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Disabilities Specialist

Company: University of California - Santa Barbara
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: October 10, 2019

Job Description:

Job Number
20190493

Number of Hires
Single Hire

Job Open Date
08-29-2019

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Primary Consideration Date for Open Until Filled
09-15-2019

Additional Deadline Information


Title Code
4556

Payroll Title Name
Student Disability Specialist 3

Working Title Name
Disabilities Specialist

Department Profile (Specific Information about department/program):
Each year temporarily and permanently disabled students attend classes at the University of California, Santa Barbara. The UCSB campus provides excellent barrier free, modified, residential facilities to those students seeking to live on campus. Providing academic accommodations to students with disabilities is a shared responsibility of the campus. Students with disabilities are responsible for ensuring that the Disabled Students Program (DSP) is aware of their disabilities and for providing DSP with appropriate documentation. DSP serves as the campus liaison regarding issues and regulations related to students with disabilities. The DSP staff works in an advisory capacity with a variety of campus departments to ensure that equal access is provided to all disabled students. Students with disabilities attending UCSB can be assured of receiving the same core support academic services offered throughout the University of California's System-wide chain of campuses.

Department Code-Name
STSP-Student Special Services

End Date/Contingencies for Grant Funding


FOC (Federal Occupation Code) Sub-Code
BA-Student Services

FOC (Federal Occupation Code)
B-Professionals

Advertised Range Min (full time equivalent)

A little help* Go to Salary Scales 62,500.00

Advertised Range Max (full time equivalent)
64,500.00

Advertised Range Rate Type
Yearly

Other Advertised Salary Range Comments
$62,500.00 - $64,500.00

Percentage of full-time
100.00

Days
Monday-Friday

Hours
8-5pm

Appointment Type

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Limited Appointment End Date

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Is this a NEW CAREER position*
No

Summary of Job Duties
(Note: This summary will be used for keyword search) Interpret neurological, psychological and educational assessments to determine appropriate accommodations for students with Learning Disabilities (LD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD), and Psychological disabilities. Counsel and advise students regarding disability management, including responding to students in crisis state. Provide referrals to appropriate campus and community resources. Consult with University Deans, ADA Compliance Coordinator and other staff members regarding academic adjustments for students with LD, AD/HD, and Psychological disabilities. Develop specific DSP programs to support students. Educate campus community regarding DSP and other disability related issues.

Consult with the Student Affairs Research Team.

Minimum Requirements
Bachelor's Degree or combination of equivalent experience and education
5+ years' experience in disability services provision and programming with college aged students.
Experience in: determining reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities, working in a fast-paced office environment

Desirable Requirements
Master's degree preferred, 7+ years' experience in disability services provision and programming with college aged students.
Experience in: interpreting education/psychological assessment results, determining reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities, communication with faculty and academic departmental staff around working in a fast-paced office environment

Special Conditions of Employment

A little help* Go to Driver's License Requirements or Background Check Guidelines Satisfactory criminal history background check
Mandated reporting requirements of Child Abuse

Other Special Conditions of Employment


Other Recruitment Notes


Optional Applicant Documents
Other Document (1)
Other Document (2)

Required Applicant Documents
Resume
Cover Letter

JOB DESCRIPTION

FLSA Exemption Status

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CBU (Collective Bargaining Unit)
99 - Non-Represented (PPSM)

ERC (Employee Relations Code)
E

Grade Type
PSS

Grade Type
Student Services

Grade Type
Student Disability Services

Grade Type
Experienced

Grade Type
P3

Grade
21

End Date for Other Appointment Type (e.g., Contract or 18-month Career)


Provision Number
40036017

Type of Supervision Received

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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Background in disabilities or special education. Specialized knowledge of disability related assessments including AD/HD and learning disability testing. Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, staff and faculty. Ability to address student's disability related difficulties, and provide support services.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

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Frequently=Activity occurs 33% to 66%
Occasionally=Activity occurs Not Applicable=Activity does not exist

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Bend
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Crouch/Squat
N/A

Kneel/Crawl
N/A

Climb
N/A

Reach above shoulder level
OCCAS.

Use keyboard/mouse
OCCAS.

Hand Activities: Fine dexterity
OCCAS.

Hand Activities: Hand twisting
OCCAS.

Hand Activities: Simple grasping
OCCAS.

Hand Activities: Power grasping
N/A

Other (please specify activity)


Frequency of Other Activity
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Lifting Activities: Light lifting (
OCCAS.

Lifting Activities: Moderate lifting (20-50 lbs)
N/A

Lifting Activities: Heavy lifting ( 50 lbs)
N/A

Push/Pull Activities: Light pushing/pulling (
OCCAS.

Push/Pull Activities: Moderate pushing/pulling (20-50 lbs of force)
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Push/Pull Activities: Heavy pushing/pulling ( 50 lbs of force)
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MENTAL REQUIREMENTS


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Reason and Analyze
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Frequency of Other Activity
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ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS


Is exposed to excessive noise
OCCAS.

Is around moving machinery
OCCAS.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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