Specialist, Disability Resource Center (Work Study)

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Specialist, Disability Resource Center (Work Study)
Open Internally or Externally External
If faculty, tenure track status
Reports to (title) Administrative Assistant I
Department Disability Resource Center-4B5
Requisition Number W17083
Position Type One Semester Temporary
Job Category Work Study - Variable
FT/PT Part-time
Initial Work Location Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Starting Salary $9.86 - $10.85
Job Open Date
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Priority Review Date
Job Summary

Work in the Disability Resource Center (DRC) as reception and administrative support. The Specialist will be responsible for: greeting students, faculty, staff, and the general public; scheduling appointments for Accessibility Advisors, staff interpreters and service providers; helping students apply for DRC services; managing a multiple-line telephone system; performing clerical duties involving data entry and word processing; typing correspondence; coordinating DRC departmental email; providing support to note-taking and testing service providers as needed, and other routine support functions.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

The Specialist will assist students in applying for Disability Resource Center services and the navigation of the DRC database. Will schedule appointments and handle walk-in inquiries. Perform the following clerical functions: word processing, data entry, spreadsheets, mail distribution, document filing, faxing, photocopying and group email. Gather and compile student contact data. Update student files. Answer multi-line telephone, redirect callers, take messages for staff, answer general questions, provide support to note-taking and testing service providers; other duties as assigned.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued
Preferred Qualifications

Bi-lingual preferred, experience working with a varied and diverse population, working directly in delivering services to people with disabilities. Some college preferred. 1 year office, reception, or customer service experience preferred. Experience with SLCC processes preferred.

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma required. Must be approved for Federal Work Study.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge of: business English, math, spelling, punctuation, college application and registration procedures, general office procedures, basic computer skills, excellent communication skills, good organizational skills, and the ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information. Must be dependable and reliable. Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities and special needs.

Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties
Special Instructions

Work schedule approximately 12-16 hours/week depending on need/class schedule. Must have been awarded Federal Work Study. You will not be considered for this job unless you have work-study. Salt Lake Community College may complete a criminal background check on the finalist.


Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Work-Study award from SLCC's Financial Aid Office?
    • Yes
    • No
    • I don't know what work-study is
  2. If no, do you qualify to receive Work-Study?
    • Yes
    • No
    • Don't Know
  3. Have you worked with people with diverse backgrounds and disabilities and related issues? Describe:

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * How did you first learn about this position?
    • Newspaper
    • Ethnic Media
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Organization
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • SLCC Website
    • Referral Agency
    • Workforce Services
    • College Placement Center
    • Friend
    • Employee
    • SLCC Email
    • SLCC HR Office
    • Other (please specify below)
  5. If other referral source, please specify:

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume / Curr. Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letters of Reference
  3. Other Doc