Disability Program Assistant

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job TitleDisability Program AssistantRequisition NumberRE20807Working TitleDisability & Health Program CoordinatorDepartment Name40526:Interdisciplinary Human DeveloWork LocationLexington, KyGrade Level42Salary Range$16.49-26.38/hourType of PositionStaffPosition Time Status Full-TimeRequired Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies:http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalenciesRequired Related Experience

2 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Requires handling of light-weight objects up to 10 pounds, or some standing or walking.


Days; and some evenings/weekends.

Job Summary

This position will serve as disability & health coordinator for project efforts aimed at addressing the startling health disparities experienced by individuals with cognitive and mobility limitations in the state of Kentucky through developing collaborations at local and state level while creating healthy resources and health programming inclusive of individuals with disabilities. Duties will include event planning and coordination of community programing; cultivating networks and partnerships; assisting with design and management of webpage content; assisting with development of inclusive health resources; keeping track of outreach efforts and data sources for reporting; support team members across projects and daily tasks; support project director with all program outreach, implementation, evaluation, and dissemination; and most importantly having a positive impact on the health of individuals with disabilities.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Excellent communication skills; and experience providing trainings or support to individuals regarding health and wellness or disability services.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? YesPreferred Education/Experience

Health related.

Deadline to Apply10/27/2019University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What experience have you had motivating others to make healthy choices?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * What experience do you have with community outreach and engagement?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * What experience do you have with event planning and coordination?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * What do you feel is the most important component of health and wellness for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • InsightIntoDiversity.com
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • Indeed.com
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter




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Posted: 10/20/2019
Application Due: 11/4/2019
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