Program Manager, Autism Spectrum Navigators Program R19001
Salary $48,480.00 - $63,684.00 Annually
Location Bellevue WA, WA
Job Type -Classified
Division Academic Affairs
Job Number R19001
Closing 3/28/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Job Status Full-Time Overtime Eligible Represented
Description The Autism Spectrum Navigators (ASN) Program Manager coordinates all aspects of Autism Spectrum Navigators program services. This position assists higher-level staff and reports to the ASN Program Director.
The Program Manager manages the work of lower-level staff and provides direct student services as needed. They are in a pivotal position as the program's primary point of contact for staff, and they assist the Program Director in providing accurate information regarding program policies and activities to community and outside organizations. The Program Manger provides specialized, technical assistance and consultation to program participants, staff and outside entities.
This position continuously assesses program participant's needs and develops specialized services and training in response. The Program Manager also provides comprehensive administrative organization including: recordkeeping, compiling and interpreting student data, answering public inquiries and appointment/room scheduling for program staff and students.
COMPREHENSIVE WAGE AND BENEFIT PACKAGE
We offer comprehensive compensation package with salary and benefits as the main components.Competitive salaryis within the Range stated above, and commensurate with qualifications and experience.Generous benefitspackage is offered through Washington State plans that includes multiplemedical, dental, life and disability coverage choices for employees and dependents; choices of retirement and deferred compensation plans; paid holidays, sick, and vacation plans; transit program, reduced tuition, employee discounts and memberships, etc.
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ABOUT THE COLLEGE Bellevue College is a diverse student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. Bellevue College is located just 10 miles east of Seattle where we serve a student population of over 40% students of color and over 1,700 international students. The college promotes student success by providing high-quality, flexible, accessible educational programs and services; advancing pluralism, inclusion and global awareness; and acting as a catalyst and collaborator for a vibrant region.
We strive to create a vibrant and inclusive campus community that supports a diverse student body, faculty and staff. As an essential part of ourmission and goals, diversity, equity and pluralism are promoted and fostered in all aspects of college life. By enriching student life through leadership opportunities, personal learning and cultural experiences, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse campus community that fosters creativity, innovation and student success.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT The Autism Spectrum Navigators program is an innovative program at Bellevue College that offers autistic students educational opportunities, and access supports and services in addition to their ADA-required accommodations. These services ensure that the Bellevue College autistic population has equal access to student services and academics. The ASN program is part of the RISE Learning Institute and reports to the Center for Career Connections. The program serves as a reference for Bellevue College faculty and staff, offering information and training in Autism Spectrum related issues and promoting inclusion in academics, the workplace, and in the community.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL DUTIES
Works with program students and staff in defining needs and planning, designing, developing and establishing procedures and policies to implement new ASN programs and/or activities; Monitors and tracks student eligibility and participation in ASN activities; Anticipates potential conflict and attempts resolution before problems occur; plans, evaluates, and consults with higher-level staff to identify problems, explores solutions and alternatives, and recommends resolutions designed to meet the goals and objectives of ASN; Assists higher-level staff in the preparation of complex plans, summaries, recommendations, and progress or special reports; Conducts research and analyzes data to identify program needs/operations; records statistical information regarding Navigation Assistant work and student progress; Writes and edits program publications, schedules, reports, flyers, and newsletters for internal and external distribution; Recruits, trains, manages and supports lower-level staff members including Program Assistant and Navigation Assistants. Prepares and facilitates weekly trainings and student check-ins for staff meetings; Provides comprehensive administrative management including: appointment and room scheduling for Program Director, Program Assistant and Navigation Assistants; use spreadsheet and database software to maintain hard-copy and digital records and files; coordinate arrangements for program activities such as meetings, conferences, and special events; order, receive, and maintain inventory; Provides direct student services as needed including advising, mentoring, interpreting college/program policies and procedures. Serves as back-up Navigation Assistant to meet with students when the primary Navigation Assistant is not available; Serves as primary program contact for staff; Assists Program Director in providing accurate information regarding program policies and activities to community and outside organizations. Other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS/CORE COMPETENCIES MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree from accredited institution AND two years of full-time clerical experience; OR equivalent education/experience. At least two years of experience working with students with disabilities or other marginalized populations. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Publisher, Excel and Outlook. Ability to complete complex word processing tasks such as merging and sorting, integrating text with graphics, spreadsheet and data base files, uploading and downloading and creating footnotes and outlines. Proficient at reading and writing; effective communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to meet deadlines, work under pressure, and problem solve student related issues. Prior experience conducting research, analyzing results, and developing research-based marketing resources; At least two years of experience working with students with disabilities or other marginalized populations.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in program management and evaluation. One or more years of experience supervising lower-level staff. Previous experience working with Autistic college students. Previous experience working within a social justice model of disability. Knowledge of college processes, procedures and available student resources. Training and experience with Collaborative Problem Solving.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS Background Check: Prior to a new hire, a background check will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment, but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position. How to Apply: Click on the wordApplyat the top right cornerof the job announcement. Individuals interested in this position are encouraged to apply. Your application must include a complete online application and all of the required documents below to be considered complete: Complete an online application (note that stating 'See Resume' on any section of the online Application will be deemed incomplete) Complete the supplemental questionnaire Attach a Resume Attach a Cover Letter Attach a Diversity Statement that addresses the following:Please provide specific examples of how your educational and/or professional experiences, demonstrate your commitment to diversity and equity. (max 1 page)
Located in Bellevue, Washington, Bellevue College is a community based public institution. Bellevue College is a student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence, that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. The college serves 37,000 students every year, and is represented by 65 different countries. Bellevue College has a variety of distance learning options for the students such as online learning. Students have the opportunity to receive a variety degrees and certificates that range from a GED to a Baccalaureate degree. The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities accredits Bellevue College as a baccalaureate degree-granting institution.