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PT DSPS Counselor/Learning Disabilities Specialist

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Las Positas College
Livermore, CA

PT DSPS Counselor/Learning Disabilities Specialist
Salary: To Be Determined Based on PT Faculty Salary Schedule
Start Date: Fall 2022
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Location: Las Positas College, 3000 Campus Hill Dr., Livermore, CA 94551

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is seeking a Part-Time DSPS Counselor/ Learning Disabilities Specialist for Las Positas College. Applicants will be expected to administer and interpret diagnostic tests and certify new students with learning disabilities; design and implement individual and group supportive instruction and study skills workshops and/or classes for students identified with learning disabilities; and provide academic accommodations
based on diagnostic assessment. Additionally, the Counselor/LDS will provide comprehensive academic, vocational and disability counseling services; provide student planning and support workshops, provide career and transfer advisement.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Provide counseling services including the development of educational plans for
graduation and transfer based on a student’s academic and career goals.
2. Communicate effectively in both oral and written form.
3. Conduct diagnostic evaluations of cognitive strengths and weaknesses and help guide
students in effective study strategies.

Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree in rehabilitation counseling
Master’s degree in counseling, guidance counseling, student personnel, clinical or counseling psychology, education counseling, social work, career development, marriage and family therapy, marriage, family and child counseling, or a Bachelor’s degree in marriage and family and child counseling and possession of a license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT); and either 15 or more semester units in upper division or graduate level course work related to
people with disabilities, or completion of six semester units, or the equivalent of a graduatelevel counseling practicum or counseling field work courses, in a post secondary Disabled Students Programs and Services program or in a program dealing with people with disabilities, or two years of fulltime experience, or the equivalent, in one or more of the following:

(A) Counseling for students with disabilities; or

(B) Counseling in industry, government, public agencies, military or private social welfare organizations in which the responsibilities are for persons with disabilities, or the equivalent.

Evidence of understanding of and responsiveness to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, racial and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices
within the classroom.

Applicants applying under the “Equivalent” provision must provide details that explain at time of application how their academic preparation is the equivalent of the degree listed above.

Desirable Qualifications
1. One (1) year of community college experience.
2. Working knowledge of Title V and other governmental regulations as they apply to students with disabilities.
3. Experience conducting learning disability evaluations following (LDESM).

Physical Demands and Working Environment:
Individuals with disabilities who are unable to carry out the physical activities of the position will receive reasonable accommodations to enable them to perform the essential functions of the positions.

Notification to Applicants
The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District reserves the right to close or not fill any advertised position.

TO APPLY, please send the following application materials to the contact listed below:
1. Cover Letter
2. Resume
3. Transcripts (Un-officials accepted for application purposes.)

Name: Christopher Crone
Email: CCrone@laspositascollege.edu
Phone: 925 424-1520
Department: Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS)

Special Instructions to Applicants: The Board of Trustees has implemented a vaccine mandate for all employees. Accordingly, finalist(s) must comply with the vaccine mandate prior to being forwarded to the Board of Trustees for approval. See vaccine mandate information at http://districtazure.clpccd.org/policies/files/docs/BP7330.pdf.

It is the policy of this District to provide equal opportunity in all areas of employment practices and to assure that there shall be no discrimination against any person on the basis of sex, ancestry, age, marital status, race, religious creed, mental disability, medical condition (including HIV and AIDS), color, national origin, physical disability, family or sexual preference status and other similar factors in compliance with Title IX, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, other federal and state non-discrimination regulations, and its own statements of philosophy of objectives. The District encourages the filing of applications by both sexes, ethnic minorities, and the disabled.

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