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Disabilities Support Assistant I (temporary part-time)
Delaware Technical Community College in Dover, Delaware
Date Posted 09/09/2020
Admin-Disability Services
Salary -  USD Per Year
Employment Type Part Time
Application Deadline Open until filled

Position Title

Disabilities Support Assistant I (temporary part-time)

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Position Type

Temporary Part-Time

Hiring Location

Terry Campus-Dover, DE

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Work Location

Terry Campus-Dover, DE

Position Specific Details

The Disabilities Support Assistant I will be attending classes with assigned student(s) to support students with notetaking, reading and scribing test questions, and assisting with basic classroom technology.

This position will work up to 29 hours per week which includes day, afternoon, and evening hours. The schedule is based off of the needs of the Office of Disabilities Support Services.



Classification Information


Classification Title

Disabilities Support Assistant I

Job Code

4109 (FT), 4609 (PT)



Position Pay Grade

B/C 03

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Summary Statement

The incumbent contributes to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act by providing academic accommodations for assigned students. The incumbent serves as a notetaker, reader, scribe, and/or proctor based upon the assigned student’s reasonable accommodation plan.

Nature and Scope

The Disabilities Support Office provides academic accommodations and support services to students with documented disabilities. The incumbent works under the direction of the disabilities support counselor, assistant dean of student affairs, and/or dean of student affairs. For students who have a reasonable accommodations plan, the incumbent takes classroom notes, reads test questions, scribes answers to test questions or other items where scribing is required, and proctors exams. The incumbent maintains confidentiality of student information. Typical interactions include students, faculty, academic counselors, dean/assistant dean of student affairs, and other student affairs staff.

Principal Accountabilities

An incumbent may perform any combination of the below listed accountabilities:
1. Attends class with assigned student(s).
2. Writes all pertinent notes provided by the instructor through his/her lecture, video/audio presentations, handouts, and written information presented in class.
3. Reviews scribed notes with student to verify clarity.
4. Reads test questions for an assigned student.
5. Scribes answers to test questions for an assigned student.
6. Acts as a proctor, maintaining the integrity of the test, for an assigned student for who he or she is reading test questions and/or scribing answers to test questions.
7. Utilizes relevant assistive technology to meet the assigned student’s reasonable accommodations plan.
8. Collaborates with faculty to verify accuracy of notes and/or scribed information.
9. Transcribes written notes into electronic format.
10. Maintains student confidentiality.
11. Participates in training as required by the disabilities support office.
12. Performs other related duties as required.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of word processing software (e.g. Microsoft Word).
Basic keyboarding skills.
Strong reading, writing, and active listening skills.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to take accurate, organized and legible notes at a fast pace.
Ability to be punctual, reliable, and to work a flexible schedule.
Ability to effectively interact with faculty and staff members.
Ability to effectively interact with a diverse population of students, especially individuals with varied and multiple disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED.
Currently enrolled student at Delaware Technical Community College.

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Open Until Filled


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