Location: United States,
The idealcandidate will join a vibrant and inclusive educational community and have adesire and ability to work with a diverse population. This is a part-time position with no benefits.
Key Responsibilities and Duties:
- Coordinate use of various hardware and software related to job duties, including adaptive/assistive technology, voice activation, FM loop, speech synthesis, iPad technology, and screen readers;
- Provide support and advising to students with disabilities (physical, learning, and/or psychiatric), including reviewing and evaluating medical documentation, conducting intake interviews, responding to emails in the ARC inbox, advising students on course selection, and facilitating reasonable accommodations;
- Evaluate students' assistive technology needs and recommend cost-effective resources;
- Assume primary responsibility within department for teaching students, staff, and faculty how to use the most up-to-date assistive technology;
- Coordinate conversion of Accessibility Resources records and documents into effective alternative format media and coordinates process of students requesting alternate-format texts;
- Help coordinate ASL interpreter and CART needs for Accessibility Resources;
- Provide testing accommodations for students;
- Collaborate closely and communicate regularly with Director of Accessibility Resources, Director of Academic Achievement Center, IT staff, and with other college staff and faculty;
- Conduct classes and workshops for students, staff, and faculty on issues of disability in higher education, including universal design;
- Serve as an academic advisor for assigned students;
- Refer students to appropriate college services (e.g. Peer Tutoring, Reading and Writing Center, Math and Science Center, Counseling, Academic Advising, etc.);
- Perform administrative tasks associated with department needs, including but not limited to assisting with grant writing and reporting, collecting statistics, providing budgetary input, maintaining electronic and print records, and organizing office files;
- Attend and participate in department meetings and professional development;
- Serve on college-wide committees and governance, including EdTech; participate as needed in other college-wide initiatives, such as recruitment, orientation, open houses, and graduation;
- Serve as a point person for closed captioning questions at the College;
- Other duties as assigned.
- Support MassBay's commitment to the Equity Agenda; collaborating with faculty, staff, and students on the College's strategic initiatives dedicated to closing the equity gap related to student outcomes;
- Support MassBay's commitment to being anti-racist; embracing a community free of bias and inequality;
- Contribute to discussion and review of applicable College policies with a critical lens toward diversity, equity, and inclusion;
- Engage with the Office of Diversity on issues related to underserved student success; and,
- Engage in conversations with colleagues and students regarding best practices within the discipline or programmatic related to equity and inclusion.
This list is not to be considered all-inclusive. A supervisor may assign other duties as required to meet the needs and foster the mission of the College.
All employees of MassBay are expected to work collegially and collaboratively within a community that values and celebrates diversity.
Master's degree in Special Education,Education Psychology, Counseling, Deaf Education, or closely related field;with three (3) years experience and/or training that includes college-levellearning disability services, learning disability assessment, Americans withDisabilities Act (ADA)/Section 504 compliance, development ofpolicies/procedures, teaching, or curriculum development; or an equivalentcombination of education, training, and experience.
- Sensitivity and commitment to the goals of Affirmative Action and workforce diversity;
- Experience working in a diverse environment;
- Demonstrated commitment to working with underserved students;
- Ability to work collaboratively with a team;
- Ability to learn new software and programs.
Salary Range: $30.03 per hour
Position Type: MCCC Part-Time, Grade 5
Application Deadline: May 8, 2023, or thereafter until filled.
To Apply: Please include a letter of interest and resume with your online application.
Hiring is subject to state appropriation funding.
Final candidates are required to provide sealed transcripts and/or certifications.
Hiring is contingent upon a successful CORI clearance.
Massachusetts Bay Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, Lisa MacDonald, Director of Equity Compliance, firstname.lastname@example.org, (781) 239-3147, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.