Job Description

Education Consultant

Requisition IDreq11310
Working TitleEducation Consultant
Position Grade13
Position Summary

The Center for Development and Disability (CDD), established in 1990, is New Mexico's University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service. These centers, authorized by the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act, build the capacities of states and communities to respond to the needs of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.

The CDD's Autism & Other Developmental Disabilities Division is recruiting to hire an Educational Consultant to serve school districts throughout New Mexico.

The successful candidate will provide consultation, technical assistance, training, coaching and consultation in community settings including schools throughout the state for personnel involved in the education of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The applicant must have the knowledge and the ability to select, implement and teach evidence based practices appropriate for classroom use and individual students. Will work collaboratively as part of an interdisciplinary team to determine appropriate behavioral interventions for children with challenging behaviors. Will research, develop, prepare and deliver professional development support specific to the full participation of each child in the general education setting. Will develop on-line trainings for educators regarding evidenced based practices in the classroom.

This position requires monthly travel throughout the state of NM with occasional overnight stays.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • May require discipline-specific licensure and/or professional certification, as specified by the department in the preferences.
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree; at least 3 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

**Be sure to address our preferred qualifications listed below in your cover letter**


  • Implementing evidence based practices to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

  • Providing consultation and training relative to ASD.

  • Working in a school district.

  • With training and providing coaching and consultation with professionals and paraprofessionals supporting children with autism.

Additional RequirementsThis position requires monthly travel, with occasional overnight stays throughout New Mexico, and a DOH Background check with fingerprinting.
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentPediatrics Center for Development (997H)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End Date06/30/2020
Pay$3434.31 min to $5151.47 midpoint
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredYes
For Best Consideration Date11/19/2019
Application InstructionsTo be considered for this position: * Complete the official application; you must include all prior work experience and hours worked per week. * Attach your Current Resume; listing three former or current Supervisor References.* Attach your Cover Letter that addresses our Preferred Qualifications.Incomplete Applications may not be considered.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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