Disability Support Services Counselor (part-time)

Washington D.C.
Jul 03, 2019
Aug 07, 2019
Part Time

Howard Community College - Disability Support Services Counselor (part-time)

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About Howard Community College:

Howard Community College (HCC) is an exciting place to work, learn, and grow! HCC has been awarded the distinction as a "Great College to Work for" since 2009 from The Chronicle of Higher Education.


Howard Community College values diversity among its faculty, staff and student population. We are an innovative institution that is committed to responding to the ever-changing needs and interests of a diverse and dynamic community. No matter where you want to go in your career, you can get there from here!

Job Description:

The Disability Support Services Counselor's function is to assist in ensuring programmatic and physical accessibility for students with disabilities.  This position works closely with students to provide academic advising and determine reasonable accommodations based on their disability documentation.  The counselor also works closely with faculty and staff in providing these accommodations and ensuring accessibility. The counselor must be able to multi-task in a fast pace environment as the DSS Office serves approximately 800 students with disabilities each semester with the equivalent of four full time counselors. 


  • Master's degree in Counseling, Special Education or related field
  • Demonstrated knowledge of laws protecting persons with disabilities such as the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act
  • Experience assessing students' documentation of disability and prescribing accommodations, preferably on the college level
  • Experience providing advocacy and counseling to persons with disabilities, preferably on the college level
  • Knowledge of Microsoft applications including Word, Excel and Access
  • Strong interpersonal and oral and written communication skills.

Additional Information:

Hours Per Week: 25
Work Schedule: 10am -4pm; Monday - Friday with some flexibility
Compensation: $28.19 per hour plus prorated health insurance, paid leave and tuition reimbursement
Grade: 13
FLSA Status: Exempt
Open Until Filled
Best Consideration: July 5, 2019

*Pre-employment criminal background investigation is a condition of employment.

Howard Community College (HCC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action employer & values diversity within its faculty, staff & student population. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.

HCC understands that persons with specific disabilities may need assistance with the job application process and/or with the interview process. For confidential assistance with the job application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 443-518-1100.

Application Instructions:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover letter

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