Accessibility and Learning Resources Coordinator

Date of Posting: 12-21-2020

Employee Type: Staff

Status: Full time – Exempt

Department: Ally Center

Reports to: Ally Center Director

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the college’s accommodations processes.
  • Oversees academic supports and interventions for undergraduate students.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

Job Summary:

The Accessibility and Learning Resources Coordinator provides reasonable accommodations and support services for students with disabilities at all academic levels and locations of LBC | Capital and coordinates learning resources for students conditionally accepted to LBC and students on academic probation at the Lancaster campus.

Personal Qualities:

  • An identifiable salvation experience.
  • A pattern of spiritual development characterized by prayer, Bible Study, and regular church attendance at a local church or involvement in church ministry.
  • A commitment to ministry and encouragement of others toward the same
  • A general understanding of higher education and a more specific understanding of Bible College education.
  • A clear awareness of the philosophy, operation, and doctrinal position of LBC | Capital
  • A clear understanding of the organizational structure of the College and its various departments
  • The ability to identify personal strengths, weaknesses, skills, and limitations and to use this understanding profitably.
  • The desire to grow, develop, and mature, both spiritually and professionally.
  • The ability to create and maintain a Christian professional atmosphere in all internal and external relationships.
  • The desire and ability to disciple and mentor students.
  • A professional appearance.

Education and Experience:

  • A Master’s Degree in education, counseling, special education, psychology, social work, or related degree working with students with disabilities.
  • Strong disability-related college level work experience of at least 3 years will be considered.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Competent in the interpretation of psycho-educational/neurological assessments
  • Competent in the determination of proper documentation and in the assignment of appropriate accommodations from documentation
  • Knowledge of ADA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 regulations
  • Competent in determining and implementing student intervention plans
  • Competent in interpersonal/relational skills
  • Competent communicator with strong verbal and written skills
  • Competent to model academic strategies and skills
  • Competent to interact with understanding, with a full range of disabilities
  • Knowledgeable about a full range of assistive technology for use with a diverse set of disabilities
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Review psycho-educational and medical documentation to assess the needs of and provide reasonable accommodations to students with disabilities at all locations
    • conduct intake interviews
    • review documentation and determines students’ eligibility for services
    • determine and facilitate reasonable accommodations
    • maintain confidential records for students with disabilities (SWDs)
    • meet with applicants and parents to discuss services available to the SWD
    • assist as needed with exam accommodations and other duties assigned
    • manage data for formal grievances related to ADA and Office of Civil Rights
  • Manage technological support
    • assign and arrange for appropriate assistive technology and alternate text formatted materials.
    • help to train students in use of appropriate assistive technology
  • Collaborate with Associate Provost of Student Success to educate campus community on issues that impact students with disabilities.
    • inform faculty of their legal responsibilities under the ADA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of of 1973.
    • collaborate with faculty regarding implementation of appropriate accommodations
    • collaborate with the Registrar, Student Services Office, Physical Plant, Campus Safety, faculty and staff regarding access to all facilities, classrooms, programs and campus grounds
    • present in-service faculty/staff workshops and presentations
  • Provide immediate assistance to students with temporary mobility, physical, or cognitive injuries.
    • coordinate with Student Life, Health Services, Athletics, and/or faculty to provide students with reasonable temporary accommodations.
  • Coach students with disabilities
    • meet with students and monitor academic progress
    • advise the academic mentors to support the DSO initiatives
    • provide academic, transition-to-college, and pre-registration counseling to all SWD’s
    • refer students to other services as appropriate
  • Work with English Language Learners to determine appropriate academic supports and services.
  • Coach incoming students with conditional acceptance and students returning on academic probation
    • meet with students and monitor academic progress
    • provide academic, transition-to-college advising
    • refer students to other services as appropriate
  • Oversee the Academic Mentoring Program and evaluate its use and effectiveness
    • Cultivate an environment that promotes productive personal study time
    • Develop and lead academic success workshops
    • Develop and maintain learning resources
  • Advise AMS student workers as part of a team approach
    • Assist with the hiring and training of new student workers
    • Assist with the ongoing mentor training program
    • Advise academic mentors on student interventions
  • Work as a team within the Ally Center
    • Assist with Proctoring and tutoring as needed
    • Promote Ally Center to visitors
  • Serve on the ADA Council, Academic Appeals Committee, and Students of Concern Committee
  • Maintain confidential files for students
  • Compile and report data for Institutional Effectiveness and accreditation purposes
  • Maintain current operating manuals
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following: cover letter; resume; and spiritual testimony to Human Resources. Please put the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

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