Job Posting TitleStudent Personnel Assistant - Disabled Student Programs and Services (DSP&S) (Temporary)
LocationLos Rios Community College District (District Office)
The Los Rios Community College District (LRCCD) is the second largest, two-year public college district in California, serving approximately 75,000 students in the greater Sacramento region. The district’s 2,400 square mile service area includes Sacramento and El Dorado counties and parts of Yolo, Placer, and Solano counties and is comprised of four uniquely diverse colleges – American River, Cosumnes River, Folsom Lake and Sacramento City colleges. In addition to each college’s main campus, the district offers educational centers in Placerville, Davis, West Sacramento, Elk Grove, Natomas and Rancho Cordova.
The Los Rios district office is centrally located in the heart of the Sacramento valley. The growing Capital Region has strong communities and emergent arts and dining scenes, and is nearby some of the most celebrated tourist destinations in the country – Lake Tahoe, Napa Valley, and San Francisco. The Sacramento area is a great place to live and work!
The district has approximately 4,000 employees throughout our four colleges and district office in dozens of different departments that provide welcoming, inclusive, and equitable environments for Los Rios students, employees and community partners. Each and every district and college department strives for the highest quality in all programs, services, and activities, and is focused on improving educational outcomes for the students we serve.
Our colleges offer equity-minded, academically rigorous, student success centered education. Our objective is to help our students successfully achieve their academic goals, whether they want to transfer to a four-year college or university, earn an associate degree, or obtain one of more than 100 certificates in high demand career fields.
The Los Rios Community College District’s Human Resources Department is committed to diversity, equity, and to ensuring an inclusive, thriving environment for all of its employees, students, and surrounding communities. To that end, the Human Resources Department is intentional in recruiting, hiring, and retaining diverse employees, to reflect the diversity of our colleges’ student populations.
Under general supervision of an assigned manager/supervisor, provides continuing educational support services to disabled students in one or more of four areas: DSP&S (Disabled Student Programs and Services), Learning Disabilities, Deaf Services, and/or Academic Testing; assists with program development, planning, and implementation; and performs related work as assigned. [For a detailed job description for this Los Rios Classified Employee’s Association (White Collar) posting click on the “Job Description” link on the left side of your screen, then click on “Los Rios Classified Employee’s Association (White Collar) Job Descriptions”.]
NOTE: Temporary classified positions are limited to 135 work days per fiscal year, per board regulation
• Serves as initial source of information and assistance to persons contacting DSP&S (Disabled Student Programs and Services); orients students to the program and its resources and assists with the intake process.
• Provides information about college schedules, policies and procedures; answers student questions concerning prerequisites and graduation requirements or refers to appropriate staff.
• Assists in the interviewing, hiring, training, and oversight of student help and classified temporary staff; oversees and/or acts as lead for student help and work-study positions, and staff.
• Answers telephone, responds to requests, delivers messages, and runs errands; operates office machines; and provides clerical assistance in the areas of typing, filing, record keeping, payroll timesheets, equipment inventory, and budgeting; completes paperwork for ordering materials, supplies and services; reviews, catalogs, inventories, and maintains materials for the program.
• Trains support staff whose duties include preparation of blanket orders, requisitions, and budget/accountability reports.
• Composes letters and other correspondence; designs and maintains flyers and brochures; assists in creating an aesthetic, warm atmosphere of acceptance; and advises students to assist in their development of educational and vocational objectives.
• Maintains student records and files, and off-site storage of previous records; reviews files, records and documents to respond to requests; and maintains confidentiality of information and materials.
• Assists coordinators in advocating for disabled students from related community agencies and campus community; establishes and maintains working relationships with support service agencies to develop opportunities for disabled students; and facilitates cooperation between counselors, faculty, DSP&S, and Learning Disability staff and campus resources and/or appropriate college staff.
• Attends appropriate conferences, workshops and staff meetings as assigned; assists in coordinating DSP&S/LD meetings and student functions; and performs related duties as required.
