This is a two-year limited-term appointment. Continuation of employment will be contingent upon the availability of funding.
Reporting to the Director of the EAGLES program, the EAGLES Instruction Coordinator develops, implements, and evaluates student-focused instruction and services for the Education to Accomplish Growth in Life Experiences for Success (EAGLES) program. The EAGLES Instruction Coordinator will be responsible for instructing students with intellectual disabilities. This person will also coordinate, evaluate, and implement the personal/social program for all students in the EAGLES program.
1. Teach-Develop and implement innovative instructional coursework with accompanying content and evaluate materials for EAGLES-specific courses and individual students based on individual needs, maintain grading system to demonstrate performance.
2. Collaborate and Train-Coordinates instruction for campus partners and groups who collaborate with the EAGLES program in the area of personal and social skills
3. Advises- Meets with EAGLES students regularly to define needs and supports and advises the first-year students using person-centered planning techniques, including developing comprehensive LIFT Plans and evaluation and assessment scores to track progress across the five domains of the program for the freshmen cohort.
4. Personal/Social Coordinator-Improves, develops and collaborates the personal/social skills domain of the EAGLES program for all EAGLES students who live both on and off-campus, including the role of facilitating and supporting EAGLES students through the application and interview process for campus organizations, assess student involvement with organizations – attendance, participation, organic friendships formed through organizations, and serve as the liaison between EAGLES and Student Affairs activities for the EAGLES students.
5. Networks and establishes positive relationships with organizations that meet the interest of EAGLES students and collaborate to collect data with the Auburn community, AU faculty, and staff for EAGLES program activities to help support EAGLES through all aspects of the program to help develop and maintain database and website-related to a specific activity, project or service for record-keeping and program enhancements, student performance, and communication between students, families, staff, and faculty.
6. Plans and Implements- the day-to-day activities for first-year students, tend to the needs of the students, helps students problem-solve when conflict arises or emergencies occur
7. Marketing and programmatic events-Assists in the development of marketing plans and publicity materials for distribution to the targeted audience and assist in the planning and implementation of EAGLES Program events (Interview experience for next cohort, Preview Days/Open House, Tail Gate, Fundraising events, etc.)
8. Assist with other program duties as assigned.
Education Level Master’s degree from an accredited institution
Field of Study
Collaborative Special Education, Psychology, Counseling or relevant field