SSSD Coordinator/Counselor/Academic Advisor

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SSSD Coordinator/Counselor/Academic Advisor
Director of Counseling/Advising
Work-study Students
Full-Time, Administrative
April 15, 2021

GENERAL SUMMARY:
The SSSD Coordinator oversees all functions of the Support Services for the Students with Disabilities Program. The Coordinator provides a case management approach to program participants such as intake, guidance on financial aid, academic advising, counseling, and referrals to internal departments or outside agencies. Additionally, this position provides academic advising and counseling services to the general student population and may provide career counseling as needed to specific populations.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


Student Advising

  • Provide academic advising as needed.
  • Interpret Placement Test Results.
  • Explain curriculum requirements.
  • Assist with course selection and academic program planning.
  • Provide transfer advising/education to students.
  • Facilitate the registration of students.
  • Refer students to appropriate internal and external resources as needed.
  • Assist in college-wide activities, (i.e. College Night, orientation, faculty forums and in-services).
  • Other duties as assigned.

Support Services for Students with Disabilities (SSSD)

  • Meet with students with disabilities to determine appropriate classroom accommodations.
  • Ensure that each participant has completed the SSSD intake form, an Educational Development Plan (EDP), career assessment(s), and financial aid application.
  • Work with faculty to ensure classroom accommodations are being provided.
  • Supervise institutional compliance with Section 504 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and with other federal and state regulations concerning students with disabilities.

Counseling

  • Provide crisis intervention and limited personal counseling to students.
  • Provide resources and referrals to community agencies when appropriate.
  • Plan and implement classes, workshops, seminars, and forums to educate the campus community on mental health.
  • Develop strategies to assist students in overcoming barriers to success.
  • Maintain administrative documents and confidential student records.

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP:

  1. Michigan Association of Higher Education Advisors for Disabilities (MI AHEAD)
  2. Behavior Intervention Team

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Master’s degree in Counseling or related field.
  2. Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Masters Social Worker (LMSW), Limited Licensed Psychologist (LLP), or fully Licensed Psychologist (LP) required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Prior experience in higher education.
  2. Budgeting and reporting experience.

To apply: Send cover letter, resume, unofficial transcripts, and three professional references to the Human Resources Department, Glen Oaks Community College, 62249 Shimmel Road, Centreville, MI 49032, or e-mail to hr@glenoaks.edu. Position will remain open until April 30, 2021.


Glen Oaks Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity, Title IX, Section 504 Employer. This organization participates in E-verify. For more information, please visit the DHS E-verify site.

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