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#5123 Career/Disability Counselor - Student Services Professional III (Temporary through June 29, 2018, with the possibility of reappointment for a maximum of 3 years)SALARY AND BENEFITS:Salary Range: $4,204.00/month to $5,989.00/month. PLEASE NOTE: The starting salary will be between $4,204.00/month to $4,386.00/month.CSUEB offers a broad range of benefits that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement (CalPERS), 401k, 457, 403(b), dependent and health care reimbursement accounts, life insurance, vacation and sick, 13 paid holidays, one personal holiday and tuition fee waiver.For more information on the benefits program, please visit CSU EAST BAY:California State University, East Bay's beautiful main campus is located in the Hayward hills with panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay shoreline. Situated above the city of Hayward, the campus offers an ideal setting for teaching and learning and yet easy access to the many cities along the bay. The University has a satellite campus in Concord, a professional development center in Oakland and a significant presence online. Founded in 1957, California State University, East Bay is one of 23 universities of the California State University system (CSU). With an enrollment over 15,800 students, California State University, East Bay is recognized as a regionally engaged and globally oriented university with a strong commitment to academic innovation, student success, engaged and service learning, diversity, and sustainability.DEPARTMENT STATEMENT:Accessibility Services provides eligible students with disabilities (mobility impairment, hearing and visual impairments, learning disabilities, and all verified medical/disability conditions covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act) academic support services, counseling, educational/community service resources and strategies necessary to meet the challenges of University life.ABOUT THE POSITION:The Work Ability IV (WA-IV) Program serves individuals who are clients of the California Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) and California State University (CSU) students.WA-IV program is an employment service contract between the (DOR), and Accessibility Services at CSU East Bay. The DOR provides job search, development, placement, internships, employment counseling, and retention services to students and employers.Accessibility Services at CSU East Bay serves as the administering agency for the WorkAbility-IV (WA-IV) Program. The WA IV program facilitates a successful transition from college to the workforce through employment preparation, and job search and placement for students with disabilities at CSUEB. The WA-IV program strives to ensure successful transition of students into employment. The program is dedicated to establishing and meeting student career development and psychological and educational needs; providing accommodation training; creating job readiness and job search skills; and educating the educational and employing communities.This is a full-time, temporary position through June 29, 2018, with the possibility of reappointment for a maximum of 3 years.RESPONSIBILITIES:COORDINATION AND PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT OF THE WORKABILITY-IV PROGRAM* Develops, plans, and delivers career, placement services to WA-IV students* Designs the WA-IV Program components to reach targeted goals* Develops workshops and resources to respond to key issues affecting WA-IV students/clients* Manages the daily functions of the WA-IV Program to ensure its effectiveness in serving student and employer needs* Serves as program liaison between AACE, Department of Rehabilitation (DOR), Accommodation Services, and other CSUEB departments* Designs and coordinates WA-IV related training and disability awareness training for Career Development Center staff and other CSUEB departments and staff involved with the program* Coordinates WA-IV documentation required by Department of Rehabilitation* Develops web page for WA-IV program* Promotes the WA-IV program to students, faculty, staff, employers, and alumni* Conducts periodic assessment of WA-IV program* Oversees the WA-IV budget to ensure that expenditures are within allocationsCAREER COUNSELING* Provides comprehensive individual and group career counseling to WA-IV students* Assists and coaches WA-IV clients in their job search process and with job development* Develops workshops and resources to respond to key issues affecting WA-IV students/clients* Meets with DOR Counselors to discuss academic and career goals of clients* Administers and interprets career assessment instruments and exercises appropriate to WA-IV students/clients* Provides ongoing review of WA-IV client job progress* In partnership with the WA-IV student/client, DOR, and CSUEB assistive technology coordinator/offsite agency as appropriate, assess and prescribe reasonable workplace accommodations, including assistive technology, for WA-IV students/clientsCONSULTATION TO EMPLOYERS & OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES* Identifies and recruits employers to participate in the WA-IV program* Educates employers on hiring/accommodating WA-IV students/clients* Makes appropriate match and placement according to student's strengths and limitations* Overseas the development and maintenance of the WA-IV employer database* Serves as consultant to Career center staff regarding employment issues and concerns for persons with disabilities* Represents the Accessibility Services on campus committees and projects* Participates in career fairs and community events related to employment* Participates in on/off campus professional growth programs and activities* Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Accessibility ServicesREQUIREMENTS:Knowledge