[Athen] FW: Wine Country DSPS Job Opportunity

Gaeir Dietrich gdietrich at htctu.net
Wed Oct 14 13:40:49 PDT 2015

Subject: Wine Country DSPS Job Opportunity

Hello DSPS Colleagues,

Below is detailed information regarding an amazing job opportunity at Santa
Rosa Junior College! This is for the Manager, Access for Students with
Disabilities. The person filling this position will work in tandem with our
faculty DSPS Coordinator supervising our Assistive Tech Center and our
Support Services Office. Please share widely with anyone looking to join a
great team at a great college!

--Patie Wegman

Priority Filing Deadline: Thursday, November 5, 2015 (initial screening
date; open until filled)

Compensation and Benefits:

. Salary Range: $5,774 - $7,018 per month (2015/16 Management Salary
Schedule); maximum salary placement of $6,366 is based on assessment of
previous experience as documented in application materials. An additional 2%
compensation will be added to the base salary for an earned doctorate

. Fringe benefits: The District offers a competitive benefit package
which includes health & welfare (medical/dental/vision/life/long-term
disability) benefits for employees and eligible dependents.

. Leave/Holiday time: Management employees earn 1 day of sick leave
and 1.8333 days of vacation for each month worked. They are also entitled to
holidays recognized by the District (14 holidays/year).

. Housing Assistance: Reduced fees for mortgage loans and real
estate services may be available to the candidate selected for this position
(contact Human Resources for more information)

Santa Rosa Junior College is seeking a dynamic leader with demonstrated
management skills, to join an outstanding team offaculty, staff and
administrators to provide high quality services to our District, our
community, and most importantly to ourstudents. Under general direction,
oversees the Support Services Office and the Access Technology Center for
Santa Rosa Junior College including its programs and activities,
implementation of initiatives, and supervision of staff. The Support
Services Office coordinates and implements disability accommodations for
students with disabilities at all District locations. The Access Technology
Center provides access to technology and educational materials for students
with disabilities. Appointments are contingent upon funding and Board


The Manager, Access for Students with Disabilities, has direct
responsibility for the day-to-day management and operational activities of
the Support Services Office and the Access Technology Center at the Santa
Rosa and Petaluma campuses. The Manager is responsible for the
implementation of disability accommodation services including, but not
limited to, note takers, access technology, furniture, testing
accommodations, mobility assistants, alternate media, and access equipment
loans. The Manager is also responsible for advising other District programs
on matters of technology and disability access to ensure compliance with the
Americans with Disabilities Act, and sections 504 and 508 of the
Rehabilitation Act.

Examples of Duties:

Examples of key duties are interpreted as being descriptive and not
restrictive in nature. Incumbents routinely perform approximately 80% of
the duties below.

1. Manages complex daily operations of multiple service areas at
multiple District locations.

2. Assists in the development of collaborative initiatives related to
disability access with key areas of Academic Affairs, Information
Technology, and Administrative Services.

3. Collaborates with department faculty and staff in the development and
implementation of procedures, forms and materials related to access for
students with disabilities.

4. Initiates goals and objectives for the programs consistent with the
College's mission; leads program planning and evaluation.

5. Conducts a regular cycle of Student Learning Outcomes assessment.

6. Coordinates the hiring, orientation, supervision and training, and
evaluation of the performance of a multidisciplinary staff.

7. Performs problem solving and crisis intervention; addresses and
resolves conflict, handles student and faculty complaints related to
accommodations for students with disabilities.

8. Develops and maintains methods of fiscal control over the programs,
including budget monitoring, reviewing and approving all Personnel Actions
Forms, purchase orders, honorariums, payroll timesheets, reimbursements,

9. Responds rapidly to changes to maintain compliance accountability and
reporting requirements for students with disabilities.

10. Represents and promotes the District at regional and State

11. Coordinates, schedules and teaches noncredit classes and workshops for
students with disabilities in the Access Technology Center.

12. Assesses individual student need for access technology including
alternate media; and develops access plans.

Minimum Qualifications:


1. Principles and practices of organization, administration, budgeting,
and personnel management.

2. Current theory, practice, and legislation regarding persons with

3. Program review and Student Learning Outcomes process.

4. Research methods to support program development, evidence-based
practice, and the designing of outreach presentations.

5. Multi-campus college organizational structure.

6. Standard office software and specialized programs for budgeting and
graphic design.

7. Current access technology.


1. Work effectively with individuals with disabilities. Successfully
represent the District by communicating both verbally and in writing to
large groups of students, faculty, and the public.

2. Create, plan, prioritize, implement, and evaluate multiple projects
on an ongoing basis necessary to meet program and outreach objectives.

3. Establish and maintain professional and collaborative working
relationships with members of a diverse community, including, students,
faculty, staff and administrators, in an atmosphere of collegial
decision-making and demonstrated consensus-building skills.

