Santa Rosa Junior College DISABILITY INTAKE FACILITATOR, PETALUMA CAMPUS in Santa Rosa, California
Filing Deadline: Monday, November 7, 2016 It is the candidate's responsibility to be sure that ALL required materials are submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the filing deadline.
*_Candidate selected will need to successfully pass a pre-employment physical examination as a condition of employment._*
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
Salary Range: $3,873 - $4,710 per month (2016/17 Classified Salary Schedule); maximum initial placement at $4,273 per month(placement within this range is based on assessment of previous experience as documented in application materials).
Fringe benefits: The District offers a competitive health & benefits package for employees and eligible dependents (benefits are pro-rated for part-time employees).
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).
The Disabillity Resources department at the Petaluma Campus 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. This is a categorically-funded, Classified full-time position. The tentative work schedule will be Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This position will be located at the SRJC Petaluma campus. Appointments are contingent upon funding and Board approval.
Under general supervision, facilitate the eligibility intake process for students with disabilities; interact and assist 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; request, analyze and evaluate medical reports and disability verifications from heath care professionals and other educational institutions; issues Access Permits; maintain highly confidential medical and educational records.
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; assists with the loan of assistive technology and equipment.
Santa Rosa Junior College has been offering courses in the Petaluma area for nearly 50 years. The Petaluma Center operated primarily as an evening program until the completion in 1995 of permanent facilities on its current site. The Petaluma Center was granted Campus status by the SRJC Board of Trustees and the California Community College Chancellor's Office in the spring of 1999. SRJC Petaluma currently enrolls nearly 5,000 students in credit and non-credit courses day and evening classes. Each semester students enroll in approximately 350 course sections in nearly 60 disciplines, including 30 majors and certificates as well as all of the courses necessary for transfer to UC, CSU, or to complete SRJC's general education requirements. A second phase of new construction for the Petaluma Campus was completed in 2008, and a third phase of construction completed in 2009 renovated the original campus. This project tripled the square footage of the campus, added seven new buildings, renovated another three, and expanded outdoor space and parking lots. The campus offers state-of-the-art technology throughout, including a wireless network, fully mediated instructional facilities, and video-conferencing capabilities. Other unique features of SRJC Petaluma include the Capri Creek restoration project, community and permaculture gardens, sustainable design, and an accessible pedestrian and bike trail system with a route that extends around the perimeter of the campus and continues throughout the city of Petaluma. A fall and spring Cinema Series, annual LumaFest community education fair and open house, Veterinary Technology, Digital Media and Water Utility Operations certificates, CISCO certification in CCNA, as well as Networking, IT Support, and Fitness, Nutrition and Health certificates are some of the program offerings unique to the SRJC Petaluma. The campus is also host to SRJC's Gateway to College Academy. This beautiful campus is located only 35 miles north of San Francisco.
Examples of Duties:
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Examples of key duties are interpreted as being descriptive and not restrictive in nature. Incumbents routinely perform approximately 80% of the duties below.
- Requests and analyzes medical reports and disability verifications from state licensed care providers; explains disability verification requirements to providers; and maintains confidential student files.
- Refers students with disabilities to appropriate community and District resources; serves as a liaison for students with appropriate departments and agencies.
- Interprets and explains District policies and procedures to students, faculty and staff who are requesting information and/or using services; adheres to Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA).
- May assist with instructing students in the use of 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.
- May serve as a lead worker to other classified staff in the area.
- May supervise and organize the work of student and short-term, non-continuing employees.
Interpret medical reports; 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; interpret and apply policies and procedures; maintain cooperative working relationships.
Services and equipment available to students with disabilities; District and community resources available for individuals with disabilities; current provisions of Americans with Disabilities Act, FERPA, HIPPA and Title 5; proper English usage; standard office productivity software and specialized systems.
Candidates/incumbents must meet the minimum qualifications as detailed below, or file for equivalency. Equivalency decisions are made on the basis of a combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities. If requesting consideration on the basis of equivalency, an Equivalency Application is required at the time of interest in a position (equivalency decisions are made by Human Resources, in coordination with the department where the vacancy exists, if needed.)
Required Education and Experience: Associate's degree and previous (less than one year of full-time equivalent experience) experience working in a related educational setting.
- Experience with the training and use of the various forms of assistive technology used by the District.
- Some work experience with disabled persons.
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.
Job Title: DISABILITY INTAKE FACILITATOR, PETALUMA CAMPUS
Opening Date/Time: Fri. 10/14/16 12:00 AM Pacific Time
Closing Date/Time: Mon. 11/07/16 5:00 PM Pacific Time
Salary: $3,873.00 - $4,710.00 Monthly
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: SRJC Petaluma Campus: 680 Sonoma Mountain Parkway, Petaluma, California
Department: Disability Resources