Position Announcements

CLinician I - USU Eastern Price Campus

Close Date: 08/07/2017
Job Category: Exempt
Department: Center For Persons With Disabilitie
College/Unit: E Eccles Jones Coll of Ed & Hum Svs
Location:USU Eastern Price Campus

Position Summary:

The Center for Persons with Disabilities at USU is in need of a Department of Health, Baby Watch Early Interventionist. The successful applicant will provide developmental home & center-based services to families of children with developmental delays, in the community and/or classroom settings.

This position requires travel and service provision to families primarily in Carbon County. There is a potential for additional travel to Grand and Emery Counties.

Position contingent upon funding.

Essential Functions

Responsibilities:
•Provide evidence-based service in homes and small group environments.
•Understand and use of adult learning principles and methodologies.
•Demonstrate competence using criterion-referenced assessment to identify developmental delays in all areas of development.
•Assessment and teaching children with developmental delays and their families.
•Demonstrate the ability to interpret and integrate assessment information needed to develop individualized plans.
•Collect and maintain data to evaluate child progress.
•Work as part of an interdisciplinary team.
•Must adhere to the University travel and driving policies.


Minimum/Preferred Qualifications:
1.Must have a bachelor’s degree or greater in early childhood development, social work, or related field; or
2.Hold a current Baby Watch Early Intervention Credential AND at least one year of experience or education equivalent evaluating and teaching young children with developmental delays or disabilities, and their families.
3.Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
1.Write and speak English fluently
2.Current Baby Watch Early Intervention Credential
3.Live in the Carbon County area.

Disclaimer

This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to the position.

Opportunity Type:
Full-Time w/benefits package

Percent of Time or Hours per Week: 100%

Advertised Salary:
A Minimum of $29,900, plus excellent benefits

Required Documents (The names and contact information of 3 references will be collected during the application process):

Staff Assistant II


Requisition: N1700631

Open Date: 06/27/2017

Review Date: 07/04/2017

Job Category: Non-Exempt

Department: Center For Persons With Disabilities

College/Unit: E Eccles Jones Coll of Ed & Hum Svs

Location: Logan Campus

Posting Duration: Open Until Filled

Responsibilities:

Essential Functions

I. Coordinate contractor database 10%
Performance Standards
•Review all applicable technical assistance contractor invoices for compliance to TAESE/State contract. Gather required signatures and approvals from the TAESE director, and state officials to process for payment. Tracks information in database for annual reports.
•Create and distribute procedural binders and materials to technical assistance contractors and school districts/projects as needed for on-site visits.
•Maintain database and create specific reports to document technical assistance contractor team activities and expenses.
•Gather documentation and maintain electronic files for all applicable technical assistance contractor paperwork including: contract agreements, W9 forms, indemnification agreements, resume, invoices, and TAESE ID cards, if applicable.
•Update contractor agreements as needed.
•Maintain an electronic resource file of contractor resumes establishing a pool of contractors other projects can use. Keep list of corresponding pending contractors in File Maker database.
•Attend trainings and conferences as needed.
•Serve as support for the dispute resolution coordinator, as needed.

II. Provide office support 60%
Performance Standards
•Record and transcribe information with a high degree of accuracy.
•Prepare documents with the appropriate format and with a professional appearance.
•Meet deadlines and prioritize work appropriately.
•Use the proofing/editing process outlined by the department on all documents leaving the TAESE office.
•Coordinate project materials for meetings/events, communicating with staff regarding priorities, progress, and deadlines.
•Collate, copy, and provide quality assurance for outgoing materials.
•Record and transcribe information with a high degree of accuracy, including data entry for parent surveys.
•Assist in preparing PowerPoint presentations.
•Work with staff to update and maintain electronic resources produced by TAESE, including the New LEA Director ebook and the New SEA Director ebook.
•Work with staff to update and maintain content on the TAESE website.
•Work with the TAESE budget officer to ensure that the State vehicles receive proper maintenance.

III. Perform receptionist duties 5%
Performance Standards
•Greet visitors and assist them as appropriate, giving accurate information or directing them elsewhere as needed.
•Answer phones promptly and courteously, routing calls and accurately answering questions.
•Contact vendors for equipment maintenance/repairs.
•Assist in maintaining a professional looking and organized center.
•Maintain stock of office supplies.
•Order requested items from staff for their use and meeting purposes.
•Manage mailing system for the center, including U.S. Mail, campus mail, and UPS.

