[Athen] California State University Fullerton hiring Associate Director, Disability Support Services

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Tue Oct 13 21:16:20 PDT 2020

497163 - Associate Director, Disability Support Services

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no:* 497163
*Work type:* Management (MPP)
*Location:* Fullerton
*Categories:* MPP, At-Will, Full Time

Job Title

Associate Director, Disability Support Services


Administrator II – Range A




Disability Support Services


Student Retention

Salary Range

Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications

Appointment Type


Time Base

Full Time

Work Schedule

Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

About CSUF

Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university
was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 39,000
students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our
understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to
graduate, while responding to California’s revolving work force needs. At
California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement
of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations,
training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of
the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services
including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana,
CSUF Garden Grove Center, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and
performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton
Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness

Job Summary

It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand
comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education
and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and
administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and
an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking
individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the
University’s mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider
joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.

*About the Position:*
Disability Support Services at California State University, Fullerton is a
civil rights office committed to providing students with disabilities
access and an equal opportunity to demonstrate knowledge and abilities. We
acknowledge this is a campus-wide responsibility, and promote an accessible
community where diversity is celebrated, and barriers are removed. Our work
is framed through the lens of human dignity and social justice in order for
students to acquire a sense of agency, advocacy and equitable, meaningful
experiences. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as
the Associate Director, Disability Support Services (Administrator II). The
ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude, an active,
energetic mind, and a leadership style that is characterized by highly
ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility,
integrity, and kindness.

Under the general direction of the Director of Disability Support Services,
the Associate Director plans, directs, and oversees the day-to-day
administrative operations of Disability Support Services (DSS). Provides
the director with critical information and feedback on all core matters
related to the success of DSS. Assists with developing, implementing, and
assessing the vision, purpose, alms, objectives, and strategies for all
programs and services within DSS. Assists with planning, implementing,
assessing and improving the overall DSS experience for students and staff
with an emphasis on student development, satisfaction, and retention.
Provides strong leadership and oversight to various DSS teams and provides
oversight for human resources operations, including recruitments, labor
relations, evaluations, and staff training. Oversees all resources and
programs requiring Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance. Works
closely with the Director on compliance concerns, coordinating a
departmental response, and providing case management for students with
complex disability-related access needs. Assists with designing and
analyzing learning outcomes, coordinating student and faculty satisfaction
surveys and campus-wide assessments regarding services, as well as
benchmarking used by DSS. Assists with the planning process for the annual
operating budget, implements procurement procedures for the department, and
manages facility repairs and operations. Strategizes and implements best
practices in the design, development, and operations of services related to
the Operations and Accommodations teams. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in
social science or related field. Three years of experience in a leadership
position. Strong organization and problem solving skills. Experience
preparing, reporting, and analyzing data and creating strong reports.
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with and relate to a
diverse student and staff population. Demonstrated customer service skills
and experience training and implementing these skills with staff.
Self-motivated individual with a strong work ethic. Understanding of
ethical issues related to students with disabilities and the ability to
lead by example. Possesses computer skills necessary for word processing,
presentations, spreadsheets, analysis software, internet, list serves, and
electronic mail. Strong oral and written communication skills in order to
write reports and communicate with staff, the campus community, vendors,
and other partners.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed
satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional
offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals
disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate
knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily
complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a
current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in higher education or related field. Five or more years of
supervisory experience working with students with disabilities.

Special Working Conditions

Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact
Information for Title IX Coordinator

Additional Information

California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity
and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which
students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested
in advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals are strongly
encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for
qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under
the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to
comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a
condition of employment.

Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength
of the applicant pool.

If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not
eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student
position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional
Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.

Regular attendance is considered an essential job function.

Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be
required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part
of the selection process.

Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the
final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern
Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online
application form will be disqualified from consideration.

California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff
or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).

*Advertised:* Oct 01, 2020 (7:00 AM) Pacific Daylight Time
*Applications close:* Oct 22, 2020 (8:00 PM) Pacific Daylight Time
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