[Athen] Repost: SFSU Employment Opportunity

Gaeir Dietrich gdietrich at htctu.net
Tue Jan 15 12:40:53 PST 2013

The Disability Program & Resource Center (DPRC) at SF State is currently
recruiting for a full-time disability specialist. The position is open until
filled. Go to
https://cmsweb.sfsu.edu/psc/HSFPRDF/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL to
view the job announcement. Note that at some schools this position would be
called counselor or advisor.

In case you have any difficulty navigating to the above mentioned link, I am
including the job announcement text in the body of this email below. Let me
know if you have any questions at gbrown at sfsu.edu or 415-338-2377.

Job Title: Student Services Professional III, Exempt - Disability Specialist

JOB ID: 3927

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Department: Disability Programs & Resource Center

Appointment Type: This is a one year probationary position.

Time Base: Full Time (1.0)

Work Schedule: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Classification Salary Range: $3,834 - $5,462 per month Anticipated Hiring
Range: $3,834 - $4,647 per month

Position Summary

Under the general direction of the Assistant Director, the Disability
Specialist identifies, serves, and advocates for students with disabilities;
serves as Disability Programs and Resource Center (DPRC) liaison for
prospective students seeking admission by exception, and works as member of
the Student Resources team to create barrier-free campus programs and
activities for prospective/current SF State students.

Minimum Qualifications

Education/Work Experience: Master's degree in a related field (e.g.
Counseling, Social Work, Education, etc.) or equivalent; minimum of 2 years
experience at a post-secondary institution providing individualized
comprehensive disability-related advising to adult students with

Knowledge: Working knowledge of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of
1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 as amended, CSU policy on
disability support and accommodations, and all related technical standards
pertaining to these laws; working knowledge of the broad spectrum of
disability categories and related reasonable accommodations; general
knowledge of the principles, practices and trends of the Student Services
field as well as general knowledge of the policies, procedures and practices
of the program area to which assigned; thorough knowledge of the principles
of individual and group behavior; general knowledge of individual counseling

Skills/Abilities: Proven oral and written communication skills; proven
ability to work as part of a team; ability to analyze complex situations
accurately and adopt effective courses of action; ability to advise students
individually and in groups on complex student-related matters; ability to
determine appropriate courses of action and proper techniques to utilize
while engaged with individuals in personal interactions of an argumentative
or sensitive nature; ability to interpret and evaluate descriptions and
explanations of problems brought forward by individuals or student
organizations, analyze and define the problem, draw valid conclusions and
project consequences of various alternative courses of action.

Preferred Qualifications

* Master's level course work in psycho-educational assessment and
diagnosis of learning disabilities in adolescents and adults.

* Experience reviewing psychoeducational and neuropsychological
evaluations and determining reasonable accommodations for students with
learning disabilities, ADD/ADHD, psychiatric conditions and other cognitive

* Working knowledge of CSU guidelines for the provision of learning
disability services and reasonable accommodations in post-secondary

- Knowledge of individual and group behavior and appropriate counseling
techniques pertaining to adolescents and adults with learning disabilities.

- Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with
diverse individuals while carrying out a variety of professionally complex

- Ability to analyze complex situations and adopt effective courses of

- Ability to advocate on behalf of students with disabilities with faculty,
staff and administrators to ensure equal educational opportunities


Non-smoking campus & work environment. Employee must refrain from wearing
scented products to ensure access for people with chemical sensitivities.

How To Apply

Submit an online application and/or resume and cover letter (optional),
describing your specific qualifications for each position.

Contact Human Resources for a full copy of the position description,
including the essential functions of the Disability Specialist position.


The Human Resources, Safety & Risk Management office is open Mondays through
Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and can be reached at (415) 338-1872.

SF State is Equal Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act employer and
has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity.

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

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