DSP&S (Disabled Student Programs and Services) (All of the typical duties plus):
• Prepares and monitors daily schedules and pulls files for counselors; schedules student appointments; assists students with registration; and assigns rooms for adjunct counselors.
• Assists in providing general assistance for disabled students including: communication with Para-transit, acquisition of specific furniture through the campus maintenance department, travel assistance to campus locations, and assistance with assistive technology.
Deaf Services (All of the typical duties plus):
• Schedules and coordinates sign language interpreters, real-time captioners, and tutor/note takers as needed.
Learning Disabilities (All of the typical duties plus):
• Provides database management tracking system for students going through the learning disabilities testing process, qualified learning disabilities students, ineligible students, and inactive students.
• Performs data entry and maintenance of statewide community college model scoring program.
• Supports instructors by completing student registration process, status reports for learning skills assessments, and making sure that instructors have materials ready for each class.
• Maintains understanding of processes and procedures of Learning Disabilities Program and how LD and DSP&S work together as a unit.
Academic Testing (All of the typical duties plus):
• Implements, monitors, and maintains the integrity of the test proctoring procedure; schedules proctored exams and facilities; and acts as liaison with faculty for test administration guidelines.
To be determined.
NOTE: Temporary classified positions are limited to 135 work days per fiscal year, per board regulation.
Total Hrs per Week/DayTo be determined.
EXPERIENCE: Two years of experience in working with disabled persons or equivalent. (One year of experience is equal to 12 months of experience at 40 hours per week. Applicable part-time experience will be converted to the full-time equivalent for purposes of meeting the experience requirement.)
EDUCATION: Completion of an Associate’s Degree or 60 semester units (90 quarter units). NOTE: An additional year of qualifying experience may be substituted for up to one year of college education.
Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.
(Experience Requirement: One year of experience is equal to 12 months of experience at a maximum of 40 hours per week. Applicable part-time experience will be converted to the full-time equivalent for purposes of meeting the experience requirement. Education Requirement: 15 units are equal to six months of education; 30 units are equal to one year of education.)
1. A completed Los Rios Community College District Classified Application (required).
2. *Unofficial transcripts of college/university work (required).
3. Resume (recommended).
4. Two (2) letters of recommendation (recommended).
5. Letter of Interest (recommended).
Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.
NOTE: Applications submitted without all required documents, listed above, will be disqualified. Applicants indicating “see resume” on the online application will be disqualified.
Also, Individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees and other relevant documents. A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications and/or salary placement even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or university in the United States.
- Foreign transcript evaluations are ONLY accepted from AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluations, Inc.) or NACES (The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) agencies or evaluators. Foreign Degree Transcript Evaluations click here
- Within 60 days of the time of hire, employees are required to submit official transcripts, if required in the minimum qualification for the position.
- Graduate advising documents and grade reports will not be accepted as official transcripts.
- It is the responsibility of Los Rios Community College District employees to also provide official transcripts, if required in the minimum qualification for the position.
Foreign Degree Transcript Evaluations click here
Salary$16.00 per hour LRCCD Salary Schedules
Additional Salary InformationNo additional salary information to note
Beginning and/or Ending Dates
How and where to apply
Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions for complete information on how to apply online with our District. Application services are available between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the Los Rios Community College District Human Resources Office located at 1919 Spanos Court, Sacramento, CA 95825-3981. If you need assistance with any phase of the application process, please call (916) 568-3112 or come in during our business hours. After hours inquiries should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Submission of applications are by 11:59 p.m. of the posting closing date.
All Positions: Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful clearance from a criminal background check, freedom from tuberculosis, and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States prior to the first day of work. The District may select additional qualified candidates should unexpected vacancies or needs occur during this recruitment/selection process. When education is a requirement for the position, official academic transcripts from the accredited college/university must be submitted within 60 days of hire.