Date Posted: 2/23/17
Director of Student disability Services Resource
Center # 3027
California State University Dominguez Hills was
established in 1960 and is one of the 23 campuses
that comprise The California State University
System. CSU Dominguez Hills is an urban,
comprehensive public university that serves a
culturally rich, diverse student body of
approximately 14,000 students at the
undergraduate and graduate levels. Located on a
346-acre site in the South Bay portion of the
greater Los Angeles metropolitan area, CSU
Dominguez Hills has a highly pluralistic student
body, which includes a significant number of
non-traditional, working adult students as well
as approximately 2,000 students enrolled in
distance learning programs statewide. The
University, with its five Academic Colleges, has
more than 300 full-time faculty members and is
situated in an area characterized by an
extraordinary heterogeneity of people, and an
extensive array of high technology industries and
Conditions of Employment:
Possession of a valid Driver's License is
required. Employees in this position will be
enrolled in the Department of Motor Vehicles
(DMV) Government Employer Pull Notice Program
which confirms possession of a valid driver's
license and reflects driving record.
The person holding this position is considered a
`mandated reporter' under the California Child
Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required
to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU
Executive Order 1083 as a condition of
Due to the nature of this position, the
successful candidate is required to complete a
background check prior to assuming this position.
This is a full-time management (MPP) position.
MPP employees serve at the pleasure of the campus
President. MPPs do not serve a probationary
period and never receive permanent status.
This position is a "designated
position" in the California State
University's Conflict of Interest Code. The
successful candidate accepting this position is
required to file Conflict of Interest forms
subject to the regulations of the Fair Political
disability Resource Center
The Student disAbility Resource Center is
committed to the student with a disability and
his/her right to an equal educational experience.
The goal is for the student with a disability to
utilize the services provided to maximize
independence and full integration into university
Major Job Duties:
Under the administrative direction of the
Associate Vice President for Student Life &
Dean of Students, the Director of Student
disAbility Resource Center is responsible for the
administration, the planning, organization and
direction of its service delivery components and
effective collaboration with faculty, staff
within university offices to ensure accessibility
by students with disabilities to the universitys
academic programs, services and activities.
This position provides counseling and guidance to
assist students with disabilities in their
transition and adjustment to the university,
accepts and reviews disability documentation, and
determines appropriate accommodations in the
classroom and other campus activities. This
involves administrative and professional work
that is used to administer a comprehensive
program to ensure academic access and assistance
for students with disabilities. Work is performed
under minimal supervision with a broad latitude
for initiative and independent judgment and
performance is based on the effective operation
of the administrative function.
The Director of Student disAbility Resource
Center provides consultation and leadership in
areas of facilities access review, emergency
evacuation and safety; mental health and
wellness; has responsibility for contributing to
campus wide efforts to address compliance with
the CSU system Policy for the Provision of
Services for Students with Disabilities, federal
and state disability-related laws and statutes.
The Director serves as a member of the Student
Life Leadership Team.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Extensive knowledge of disability issues and
the provision of services to students with
disabilities on a college or university level.
- Knowledge and experience interpreting and
applying Federal Regulation 504 and the Americans
with Disabilities Act required.
- Knowledge of and ability to interpret results
of various assessments and diagnostic tools used
to diagnose different types of disabilities and
make recommendations for reasonable
- Demonstrated ability to create and conduct
effective programming for students with diverse
abilities is required.
- The successful candidate will have a high level
of energy and maturity, the ability to encourage
and motivate students and staff, and work
effectively in a large, fast-paced environment.
- Have knowledge of ADA and other laws addressing
the rights of people with disabilities, such as
Sections 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of
1973, as well as knowledge of CSU Chancellors
- Have experience with people with a broad range
- Specialized knowledge of the planning,
development and design of organizational
structures suitable to the provision of services
for students with disabilities.
- Demonstrated commitment to advocacy for and
experience working with students with
disabilities at the post-secondary level.
- Working knowledge of the overall legal rights
and responsibilities of students with
disabilities, including the office of Civil
Rights grievance procedures.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Demonstrated conflict resolution and mediation
- Demonstrated ability to lead, manage and
supervise a diverse staff in a dynamic
environment that requires department and staff
members to adapt to changing processes, practices
- Ability to plan budgets and allocate resources
based upon department priorities.
- Acquire awareness and apply knowledge of
executive orders and mandates.
- Demonstrated ability to engage in strategic
planning to ensure the most effective and
efficient delivery of programs and services.
- Assessment and evaluation procedures and the
related student learning outcomes.
The position interacts with all areas of campus
Presidents office, Academic Affairs, College
Deans and faculty, Student Affairs departments
and staff, Library, etc., as well as the
Chancellors Office. Must have the ability to:
- Plan, manage, administer and supervise the
Student disAbility Resource Center (SdRC) office.
- Coordinate the provision of support services to
students with disabilities.
- Establish departmental policy regarding the
delivery of services.
- Provide campus awareness on the rights and
responsibilities of students with disabilities
and the available program resources,
- Advocate for students with disabilities.
Planning and implementing operational policies
and procedures. Skills in practices and
techniques in documenting, researching and
evaluations policies and procedures for the
purpose of making recommendations to the Vice
President for Student Affairs and developing
student learning outcomes, assessments and
Certification: Valid Drivers License
Specialized Materials: The position activities
may require the use of the following equipment,
machinery, tools,vehicles or office equipment:
Computer & Adaptive Software/Hardware for the
Telephone Device for the Deaf (TDD)
Experience and Education:
Required Education: Master's degree in Counseling
(general or rehabilitation), Psychology,
Disability Studies or related field.
Required Experience: Minimum of five years of
experience performing professional Student
Services work requiring experience working in the
area of services to students with disabilities.
Minimum of five years of demonstrated
effectiveness and experience managing,
supervising, instructing and reviewing the work
of subordinates is required.
Preferred Experience: Seven years minimum
experience performing professional Student
Services work of unusual difficulty requiring
extensive work experience in the area of services
to students with disabilities.
Salary is commensurate with experience.
Full health insurance package provided and fixed
benefit retirement program available.
How to apply: You can only
apply by completing an electronic application at
the campus job web site at http://www.csudh.edu/employment/ . Click on "view
job opportunities" under "New and
returning applicants." View the list of jobs
and click on the one with the job title listed
above. Deadline to apply is Monday,
February 20, 2017.
CSU Dominguez Hills is an Equal Opportunity /ADA
California State University, Dominguez Hills
Human Resources Management
1000 E. Victoria St.
Carson, CA 90747
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