DSPS Program Specialist
Company: Yuba Community College District
Location: Yuba City
Posted on: January 22, 2023
DSPS Program Specialist - 1.0 FTE - 12 Month CATEGORICALLY FUNDED -
POSITION CONTINGENT ON CONTINUED FUNDING
Location: Woodland Community College - Woodland, CA
BASIC FUNCTION: Under the direction of the Director of Disabled
Students Programs and Services, the Program Specialist will provide
information to students, staff and the general public regarding
program policies and procedures. The Program Specialist will
provide services to students with both physical and learning
disabilities in the DSPS Program.
Essential Duties Summary:
Utilize computer technologies and software programs to update
student records, assure integrity of DSPS database management and
MIS reporting; create, maintain and retrieve on line data for
reports and student tracking. (E)
Provide daily operational support of ACT lab as prescribed by DSPS
faculty, assist in establishing and enforcing policies and
procedures. Consult with campus run computer labs for recency of
computer software and cross capability with curriculum offered.
Coordinate the production of information in alternative formats;
install, configure and maintain approved assistive technology
equipment and software; such as, screen reading, voice recognition,
magnification and Braille hardware and software. (E)
Provide general support to students in the operation of computer
assisted instructional programs as prescribed by DSPS faculty;
maintain software and hardware. Provide software installation,
configuration, inventory and software updates in consultation with
District Information Technologies. (E)
Interview students to obtain intake information; evaluate
documentation for discerning eligibility for programming in
accordance with Title 5 and District policy; request additional
information from students as needed. (E)
Develop and maintain confidential program files including medical
verification, assessments and student information. Maintain
resource bank of assistive strategies for various disabilities and
for the various instructional and information media used by faculty
and staff. (E)
Consult with faculty regarding appropriate accommodations, monitor
student progress and provide tutor and extra-curricular support
assistant as needed. (E)
Provide for test-proctoring services and accommodations for
students such as note-takers, readers, and special equipment
checkout and mobility assistance. (E)
Prepare tutorial material as assigned by certificated staff;
facilitate extra curricular support for small groups; refer
problems to faculty or supervisor for assistance and resolution.
Provide one-on-one and group training for faculty, staff, and
students in the areas of assistive technology and alternate media.
Prepare routine correspondence, forms and reports regarding student
status and other information relative to record keeping; respond to
requests from other institutions and agencies regarding program
protocol and student status. (E)
Under the guidance of Learning Disabilities staff, provide support
in the administration and scoring of achievement tests including,
but not limited to, the Woodcock Johnson, WAIS III, Nelson Denny,
Degrees of Reading Power, Wide Range Achievements Test Expanded
Edition and including any new or revised measures included by the
Chancellor s office within the Learning Disabilities Eligibility
Provide input to the Director in the development of budget
requests, research and calculate costs, verify calculations made by
others, compile information for and make recommendations on
projected expenditures. (E)
Provide services to students with both physical and learning
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and
Oral and written communication skills.
Modern office practices of technical record and report preparations
Disabled conditions, needs and behavior.
Applicable software and education technology.
Computer technology and software programs.
General learning strategies in basic skills and special
Learn District organization, rules and regulations and policies and
procedures of DSPS operation.
Provide for a broad range of duties as relative to students with
Maintain records and prepare reports including budget preparation,
Reformulate academic concepts for tutoring students with
Utilize questioning and discovery strategies for leading students
into the acquisition of new information.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Maintain knowledge of program rules, regulations, requirements and
Plan and organize work.
Work with confidential/sensitive information with discretion.
Operate computer technology equipment.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination equivalent to: a Bachelor s Degree in a related
field and two years of experience working with disabled
Range/Step: Range 31, CSEA Salary Schedule.
Salary Range: $3,725.16 - $4,106.99/MO.
PART-TIME (less than .60 FTE): Part-time positions less than .60
FTE are not entitled to any District paid fringe benefits. The
District does however; provide the employee prorated leaves
including vacation, sick leave and paid holidays. Employees less
than .50 FTE contribute to an Alternative Retirement System
(Apple). Employees whose, FTE is between .50 and .60 contribute to
the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS).
