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Student Success Advisor/Accessibility Services Coordinator

Southeast Technical College
Sioux Falls, SD
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Location: Sioux Falls, South Dakota Campus

Department: Enrollment Management/Student Success

Status: Full-Time; 12-month

FLSA Type: Exempt

Salary: Initial Placement Range: $64,050-$66,788 Annual based on experience

Link To: Employee Benefits

Southeast Tech is a technical college located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. For over 50 years, we have provided a cost-effective, career relevant education that prepares our students for employment in 24 months or less with some of the area’s best employers. We offer more than 70 associate degree, diploma, and certificate programs in today’s most innovative fields. Our mission is to educate individuals for dynamic and rewarding careers that promote lifetime success and meet the workforce needs of our region.

The Student Success Advisor/Accessibility Services Coordinator will plan, implement, and direct programs and services that assist Southeast Technical College students to enter, continue, and complete their STC academic degrees. This individual will instruct Student Success courses and will serve as the Student Success Advisor for students throughout their tenure at STC.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serve as the first point of contact for information concerning the request process for disability support services and the documentation requirements to receive services.
  • Ensure that students registering for Accessibility Services obtain appropriate accommodations. Manage and coordinate day-to-day operations of Accessibility Services, including, but not limited to, budget, in-take interviewing, follow-up meetings with students as needed, staffing, high school and extension site visiting, internal and external presentations, scheduling test accommodations, and being a resource for all students with disabilities.
  • Evaluate disability documentation from qualified professionals and determine student specific accommodation plans and consult with faculty, advisors, and administrators on implementation.
  • Possess knowledge and understanding in the areas of disabilities, disability laws, and common academic accommodations.
  • Ensure that faculty and staff are well-informed about laws governing students with disabilities and the types of academic accommodations students may receive by providing consultation.
  • Understand and analyze tests and interpret medical and psychological documentation.
  • Analyze student academic difficulties and situations to determine the best course of action resulting in coordinating and monitoring the use of academic accommodations.
  • Advise students and families regarding registration processes for Accessibility Services.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and ability to interpret and comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAAA), disability law as it relates to Section 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX regulations, and other applicable state, local, and federal laws, and regulations.
  • Stay abreast of current changes, developments, and best practices in the field of disability services in higher education.
  • Work with other in-state Disability Services providers and organizations, for example the Transition Services Liaison Project (TSLP).
  • Oversee disability records management with accuracy and attention to the protection of confidentiality of all student records and in accordance with FERPA regulations; ensure accountability of the office through preparation and maintenance of administrative records and reports.
  • Perform related and on-going case management and documentation for students receiving disability services.
  • Provide presentations, workshops, and advice on Accessibility Services and related topics
  • Assess needs for assistance such as rehabilitation, financial aid, or additional vocational training, and refer clients to the appropriate services.
  • Help students to obtain and utilize assistive technology such as digital textbooks or speech-to-text technology.
  • Prepare students for later educational experiences by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks.
  • Conduct Strategies for Success and Student Success Seminar classes.
  • Orientate students to the campus community using a variety of resources and activities that will immediately “connect” students to the education experience.
  • Create student success programming with a goal to increase retention.
  • Serve as the Student Success Advisor for students in the Student Success seminar classes taught.
  • Assist the instructional and support staff in reconciling student problems and helping them with classroom needs.
  • Confer with instructors, outside agencies, other campus departments, and administrators to resolve students’ behavioral, economic, social academic, and other issues.
  • Counsel individuals to help them understand and overcome personal, social, economic, or behavioral barriers affecting their academics.
  • Develop and assist with on and off campus events and activities to bring students together, build student connections, and help students succeed.
  • Assist faculty with advising students on semester-by-semester basis for course selection and scheduling.
  • Assist and adviser students with major educational processes to include class registration, degree audits and requirements, changing majors, suspension and reinstatement, and graduation requirements and application.
  • Counsel students regarding educational issues such as course and program selection, class scheduling, school adjustment, attendance, study habits, and career planning.
  • Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by laws, district policies, and administrative regulations.
  • Prepare reports on students and activities as required by administration.
  • Oversee and send out any necessary student correspondence.
  • Assist students with school enrollment paperwork, acquiring course textbooks, attendance inquiries, testing necessary for chosen degree, and provide information as requested.
  • Assist with master schedule items as needed.
  • Attend staff meetings and serve on committees as required.
  • Assist students in finding and using campus and community resources to meet their individual needs.
  • Assist students in using campus technology systems, including MyTech and internet sites, printing, file management, etc.
  • Provide resources to assist students in working with other STC departments, faculty, and staff to resolve institutional and student concerns.
  • With the student’s authorization, be a contact point for parent inquiries and meet with other professionals to discuss individual student needs and progress
  • Function as a liaison for different program areas on campus.
  • Enforce all administration policies and rules governing students.
  • Refer students to degree programs based on interests, aptitudes, or educational assessments.
  • Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, serve on committees and disability and counseling workshops to maintain and improve professional competence.
  • Assist other Student Success Advisors.
  • Develop and assist with on and off campus events and activities to bring students together, build student connections and help students succeed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Education: Master's degree required

Experience: Three or more years' experience required

Join our team and be a part of our campus community that is committed to providing educational excellence for tomorrow’s workforce. We offer an excellent salary and benefits package. Applications for this position will be accepted until the position is filled. EOE.



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Southeast Technical College

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Sioux Falls, SD
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