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Coordinator of Disability Services

Northeast Iowa Community College, Peosta, IA

Duties and Responsibilities

Conduct interviews/intakes with students with disabilities to provide reasonable accommodation and to ensure equal access to education and work with faculty to assist them in the provision of reasonable accommodation for students with disabilities.

Administer procedures to provide disability support services which assist the college to comply with federal, state, and district regulations/policies (Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and RCW28B.10.910-16) regarding access and disability accommodation.

Develop accommodation plans and consult with faculty, advisors and learning center coaches on implementation.

Develop and provide orientation, workshops/seminars, and other training for administrators, faculty and staff to disseminate disability information to ensure compliance with the ADA and Section 504.

Responsible for student records, documentation, data and information with strict attention to accuracy and confidentiality of all student records in accordance with Family Educational Rights Privacy Act (FERPA) regulations.

Hire, train, supervise and evaluate student mentors and work-study students assigned to area.

Responsible for maintaining and updating departmental policies, information and web resources.

Monitor financial resources for the department.

Participate in institutional planning, policy, procedural, and fiscal decisions that affect learning support for students.

Work closely with area high schools and community agencies to assist students in transitioning into and out of college.
Provide consultation and serve as informational resource to staff and faculty in regard to accommodations and modifications needed for students with disabilities; keep abreast of current developments in the field
Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of programs and services.

Work cooperatively with college faculty and staff to coordinate course placement, learning support services, assistive technology, assessment and accommodations for students with disabilities.


Master’s degree in rehabilitation counseling, counseling, special education, social work, psychology or closely related field required. Three years experience working with students with disabilities in a postsecondary setting preferred. Extensive knowledge of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 508 of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and other appropriate laws pertaining to higher education and disability.

Knowledge of psycho-educational assessment, administration and interpretation. Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with specialized support services for students in higher education. Experience in effective supervision and management of staff faculty, professional and support staff in a supportive student-centered environment. Excellent interpersonal skills, oral, written, presentation, and computer skills and ability to manage multiple projects in a dynamic environment. Experience in budget management. Strategic planning and experience with state/federal requirements and procedures desirable. Ability to demonstrate respect for and sensitivity to a diverse population required.


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Job Details

Req Num --
ID 676203
Peosta, IA
Positions 1
Full Time
Pay $40,072.50
Human and Social Services
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Leave
Paid Holidays
Tuition Reimbursement

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