The University of Cincinnati embraces diversity and inclusion as core values that empower individuals to transform their lives and achieve their highest potential. By using talents of people from different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives, this vibrant, urban research university demonstrates its commitment to creating a community that values the contributions of all it members. The College of Education, Criminal Justice and Human Services (CECH), seeks an Assistant Director Academics in the Advancement and Transition Services (ATS) to work closely with program directors to maximize financial resources and ensure the sustainability of our programs and services.
Every individual possesses unique power, potential, and purpose. UC's Advancement & Transition Services program support transition age youth and adults with a wide range of intellectual and developmental disabilities to discover and fulfill their purpose. Transition services is about more than managing life on campus. It's about young people and adults realizing their full potential and taking their places in the world – a world that is enriched through their contributions.
The mission of ATS is to foster quality life experiences for people with disabilities through innovative research, education and services.
The College of Education, Criminal Justice and human Services (CECH), seeks an Assistant Director of Academics in the Advancement and Transition Services (ATS) under the general supervision from a designated administrator (ATS Executive Director and ATS leadership team), to manage, design, develop, and coordinate programs for high-school individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Manage, design, develop, and coordinate high school programs, including the Collaboration for Employment Education Synergy workshops and extended school-year services, as well as local educational partners focused on employment and social skills instruction for transition age youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Recruitment and systematic assessment of program participants
Develop employment and communication plans for participants, implement individual plans, collect and analyze data, and communicate outcomes to stakeholders.
Collaborate with stakeholders following communication protocols
Mentor and supervise 2-3 preservice teachers from the UC Special Education program including all mentor responsibilities
Develop and implement policies and procedures to maintain program manuals
Collaborate with business manager to manage budget, prepare contracts, approve and monitor expenditures, prepare budget requests and financial reports for CEES.
Act as liaison to internal departments, external entities and community organizations including local school districts and organizations related to high school programs.
Provide direct supervision and training to exempt and non-exempt staff, specifically student teachers, program volunteers and student workers.
Perform related duties based on departmental need including collaboration with other program managers and supporting other programs as needed
Facilitate, maintain and manage collaborations across departments (ie. Special Education, CSD, OT, etc.)
Oversee the creation and implementation of the use of evidence-based practices in the classroom and internship settings.
Masters' degree with three (3) years experience preferred or Bachelor's with five (5) years experience.
Experience in program development with focus on employment and social skills and self-determination development for transition-age individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities in community settings desired.
Must have active teaching license in the state of Ohio.
Salary: $45,000-$55,000 depending on experience
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
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About University of Cincinnati
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSIO...N STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.