Work Schedule: Depending on start date, position may require that you work remotely Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (However, some flexibility such as evenings and weekends will be required to meet the needs of the department.)
Under the direction of a college vice president or designee, this position is responsible for performing a variety of administrative and supervisory duties related to the development and provision of appropriate educational and support services to students with disabilities and assuring compliance with state and federal laws and regulations applicable to educational opportunities and accessibility for students with disabilities.
Possession of a master's degree from a regionally accredited institution and at least one year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the assignment.
In addition, must meet the minimum qualifications for a DSPS counselor or instructor set forth in Section 53414 (a) through (d)
AND have two (2) years full-time experience or the equivalent within the last four (4) years in one or more of the following fields:
1. Instruction or counseling or both in a higher education program for students with disabilities;
2. Administration of a program for students with disabilities in an institution of higher education;
3. Teaching, counseling or administration in secondary education, working predominantly or exclusively in programs for students with disabilities;
4. Administrative or supervisory experience in industry, government, public agencies, the military, or private social welfare organizations, in which the responsibilities of the position were predominantly or exclusively related to persons with disabilities.
Commitment to diversity. All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff. The applicant must be able to demonstrate how their experience with these factors relates to successfully achieving the goals of the position.
Experience in teaching or counseling students with disabilities, preferably in a higher education environment.
Increasingly responsible supervisory experience in the development and administration of programs for students with disabilities.
Experience in managing categorical budgets and grants.
Experience working with computer software and other technologies which are utilized in the provision of educational services to students with disabilities.
Prior experience in approaching work and interactions with colleagues and/or students in an equity minded manner. Ability to provide an inclusive and welcoming work/educational environment.
Demonstrates personal commitment to developing and implementing innovative ideas that lead to student success.
Experience collaborating with faculty, staff, and/or community leaders in programs and initiatives that are specifically designed to assist historically underrepresented students achieve their educational goals.
Do you strive to make a difference in higher education? Are you looking for a rewarding career opportunity to be a part of our students’ educational success and lifelong learning? If so, we invite you to join North Orange County Community College District. We are proud to enroll over 80,000 students and serve a population of over one million people, annually! Home to more than 2,600 employees, our highly skilled, professional, and diverse faculty and staff are leading two of California’s premier colleges, Cypress Community College and Fullerton Community College, as well as one of the largest continuing education programs, North Orange Continuing Education.
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