Disability Services Coordinator/Academic Advisor

Company Name:
Inver Hills Community College
Inver Hills seeks a Disability Services Coordinator/Academic Advisor to support students with disabilities, coordinate academic accommodations within the college, and coordinate services with outside agencies. The incumbent assists in the advising of students with learning challenges and disabilities, and all students in the general population of Inver Hills Community College.
Application Deadline: July 14, 2014
Appointment: Unlimited full-time. This position requires evening and some Saturday availability.
Pay Range: $39,672- $57,629 annually, depending on qualifications and years of related work experience.
Develop an annual plan and establish procedures for measuring performance related to services. Monitor educational progress of student with disabilities.
Conduct intake interviews with all students with disabilities requesting support services.
Provide customized information regarding career choices, academic accommodations, disability documentation, disability disclosure, students rights and self-advocacy.
Coordinate disability services with outside agencies.
Oversee and provide work direction for the professional tutor staff.
Coordinate note taking, interpreting and ESL learning support services.
Research and provide adaptive equipment and/or technology.
Recommend adapted teaching modes to faculty and tutors.
Develop and manage budget for Disability Services.
Provide proactive academic and career advising to foster goal completion for students. Advising is delivered individually, within the classroom, and within small groups.
Assist students with course selection, scheduling, registration, monitor progress towards degree completion and accuracy of degree audit reports.
Teach students the skills, tools, and knowledge needed to successfully complete their degree programs.
Partner with faculty to deliver advising services and interventions within the classroom.
Perform Early Alert and outreach to at-risk and academic warning students to ensure students meet the Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP).
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelors degree.
Higher education experience in areas of disability services, advising or career and educational planning
Excellent organizational and communication skills (written, oral and electronic)
Good interpersonal skills in providing individual and small group assistance to prospective and current students
Good problem-solving and analytical skills
Computer proficiency
Preferred Qualifications:
Masters degree in rehabilitation counseling, social work, human services, or related field of counseling or advising
Knowledge of disabilities, disability-related law and support services practices (i.e., ADA, Sec. 504, and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act)
Ability to maintain confidentiality of student records and other information according to federal and state laws and college policies (i.e., FERPA, MGDP, etc.)
Experience with underrepresented students in an educational setting
Application requirements: You must apply online at http://www.inverhills.edu/About/HR/ and click on the Academic and Administrator Jobs link to apply. The application deadline is 4:30 p.m. on July 14, 2014. Mailed applications will not be considered.
Founded in 1970, Inver Hills is a comprehensive community college offering 35 degree options including the Associate in Arts (A.A.), a liberal education degree that leads to transfer to four-year colleges; the new Associate in Fine Art (A.F.A.) degree in studio arts; and the career-related Associate in Science (A.S.) and Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degrees in leading occupational areas such as nursing, paralegal, computer networking, law enforcement, human services, business, emergency medical services, and more.
Located 10 minutes from downtown St. Paul, scenic Inver Hills Community College serves over 9000 credit students annually. Recognized for adult experiential learning, Learning Communities, and its Center of Excellence for Access and Opportunity, Inver Hills is an Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) institution. The college is committed to Learning Communities, campus-wide assessment, innovative instruction, integrating technology in instruction, collaboration with Pre-K-12 for college readiness and access, and civic engagement. The college is also committed to reflecting a diversity of perspectives and backgrounds among its administrators, faculty and staff.
We offer excellent benefits including health and dental insurance; paid annual and sick leave; defined benefit and defined contribution (401(a) retirement plans); 457 and 403(b) retirement savings plans; and tuition waiver for employees and dependents.
If you have a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this selection process, please contact the Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator at or (651) 450-3672 (voice); or through the Minnesota Relay Service at 1-800-627-3529, or your preferred relay provider.
Notice: In accordance with the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities (MnSCU) Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business, whether using a rental or state vehicle, shall be required to complete a Vehicle Use Agreement form and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check annually.
Visit www.inverhills.edu and http://inverportfolio.project.mnscu.edu/ to learn more about Inver Hills.
Inver Hills Community College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity educator and employer. A member of the Minnesota State College and Universities System. A member of the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.

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