Director of Student Disability Services

Central Connecticut State University  |  New Britain, CT

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Job Overview

Posted 2 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Director of Student Disability Services

Job Type: Disability Services
Location: New Britain, CT
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 11,000 Students
Employer ID: 32231
Application Deadline: 12/03/2020

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Other Education
Experience:
5-7 Years

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Other Education
Experience:
5-7 Years

Position Description

[C21-024]

Director of Student Disability Services
Student Disability Services

Central Connecticut State University invites applications for a Director of Student Disability Services. Under the supervision of the Associate Dean of Student Affairs, the Director of Student Disability Services supervises the delivery of comprehensive and coordinated services for students with disabilities, as defined under the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the l973 Rehabilitation Act. The Director serves as the primary liaison with state and private agencies and as a resource to the University and to the public at-large. The Director supervises the professional and paraprofessional staff, manages operating and auxiliary aids budgets, and conducts annual program and service evaluations. The Director researches and remains current on issues related to disability support services in postsecondary education settings.

As an affirmative action employer, Central Connecticut State University actively seeks and encourages applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status. The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.


Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Special Education, Psychology, Counseling, Social Work or related field.
  • Five years of administrative experience with demonstrated ability to relate to students, faculty and staff.
  • Proven ability and experience working with students with disabilities and delivering services to them and recognized and proven ability to coordinate a large, multi-faceted program of student support services.
  • Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability in utilizing Microsoft Office Suite programs.
  • Knowledge of Assistive Learning Technology/Adaptive Devices preferred.
  • Credentials and/or experience substantially comparable to the above may also be considered.

Application Information

Application and Appointment: For full consideration, applications must be received by November 6,2020 To begin the application process please visit the CCSU HR Job Opportunities at https://www.ccsu.edu/hr/faculty-management-admin.html. Select the job advertisement for Director of Student Disability Services C21-024 and click on the Apply button and submit the following documents: Letter of interest addressing qualifications for the position Current resume Names of three current professional references identifying relationship to applicant, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers

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