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Back to search results Apply now Job no: 464970
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 11
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Education
Department: Counseling, Educ Psych & Spec Educ 10014204
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Administrative Professionals- AP, Education/Training

Position Summary

Representing the College of Education at Michigan State University, this position will  serve as the Project/Research Coordinator for two grant-funded, community-based school-to-work transition programs involving adolescents and young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their caregivers. Specific projects include: Project SEARCH, which is a school-to-work transition program to support high school students with intellectual and developmental disabilities; this program is an interdisciplinary collaboration between MSU, IISD, MRS, Peckham Inc, and other community partners. For more information please visit: http://SpartanProjectSearch.msu.edu; ASSET/EPASS, which involves development and evaluation of the efficacy and effectiveness of a technology-based vocational social skills and employment readiness group training curricula for youth or young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities; this program is also an interdisciplinary collaboration between MSU, DNCAP, MRS and IISD. For more information please visit: http://SungTransitionLab.educ.msu.edu.  Specific job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: developing program materials; monitoring progress of various sub-projects; coordinating program activities and events; and scheduling appointments and project volunteers; providing training and supervision to student staff in assessments administration and project implementation; monitoring and reporting on progress of the projects, including writing and revising reports; recruiting research participants, ensuring study protocol compliance; conducting program evaluation; providing human subjects protection oversight, collecting and managing research data; and other duties as assigned to carry out the mission of the College of Education and Michigan State University.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in rehabilitation counseling, special education, psychology, social sciences, social work or a related field; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in project coordination; experience collaborating with large, interdisciplinary teams; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; requires Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) credentials.

Desired Qualifications

Master's degree in rehabilitation counseling, special education, psychology, social sciences, social work or a related field; experience in project coordination in a rehabilitation field; previous clinical and/or research experience in the area of intellectual and developmental disabilities; highly motivated, self-directed, with strong organizational and problem-solving skills; displays a willingness and ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary team environment.

Required Application Materials

Resume

Cover letter

Work Hours

STANDARD 8-5

Description of End Date

This position is an off dated position funded for one year from the date of hire with possible extension contingent upon funding renewal.

(Bidding Eligibility ends 09/19/2017 at 11:55 PM)

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