BENEFITS/SALARY: The District offers a comprehensive benefits
package for employees and dependents for positions whose FTE is .60
or higher, valued at over $24,000 annually with a $310.50 monthly
out of pocket expense to employees + dependents for their monthly
medical premiums. The package includes health, dental, vision, one
(1) life insurance policy and an Employee Assistance program.
Additional benefits include contributions to the Public Employee s
Retirement System (PERS), which is integrated with Social Security,
457/403b options, Vacation days 7.33 hrs per month for the first
year, 96 hours of vacation leave per years 1-5, 12 sick days and 20
SALARY: Step 1: $ 44,701.95 /YR. $ 54,335.50/YR Range 31, CSEA
Salary Schedule, initial placement will not be higher than Step 3
of the salary schedule, the top step for this position is
$4,106.99/MO.). TOP OF THE SALARY SCHEDULE IS STEP 10 $5,382.70/MO
If you require reasonable accommodation to apply for this position,
contact the Human Resources Office at (530) ###-####.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Categorically funded positions are contingent
upon continued funding. In accordance to Board Policy, smoking is
restricted in many areas of the Yuba Community College District.
Woodland Community College is a tobacco free campus.
WORK DAY, WORK WEEK, and WORK YEAR: The District has the right to
establish work day, workweek, work year; hours of positions within
the District may vary.
INTERVIEW: Candidates selected for an interview will be required to
visit Yuba Community College District at his/her own expense upon a
date selected by the District. Meeting minimum qualifications does
not guarantee an interview.
FOREIGN TRANSCRIPTS: Must include a U.S. evaluation and
translation. Contact the Human Resources website for a list of
agencies providing foreign transcript services.
PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS: Employment is dependent upon
Department of Justice (DOJ) clearance; all fees are the
responsibility of the selected candidates and serves the purpose of
obtaining a criminal history as authorized by the California
Education Code. All prospective employees shall be required to
provide verification of TB test.
Posting Number: AS620P
Open Date: 10/05/2022
Review Start Date: 02/03/2023
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants:
APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE: To apply, please visit: and
complete an online classified application Please provide
description and details for each position held. See resume or left
blank will automatically disqualify your application. Please
include the following required document(s): Equal Employment
Opportunity Statement (attached in a Word document). A Cover
letter/letter of interest, resume, un-official transcripts and
letters of recommendation are optional and not required documents.
For questions about Yuba Community College District s application
process, please contact the Human Resources Analyst at (530)
###-####. *This position is anticipated to be assigned to Woodland
Community College but may be assigned temporarily or permanently
within the District. If you require reasonable accommodation to
apply for this position, contact the Human Resources Office at
(530) ###-####. WORKING CONDITIONS: Categorically funded positions
are contingent upon continued funding. In accordance to Board
Policy, smoking is restricted in many areas of the Yuba Community
College District. Woodland Community College is a tobacco free
campus. WORK DAY, WORK WEEK, and WORK YEAR: The District has the
right to establish work day, work week, work year; hours of
positions within the District may vary. INTERVIEW: Candidates
selected for an interview may be required to visit Yuba Community
College District at his/her own expense upon a date selected by the
District. Meeting minimum qualifications does not guarantee an
interview. FOREIGN TRANSCRIPTS: Must include a U.S. evaluation and
translation. Contact the Human Resources website for a list of
agencies providing foreign transcript services. PRE-EMPLOYMENT
REQUIREMENTS: Employment is dependent upon Department of Justice
(DOJ) clearance; all fees are the responsibility of the selected
candidates and serves the purpose of obtaining a criminal history
as authorized by the California Education Code. All prospective
employees shall be required to provide verification of TB test. It
is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure all
application materials are received by the District. All submitted
materials become District property, will not be returned or copied
and will be considered for this recruitment only. Incomplete and/or
late application packets will not be considered.
To apply, visit
EEO StatementAs an equal opportunity employer with a diverse staff
and student population, the Yuba Community College District is
committed to creating an inclusive and effective learning and
working environment for all.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT: Yuba Community College District is an Equal
Employment Opportunity Employer and guarantees equal opportunity
regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry,
gender, marital status, disability, religious or political
affiliation, age or sexual orientation and does not discriminate in
its educational programs, in employment nor in any other of its
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