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Program Director - Wolverines Elevated
Utah Valley University


Date Posted Nov. 24, 2020
Title Program Director - Wolverines Elevated
University Utah Valley University
Orem, UT, United States
Department Wolverines Elevated
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Program Director - Wolverines Elevated


Position Category: Staff - Full-Time

Summary:

The program director, under the direction of the principal investigator, will direct all aspects of the Wolverines Elevated program, a post-secondary education program for young adults with intellectual disabilities. The program director will coordinate person-centered planning and goal setting, plan and teach specialized course content, support career development activities and inclusion in campus life. The program director will work with project staff to develop program components and program evaluation and will hire, train and supervise peer mentors. The Program director will coordinate with campus-based services to meet individual student needs and support faculty.

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

Required Qualifications:

Masters degree in Special Education, Rehabilitation Counseling or related field.
Minimum 5 years experience supporting transition-aged students with intellectual disabilities. Knowledge and experience in the implementation of person-centered planning. Experience in curriculum development.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Strong leadership and interpersonal skills. Strong organizational and management skills including strategic planning and prioritization.
Skills in program planning, development and implementation. Strong verbal and written communication skills, Strong public presentation skills.
Proficient in Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working in post-secondary education programs for students with intellectual disabilities.

Physical Requirements:

Walking and moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly walking long distances.
Sitting or standing for extended periods of time.
Bending or stooping
Fine hand manipulation such as typing.

Benefits Summary:

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: $45,483 - $56,854, annually

Advertisement Number: STA56420

Open Date: 11/23/2020

Review Start Date: 11/29/2020

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant:

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/20703

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicants qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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