This position will be responsible for assessing the needs of, advising, and mentoring students with disabilities, along with developing programs and activities to enhance the experience of these students at ACM. Helping faculty and staff understand the needs of these students will also be a major focus of this position. Must be a multi-tasker with strong organizational and problem-solving skills, in addition to being flexible and creative. Must be able to master a variety of computer software. Will coordinate supervision of work-study students and volunteers/interns.
Education, Experience and Specialized Skills:
Bachelor’s degree in Education, Rehabilitation, or related field. Must have a minimum of 2 years of experience working directly with student/adults who experience disability; working knowledge of applicable federal and state laws, policies, regulations and standards (Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment and Section 504); general knowledge of resources available through community and social service agencies as well as local, state, and federal government programs; skill in developing and delivering specialized professional consultations and training on disability issues; skill in effectively communicating complex technical matters related to disabilities both verbally and in writing; ability to work with people of diverse age groups and social, cultural, economic, and ethnic backgrounds; ability to work independently and prioritize tasks; ability to utilize computer technology for communication, data gathering and reporting activities; and knowledge of technology, computer systems and assistive technology including the ability to articulate the benefits to student with disabilities
Internal Number: 837
About Allegany College of Maryland
Allegany College of Maryland is a high quality, low cost educational community college with its main campus set in the mountains of Maryland's Allegany County and a branch location in Pennsylvania's Bedford County. ACM offers a variety of employment opportunities. All of these positions create a connection to the local community and continues the college's commitment to offering a "personal touch."