Career Support Coordinator

Job description

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Functional Title:

Career Support Coordinator

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Position Eclass:

EP - EHRA 12 mo leave earning

University Information:

UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:

UNC Greensboro supports students with intellectual and developmental disabilities through a Comprehensive Transition and Postsecondary (CTP) program while enrolled in Integrative Community Studies, a four-year certificate that emphasizes self-determination, life planning, and career development. Students completing requirements for graduation receive a certificate in Integrative Community Studies, awarded by the Office of the Provost at UNCG.

Position Summary:

The primary purpose of the Career Support Coordinator position is to assess and support students with career development in the Integrative Community Studies (ICS) at UNC Greensboro. The Career Support Coordinator (CSC) will focus on students in their junior and senior year of course study with emphasis on the following: assessment for employment readiness; employment connections; employment supports; as well as progression toward self-directed lives in the community and specific living locations of their choice. The CSC is responsible for assisting and supporting students to ensure a successful transition from college life to post graduate life.

Minimum Qualifications:

This position requires a Master’s Degree in a related area such as Specialized Education or Rehabilitation Counseling from an accredited program or Bachelor’s degree and 5 years experience in the field of special education and/or the area of intellectual/developmental disabilities.

Preferred Qualifications:

It is preferred that the qualifications of a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) are met. Flexible work hours are required to meet the student needs. Experience with higher education with the population is preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants are required to upload the following documents with their electronic application:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References

Applicants are required to upload a list of references of at least three (3) professional references that includes:

  • Name
  • Company Name
  • Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
  • Email Address
  • Contact Phone Number

Applications are not successfully submitted until an online confirmation number has been received at the end of the application process.

Recruitment Range:

Commensurate with Experience

Org #-Department:

Comp Trans and Post-Sec Edu - 11514

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Open Until Filled:




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Key Responsibility:

Student Assessment

Essential Tasks:

Work in partnership with the Integrate Course of Study (ICS) Academic Division and UNCG Career Services to thoroughly assess students for employment interests and readiness for involvement with the NC Division of Vocational Rehabilitation.

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Key Responsibility:

Post Graduate Career Plan Development

Essential Tasks:

Work closely with students in partnership with all divisions of the ICS course of study, as well as clinical counselors, various positions within the University, and the future home community to gain and provide the necessary information for a self-directed, personally designed post-graduate career plan for each student. Supervise career instructors, provide guidance and professional recommendations regarding individual career support to ensure a successful outcome.

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Key Responsibility:

Student Support

Essential Tasks:

Support students to expand opportunities to engage in the community to promote employment relationships, social networking, community engagements, leisure interests, and expansion of friendships. Provide consultation to community agencies that play vital roles in student lives including, but not limited to: Managed Care Organizations, Local Education Agencies (LEA) representatives, NC Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services, organizations relating to financial resources, residences, medial supports, assistive technologies and various local and statewide support agencies.

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Key Responsibility:

Individualized Program Development

Essential Tasks:

Work in consultation with clinical professionals to develop individualized strategies and implement these strategies in a manner that continues to promote the student toward a successful future through the ICS program of study and their life after graduation.

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Key Responsibility:

Presentations and Other Duties

Essential Tasks:

Prepare presentations and participate in various local, state, and national conferences about Career Development through the ICS program of study. Complete documentation requirements as directed by various funding sources including but not limited to DHHS, Vocational Rehabilitation, Medicaid, UNCG and awarded grants.

Other duties as assigned.

Physical Effort:

Reading, Writing, Hearing, Talking, Lifting-0-30 lbs.




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Job No:
Posted: 10/14/2020
Application Due: 11/29/2020
Work Type: Full Time