of:* Department of Rehabilitation and Work-Ability IV guidelines program responsibilities* Career Development and employment placement* Student career services in higher education for individuals with disabilities* Grant funded programs, guidelines, and deliverables* Labor markets and changes in the workplace as they affect WA-IV student/client career choice, preparation, and employment* Various types of Workplace accommodations* Laws, policies, and procedures regarding compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act* Assistive technology and its application to accommodations in the workplace* Medical, functional, psychological and cultural effects of individual disabilities* Workplace accommodations based on an assessment of WA-IV student functional limitations, knowledge of the ADA, best practices, and applicable policies and guidelinesAbility to:* Communicate effectively in writing* Maintain accurate and updated student documentation* Manage budgets and related policies, procedures, and software* Provide reports and data in a timely manner as required by Accessibility Services department and Department of Rehabilitation* Effectively disseminate information and education informed about the WA-IV program to target audiences through outreach activities* Maintain close and collaborative working relationships with Department of Rehabilitation, Accessibility Services, WA-IV students/clients, employers, and other key stakeholders participating in the WA-IV program* Identify career goals and appropriate educational preparation for students* Establish targets for employer recruitment and create plans to meet these targets* Train and disseminate knowledge to the employers to increased understanding of the accommodations required by the WA-IV client/student* Work collaboratively with the Academic Advising and Career Education (AACE) department staff to recruit and develop employers receptive to WA-IV constituents* Accurately assess and match student skills with employer needs* Work collaboratively in the resolution of problems in order to ensure a smooth transition into a successful workplace experience for WA-IV students and employersSkills:* Ability to work with a diverse student population* Facilitation of individual counseling and workshop development for groups* Administration and interpretation of career assessment instruments* Collaborative rapport with WA-IV students/clients and other key stakeholders* Coaching techniques for new employees in the workplace as needed* Demonstrated ability to work in a diverse workplace and student learning environmentMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Experience:Equivalent of three years of progressively responsible professional student services work experience. One year in the program area to which assigned may be preferred but is not required.A master's degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work, or a directly related field may be substituted for one year of experience. A doctorate degree and the appropriate internship or clinical training in counseling or guidance may be substituted for the three years of experience for positions with a major responsibility for professional career or personal counseling.Education:Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in a related field, including or supplemented by upper division or graduate course work in counseling techniques, interviewing, and conflict resolution where such are job-related.PREFERRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:* Master's Degree in related field* Leadership experience* Knowledge of academic support software packages (People Soft, Singularity, Symplicity, Oracle, etc.)* Ability to collect, analyze and organize data for reporting statistical information* Professional experience with Work Ability - IV/III programsHOW TO APPLY:In addition to the standard CSUEB application, please submit a cover letter, a list of three (3) or more professional references, and resume. Resumes alone will not be accepted in lieu of a completed online application.To apply on-line, please go to If you are a first time user, you must register, create a user ID and password, fill in your basic information, save and click on the position you are interested in, click on the "Apply Now" button to begin the online application.This position will remain open until filled and may close without further notice.CONDITION(S) OF EMPLOYMENT:California State University, East Bay conducts pre-employment screening that may include, but is not limited to: criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certificates, credit history, professional references and/or verification of work history. Candidates must submit to a background check before being offered a position with CSUEB. Unsatisfactory results of the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSUEB employees who apply for the position.OTHER INFORMATION:All California State University campuses, including CSUEB, will become smoke and tobacco-free effective September 1, 2017.In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, the California State University East Bay Annual Campus Security Report is available at: REPORTER:All California State University, East Bay employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with requirements set forth in the CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.SPONSORSHIP:CSUEB is not a sponsoring agency for Staff or Management positions.EEO STATEMENT:As an Equal Opportunity Employer, CSUEB does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran's status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.To Apply, visit: A' (C) 2017 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved.Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency jeid-d84518037b184c7b8856f699e5bd95c5

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