Job Openings in DO-IT

October 28, 1999

DO-IT is recruiting for two positions to coordinate federally-funded projects in DO-IT. They are described below. Please forward this message to those who might be interested in applying. Both positions will remain open until they are filled, but individuals are encouraged to apply soon. Visit http://www.washington.edu/admin/employment for complete job descriptions.


PROJECT COORDINATOR, DO-IT CAREERS-TECH

Coordinate a project to increase the participation of people with disabilities in careers in business and technology fields throughout Washington State. Help post-secondary students with disabilities gain access to computers and resources, develop self-advocacy skills, and prepare for college and careers, and participate in internships and other work-based learning experiences in business and technology fields. Coordinate communication between students, staff, mentors and employers. Deliver presentations and workshops to high school and post-secondary faculty and staff. Develop instructional/project materials. Manage day-to-day operations of the project.

Requires a Bachelor's degree and 2 years of relevant experience; Master's degree preferred. Experience working with individuals with disabilities; in college preparation, job training, recruitment, job placement and support, and/or career guidance; in project management. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Equivalent education/experience may substitute for stated requirements.

Send resume and cover letter to: Peggy Frazier, Human Resource Coordinator, College of education, Box 353600, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195.


PROJECT COORDINATOR, DO-IT PROF

Coordinate a project to provide professional development options to faculty on post-secondary campuses nationwide that will help them better serve students with disabilities in their classes. Conduct research to develop content for instructional materials; solicit input from faculty, departmental chairs and deans regarding faculty professional development needs. Organize meetings of disabled student services directors from twenty different states who form the project team. Facilitate meetings, write drafts and edit project materials, coordinate and deliver presentations and workshops to post-secondary faculty. Manage day-to-day operations, budget, and staff. Conduct project evaluation.

Requires a Master's degree and 5 years of relevant experience; Ph. D. degree preferred. Experience in working with individuals with disabilities, project management, and inservice/professional development. Knowledge of legal and disability-related accommodation issues related to education and employment of people with disabilities; knowledge of post- secondary campus services for students with disabilities. Excellent writing skills. Excellent teaching and presentation skills. Excellent research and organizational skills. Equivalent education/experience may substitute for stated requirements. Desire experience working with disabled students on a college/university campus, experience teaching post-secondary courses, experience managing a federal grant, and knowledge of adaptive tehnologies and Internet desirable.

Send resume and cover letter to: Peggy Frazier, Human Resource Coordinator, College of Education, Box 353600, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195.