Mason LIFE Employment Adult Services Coordinator

Location
Fairfax, VA
Salary
Commensurate with education and experience.
Posted
Nov 07, 2019
Closes
Nov 12, 2019
Ref
FAC7781
Function
Program Manager
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Mason LIFE Employment Adult Services Coordinator:

The George Mason University College of Education and Human Development is seeking a professional faculty member whose responsibilities will focus on employment development, job support, supervision, adult service coordination and training for Mason LIFE (Learning into Future Environments) students. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities: The Mason LIFE Program (MLP) is a supportive academic university opportunity offering a four-year curriculum of non-credit studies to postsecondary students, 18-23 years of age, with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The assigned duties of this position include: (a) guide MLP students in employment settings in both on- and off-campus internships; (b) match MLP students and employment support staff, and design individual employment schedules; (c) coordinate and train the support staff or mentors, as well as the employers; (d) coordinate adult service collaboration as needed; (e) assess current sites for feasibility and determine new work site opportunities; (f) provide on-going budgetary monitoring; and (g) participate in core administrative meetings.

In addition, the Mason LIFE Employment Adult Services Coordinator will support MLP students to facilitate understanding of various jobs and work responsibilities to include the creation of a work portfolio with resume, as well as the development of interview skills. The candidate will also design and implement employment classes, evaluate student performance, and disseminate data on MLP outcomes by attending transition fairs and conferences.

Required Qualifications: * An earned Master's Degree in special education or a related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience, is required

Preferred Qualifications: * A minimum of two years of experience working with individuals with disabilities, with at least one year of experience in transition/employment services or in a postsecondary education program, is preferred.

"For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/ ; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information."

"Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!

George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

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