THRIVE Instructional Liaison
University of Central Missouri - Warrensburg, MO

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Working hours:
Monday – Friday; 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Occasional evenings and/or weekends.

This is a 10 month position working August 1st through May 31st.

Bargaining Unit
No

Posting Date
02/05/2013

Closing Date

Open Until Filled
Yes

Position Purpose
The THRIVE Instructional Liaison is responsible for teaching courses in the THRIVE curriculum, coordinating the instructional support aspects of the THRIVE Program, and maintaining regular communication with other faculty and staff who have THRIVE students in their classes. He/she must be available to assist students during normal university hours. This is a 10-month professional staff position, August 1 – May 31.

Education & Formal Training

Other Education & Formal Training
Bachelor’s degree in the following fields of study: Special Education, Education, Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, and Vocational Rehabilitation.

Computer Skills
Word-Processing, Spreadsheet, Presentation

Experience
Three (3) years experience working with individuals with disabilities, especially young adults, displaying various disabilities, including intellectual/cognitive disabilities and emotional disabilities.

Three (3) years working with little supervision, working flexibly with individuals with various backgrounds and multiple areas of diversity, and able to foster cooperative atmosphere with others.

Three (3) years experience with federal and state disability laws, e.g., ADA , Rehabilitation Act Sec. 504, interpreting disability documentation to differentiate instruction and determine reasonable services and accommodations.

Three (3) years working as an instructor, trainer, or supervisor of individuals with disabilities (preferably at the post-secondary level).

Other Experience

Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements of Position:

Other Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements

Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge:
Attention to detail, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a University environment preferred, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Leadership skills: organization/meeting facilitation/project leadership, Supervisory skills, including motivation, delegation of duties, evaluation, etc, Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines, Maintain confidentiality

Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge

Specify sensory abilities:

Physical & Environmental Factors:

Other Physical & Environmental Factors

Lifting weight

Special Working Conditions:
Professional appearance., Work in stressful conditions.

Other Special Working Conditions
Irregular work hours – Occasional evenings/weekends for presentations/meetings/supervision of mentors and volunteers.

Ability to Keyboard
No keyboarding test required.

Special Qualifications:

Other Special Qualifications

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