[Athen] FW: Job Announcement: DSP&S Counselor/Learning Disability Specialist - FCC

Gaeir Dietrich gdietrich at htctu.net
Wed Jan 18 16:13:59 PST 2017

[State Center Community College District]
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Disabled student Program & Services (DSP&S) Counselor/Learning Disability

Listing of Job Duties below
The Disabled Students Programs & Services (DSP&S) Learning Disabilities (LD)
Specialist/Counselor will:

Administer Learning Disability (LD) assessments including using the WAIS-IV
and WJ-III & IV, WRAT-4 and Nelson-Denny batteries to determine student
Provide full DSP&S counseling to students with disabilities and
concentration working with students with Learning Disabilities;
Evaluate verification of disability documentation, identify functional
limitations and arrange for appropriate and reasonable accommodations which
address those limitations;
Provide specialized academic, career, personal, and disability management
counseling to adult students with disabilities from diverse backgrounds;
Develop/revise Academic Accommodation Plans (AAPs) and Student Educational
Plans (SEP) for students with disabilities;
Collaborate authorized accommodations with students, develop Student
Educational Plan (SEP); provide academic advising and counseling;
Assist students in the matriculation process, utilize multiple criteria and
placement tests to determine appropriate class placement;
Facilitate accommodations such as note taking, adapted equipment, testing
accommodations, etc.;
Monitor and track students' academic performance and progress in degree
objectives to assure effective use of services and successful attainment of
program objectives;
Maintain confidential records; accurately record and complete data entry of
information needed to complete mandated reports and service records;
Develop curriculum and instruct classes with a focus/emphasis for students
with learning disabilities;
Program review and development and assessment of student learning outcomes
for courses and programs;
Serve as an advocate for disabled students and work with instructors,
counselors, faculty, other college staff and community resources to assist
students in the pursuit of their educational goals;
Participate in professional development activities, program development and
review, student activities, high school outreach, and faculty committees;
Participate and assist with in-service training for faculty, staff, and
community; and
Other duties as assigned.

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