Responsible for providing disability support services for students requesting such services attending the Akron location. This includes students participating in College Credit Plus classes at their high schools in the Summit County area, on campus or online.
Assisting new students through the admissions, application and financial aid processes.
Evaluates documentation and determines/implements accommodations for students with disabilities.
Participates in the process of admissions/recruiting, advising, and accommodated placement testing of new students. Also must coordinate these functions for returning students and current students based on advising load.
Provides education and training to faculty, staff, and community partners. Makes referrals for appropriate community agencies. Coordinates all services for students with disabilities on his/her caseload.
Responsible for providing comprehensive enrollment and educational services to veterans, spouses, and dependents. Also, assist with applying for GI benefits, Ohio National Guard scholarships, and Tuition Assistance. Assist with resolving issues that may arise as a result. Advising in regard to using GI benefits, prior learning assessment, and transfer of credits.
It is the policy of Stark State College to ensure equal employment opportunity in accordance with Ohio Revised Code and all applicable federal regulations and guidelines. Employment discrimination against employees and applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, military status, pregnancy, disability, age, genetic information, or sexual orientation is illegal.
Stark State College seeks a candidate with high energy, a collaborative spirit, experience, and the capability of ensuring quality, exhibiting a positive demeanor, modeling professionalism, and with a manifest commitment to the Stark State College mission, vision and values including diversity, social equity, and student access and success.
Master's degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, Special Education, or School Counseling.
Minimum of four years of experience working with individuals with disabilities in a college, secondary school setting or vocational counseling environment.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, along with the ability to work with a diverse population of individuals.
Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office.
Valid Ohio Driver's license. Must be able to meet College insurability requirements
Licensure or Certification Requirements:
Certified Rehabilitation Counselor preferred
Prefer an individual with extensive experience working with students with a variety of disabilities as well as a thorough knowledge of ADA mandates. Also helpful would be experience with assistive technology and work supporting students in a college setting. Knowledge of GI Educational Benefits is helpful.