Full Time Employment



Learning Disabilities Specialist (Part-Time)
Community College Professional 18 / 20 hours per week / 12-Month Position


ANTICIPATED STARTING DATE: June 27, 2014

CLOSING DATE: MAY 14, 2014

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Masterís degree in an academic field closely related to the positionís specialty, together with one to four years of related experience.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates must demonstrate substantial knowledge, skills, and abilities in the following areas: learning disabilities and required interventions and accommodations in an academic environment; laws and regulations applying to students with special needs; assessment and diagnostic testing methods and instruments; advising students with special needs; design and development of special needs interventions and assistance; information technology literacy skills; and effective oral and written communication.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preference will be given to candidates with experience in post-secondary education and proficiency in American Sign Language (ASL).

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the direction of the Academic Dean, the Director of the Academic Support Center directs the full range of academic services to assist students to achieve their learning goals for success and retention including: skill testing and assessment, special course examinations, computer-based instruction, learning skills advising, operation of an academic support center, and directing a program of tutoring and lab assistance. The Director is responsible for directing a comprehensive program of testing including the designing, norming and administration of such tests as skills assessments, placement instruments and special tests to accommodate students with disabilities and those requiring makeup exams. The incumbent may be responsible for the administration of Federal and State grants which requires grant writing, management, and reporting.

MINIMUM SALARY:

$ 35,003 approximate annual, plus excellent medical insurance, retirement and related fringe benefits.

 


TO APPLY PLEASE SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING ELECTRONICALLY:
(Only complete application packages will be accepted for consideration)

Letter of Intent
• Resume
• Typed Employment Application available here
• Unofficial Transcripts from each Degree-Granting Institution

You may email your application package to NW-HumanResources@nwcc.commnet.edu.

Northwestern Connecticut Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Dr. Ruth Gonzalez, Title IX and Section 504/ADA Coordinator for students (Phone: 860-738-6315, Email: RGonzalez@nwcc.edu), and Wendy Bovia, ADA Coordinator/Title IX and Section 504 Assistant Coordinator for faculty and staff (Phone: 860-738-6325, Email: WBovia@nwcc.edu), Northwestern Connecticut Community College, Park Place East, Winsted, CT 06098.

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Northwestern Connecticut Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans.



Student Services Specialist
Community College Professional 18 / 35 hours per week / 12-Month Tenure Track Position


ANTICIPATED STARTING DATE: June 27, 2014

CLOSING DATE: MAY 14, 2014

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Masterís degree in administration, student counseling/advising, or an academic field closely related to the positionís specialty, together with two to five years of related experience.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates must have demonstrated advanced knowledge and abilities in the following areas: academic advisement of students; administration and interpretation of academic and occupational assessment instruments; career and academic development; articulation agreements and transfer policies for educational and career advancement; developing and facilitating programming for informational opportunities; effective oral and written communications; and experience with diverse populations.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preference will be given to candidates with post-secondary education experience.

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons..

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the direction of the Director of Student Development, the incumbent is accountable for providing services conducive to positive experiences and development of students at the College through effective performance in these essential functional areas: program design and development (guiding and advising students in academic, personal, career, and social programs); student counseling (providing advising to students to contribute to their successful academic, career, social, and College experience), service delivery (effective functioning of assigned student services by directing and participating in its delivery), and collaboration with faculty and staff (on appropriate actions and assistance for student issues requiring special attention).

MINIMUM SALARY:

$ 61,255 approximate annual, plus excellent medical insurance, retirement and related fringe benefits.

 


TO APPLY PLEASE SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING ELECTRONICALLY:
(Only complete application packages will be accepted for consideration)

Letter of Intent
• Resume
• Typed Employment Application available here
• Unofficial Transcripts from each Degree-Granting Institution

You may email your application package to NW-HumanResources@nwcc.commnet.edu.

Northwestern Connecticut Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Dr. Ruth Gonzalez, Title IX and Section 504/ADA Coordinator for students (Phone: 860-738-6315, Email: RGonzalez@nwcc.edu), and Wendy Bovia, ADA Coordinator/Title IX and Section 504 Assistant Coordinator for faculty and staff (Phone: 860-738-6325, Email: WBovia@nwcc.edu), Northwestern Connecticut Community College, Park Place East, Winsted, CT 06098.

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Northwestern Connecticut Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans.