Campus and Community Coordinator

Location
Colorado Springs, CO
Posted
May 08, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Description
The Campus and Community Coordinator works to serve many campus and community related activities in coordination with the Inclusion Specialist and the Director of the Office of Inclusive Services (OIS). The work of the Campus and Community Coordinator is to lead the engagement in academic, social, and independent living activities for the OIS. This position reports directly to the director and is a 12-month ongoing position. 

The Office of Inclusive Services at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs supports students with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the academic, residential, social, career, and professional experiences of college life. The Office of Inclusive Services is a certified Comprehensive Transition Program (CTP) that works to provide inclusive services for students to access all that is available at the university.  This position is a full-time position. Some of the hours will fall outside of a typical 9-5 work schedule and may require the coordinator to support students on campus during evening classes, weekends and nighttime events.

Who We Are:

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) is one of four campuses in the University of Colorado system and is home to over 9,500 undergraduate and 1,900 graduate students.

Colorado Springs (pop. 450K+) is situated at the base of Pikes Peak, offers many recreational and cultural activities and was recently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top Best Places to Live in the U.S.

Job Duties:

Coach and encourage the students who receive services from the Office of Inclusive Services Coordinate student participation in campus activities and events Coordinate student participation in community activities and events Assist in providing direct support to students on campus and in class as needed Create academic modifications with the input of the Inclusion Specialist and Director Contribute to mid semester feedback Serve as an academic tutor as needed Contribute to the teaching of SPED 1000, College and Career course and weekly student team meetingsLead independent living supports and provide direct support as needed Create visual supports as needed to support participation in campus and independent living activities Coordinate and implement technology access Be willing to obtain added training Maintain confidentiality regarding educational information and recordsHelp to maintain a positive academic environmentWork as a member of the Office of Inclusive Services teamPerform other duties and responsibilities as assignedJob Competencies:

  • Proficiency in using technology such as SharePoint, Google Drive, Powerpoint, Word, and other technology related tools
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build positive relationships
  • Ability to work with college students in a fast-paced environment
  • Flexibility and ability to multitask
  • This position has been determined to be exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

    What We Offer:

    Salary Range: Generally starting at $41,660 - $53,755

    The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

    The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid vacation and time off, and a tuition benefit. Information on university benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at http://www.cu.edu/employee-services. Total compensation goes beyond the value on the paycheck.  Please consider reviewing the Total Compensation page at Total Compensation Calculators | University of Colorado.

    Tentative Search Timeline:

  • The potential dates for interviews with the search committee will be the week of 06/07/2021.
  • The potential dates for interviews with the supervisor and appointing authority will be the week of 06/21/2021.
  • The potential employee start date is 07/15/2021.
  • The University of Colorado Colorado Springs is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To assist in achieving this goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history check. 

    UCCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the Office of Human Resources at (719) 255-3372.

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the established essential functions and meet the physical and environment demands described satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, physical and environmental conditions required of the employee on the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, physical and environmental demands.

    Applicants with disabilities: If you have a mental or physical impairment, which limits one of your major life activities (e.g. walking, hearing, seeing, speaking, breathing, or learning) and require special accommodations for testing or interviewing, it is your responsibility to notify the office scheduling the interview or test at least 3 working days before the interview or test date.  If you need special accommodations at the work site, you must notify the appointing authority or Human Resources.

    The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.



    Qualifications
    Minimum Qualifications:

    Bachelor's degree At least three years experience working with students with disabilities in inclusive settings Excellent communication and organizational skillsAbility and interest in working with students with disabilitiesKnowledge of Inclusive Education Knowledge of the self advocacy work done by people with disabilities Preferred Qualifications:

    Masters Degree Experience with job acquisition for people with disabilities Direct support in working with adults with disabilities; age 18-26Successful experience in working with teams Experience in leading and supporting colleagues Commitment to equity for people with disabilities Physical Requirements:

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to move.  Employee is occasionally required to have long periods of sitting, moderate bending, moderate energy requirements and fine motor skills. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.



    Job Category: Student Services
    Primary Location: Colorado Springs
    Schedule: Full-time
    Posting Date: May 7, 2021
    Unposting Date: Ongoing