Program Specialist 2
Posting Number: 02198
Department: Center for Disability Services
Job Summary/Basic Function:
The Center for Disability Services at Everett Community College provides a variety of support and accommodation services to enable student academic success. We are seeking a highly motivated and student focused individual to join our dedicated team, which serves a diverse community on campus.
Reporting to the Director of the Center for Disability Services (CDS), the Program Specialist 2 identifies and implements specific academic adjustments that are deemed appropriate for individual students.
These services include but are not limited to: acquisition or production of materials in alternative format (including Braille, audio books, electronic text, large print or captions), problem solving accommodation issues with students, staff, and faculty, and train students on use of technology. Represent and communicate on behalf of the Director/Assistant Director in their absence.
Provide students, staff, program participants and/or the public with information and presentations related to disability services, interpretation of policies and activities. Compose written communications and establish and maintain records relating to program operations.
Bachelors degree in education, human services, psychology, sociology, social work or closely related field
Demonstrated experience working with people with disabilities, preferably in higher education
Communicate and work respectfully and effectively with people from diverse backgrounds such as racial, ethnic, religious, linguistic, gender, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic, and with diverse physical and learning disabilities
Demonstrated ability to multi-task and attend to student needs and program duties in a busy office environment
Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively
Clear and effective written and verbal communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Ability to remain calm and provide continual high quality customer service in difficult situations.
Knowledge of or willingness to learn federal and state laws regarding disability access and compliance, including Section 504, 508 of the Rehabilitation Act and the ADA
Experience with various types of adaptive technology and production of class and electronic materials and media into accessible formats
Masters degree in education, human services, psychology, sociology, social work or closely related field
Demonstrated skills in word-processing, spreadsheets, databases, e-mail and the Internet
Knowledge of American Sign Language (ASL)
Three years experience providing adaptive technology interventions to solve technology access issues with a broad array of disability populations, preferably higher education environment
Experience engaging and working with different educational, social, non-profit and governmental entities
Everett Community College follows the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and provides the following information as a guideline for applicants:
Ability to operate office equipment
Ability to read and verify data and prepare various materials
Ability to exchange information on the phone or in person
Work Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday, with occasional evening and weekend hours.
Posting Date: 05/20/2019
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Everett Community Colleges mission is to educate, equip, and inspire each student to achieve personal and professional goals, contribute to our diverse communities and thrive in a global society. Furthermore, the Colleges vision, strategic plan and core themes value, respect and uphold equity, cultural competence and inclusion. We are committed to hiring a Program Specialist that exemplifies the vision, mission and core values of our institution.
Everett Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious belief, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or age.
This position is represented by the Washington Federation of State Employees union.
In compliance with federal and state regulations, EvCC is committed to a safe and drug-free campus. Employees are required to comply with EvCCs policy prohibiting illegal drug use or activity, including notification of criminal drug convictions and the use of prescription drugs or over-the-counter medications that are likely to affect job safety. The complete policy is available at the EvCC Policies page. If you would like a printed copy of the policy, or if you have any questions, please contact the Human Resources Department at 425-388-9229.
Safety and Security
EvCC strives to be a safe, secure and prepared campus for our students, staff and community. Detailed information regarding campus security, crime statistics for the most recent three year period, and other information is available on the Campus Safety, Security and Emergency Management page.
This information is required by law and is provided by the EvCC Security Department. If you would like a printed copy of this information, you may contact the Security Department at (425) 388-9990.
Salary: $37,260 to $48,480 plus benefits
To apply, visit https://employment.everettcc.edu/postings/4638
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