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Classified Employment Opportunities

DISABILITY INTAKE FACILITATOR
Disability Resources

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PRIORITY FILING DEADLINE

Thursday, March 13, 2014
(initial screening date; open until filled)

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The Disability Resources Department of Santa Rosa Junior College is seeking a qualified individual with demonstrated intake and customer service skills to join an outstanding team of faculty and staff to provide high quality services to our district, our community, and most importantly to our students. Under general supervision, facilitates the eligibility intake process for students with disabilities. Interacts, and assists students with psychiatric disorders, auto-immune diseases, developmental, physical, and sensory disabilities, and learning disabilities to determine how their particular condition(s) may meet eligibility for disability support services. Requests, analyzes and evaluates medical reports and disability verifications from heath care professionals and other educational institutions; issues Access Permits; maintains highly confidential medical and educational records in compliance with FERPA and all other applicable regulations; and performs related work as required. This is a grant and categorically funded full-time Classified position. Generally the work schedule will be Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., but work schedules may vary, so candidates must have scheduling flexibility to meet the changing needs of the department. Appointments are contingent upon Funding and Board approval.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required Abilities and Knowledge: The ability to verify submission of complete application materials; demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for, a diverse student population who may exhibit disabilities such as medical frailties, psychiatric disorders, acquired brain injuries and physical and developmental disabilities; write clear and concise reports; maintain confidential files; understand, follow and give oral and written directions; analyze situations accurately and take appropriate action; interpret and apply policies and procedures; operation of a personal computer and standard software applications; maintain cooperative working relationships.

The knowledge of services and equipment available to students with disabilities; college and community resources available for individuals with disabilities; current provisions of Americans with Disabilities Act, FERPA, HIPPA and Title 5; proper English usage; and modern office practices including multiple computer systems for student record maintenance and scheduling.

Required Education and Experience:Associates degree AND experience working in an educational setting.

Preferred: Experience working with persons with disabilities

If you do not possess the minimum qualifications exactly as stated above, you must file for equivalency. If claiming equivalency, applicants are responsible for documenting all course work, degree programs and related professional experience at the time of application.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Must be able to perform physical activities such as, but not limited to, lifting equipment (up to 50 lbs. unassisted), bending, standing, climbing or walking.

SCOPE

The Disability Intake Facilitator has in-depth knowledge about the disabilities and needs of individuals with disabilities; facilitates access to the educational setting; interacts with students and screens individual disability documentation for eligibility; provides information about possible appropriate academic support services; coordinates the scheduling of student appointments and learning disability assessment; coordinates the loan of special equipment such as electric wheelchairs and communication devices and provides instruction in the use of such devices and equipment to students.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Requests detailed medical reports and disability verifications from state licensed medical care providers; refers students with disabilities to appropriate community and college resources specific to the expressed needs; interprets and explains departmental and college policies and procedures to students requesting and/or using services; answers questions from students, faculty and staff regarding applicable policies and procedures; solicits necessary additional medical information from health care providers; interprets and explains Disability Verification requirements to providers; initiates and maintains communication with other college departments and appropriate agencies regarding students; prepares and maintains confidential files for students receiving services; instructs students in the use of various devices and equipment such as electric wheelchairs, communication devices for the Deaf, digital recording devices, and other technologies and coordinate the equipment loan services for the department; assists students with registration, petitions and other college forms as necessary; may serve as a lead worker to other classified staff in the area; may supervise and organize the work of student employees and short-term, non-continuing employees.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

In order to be given priority consideration for these positions, applicants must submit AN ORIGINAL PLUS ONE COPY OF EACH of the following documents by the priority filing deadline:

  1. A completed Santa Rosa Junior College Classified Application Form and Personal Data Form. Voluntary Data Form is optional.
    • If applicable, completed Equivalency Application.
  2. A statement describing your demonstrated experience in understanding and being sensitive to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.
  3. A cover letter explaining your interest in the positions, including how you meet the requirements and are qualified to perform the duties as listed in the Examples of Duties section of this announcement.
  4. Current Resume.
  5. Copies of transcripts of all college level course work (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.
  6. Answer the Supplemental Questions (2) below and submit with your completed application packet:

  1. In 200 words or less, please explain your experience with people with disabilities.

  2. In 200 words or less, please explain your experience utilizing technology in the workplace.

PLEASE SUBMIT ONLY MATERIALS REQUESTED.
(In loose-leaf form - no folders or binding please.)

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

  • Salary Range: $3, 541 - $4, 306 per month (2013/14 Classified Salary Schedule); maximum initial placement at $3, 905 (placement within this range based on experience as documented in application materials.) Salary is applicable to each position.

  • Fringe benefits: The District offers a competitive health & benefits package for employees and eligible dependents (benefits are pro-
  • Leave/Holiday time: Full-time classified members earn 8 hours of sick leave and start off accruing 6.67 hours of vacation for each month worked (accrual rate increases after third year of employment and rates are pro-rated for part-time employees). Employees are also compensated for holidays recognized by the District (14 holidays/year, pro-rated for part-time employees).

Classified employees are required to become a dues paying member of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), or pay a service fee.


MORE ABOUT SRJC


Application Materials & Procedures

To download job announcements and application materials, please go to http://www.santarosa.edu/hr/job-openings/job-openings.php or contact us to be mailed the materials to apply :

Human Resources Department

Santa Rosa Junior College

PHYSICAL ADDRESS: 1988 Armory Drive

MAILING ADDRESS: 1501 Mendocino Avenue

Santa Rosa, CA 95401

PHONE (707) 527-4954

FAX (707) 527-4967

EMAIL bhodenfield@santarosa.edu


The office is located in the Button Building on the college campus and is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

All documents included in your application file become the property of the college and will not be returned. Your file for this opening will not be considered for future openings. New documents must be submitted for each opening.

It is the candidate's responsibility to be sure that ALL required materials are in the Human Resources Department by 5:00 p.m. on the priority filing deadline to be given priority consideration. Applications received after the priority filing deadline will be considered only if the initial priority screening is unsuccessful.

Following the priority filing deadline, applications which are complete for screening will be forwarded to a screening committee for review. Approximately 15 to 20 days later, we will notify you whether or not you have been chosen for interview. Those applicants most suitably qualified for the position will be invited to appear for oral interviews before a Screening Committee. The Screening Committee may include representatives from the Faculty, the Administration, the Classified Staff, the Student Body, and the Board of Trustees.

Although Santa Rosa Junior College does not reimburse candidates for expenses related to the first interview, candidates traveling from out of the area for administrative or full-time faculty positions who are selected as finalists will be offered a travel stipend for their administrative interview(s).

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

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. Pass a pre-employment physical examination.
  3. Must be fingerprinted and have background clearance (at applicant's expense); and
  4. Must take a TB test (once hired and every four years thereafter).

The Jeanne Clery Annual Security Report, which includes personal safety and crime prevention information, related District policies, and District crime statistics, is available at www.santarosa.edu/police or paper copies are available upon request from the District Police Department.

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. Because the ability to serve students from broad cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds and genders is a key commitment of the College mission, SRJC actively encourages applications from candidates who recognize the value that diversity brings to a professional educational community.