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Director of the College Assistance Program - Center for Student Success

Qualifications:
  • A minimum of a Master’s degree in Special Education, Counseling, Psychology or a related field.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, PeopleSoft and Statistical Software (Excel, and/or SPSS).
  • Proficient in reading and interpreting psycho-educational documentation, IEP/504 documents.
  • Knowledgeable regarding laws surrounding students with disabilities.
  • Knowledgeable regarding strategy instruction and tutorial strategies for working with students with disabilities.
  • Knowledgeable regarding standards of program evaluation and assessment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; strong supervision skills.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The CAP director is a full-time position within the Center for Student Success and nominally reports to its director and operationally reports to the Director of the Samuel Rudin ARC.
  • Oversight of admissions process, including assessing potential candidates, tracking admissions data and reporting and communicating with Iona College Admissions. Is a member of the interviewing committee, leads admissions decisions and communicates with potential candidates and families.
  • Conducts weekly staff meetings and in-service training as necessary; communicates with staff regarding staff and student concerns.
  • Develops and maintains content for CAP Website and Blackboard site. Oversees communication with families, students, faculty and administration; communicates to facilitate provision of reasonable accommodations for students and serves as a resource to the Iona College and greater community regarding disability issues.
  • Organizes tutorial and coaching hours for program students; maintains a caseload of approximately 10 tutoring/coaching hours per semester; serves as a secondary advisor for students and maintains all necessary case/supervision notes
  • Oversees development of new programs, procedures and curriculum for CAP summer transition program; teaches as needed during the transition program and liaises with other student service offices to develop cooperative summer programming.
  • Conducts program evaluation and assessment activities including: data gathering and analysis to support annual and key-performance indicator reporting, writing annual and special reports, and reporting to disability publications. Develops new assessment, strategy and supervision models to improve program delivery and success.
  • Along with the assistant director, conducts community outreach and recruiting activities, participates on committees through Iona College and promotes the College Assistance Program in the greater community through recruiting and conference attendance.
  • Monitors budget and spending, oversees payroll and maintenance of records.
If you are interested in this position, please forward your resume, cover letter and the names of three references to:
 
Marlin Thomas
Director of the Samuel Rudin ARC
Iona College
715 North Avenue
New Rochelle, NY 10801
mthomas@iona.edu

Iona College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.