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Director, Academic Accommodations
College of the Canyons

Date Posted Oct. 5, 2020
Title Director, Academic Accommodations
University College of the Canyons
Santa Clarita, CA, United States
Department Resource Center
Application Deadline Nov. 11, 2020
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Administration - Other
    Administration - Undergraduate Education

The Santa Clarita Community College District/College of the Canyons is seeking a full-time Educational Administrator in the Academic Accommodations Resource Center.  The ideal candidate will share our college’s commitment to educating the more than 32,000 racially and socioeconomically diverse students we enroll each year.  Currently, our student body is approximately 45.4% Latinx/Hispanic, 32.2% White, 6.3% Asian, 5.5% African-American, 4.5% Pacific Islander, 2% multi-ethnic, and less than 1% Native American. The college was designated a Hispanic Serving Institution in 2015, reflecting our focus on enhancing the educational attainment and economic well-being of the community we proudly serve.  As one of 20 community colleges in the state selected for the California Guided Pathways Project, we are focused on enhancing equity and implementing policies and practices that help all students achieve successful academic outcomes.

Reporting to the Associate Vice President of Student Services, the Director, Academic Accommodations is responsible for the day-to-day management, supervision and coordination of all programs and services provided to students served by the Academic Accommodations Resource Center (AARC) and all related records and reports and other duties that may be assigned including counseling, educational peer advising, financial, tutoring, program application, technology services; coordinates and directs communications, services, resources, and information to meet student needs and ensure smooth and efficient program activities; coordinates assigned activities with other District divisions and departments, officials, and outside agencies; provides highly responsible and complex professional assistance to the Associate Vice President, Student Services in areas of expertise; and performs related work as required. 

Director, Academic Accommodations
An Educational Administration Position
Position # ACA20-339
Review Date: November 11, 2020

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The Director must meet the minimum qualifications for a DSPS counselor or instructor set forth in Section 53414(a) through (d) or meet the minimum qualifications for an educational administrator set forth in Section 53420:
In general, the minimum qualifications for a DSPS counselor or instructor are met by having a Master’s degree in the category of disability or a related field, and 15 semester units of upper division or graduate study in an area of disability.
The minimum qualifications for an educational administrator are a Master’s degree and one year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the assignment.
In addition, The Director must have two (2) years full-time experience or the equivalent within the last four (4) years in one or more of the following fields:
Instruction or counseling or both in a higher education program for students with disabilities;
Administration of a program for students with disabilities in an institution of higher education;
Teaching, counseling or administration in secondary education, working predominantly or exclusively in programs for students with disabilities; or
Administrative or supervisory experience in industry, government, public agencies, the military, or private social welfare organizations, in which the responsibilities of the position were predominantly or exclusively related to persons with disabilities.

In addition to the above, possession of a master’s degree from an accredited college/university, preferably in rehabilitation counseling, or related field with coursework and experience in counseling people with disabilities.

In addition to the above, two (2) years full-time equivalent experience of successful leadership supervising a student support services program at an institution of higher education. 

Applicants who have disabilities may request that accommodations be made in order to complete the selection process by contacting the Human Resources office directly at (661) 362-3427.

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