opportunities, issues, standards, requirements, policies and procedures.
Provide outreach and marketing services to facilitate student and community awareness of DSPS services; conduct program and service orientations; answer and respond to phone calls; greet and assist visitors; refer students and others to appropriate personnel or outside agency as appropriate.
Serve as a liaison concerning DSPS between College personnel, students, outside agencies and the public; assure accurate and timely delivery of services to students; resolve issues and conflicts related to DSPS services in a proper and timely manner.
Receive, review and respond to requests from disabled students for special services; identify appropriate services for students according to individual needs; coordinate, arrange and schedule services for disabled students as appropriate.
Obtain and maintain inventory of adaptive furniture and place furniture in appropriate classrooms as needed on any campus site or location.
Operate a tram to provide courtesy transportation assistance to students who have been approved by DSPS.
Monitor and coordinate testing accommodations for class and assessment tests and finals to meet the needs of disabled students; confer with faculty concerning related needs and requirements.
Train and provide work direction and guidance to student workers and hourly staff; assign duties and
review work to assure accuracy, completeness and compliance with established requirements; assist with recruitment activities as directed.
Compile information and prepare and maintain various records, reports and files related to students, services, disabilities, contacts, follow-up, resources and activities; compose and distribute a variety of correspondence related to assigned services and activities.
Utilize and demonstrate the use of a variety of assistive technology equipment; participate in the preparation of assistive technology instructional materials; assist with ordering supplies as needed.
Operate a variety of office equipment including a copier, fax machine, computer and assigned software.
Monitor student progress, conduct surveys and compile data to determine student outcomes and program and service effectiveness; follow up on services to assure student needs are being met.
Assist in coordinating conferences and special events related to DSPS services as directed.
Perform related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
General principles, practices, procedures and techniques involved in providing services to individuals with special needs.
Interviewing and advisement techniques.
Diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of students.
Student guidance principles and practices.
Problems and concerns of students with special needs.
Oral and written communication skills.
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
Basic principles of training and providing work direction.
Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
Record-keeping and report preparation techniques.
Operation of a computer and assigned software.
Basic public relations techniques.
Provide DSPS services, assistance, testing accommodations and outreach to meet the educational needs of disabled students.
Serve as a technical resource and liaison concerning DSPS services and related programs, educational opportunities, issues, standards, requirements, policies and procedures.
Resolve issues and conflicts related to DSPS services in a proper and timely manner.
Receive, review and coordinate services in response to requests from students for special services.
Facilitate smooth and adequate access to College programs and services for disabled students.
Learn, interpret, apply and explain laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures.
Learn policies and objectives of assigned programs and services.
Monitor and coordinate testing accommodations for class and assessment tests and finals.
Train and provide work direction and guidance to student workers and hourly staff.
Understand and relate to students with special needs.
Meet schedules and time lines.
Maintain records and prepare reports.
Operate a computer and assigned software.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
EDUCATION AND PAID EXPERIENCE:
Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school supplemented by college-level course work in psychology, sociology or related field and one year experience providing social, educational or similar services to the public.
Experience operating assistive technologies software and equipment; a tram to transport students with disabilities; receiving and delivering furniture to classrooms; working with individuals with disabilities in an academic setting; and strong communication skills and ability to problem solve without direct supervision.
The ideal candidate will have general knowledge of educational, medical, functional, psychological and cultural effects of disability in post-secondary education; general knowledge of applicable laws, codes and regulations, such as ADA, Section 504, IDEA and FERPA; and knowledge of deaf culture.
LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Indoor and outdoor work environment.
The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those required by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Regular operation of a computer keyboard, calculator, and other normal laboratory and office equipment.
Reading a variety of complex materials.
Ability to remain in a stationary position (sitting or standing) for extended periods of time.
Communicating and expressing oneself clearly on a variety of educational topics in conversation with, and presentations to, staff, students, and members of the community.
Monitor student activities.
Hearing and speaking to exchange information.
Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching.
Mobility to reach various campus locations.
Reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally.
Lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling objects as assigned by the position.
Lifting, pushing, pulling heavy items (over 50 lbs.).
Ability to drive tram on campus property.
Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation and ethnic backgrounds of Community College Students.
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS (Upon Offer of Employment):
â¢ The selected candidate must be fingerprinted and tested for tuberculosis prior to the start of employment.Â
â¢ The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires verification of identity and the right to work in the United States.Â
â¢ Selected candidate must be able to perform essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.
â¢ Proof of college coursework or degrees indicated will be required of selected candidate.Â
â¢ All offers of employment are subject to approval by the Board of Trustees.Â
â¢ The District offers a cafeteria style plan in which employees are given a district allowance and may choose from a number of medical and dental plans. Life and income protection insurances are also available.
â¢ Vacation days (based on assigned hours) are earned and accumulated on a monthly basis.
â¢ Sick leave is earned at the rate of one day (based on the number of assigned hours) per month, and is accumulative from year to year.
â¢ Holidays: 15 holidays per year.
â¢ Credit Union: The Santa Barbara Teachers Federal Credit Union offers a variety of services.
â¢ Retirement: Employees, who work 20 or more hours per week, are covered by the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), Social Security, and Medicare.
Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/1247686. We no longer accept paper applications. Assistance with the online application process is available on campus at the Human Resources office, 721 Cliff Drive, SS-230, Monday-Thursday: 8:00 a.m. â 4:00 p.m., Friday 8:00 a.m. â 12:30 p.m., or by phone (805) 965-0581 ext. 2258. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of SBCC online application. Online applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date.
Within the online application is a required supplemental question on diversity. The committee will be reviewing your answer as part of the screening process. Please take your time and answer the question thoroughly.
ACCOMMODATION FOR THE DISABLED: If you are in need of special services or facilities due to a disability in order to apply or interview for this opening, please call the Human Resources Office.
SBCC is an equal opportunity employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, ethnicity, color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, military and veteran status, or because he/she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics, consistent with applicable federal and state laws. Reasonable accommodation will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
- EQUAL OPPORTUNITY - TITLE IX EMPLOYER
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