Purpose and Scope: The Manager, Disability Services serves as the lead and primary advocate for the Disability Service Office and assists students in accommodating their various learning and physical special needs. Oversees staff involved in implementing specific programs or processes. Collaborate with designated advising support staff in carrying our disability services to specified students. Provides leadership and supervision to ensure excellent student service and operation of Disability Services.
Job Functions: 1. Maintains confidential records related to students and students with disabilities guidelines (e.g., ADA, FERPA) and provide necessary reports as needed and ensure LSC policies and practices are met 2. Manage a campus-wide comprehensive extra and co-curricular program for student with learning challenges and/or disabilities 3. Interviews student and evaluates student documentation to determine accommodations of disability services. Advises students with disabilities on the process for acquiring accommodations, including determination of documentation required under the ADA regulations 4. Develop and deliver workshops on a variety of learning topics and tools for all students but mainly those with learning disabilities 5. Resolve student conflicts and determine appropriate course of action as needed 6. Provide consultation to faculty, staff members and administrators through individual communications and trainings 7. Conduct intake interviews, review disability assessments and determine appropriate accommodations for students with disabilities 8. Serve as a liaison to counselors/faculty in the divisions to provide academic support to students with disabilities 9. Advise students with disabilities on the accommodation process for testing, for interpreters and Assistive Technology lab 10. Provides expert advice to students with disabilities, including determination of documentation required under the ADA regulations 11. Communicates with Assistive Technology Lab peers as needed regarding student issues 12. May hire, train and supervise support staff 13. Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned
Salary: Hiring salary range is $56,370 to $64,826
Required: Bachelor's degree and at least 5 years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
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About Lone Star College
Lone Star College System, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area, is nationally recognized, globally connected and locally focused. Known for its innovative and visionary thinking, Lone Star College System is the fastest-growing community college in the nation and a major contributor to the local and regional economy. LSCS offers associate degrees and certification in many areas of study at a fraction of the cost of a four-year university like UT. Through its progressive partnerships with many four-year universities, LSCS also offers seamless opportunities to obtain bachelor's and master's degrees at one of its two University Centers. Throughout its 40 year history, Lone Star College has been steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion. Currently leading the charge to improve completion rates, LSCS is one of the only colleges in the nation to establish a formal Office of Completion and is the managing partner of Texas Completes, the statewide initiative that brings together five Texas college systems to advance deep student success reform.