Educational Diagnostician Psychologist
Baltimore City Community College
About Baltimore City Community College
Founded in 1947, Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) is a comprehensive, urban institution accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The College’s campus is located in West Baltimore; the institution also has several satellite locations throughout the city. With its broad range of degree and certificate programs, affordable tuition, and extensive outreach, BCCC offers educational opportunities to the citizens of Baltimore City and throughout the state of Maryland. BCCC serves more than 15,000* students annually, providing credits that transfer to four-year colleges and universities as well as workforce training leading directly to job placement. The College is proud of the fact that 100** nations are represented within the student body.
* Based on annual unduplicated credit and non-credit headcount for FY 2016. **Based on fall 2015 credit enrollment.
Overview of position: Summary of position’s responsibilities: Diagnostician will assist in the creation of a climate of cooperative learning among students with strong emphasis on individualized learning. The Diagnostician will assess the educational, learning styles, and program needs of students, provide leadership diagnostic information and work cooperatively with instructional personnel to provide the most appropriate programs for students with learning disabilities.
An Educational diagnostician Psychologist:
Knowledge, Skills and Ability:
- Administers comprehensive psycho-educational batteries that include the assessment of cognitive, academic achievement, and information processing to determine the presence of learning disabilities;
- Interprets and utilizes assessment data for the purpose of writing reports and developing written prescriptive plans;
- Consults with instructors and staff regarding specific students, recommendations, and accommodations;
- Participates in program evaluation;
- Assists with academic advisement and registration;
- Coordinates and participates in the Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee to assist with interpretation of assessment data, appropriate placement, and development of Individual Education Plans (IEP) for students according to department procedures;
- Demonstrated experience working with college students, particularly those with physical or learning disabilities, including sufficient knowledge of federal requirement;
- Demonstrated knowledge of disability laws as they pertain to higher education and students with disabilities, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act, as Amended. Skill in organizing and communicating all records and reports related to the provision of disability services;
- Knowledge and understanding of student development, retention issues, trends, and programs;
- Energetic, creative thinker and self-starter, and a strong sense of professional ethics
- Strong problem-solving, coordination and negotiating skills;
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including strong public speaking ability;
- Basic knowledge of computer technology and software;
- Ability to juggle multiple tasks and priorities;
- Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology, School Psychology, Psychometrics or related field; The program must be accredited by the American Psychological Association or listed in the designated doctoral programs by the Council for the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology;
- Two 2 years of professional experience working in an urban setting with college or high school populations, or a minimum of 3,250 hours; At least 75% of that experience must be professionally supervised by a licensed psychologist;
- Two 2 years of Educational specialist training/certification to administer and interpret cognitive, diagnostic and behavioral assessments;
- Two (2) years of experience with students with learning disabilities providing psycho-educational assessment to determine learning disabilities and basic functional level;
Preferred Qualifications: Education
- Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology, School Psychology, Psychometrics or related field;
- Professional license and a minimum of 30 credit hours in an educational assessment or school psychology program;
- One (1) years of developmental of prescriptive plans for instruction experience;
Information and Application Process Instructions
Why Work at BCCC?
Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) is a crossroads of diverse peoples, of learning and work, and the multiplicity of stakeholders we serve: individuals, businesses, government and educational institutions of the community at large.
Our employees enjoy a collegial environment that is both challenging and welcoming. We stay innovative as we strive to be the leader in providing quality education that responds to and meets the needs of a diverse population of learners. Students come here to change their lives through education.
BCCC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.
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