UI REACH Student Support Specialist

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Education Requirement: A Bachelor of Arts degree in Therapeutic Recreation, Special Education, or a BSW or relevant degree or the equivalent combination of relevant work and education experience. 

Required Qualifications
•    Demonstrated experience (typically 1 year or greater) working with young adults with special needs and/or learning disabilities in settings such as employment, educational, community or hospital.
•    Experience in connecting persons with disabilities with supports that foster success in settings such as academics, employment and/or the community.
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•    Knowledge and application of communication skill and relationship building that demonstrate the ability to work with a variety of individuals and groups in a constructive and collaborative manner.
•    Case management experience with young adults special need and/or learning disabilities.


Desired Qualifications
•    Excellent problem-solving skills, including experience analyzing and resolving conflict, successfully navigating group dynamics and working 1:1 with individuals.
•    Ability to take initiative in engaging and connecting with students to promote engagement, social connectedness and inclusiveness.


Application Details

  • In order to be considered for an interview, applicants must upload a submission-specific resume and cover letter and mark them as a "Relevant File" to the submission.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days.  This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.  Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background and credential check.  5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.

Benefits Highlights:
•    Regular salaried position. Located in Iowa City, Iowa
•    Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans
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Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or fsds@uiowa.edu.  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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