Coordinator of Disability ServicesNortheast Iowa Community College, Peosta, IA
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Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) serves the transfer, career and technical education needs of our region’s residents, businesses and industries in a district area that encompasses eight counties and approximately 5,000 sq. miles. More than 28,400 students enroll in Business and Community Solutions courses and academic certificate, diploma and degree programs every year. NICC offers associate’s degrees and general education courses that readily transfer to four-year colleges and universities, and state-of-the-art technology and lab areas that prepare students for high demand careers.
The College has two primary campuses in Peosta and Calmar, and seven service locations in Cresco, Dubuque, Manchester, New Hampton, Oelwein and Waukon, that offer convenient amenities, services, educational resources and computer labs for students.
As one of northeast Iowa’s largest employers, the College employs 680 faculty and staff members, and the average tenure of all part-time and full-time faculty is 12 years.
Duties and Responsibilities
Conduct interviews/intakes with students with disabilities to provide reasonable accommodation and to ensure equal access to education and work with faculty to assist them in the provision of reasonable accommodation for students with disabilities.
Administer procedures to provide disability support services which assist the college to comply with federal, state, and district regulations/policies (Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and RCW28B.10.910-16) regarding access and disability accommodation.
Develop accommodation plans and consult with faculty, advisors and learning center coaches on implementation.
Develop and provide orientation, workshops/seminars, and other training for administrators, faculty and staff to disseminate disability information to ensure compliance with the ADA and Section 504.
Responsible for student records, documentation, data and information with strict attention to accuracy and confidentiality of all student records in accordance with Family Educational Rights Privacy Act (FERPA) regulations.
Hire, train, supervise and evaluate student mentors and work-study students assigned to area.
Responsible for maintaining and updating departmental policies, information and web resources.
Monitor financial resources for the department.
Participate in institutional planning, policy, procedural, and fiscal decisions that affect learning support for students.
Work closely with area high schools and community agencies to assist students in transitioning into and out of college.
Work cooperatively with college faculty and staff to coordinate course placement, learning support services, assistive technology, assessment and accommodations for students with disabilities.
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Human and Social Services
Paid Sick Leave
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