Featured Career: Coordinator of Disability and Testing Services

A Glimpse into the World of a Higher Education Professional

Thursday, August 10, 2017

In my role, I work with the Student Support Services (SSS) program, a government grant that provides assistance to students who meet the low income guidelines, are first generation college students, or are students who have documented disabilities. We meet with students throughout the semester for goal setting and supplemental advising. I also work with providing testing academic support services to students, including CLEP, proctoring services, and the JBU class tutor program.

Some of my responsibilities include:

  • Meeting with SSS and academic contract students
  • Proctoring and scheduling outside exams and CLEP tests
  • Hiring and managing class tutors
  • Helping students resolve time-management issues

What do I love most about my job? I enjoy coming alongside students and supporting them as they work towards their academic goals. It’s rewarding to see students’ study habits and attitudes change as they take more control of their lives and education. I love to see students gain confidence and work hard to overcome obstacles through the support my team gives them.

- Jarrod Heathcote, Coordinator of Disability and Testing Services

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Blog HomePosted By: Jessica Turner - 8/10/17 2:00 PM

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