[Athen] LD Specialist Chabot College

Gaeir Dietrich gdietrich at htctu.net
Mon Feb 27 16:43:01 PST 2017

Please forgive cross-posts and please repost as appropriate

Chabot College has re-posted the Learning Skills/Learning Disability
Specialist position. The link is https://clpccd.peopleadmin.com, then select


A brief excerpt from the announcement is copied below.

Thank you!

Shirley Pejman

DSPS Counselor/LD Specialist

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Job Title

Instructor, Learning Skills/Learning Disabilities Specialist

Position Type


Tenure Information

Tenure Track

Position Code




Pay Rate (or Annual Salary)

$62,035 - $88,681/annual



Job Location

Chabot College, 25555 Hesperian Blvd., Hayward, CA 94545


Language Arts

Job Summary

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is seeking a Learning
Skills Instructor/Learning Disabilities Specialist for Chabot College in

The position assesses and determines a student's eligibility for
accommodations and services in the category of learning disability, reviews
external diagnostic reports, determines eligibility and develops appropriate
accommodations and methods to improve student learning for all students with
disabilities, and provides specialized instruction in multidisciplinary
learning. The position reports directly to the Dean of Language Arts and
works closely with the Dean of Special Programs and Services and the
Disabled Students Programs and Services Coordinator.

Representative Duties

1. Teach developmental reading, writing, and math;

2. Use knowledge of contemporary methodologies of teaching reading, writing,
and math, and apply these methodologies to teaching practice;

3. Use knowledge of the mission of California community colleges;

4. Administer and interpret standardized assessment instruments to determine
students' eligibility for Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS);

5. Communicate effectively in both oral and written form;

6. Teach late afternoon, evening, weekend and/or off campus classes when
scheduled as part of the regular teaching assignment.

7. Evidence of a sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse
academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of community
college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities.

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Qualifications for Disabled Students Programs and Services Employees
(Title 5 Regulations on Minimum Qualifications, 53414, section (d)):

(1) Possession of a Master's degree, or equivalent foreign degree, in the
category of disability, special education, education, psychology,
educational psychology, or rehabilitation counseling; and

(2) Fifteen semester units of upper division or graduate study in the area
of disability, to include, but not be limited to:

A. Learning disabilities;
B. Developmental disabilities;
C. Deaf and hearing impaired;
D. Physical disabilities; or
E. Adapted computer technology.

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