The University of New Hampshire is an R1 Carnegie classification research institution providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs. The University actively promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.
The UNH Diversity Resource Guide with information and programming available in the seacoast area, New Hampshire and the region can be found here: https://www.unh.edu/hr/diversity-resource-guide
Summary of Position
Under the direction of the UNH-4U PI, the Co-Director will assist in the design, implementation, and quality improvement of all elements of the UNH-4U program. Duties include assisting in the development of operations protocol for all program elements, including but not limited to: 1) student recruitment, registration, admissions, academic advising, coordination and collaboration with faculty, students, parents; curriculum development, instruction, and micro-credentialing taxonomy; 2) Work closely with UNH and CHHS partners in the integration of post-secondary experiences; 3) professional development of staff and staff supervision; 4) training and TA on differentiated instruction and inclusive education practices; 5) assessment of implementation drivers for members of Inclusive Higher Education Consortia; 6)marketing, communication and information dissemination materials; 7) peer mentoring and academic coaching capacity building; 8)assist the project evaluator with data collection and coordination for process and outcome evaluation and use of data for quality improvement; 9) development of funding and fee for service mechanisms for long term program sustainability; 10)produce new knowledge and translate knowledge through practical and peer reviewed conferences, articles, technical assistance to other higher education institutions in NH and scholarship for a variety of audiences.
Other minimum qualifications
- PhD in related academic discipline and three years of experience related to project specialization; or Master’s degree in appropriate academic discipline and five years of experience related to project specialization.
- Minimum of 3 years experience related to inclusive education for transition age youth and/or young adults with intellectual disabilities
- Experience working in post-secondary education settings with diverse higher education partners.
- Knowledge and experience with Implementation Science and fidelity to implementation frameworks.
- Proven technical and scholarly writing skills.
- Teaching experience in higher education, particularly with neurodiverse learners and related content expertise.
- Self-starter with proven track record in attention to detail, ability to work as part of a team, and ability to work independently with quality.
- Proven track record of timely verbal and written communication skills in all aspect of professional live, specifically with colleagues, students, families, supervisors, and partner agencies.
- Knowledge and experience facilitating person-centered planning
- Excellent presentation skills in a variety of modes and audiences.
- Strong working knowledge of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
- Experience completing federal and state grant reporting requirements.
- Ability to travel as required in project area.
- Experience working and training with online learning platforms.
- Ability to develop strong relationships with University and state agency partners across NH.
Additional Preferred Qualifications
- Supervisory experience
- Working knowledge of Assistive Technology
- Working knowledge of Supported Employment practices and rules and regulations governing disability policies in Vocational Rehabilitation and Area Agency services.
- Experience writing federal and state grants.
Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.
To view description and apply, visit https://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/38066
The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status, genetic information, and political orientation. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.