Clinical Manager, SSD
The College Board - New York, NY

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The College Board, a national educational organization, is conducting a search for a Clinical Manager for our Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) department, to be resident in the College Board's New York City headquarters.

Position Summary

Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) is committed to ensuring that students with disabilities receive appropriate accommodations on College Board exams (SAT and SAT Subject Tests, AP exams, PSAT/NMSQT). The Clinical Manager assists with all activities associated with evaluating students’ disability documentation. This includes providing input into reviews of disability documentation to determine student eligibility for accommodations on College Board tests (e.g., nonstandard testing for the SAT Reasoning and Subject Tests; AP; PSAT/NMSQT), as well as monitoring secondary schools on disability documentation and appropriate accommodations for College Board tests. The Clinical Manager also serves as a resource to the SSD staff in understanding psycho-educational assessment.

Responsibilities
  • Assists SSD Directors in conducting cross program reviews of documentation from students seeking accommodations on College Board tests; assists in monitoring schools; and coordination with ETS in processing eligibility requests and decisions.
  • Responsible for database management and continuous database initiatives to enhance the accuracy of information, statistical reporting and to ensure the effectiveness, quality assurance, and efficiency of the eligibility process.
  • Participates in producing materials that provide information relevant to accommodations on College Board tests. Prepares presentations and other materials for training in relation to the program.
  • Develops print and web-based educational tools and resources to be used for training and professional development of in-house CB staff and education professionals (schools, psychologists, etc), SSD publications review, interactive web SSD processing activities, connections with national disability resources.
  • Handles direct verbal and written communications with secondary schools, education professionals (counselors, psychologists, etc.) and parents/students relevant to decisions and policy issues.
  • Provides back-up support, as needed, for the Documentation Review Director, SSD.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree, graduate degree in a psychological/educational assessment related field a plus. At least three to five years of direct work experience as a professional in the practice of psychological/ educational assessment in secondary school or post-secondary level.

Requirements

Knowledge of secondary school issues/trends related to students with disabilities Extensive knowledge of assessments and procedures as they relate to the determination of various disabilities and appropriate accommodations

Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to relate to psychological professionals, educators, students, and parents

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Strong instructional and training skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office applications

Willingness and ability to travel

Ability to effectively handle multiple situations simultaneously

Benefits

We offer our employees an outstanding benefits package which includes 4 weeks of paid time off, a generous retirement plan, tuition reimbursement and ongoing professional development and training.

Mission

The College Board’s mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity. We are a not-for-profit membership organization committed to excellence and equity in education. Among our best-known products are the SAT®, PSAT/NMSQT®, and Advanced Placement Program®.

The College Board is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College Board participates in E-Verify, a service of DHS and SSA, where required. Please understand that only qualified applicants will be contacted.

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