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Assistant Director for Outreach & Training (Reg FT)
Community College of Allegheny County

Date Posted Oct. 18, 2021
Title Assistant Director for Outreach & Training (Reg FT)
University Community College of Allegheny County
Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Department NA
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Administration - Other

Assistant Director for Outreach & Training (Reg FT)

Position Title: Assistant Director for Outreach & Training (Reg FT)

Department: Supportive Services

Campus: College Wide

Additional Information: This position will remain open until filled. However, in order to ensure consideration for an interview, please submit your completed application, cover letter and resume by no later than October 29, 2021. The College cannot guarantee that application materials received after this date will be considered or reviewed.

Benefits: CCAC offers an exceptional benefits package. Highlights include an excellent health plan with very low out-of-pocket expense network option, generous time off and holiday pay, a 403b retirement plan with up to 10% employer match or other options through the State's retirement defined benefit pension system, free employee parking, public service (student) loan forgiveness eligible employer, and employer paid benefits including group life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts, certain conditions or restrictions may apply.

Salary Grade: Admin 13 - $46,989

Job Category: Administrators

Employment Type: Regular Full-Time

Job Slot: 5954

Job Open Date: 10/15/2021

Job Close Date:

General Summary: Provide accommodations and support for students with disabilities. Serve as lead outreach and training specialist for the department.

Requirements: Bachelor's degree required (Master's degree preferred) in Rehabilitation Science, Education, Counseling or related field plus minimum of 2 years of relevant experience. Prior experience working with students requiring special accommodations in a college setting is necessary, specifically working with students with Autism Spectrum disorders is preferred. Experience in the delivery of outreach programs that serve various student populations. Ability to interpret appropriate accommodations based on documented needs of the individual student. Ability to read, understand and interpret a psychological or neuro-psychological report. Knowledge of the laws governing students with disabilities for post-secondary institutions. Ability to understand how learning can be affected by disabilities and provide appropriate accommodations. Ability to work with students of all abilities. Strong communication and leadership skills. Computer experience and knowledge.


1. Organize training and resources for faculty, administration, staff, and community members concerning working with students with disabilities. This position will work to keep the campus community up to date on best practices in instruction and services for students with disability. This includes disability specific training, compliance related training (collaborating with the ADA 504 Coordinator) as well as universal design and inclusive classroom spaces.

2. Provide leadership in working with enrollment and onboarding initiatives with students. This includes providing representation of Supportive Services at enrollment management events (open houses, second Saturdays, orientation, etc.), coaching incoming students on the intake process and organizing registration campaigns within Supportive Services.

3. Serve as the primary contact for external stakeholders including OVR, High School Counselors and community organizations.

4. Organize and lead programming that connects high school students and community members to Supportive Services. This includes organizing the PAS program and College for a Day initiatives.

5. Provide intake services for new or returning students including the interview process, evaluation and determination of accommodations. Develop individual accommodation plans for students with disabilities.

6. Develop and implement emergency evacuation plans for students.

7. Provide one on one coaching for students to assist them with transition to and success in college with a special focus on students with autism spectrum disorders.

8. Serve as resource and liaison for faculty to ensure students with disabilities are receiving appropriate academic accommodations.

9. Provide leadership in responding to FSAs and other alerts for students who are experiencing difficulty in the classroom.

10. Manage daily operations on site in the Supportive Services Offices including ensuring that offices are staffed and services are provided to students in a timely manner.

11. Assist with medical Withdrawal requests and coaching students on their options for completing coursework.

12. Perform other duties as required or as assigned.

Clearances: Current criminal record/child abuse clearances will be required if offered the position and in order to be employed at the College. The three clearances are Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Records Check, and Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Criminal Background Check. The College has provided instructions on how to obtain these clearances and are available here.

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