Employment Coordinator

Colorado Springs, CO
May 08, 2021
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Career Services
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The Employment Coordinator leads and coordinates the engagement in academic, career, and social development for students receiving services from the Office of Inclusive Services (OIS).  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.

This position reports directly to the director and is a full-time, ongoing 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 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:

  • Build community and on campus relationship for employment
  • Support students to discover career optionsAdminister career assessmentsDesign individual employment supportsSupport resume developmentTeach interview skillsDevelop individual DVR plansAttend DVR meetingsAssist with DVR assessment reportsDesign career related curriculumIndividual problem solving with students regarding interviewing and employmentDevelop, schedule and oversee on campus internships Coordinate and implement technology access Digital books and read/write gold on student’s computers Meet with assistive technology specialists to research and implement AT for students to access and participate in their course work Provide coverage for Student Mentors in the event of an absenceBe 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 teamExperience in leading and supporting colleagues Excellent communication and organizational skillsAbility and interest in working with students with disabilitiesPerform other duties and responsibilities as assignedJob Competencies:

    Proficiency in using technology such as Google Drive, PowerPoint, Word, and other technology related toolsExcellent communication and organizational skillsStrong interpersonal skills with the ability to build positive relationshipsAbility to work with college students in a fast-paced environmentFlexibility and ability to multitaskThis 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 $40,858 - $52,770.  

    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.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Bachelor's degree At least 2 years of experience working with students with disabilities in inclusive settingsCommitment to equity for people with disabilities Knowledge of Inclusive Education Knowledge of the self-advocacy work done by people with disabilities Preferred Qualifications:

    Master’s degree At least 3 years of experience working with students with disabilities in inclusive settings At least 3 years of direct support in working with adults with disabilities; age 18-35At least 3 years of experience in working with teams  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

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