IV. Prepare interim and final contract report 25%
Performance Standards
•Collect documentation for final report appendices.
•Create standard format for interim and final reports.
•Collect input on activities for each contract from project coordinators.
•Insert submitted information into interim and final reports.
•Develop table of contents and appendices for final reports.
•Work closely with TAESE Associate Directors to ensure reports reflect all of the State’s activities.
•Ensure all reports go through electronic and hard copy proofing.
•Send all coordinators a copy of the report for final review.
•Prepare correspondence to State staff regarding reports.
•Maintain a database for all state interim and final reports for each year.


Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:
•Two years of office experience OR an Associate's degree or applicable certification.
•Exceptional listener and communicator who effectively conveys information verbally and in writing.
•Must be accurate and detail oriented.
•Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and work independently.
•Able to maintain confidences and receive instructions and direction from supervisors.
•Good analytical skills, and ability to use computers and other tools to make decisions.
•Good time management and organizational skills. Highly dependable and able to meet deadlines.
•Consistently maintains a positive attitude and demonstrates strong interpersonal skills.
•Commitment to participate in professional growth activities and to remain current in related subjects.
•Able to demonstrate creativity, teamwork, and forward-thinking vision.

Speaking: Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills

Problem solving: Analyzes data and evaluates results to inform and select the best solution and solve problems

Monitoring: Measures performance of self and others; makes improvements and takes appropriate corrective action

Critical Thinker: Uses logic and reasoning to identify solutions and approaches to problems

Team building: Works to create a team-based environment

Decision making: Makes coherent and appropriate decisions in a timely manner

Core characteristics:
•Able to take initiative
•Maintain confidentiality
•Assume stewardship
•Accountable
•Commitment to ethical behavior
•Honest and trustworthy
•Strong work ethic
•Commitment to the improvement of USU
•Inquisitive
•Detail oriented

Preferred Qualifications:
•4 years of related administrative/office experience OR an Associate's degree in an office or business field plus 2 years related administrative/office experience OR a Bachelor’s degree.

Opportunity Type: Full-Time w/benefits package

Percent of Time or Hours per Week: 100%

Advertised Salary: Commensurate based on experience, plus excellent benefits

Required Documents (The names and contact information of 3 references will be collected during the application process):

Speech Language Pathologist

E1600355
Open Date:
08/30/2016
Review Date:
09/30/2016
Job Category:
Exempt
Department:
Center For Persons With Disabilities
College/Unit:
E Eccles Jones Coll of Ed & Hum Svs
Location:
Logan Campus
Posting Duration:
Open Until Filled
Position Summary:

Provide speech and language services to children under the age of three with developmental delays/disabilities, including symptoms of autism. The successful applicant will also work closely with the children's family members. This is a full-time benefited position.
Responsibilities:

Essential Functions

Speech and Language Pathology Position Responsibilities include:
1) Evaluate speech, language, cognitive-communication, social communication. Administer a variety of norm-referenced and criterion-referenced assessments in order to analyze the nature and extent of speech, language and other impairments.
2) Coach parents and/or direct teach speech, language, cognitive-communication and social communication to toddlers and their families, utilizing an individualized plan with both long-term goals and short-term goals established for each individual's needs.
3) Instruct parents in small groups to implement evidence-based practice.
Minimum/Preferred Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's Degree in Communication Disorders and Certificate of Clinical Competence. Consideration may be given to those who are eligible for CFY supervision. The clinical fellowship experience must be completed within one year of hiring. Continued employment is contingent on satisfactory completion of the clinical fellowship and CCC award.
Ability to obtain and maintain state licensure(s) required by the Utah Office of Occupational Licensing applicable to the profession.
Maintenance of appropriate professional affiliation(s) needed to supervise undergraduate and graduate students during practicum, student teaching and internships.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Second language (Spanish)
Education and/or experience instructing children with ASD and their families.
Educational background to evaluate and treat oral motor and feeding disorders.

Opportunity Type:
Full-Time w/benefits package
Percent of Time or Hours per Week:
100%
Advertised Salary:
Minimum $35,000, commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits
Required Documents (The names and contact information of 3 references will be collected during the application process):

Clinician I-ASD Specialist

Clinician I
Requisition: E1700436
Open Date: 03/28/2017
Review Date: 04/11/2017
Job Category: Exempt
Department: Center For Persons With Disabilities
College/Unit: E Eccles Jones Coll of Ed & Hum Svs
Location: Logan Campus
Posting Duration: Open Until Filled
Position Summary:

The Center for Persons with Disabilities at USU is in need of a Department of Health, Baby Watch Early Interventionist. The successful applicant will provide developmental home & center based services to families of children with developmental delays or who have symptoms of Autism, and address behavior difficulties in their homes, community, and/or classroom settings.

