Instructional Support Coordinator

Conway, SC
Oct 14, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Internal Title:

Instructional Support Coordinator


LIFE Program

Position Type:

TLB - Time Limited - Benefits

Full or Part Time:



10 mo.

Hours per week:


Normal work days:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Normal work hours:

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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Instructional Support Coordinator

The Coastal Carolina University LIFE program seeks a dynamic individual for the position of Instructional Support Coordinator (time limited with benefits), reporting to the Assistant Director of the LIFE Program. The Instructional Support Coordinator will be responsible for providing instructional supports, classroom instruction and advising based on students’ individual needs in a hybrid setting (in person or virtual instruction). This position requires a person with strong communication and organizational skills, the ability to multi-task and flexibility.

Duties include, but are not limited to: recruit and train instructional support mentors for students enrolled in the LIFE program; process and track new hire paperwork for paid and volunteer mentors; organize and record mentor/tutor availability; match mentor/tutor schedules with student schedules; assign mentors/tutors to provide support to LIFE Students; coordinate mentors/tutors for small group instruction; co-teach mentor course; facilitate monthly mentor/tutor meetings; provide advising for one cohort of LIFE students.; meet 1:1 weekly regarding: 1) attendance; 2) student’s social and campus engagement; 3) academic/employment goals and interests; 4) roommate relationships; and 5) Level of support provided by mentors/tutors, and mentor/tutor attendance; review support needs, upcoming homework assignments, moodle and email access, academic and employment goals; develop and deliver instruction for LIFE program related courses; assist in the development of employment supports and task analysis for LIFE students in employment settings; provide job coaching supports as needed; and other duties as assigned.

Requirements: A bachelor’s degree in special education, social work, rehabilitation counseling, or a related field and experience working with young adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities are required. The preferred candidate will have a master’s degree in special education, social work, rehabilitation counseling, or a related field and two (2) years experience working with young adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities.

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 47 states and 61 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

Interested applicants should apply online at: or apply online in the Office of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, name and contact information for at least three professional references, teaching statement and transcripts. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Time-Limited with Benefits. Normal work hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Must be flexible to meet special scheduling needs of the University.

Coastal Carolina University is an EEO/AA employer.


Required Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education, Social Work, Rehabilitation Counseling, or a related field. Experience working with young adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities.

Preferred Qualifications:

A master’s degree in special education with a focus on secondary transition, social work, rehabilitation counseling, or a related field. Two years of experience working with young adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities.

Required Licensure and/or Certification:

A valid driver’s license

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Excellent communication and customer service skills. Ability to collaborate effectively with students, parents, staff, faculty, and a variety of community partners. Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to provide instruction and support. Strong organization and time management skills. Conflict resolution and problem-solving skills.

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