Disability/Testing Coordinator
Description

Plans, organize and implements the Center Disability and Testing programs. 

     

Administration Procedures


  • Maintains a high degree of discipline within the testing area to maintain an appropriate testing environment.
  • Accountable for cleanliness, which includes materials and equipment left in an organized manner after the test period.
  • Participates in student performance evaluation panels, education meetings, or other student-staff-oriented functions.
  • Conducts workshops to assist instructors with classroom remediation
  • Meets with the Academic Training Manager, and Academic Instructors to discuss new trends, techniques, and problems with the learning gains.
  • Sets up and performs a continuous TABE Testing schedule that includes an initial test on all students. Follow-up tests will be given in accordance with TABE test policies.
  • Makes recommendations to supervisors on improvements in their subject areas.  Sets up and performs a continuous testing schedule that includes courses needed for GED testing.
  • Oversee the accommodation process by reviewing job corps applicant files for possible health, mental health, physical, drug, and alcohol, or education accommodations.
  • Identify if accommodations are needed and reasonable ensuring the process is thorough and appropriate. 
  • Conducts an assessment of disabled students’ CTT and recreational offerings and evaluates the effectiveness of the program to meet the needs of disabled students.
  • Set up and accurately maintain accommodation files. Monitor, track, and follow up on the effectiveness of accommodations.
  • Provides alternative methods for test administration.
  • Respond to special requests from all departments.
  • Meet with all new students to discuss the Disability program.
  • Ensure that the student handbook has information on the Disability program.
  • Conduct training for all staff at least annually.
  • Motivate and counsel students in areas of behavior, training, personal problems, or study habits, as well as assist disabled students in handling special problems.
  • Works towards meeting performance standard goals.
  • Adheres to required property control policies and procedures.
  • Maintains good housekeeping in all areas and complies with safety practices.
  • Complies with all DOL guidelines, OFCCP regulations, Quality Assurance Plan (QAP), policies and procedures, Job Corps notices and bulletins, and Center policies and procedures. 
  • Demonstrates and abides by  The Bizzell Group’s core values and operating principles.
  • Follows CDSS plan and Code of Conduct system daily
  • Models, mentors, and monitors appropriate Career Success Standards
  • Helps students become more employable through continuous reinforcement.
  • Participating in PRH-mandated staff training is necessary. Failure to participate may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

  

Position Competencies

 

Key Competencies


Performance Standards/Results

 

Effective  Communication


· Presents information clearly and concisely and regularly confirms correct interpretation.

· Very high standard of communication skills both written and verbal for the presentation of facts and ideas. 

· Shows professional non-verbal body language and actively listens to others. 

 

Organization of Work


· Action-oriented. Demonstrates the ability to handle several projects simultaneously with decision-making, flexibility, and problem-solving. 

· Implements the key principles of time management, task allocation, and priority assignment in addition to personal organization.

· Shows attention to detail and ability to complete work with the highest level of accuracy and efficiency.

· Continually seek ways to improve employment service provided via the development of professional skills and personal growth.

 

Professionalism


· Demonstrates professional interpersonal skills when interacting with others. Abides by The Bizzell Group’s Healthy Workplace Environment policy.

· Acts as a team player and builds professional relationships with coworkers to achieve goals.

Requirements

     

Qualifications

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements 

 

Proficiency with advanced Microsoft Office applications including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. 

 

Computer Literacy with basic computer functions, email, internet, and basic programs such as Adobe Acrobat.

 

Knowledge of testing practices for students

 

Knowledge of counseling students with disabilities. 

 

High level of communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.

 

High level of patience and compassion for students.  

  

Experience

 

One year of related experience and one year of experience working with youth. 

  

Education

 

High School Diploma or equivalent required. Associate's Degree preferred. 

  

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

 

Valid State Driver’s License.

  

Physical Demands

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, and walk; to reach with hands, and arms, talk, and listen. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger,  handle, or feel; to taste and smell. The employee must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision capabilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and peripheral vision.

  

Work Environment

 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. The noise level in this work environment is moderate to loud.