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Associate Director, Advocacy and Accessible Learning Center (AALC)

Company: New College of Florida
Location: Sarasota
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Associate Director, Advocacy and Accessible Learning Center (AALC) Position Title Associate Director, Advocacy and Accessible Learning Center (AALC) Position Number 999564 Position Type A&P Department Salary Range $43,600 - $49,000 (Commensurate with Experience) Yearly, Negotiable or Hourly Yearly FTE 1.0 Location Sarasota, Florida Grant/Contract Information Grant/Contract (Is a grant or contract involved?) No Time Limit of Position What are the Specifics Qualifications Responsibilities New College of Florida is located in sunny Sarasota, on the beautiful Gulf Coast of Florida - an area known for its award-winning beaches, turquoise waters and arts and cultural attractions (from theatrical offerings to circus performances). Located about an hour's drive from urban destinations like Tampa and St. Petersburg, Sarasota is an exhilarating coastal retreat.

As one of 12 universities in the State University System of Florida and the State of Florida's designated honors college, New College provides an exceptional undergraduate education that transforms students' intellectual curiosity into extraordinary personal accomplishment.

New College invites applications for the position of Associate Director, Advocacy and Accessible Learning Center ( AALC ) .
NOTE : This is an 11 month position.

This position reports to the Director of the Advocacy and Accessible Learning Center ( AALC ). The Associate Director serves individual students by coordinating prevention, intervention, and support efforts to assist at-risk students and students facing crises, obstacles and barriers that impede learning, development, and success. They provide care resolution through support, assistance and resource referrals to students when they encounter circumstances that impact their ability to be safe and successful. The Associate Director focuses on the holistic development of the student. As part of a team, the Associate Director processes and facilitates implementation of accommodations for students with disabilities and is responsible for leading the College's early alert and care team.
Specific Responsibilities:

  • Arranges for appropriate medical care and refers students in need of mental health care to the Counseling and Wellness Center ( CWC ).
  • Monitors student situations until the presenting incident is resolved and the student is in compliance with treatment plans and/or college behavioral expectations.
  • Documents student case notes, including monitoring interim measures, referrals and accommodations in the Maxient database.
  • Collaborates with departments throughout the College to support the safety and well-being of students.
  • Educates the College community about services and resources offered by the AALC .
  • Provides training and coaching to faculty, administrators, student groups and student leaders on related topics.
  • Highlights the care services offered to prospective students and families.
  • Provides outreach services and educational programs in order to proactively address issues that may impede student success and college retention.
  • Maintains current knowledge of existing federal and state laws/regulations and College policy governing the provision of services and supports for students with documented disabilities and their application within a post-secondary educational setting.
  • Manages the day-to-day operations of the AALC , including the Testing Center and participates in formulating and implementing policies and procedures.
  • Conducts academic success-coaching to provide ongoing support for students who are being served by the AALC .
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Assistant Dean or other appropriate administrator.
    This is a strictly non-clinical position. To learn more about New College of Florida, visit us at Minimum Qualifications Master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and four years of experience serving students of concern and students with physical, sensory, psychological, or learning disabilities in an education setting; or Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and six years of experience serving students of concern and students with disabilities within a post-secondary education setting. Preferred Qualifications Experience in student success coaching, developing, coordinating, and/or implementing support and success plans and resources for college students with disabilities or medical/health needs as well as students of concern. This individual will also have experience offering training workshops for various campus constituents such as faculty, staff and peer coaches.

    Additional Information The individual will possess excellent problem-solving, interpersonal, communication (verbal and written), organizational skills and have experience with automated systems and using analytical and reporting tools. They will also will work with academic records and may work with private medical records. Protecting student confidentiality and making independent decisions with regard to legal limits around confidentiality and disclosure will be a central aspect of the work for this position. The individual will also possess a current STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITY FOR CONFIDENTIAL DATA document. Ability to work evenings and weekends when a student is facing a crisis will be required.
    New College is committed to the principles of equal educational and employment opportunities for, and nondiscrimination towards applicants and employees with respect to race, color, religion, age, disability, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and veteran status, as provided by law and in accordance with New College's goal to create and maintain a work and study environment that is positive and free of unlawful discrimination. Further, New College encourages the recognition of the diversity of its population and seeks to promote delivery systems, curricular activities and programs that reflect this diversity in all facets of life at New College.

    Physical Demands Travel to meetings across campus and off-campus and operate a golf-cart on campus grounds. Posting Number S117P Number of Vacancies 1 Posting Date Deadline Date Open Until Filled Yes If open until filled, the application review begins on Special Instructions to Applicant Reference Letter References Minimum Requests 3 Maximum Requests 3 Recommendation Deadline Provider Special Instructions Confirmation Message To Provider Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Documents Needed to Apply Required Documents
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Transcripts Optional Documents
  • Letter of Recommendation New College of Florida
    5800 Bayshore Road
    Sarasota, FL 34243

Keywords: New College of Florida, Sarasota , Associate Director, Advocacy and Accessible Learning Center (AALC), Executive , Sarasota, Florida

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