Employment Opportunities in Inclusive Higher Education

Staff positions available in postsecondary education programs for students with intellectual disability.  

Pennsylvania

Integrated Studies at Millersville University is searching for an Assistant Director. This is a professional position in the field of inclusive postsecondary education and coaching for students with intellectual disability. Through supervision of Educational Support Coaches, Coach Facilitators, Mentors and Interns, the Assistant Director (AD) is responsible for the support and coaching of individuals with intellectual disability in academic, social, vocational, and residential environments within the university setting.

Responsibilities include supervising all staff, implementing the individualized support as described in the person centered plan, and providing daily information to professional level faculty & staff regarding individual progress. The Assistant Director (AD) oversees the individual’s progress in working toward academic, vocational, social, and independent living objectives. AD responsibilities include assisting in carrying out other mentoring activities relevant to staff. Work is performed in accordance with appropriate post-secondary inclusive strategies consistent with professional principles such as the culturally valued analogue. Work Hours: vary and may include weekends and evenings.

The full position description and to apply people may go to https://jobs.millersville.edu/postings/5729  

Nevada

The Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities (NCED) in the College of Education (COE) at the University of Nevada Reno (UNR) provides comprehensive and direct program support to students in the Path to Independence (P2I) program.  P2I is an inclusive, non-degree postsecondary education certificate program for students with intellectual/developmental disabilities.  We are recruiting for a Project Coordinator who is responsible for project academic coordination, supervision, and communication for the P2I program. This is a part time position up to 50% (with benefits).  Duties of this position will include but are not limited to: attending IEP (dually enrolled students) and person-centered planning meetings for each student; developing and monitoring learning agreements for P2I students; observing students in class; monitoring student’s coursework including missed assignments; monitoring and training project mentors, interns, and educational coaches and communicating with instructors, educational coaches and school district representatives. For more information and to apply: https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UNR-external/job/University-of-Nevada-Reno---Main-Campus/Project-Coordinator--NCED_R0109814


Oklahoma

Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, OK is seeking a director for their new RiverHawks Scholar Program.  This is a full time 12-month position with full University benefits. The RiverHawks Scholar Director Position will create, apply, and oversee all activities and staff of the program.  Click the link for more information:  Link for more information and to apply.


Georgia

Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency, GVRA, is hiring for Vocational Services Director. Qualified candidates will have upper level management experience and want to support Employment First of individuals with disabilities. The Vocational Services Director reports to the Executive Director of the Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency (GVRA) and serves as an integral member of the senior management team. Responsibilities include managing all hands-on operational aspects of preparing clients for employment from intake to job readiness within the Vocational Services programs for the State of Georgia. Also assists the Executive Director in the aggressive and successful growth of clients served and employed. Application Deadline is June 7! More information at link below: https://ga.taleo.net/careersection/ga_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=GEN0027&tz=GMT-04%3A00


North Carolina

UNC Greensboro's inclusive postsecondary education program, known as Beyond Academics is hiring a Transition and Life Planning Coordinator. This position is responsible for the overall management of the Life Planning division and instruction of its related curricular components and works in partnership with other key divisions of the Integrative Community Studies program of study to support students and families. This leadership position is designed to shape and foster maturing student and family relationships, contributing to student retention, positive student outcomes and family satisfaction.

For more information and to apply: https://spartantalent.uncg.edu/postings/10878


Georgia
Kennesaw State University is seeking an Academic and Social Advisor. This position will assist students by advising them through individualized person-centered planning and intentionally placing them in courses and internships related to career interests. This position will foster and maintain relationships with campus and community partners to ensure exceptional services can be provided collectively. The Advisor will also manage confidential data and report student progress to appropriate parties, when necessary. Ultimately, this position will encourage and guide each student from intake to exit with individualized goal-setting throughout the college experience. If this position aligns with your personal career goals and you meet the qualifications, we encourage you to learn more and apply here: https://kennesaw.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobid=27809


Excel at Georgia Tech is hiring for a Non Tenure-Track Lecturer. If you know of someone who would be a good fit, please encourage them to apply. Duties include teaching Excel courses during the fall semester 2018 and spring semester 2019, student advisement, and also interfacing with other staff and Georgia Tech faculty teaching academic courses. The teaching area for this position will require the development of students’ social and independent living skills, one or more of the skills areas of general education and the ability to teach students with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). The successful candidate will support the development of curriculum and course content for the Excel. Please see visit https://www.scheller.gatech.edu/why-scheller/work-at-tech/current-opportunities.html for full details.


Excel at Georgia Tech is seeking a full time Lecturer to start Fall of 2018. The academic non-tenure track appointment will combine curriculum development, creation of lesson plans, teaching of courses, advising and administrative responsibilities. Excel at Georgia Tech is designed to be inclusive of students with (I/DD), ultimately leading to gainful employment, independence and lifelong learning.  The position will support the academic and practical skill components for EXCEL, a four-year certificate program approved and administered by the Georgia Tech Professional Education.   The minimum requirements are a Master’s Degree and experience in inclusive programs for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities.&nbTo apply, please submit a cover letter, the names of 3 potential references, and vita/resume including education, current and past work experience and other relevant information to Nicole Little: nicole.little@ile.gatech.edu


Wisconsin
Edgewood College: Cutting Edge in Madison, Wisconsin is seeking a Pre-College Coordinator
. Candidates applying by May 22, 2018 receive first consideration. Deadline to apply is June 1. For information about this position and to apply: https://www.edgewood.edu/about/employment/cutting-edge-pre-college-coordinator  Contact Dedra Hafner, Cutting Edge Program Director, with any questions: Dhafner@edgewood.edu , 608-712-4694


Louisiana

University of Louisiana Lafayette is hiring a full-time instructor. More information can be found at the following website:  https://louisiana.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?site=1&id=76. For questions please contact lifeprogram@louisiana.edu.


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