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PROGRAM COORDINATOR IV

Employer
The University of Georgia
Location
Athens Area

Job Details

Posting Number:

S11932P

Working Title:

PROGRAM COORDINATOR IV

Department:

COE-Comm Sciences & Special Ed

About the University of Georgia:

Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (https://www.uga.edu/). The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs approximately 3,000 faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department:

As the 4th largest public college of education in the country and the 3rd largest college at UGA, the Mary Frances Early College of Education (MFE COE) improves the lives of residents of Georgia and beyond through our instruction, research, and service. The MFE COE is a comprehensive college with disciplines focused on teacher preparation, counseling and human development, communication sciences, human movement sciences, career development, student affairs, and educational administration and policy. We place significant emphasis on graduate education with approximately 40% of our students at the graduate level, making us the second largest college at UGA with respect to graduate education.
Named for Mary Frances Early, UGA’s first African American graduate, in February 2020, the MFE COE has a long and distinguished history as a leader in diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our other strengths include a) partnerships with multiple units on campus, in the local community, and across the state of Georgia, b) faculty expertise manifested in well- regarded scholarship and applied practice, and c) recognition of our academic programs by external stakeholders.

For more information about UGA, visit http://www.uga.edu; for Athens, visit http://www.visitathensga.com; and for Georgia, visit http://www.georgia.gov.

College/Unit/Department website:

https://coe.uga.edu/directory/communication-sciences-and-special-education/

Posting Type:

External

Retirement Plan:

TRS or ORP

Employment Type:

Employee

Benefits Eligibility:

Non-Benefits Eligible

Full/Part time:

Part Time

Additional Schedule Information:

Varies, 24 hours per week

Advertised Salary:

Commensurate with experience

Posting Date:

04/12/2024

Open until filled:

Yes

Proposed Starting Date:

05/20/2024

Location of Vacancy:

Athens Area

EEO Policy Statement:

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@uga.edu).

Classification Title:

Public Service Professional AD

FLSA:

Exempt

FTE:

.60

Minimum Qualifications:

Requires at least a baccalaureate degree in the field. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Education

Position Summary:

The Georgia Sensory Assistance Project (GSAP) Deafblind Education Specialist will: provide technical assistance in the form of consultation and coaching to educational teams and families of children with dual sensory loss via onsite and distance visits, provide follow-up information about best-practice teaching strategies, create learning materials needed for student, perform regular check-ins with school team members, and collect data on progress toward consultation outcomes and child change. The GSAP Education Specialist will collaborate with team members to develop and present information for conferences, workshops, and trainings and will also assist team with other project initiatives as needed, including but not limited to: organizing and carrying out family events; networking with state leaders on systems-change activities; and promoting awareness to increase student identification and registration.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies:

  • Experience in serving deafblind students, their school teams, and families
  • Experience in working as an itinerant/consultative teacher
  • Certifications: Visual Impairment, Deaf Education, Orientation & Mobility
  • Proficiency in braille, including Unified English Braille, Nemeth Code, and assistive technology specific to braille
  • Expertise in assistive technology solutions for deafblind students

Physical Demands:

  • Normal office environment.
  • Driving as needed to perform job duties.

Is driving a responsibility of this position?:

Yes

Is this a Position of Trust?:

Yes

Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?:

No

Does this position require a P-Card? :

No

Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? :

No

Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:

Yes

Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):

Yes

Credit and P-Card policy:

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.

Background Investigation Policy:

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including, a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of Georgia; confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials (including reference checks) as they relate to the job-based requirements of the position applied for; and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. You may also be subject to a pre-employment drug test for positions with high-risk responsibilities, if applicable. Please visit the UGA Background Check website.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Serve as school consultation provider. This includes onsite and distance visits with school teams, providing follow-up information about best-practice teaching strategies, and creating learning materials needed for student
  • Perform regular check-ins with school team members and collect data on progress toward consultation outcomes and child change.

Percentage of time:

75

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Develop and present information for conferences, workshops, and trainings.

Percentage of time:

15

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Assist team with other project initiatives as needed, including but not limited to: organizing and carrying out family events; networking with state leaders on systems-change activities; and promoting awareness to increase student identification and registration.

Percentage of time:

10

Contact Details:

For questions concerning this position or recruitment progression, please refer to the Recruitment Contact listed below.

Recruitment Contact Name:

Carol Darrah

Recruitment Contact Email:

cdarrah@uga.edu

Organization

The University of Georgia, a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest and most comprehensive institution of higher education. Founded in 1785, it is the birthplace of public higher education in America.

Today, UGA enrolls more than 40,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. The main campus has 460 buildings on 767 acres of land. The total acreage of UGA in 30 Georgia counties is 41,539. UGA has 18 colleges and schools, which include Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business, Ecology, Education, Engineering, Environment and Design, Family and Consumer Sciences, Forestry and Natural Resources, Graduate School, Journalism and Mass Communication, Law, Pharmacy, Public Health, Public and International Affairs, Social Work, Veterinary Medicine, and the Honors College. It offers 24 baccalaureate degrees in more than 140 fields; 33 master’s degrees in 144 fields; 8 educational specialist degrees; four doctoral degrees in 99 areas; professional degrees in law, pharmacy and veterinary medicine; and more than 170 study-abroad and exchange programs. UGA Libraries rank among the nation’s best research libraries and contain a total of 5.3 million volumes and one of nation’s largest map collections. The university has had 25 recipients of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, making it one of the nation’s top Rhodes producers among public universities. UGA is home of the Peabody Awards, presented annually for distinguished achievement and meritorious public service for television, podcast/radio, and digital media. It also is home of Georgia’s State Botanical Garden, state Museum of Art and State Museum of Natural History. Additionally, UGA has one of the largest and most comprehensive public service and outreach programs conducted by an American educational institution.

Company info
Telephone
706-542-3000
Location
215 S. Jackson St.
Athens
Georgia
30602
US

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