This position requires travel and services to families primarily in Box Elder county.
Responsibilities:

Provide evidence-based service using ASD methodology in homes and small group environments.
Understand and use of adult learning principles and methodologies.
Demonstrate competence using criterion referenced assessment to identify developmental delays in all areas of development.
Assessment and teaching children with symptoms of autism and their families.
Demonstrate the ability to interpret and integrate assessment information needed to develop individualized plans.
Collect and maintain data to evaluate child progress.
Work as part of an interdisciplinary team.
Must adhere to the University travel and driving policies.

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's or Master's Degree in SpEd, master’s in Psychology, bachelor/master degree plus BCBA certification, degree plus ASD methodology certification, or other related degree.
If applicable, Utah State licensures(s) required by the Utah Office of Occupational Licensing applicable to the profession.
At least one year or education equivalent evaluating and teaching young children with developmental delays or disabilities, including autism and their families.
Maintenance of appropriate professional affiliations(s) needed to supervise undergraduate and graduate students during practicum, student teaching, and internships.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Write and speak Spanish and English fluently
Baby Watch Early Intervention Credential II
Training and experience in ASD methodology
Live in the Box Elder county area

Opportunity Type:Full-Time w/benefits package
Percent of Time or Hours per Week: 100
Advertised Salary: Minimum $30,000 based on applicable education and experience, plus excellent benefits

Program Specialist

E01700559 - Job Details

Title:

Program Specialist


Requisition:

E1700449


Open Date:

05/01/2017


Review Date:

05/31/2017


Job Category:

Exempt


Department:

Center For Persons With Disabilitie


College/Unit:

E Eccles Jones Coll of Ed & Hum Svs


Location:

Logan Campus


Posting Duration:

Open Until Filled


Position Summary:

The Program Specialist for the Center for Technical Assistance for Excellence in Special Education (TAESE) provides technical assistance/professional development (TA/PD), as assigned, to TAESE clientele. All assigned technical assistance is specified in State contracts or associated with TAESE. The program specialist will receive direction from the TAESE director, associate director(s), and State Education Agency (SEA) staff assigned to the specific activity.


Responsibilities:

MAJOR DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

A. State Education Agency and school district technical assistance and professional development. (95%)
1. Be familiar with and implement TAESE standards of TA/PD.
2. Research the unique educational culture and climate of assigned States and other clientele.
3. Take the lead of the State or school district client, provide support, and establish a positive relationship.
4. Develop a working understanding of special education general supervision.
5. Be familiar with each States’ SPP/APR, and SSIP data.
6. Conduct activities with the knowledge of the role of OSEP TA&D Centers, State supports, and the National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE).
7. Have an understanding of the role of the State special education director and SEA staff.
8. Whenever appropriate, utilize technology in delivering TA/PD.
9. Apply correct interpretations of State regulations, IDEA, FERPA, ESSA, and 504 in all areas of TA/PD.
10. Conduct and participate in necessary conference calls with the State and school district staff.
11. As directed, develop and/or revise State special education guidelines and documents.
12. Understand the role and functions of OSEP and OCR.
13. As requested, make presentations and provide trainings for clients.
14. Develop and make revisions to SEA and LEA orientation curriculum.
15. Continue to be current on all areas of special education and IDEA.
16. Develop agendas for all assigned activities.
17. Conduct an evaluation and submit a report for all TA/PD assigned activities.
18. Have group facilitation skills that will be used at the LEA and SEA levels.

B. Provide input and participate in USU/CPD/TAESE level activities (5%)
1. Participate in all relevant USU/CPD/TAESE events and activities.
2. Attend and report at TAESE quarterly staff meetings.
3. Follow all USU/CPD/TAESE policies and procedures.
4. Submit all TA/PD related paperwork and documentation.
5. Keep the TAESE director updated on all TA/PD activities.
6. Provide input regarding TAESE websites.


Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications
•Master’s degree or higher in special education or related field.
•Demonstrated experience in special education TA/PD to State and local education agencies.
•Demonstrated experience in coordination and supervision of projects.
•Demonstrated skills in professional verbal and written communication.
•Ability to travel (air and automobile).
•Proficiency in the use of MS Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
•Demonstrated understanding of IDEA, FERPA, ESSA, Section 504, and state special education regulations.
•Demonstrated understanding of general supervision as applied to the SEA, including the State Performance Plan (SPP), Annual Performance Report (APR), and State Systematic Improvement Plan (SSIP).
•Demonstrated skills in developing professional PowerPoints and material packets.
•Demonstrated understanding of the current Federal role in education.


Opportunity Type:

Full-Time w/benefits package


Percent of Time or Hours per Week:

100%


Advertised Salary:

Commensurate based on experience, plus excellent benefits


Required Documents (The names and contact information of 3 references will be collected during the application process):