4. Teach classes or offer workshops for students with disabilities.

5. Lead, manage and train staff in order to accomplish the established
goals of the department.

6. Demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for, a diverse population.

Bilingual English/Spanish


Must meet minimum qualifications for noncredit instruction in Disability
Student Programs and Services (DSPS) with a Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
The minimum qualifications for service as a faculty member to provide
noncredit specialized instruction for students with disabilities shall be
any one of the following:

A Bachelor's degree with any of the following majors: education of students
with specific or multiple disabilities; special education; psychology;
physical education with an emphasis in adaptive physical education;
communicative disorders; rehabilitation; computer-based education; other
computer-related majors which include course work on adapted or assistive
computer technology for students with disabilities; other majors related to
providing specialized instruction or services for persons with disabilities;
OR an Associate's Degree with one of the majors specified above; and four
years of experience providing specialized instruction or services to persons
in the disability category or categories being serviced.

Master's degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, Special Education, or
Communicative Disorders.

Progressively responsible experience working directly with persons with
disabilities, and demonstrated experience in educational leadership, student
services delivery and accessibility, as well as planning, administrative,
and coordination skills. Currency and competency in access technology and
the provision of disability accommodations in a college setting.

Demonstrated ability to provide administrative leadership in a college
culture that values consultation and collaboration.

The Manager, Access for Students with Disabilities, reports to the Dean III,
Student Conduct and Disabled Students Programs & Services.

The Manager, Access for Students with Disabilities, supervises assigned
classified staff, STNC's and student employees.

Supplemental Information:


In order to be given priority consideration for this position, applicants
must submit the following documents by the priority filing deadline:

1. A completed Santa Rosa Junior College Employment Application and
responses to Agency-wide Questions. Please provide contact information
(phone number and email address) for three professional references.
If applicable, completed Equivalency Form and supporting documents:

2. A brief cover letter explaining your interest in the position,
including how you meet the requirements and are qualified to perform the
duties as listed in the "Key Duties and Responsibilities" section of this
job announcement.

3. Current Resume.

4. Transcripts of all college level course work, including confirmation
of degrees (unofficial copies acceptable (both sides), but official
transcripts must be submitted prior to hiring). If transcripts are from an
institution outside of the United States, applicants must provide a formal
evaluation of their foreign degree(s) at the time of application. Contact
the Human Resources Department for more information.


Following the priority filing deadline, applications which are complete for
screening will be reviewed by a screening committee. Approximately 2-3 weeks
later, Human Resources will notify you whether or not you have been selected
for interview. Those applicants most suitably qualified for the
position/pool will be invited to interview with a Screening Committee. The
Screening Committee may include representatives from the Faculty, the
Administration, the Classified Staff, the Associated Students, and the Board
of Trustees.

If you are in need of special services or facilities due to a disability in
order to apply or interview for this opening, please contact the Human
Resources Department.

<http://www.santarosa.edu/about_srjc/campuses_centers/> CAMPUS DESCRIPTIONS
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PHYSICAL ADDRESS: 1988 Armory Drive
MAILING ADDRESS: 1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
PHONE: (707) 527-4954
FAX: (707) 527-4967

EMAIL: <mailto:bhodenfield at santarosa.edu> bhodenfield at santarosa.edu

The office is located in the Button Building on the Santa Rosa campus. All
documents included in your online employment application become the property
of the District. Your employment application for this opening will not
automatically be considered for future openings. New employment
application(s) must be submitted for each opening.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT (Prior to beginning employment):

1. In accordance with Federal Law all employees must provide proof of
eligibility to work in the United States.

2. Must be fingerprinted and have background clearance (at applicant's
expense); and

3. Must take a TB test (once hired and every four years thereafter).

Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Jeanne Clery

Sonoma County Junior College District's annual security report includes
statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that
occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or
controlled by Sonoma County Junior College District; and on public property
within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The
report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such
as policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting
of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. You can read or obtain a full
copy of this report by going to <http://www.santarosa.edu/police>
http://www.santarosa.edu/police. Paper copies of the full report are
available upon request by contacting Police Department Records at (707)
527-4963 or by coming to the Sonoma County Junior College District Police
Department located at 2032 Armory Drive, Pedroncelli Center, Santa Rosa

Equal Employment Opportunity

SRJC attracts and retains the most qualified faculty and staff from diverse
backgrounds. This is achieved through an inclusive recruitment strategy and
a rigorous, thorough hiring process that begins with the fair and consistent
evaluation of each application for minimum qualifications and demonstrated
skills specific to each position/assignment. Because the ability to serve
students from broad cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds and
genders is a key commitment of the District mission, SRJC actively
encourages applications from candidates who recognize the value that
diversity brings to a professional educational community.

The Sonoma County Junior College District does not discriminate on the basis
of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnic group
identification, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition,
genetic condition, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender
expression, genetic information or sexual orientation in any of its
policies, procedures or practices; nor does the District discriminate
against any employees or applicants for employment on the basis of their
age. This non-discrimination policy covers admission, access and treatment
in District programs and activities--including but not limited to academic
admissions, financial aid, educational services and athletics--and
application for District employment.

The Sonoma County Junior College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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