Job Details

Victor Valley College
  • Position Number: 2083019
  • Location: Victorville, CA
  • Position Type: Disability Services


ACCESS SPECIALIST

Victor Valley College


Opening Date/Time: Fri. 11/06/20 12:00 AM Pacific Time

Closing Date/Time: Thu. 12/17/20 11:59 PM Pacific Time

Salary: $4,952.00/Month

Job Type:

Department: Student Services

FLSA: Non-exempt position, eligible for overtime compensation.

Basic Functions:
**FIRST DATE OF REVIEW IS SCHEDULED FOR DECEMBER 17, 2020**
Categorically Funded Position
(continued employment is subject to availability of funds)
Under the direction of an area administrator, provide a variety of specialized technical services, testing, support, and accommodation services for the Disabled Students Program and it's participants; assist the area administrator in the hiring, selection, and training of support staff for student accommodation (interpreters, note takers, readers) to ensure quality service for student accommodation; solicit student input to evaluate accommodation; make recommendations to area administrator and counselors.


Representative Duties:
Provide a variety of specialized technical student services, testing, support, and accommodation services for the Disabled Student Program participants; provide general instructional assistance, support and encouragement to program students. E

Perform learning disability assessments including testing and assessing students to determine eligibility for program services; provide a variety of accommodation services for student based assessments; verify student course enrollment; contact and notify students of testing dates, times and locations. E

Coordinate Disabled Student Programs and Services including American Sign Language Mentoring Program. E

Conduct program orientations for participants; assure proper and accurate information on program forms; answer questions, resolve issues and concerns related to the DSPS program. E

Conduct all achievement testing; prepare testing materials such as tests and answer sheets; explain test process and testing format, conduct test; score tests and file test result data. E

Operate a personal computer to create files for new students as required by the California
Community Colleges and Title V mandates; input tests, test scores and eligibility determinations. E

Perform a variety of administrative support activities; maintain student files and assure accuracy and confidentiality; distribute contact letters. E

Coordinate activities with the area administrator to oversee a variety of accommodation services, and support staff issues, including but not limited to hiring, selecting, training, and providing work direction to support staff for student accommodation and services. E

Communicate with instructors to arrange alternate testing sites and times for program participants; administer and proctor tests. E

Set up and maintain program schedules for program staff; assure timesheets are accurate and complete; maintain employment records for support staff and student workers. E

Attend conferences, workshops, seminars and other programs as directed. E

Perform related duties as assigned.


Requirements:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination equivalent to: Associate's degree in social sciences or a related field and five (5) years increasingly responsible experience working with adults with disabilities.

May require professional affiliation with the California Community Colleges Learning
Disabilities Group.

WORKING ENVIORNMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Disclosure:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Office and Classroom Environment:
While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, use hands to type or handle materials, and speak to exchange information. The position requires bending and occasional of lifting up to 50 pounds.

Position requires clear and concise oral communication skills in busy and crowded office environment.

Position requires mobility across varying grades, inclines and declines to present to classroom and instructors.

Incumbent may be exposed to dissatisfied, disruptive, or abusive individuals.


Knowledge and Abilities:
KNOWLEDGE OF:
Effective interpersonal and intrapersonal communication skills.

Modern office practices, procedures and equipment.

California Community Colleges Learning and Disabilities Assessment rules, regulations, processes and procedures.

Americans with Disabilities Act; Title V Regulations, Olmstead Act (2002) and Rehabilitation Act (1973).

American Sign Language finger spelling.

Record-keeping techniques.

Operation of a computer terminal and data entry techniques.

Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.

Telephone techniques and etiquette.

ABILITY TO:
Communicate effectively to students and other individuals of diverse physical and learning disabilities, and diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.

Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Communicate subject matter in a clear and accurate manner.

Exercise patience, tact and sensitivity with students.

Read, interpret, explain and apply rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others, including those from diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic and disability backgrounds.

Perform a variety of clerical duties, including typing and maintaining records.

Operate a computer terminal to maintain records, enter and retrieve data.

Assign and review the work of others.

Learn institutional, department and program objectives and goals.

Understand and follow oral and written directions.

Work confidentially with discretion.

Work independently with little direction.
THIS POSITION IS A FULL-TIME, (12) MONTH, $59,424.00 ANNUALLY (LEVEL 14 OF THE CLASSIFIED SALARY SCHEDULE).
APPLICATION PROCEDURES:
Appointment to this position is subject to availability of funds. *Salary Schedule subject to change.*


Campus hours are 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Friday, and some weekend classes. The current hours of this position are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with some possible evenings and weekends. Hours of employment are subject to change based on student or departmental needs.

To be considered a candidate for this position, all materials required should be received in the Victor Valley College Office of Human Resources by the First Review Date. Application materials may be accepted after this date, however, if a file is not complete by the First Review Date, the application may not be considered by the Screening Committee.

You may check your status at any time by logging into Victor Valley College Online Application Site at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/vvc/ with your username and password.

It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that all requested materials are received. All material included in the application packet become District property, will not be returned, and will not be copied.

All information qualifying an applicant for the position must be included on the Victor Valley College application. To assist the District in determining whether an applicant meets the minimum requirements, descriptions of an applicants present and past job duties should include details pertinent to the position for which he/she is applying.

Please note, the only form of communication you will receive throughout the recruiting and hiring process will be through email. It is your responsibility to check your email for any upcoming testing and/or interview dates. This recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies.

Resumes will be accepted with applications. Please note that the information provided on the application must be complete and will be the only information used to determine qualifications for the position. Please take this requirement very seriously. If it is unclear whether an applicant meets the minimum qualifications for the position from the application, that applicant will be disqualified.

It is not unusual for the District to receive hundreds of applications for a position. For this reason, it is advantageous to make the application as easy to review as possible.

Candidates wishing to apply for more than one position must apply for each position separately.

A complete file consists of all of the following:
1. Completed electronically signed Victor Valley College application
2. Copies of college transcripts showing college coursework. (If you are using additional experience in lieu of educational requirements, please attach a document stating as such to the transcript attachment type or you will not be able to complete your application) NOTE: Degrees must be from an accredited institution. It is the responsibility of the candidate to include U.S. evaluations of non-U.S. transcripts with their application.

Victor Valley College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Victor Valley College prohibits sexual harassment and assures that all employees will enjoy equal opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or status as a veteran. Employment acceptance or rejection shall be based on job-related qualifications.


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