Job Description

Education Specialist

Requisition IDreq7319
Working TitleSupported Employment Trainer
Position Grade11
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.

Partners for Employment at the CDD is seeking to hire an Education Specalist to provide supported employment training and technical assistance to community providers. Including, individualized consultation, statewide, in order to support employment professionals serving job seekers with intellectual /developmental disabilities.

The individual hired for this position will be working with a dynamic team of professionals. Will work within this team to assess learning needs, design curriculum and develop both online and in-person training for implementation.

This position requires regular statewide travel.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
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 below in your cover letter**

Experience:

  • Resulting in a strong knowledge base in supported employment, customized employment practice for individuals with intellectual/ developmental disabilities.

  • Conducting in person and virtual training to diverse learners.

  • Leading and facilitating community teams to develop and implement activities to reach consensus (Group facilitation skills.)

  • Coordinating educational workshops and events.

Knowledge and understanding of adult learning theory and practice.

Skill in the use of computers and instructional media.

Demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills

Additional RequirementsThis position requires regular statewide travel.
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentPediatrics Center for Development (997H)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End Date06/30/2019
StatusExempt
Pay$2,596.53-$3,894.80 monthly.
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 RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date12/6/2018
Application InstructionsTo be considered for this position: * Complete the official application; be sure to 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. * Attach a writing sample of a program activity report.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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