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College Steps’ strength is in our team. Our staff is committed to supporting individuals students working toward a better future for students with particular challenges in learning and in life interested in building their future through higher education. We are frequently looking for new team members who hold this same commitment to excellence and interest in supporting others. If you are interested in joining our staff, please see our current openings below.
 
 

program Coordinator (2 positions open)

 

program coordinator - college Steps at Southern vermont College (svc)

Anticipated start date: Summer 2018

 

program coordinator - college Steps at northern vermont university - lyndon

Anticipated start date: Summer 2018

 

BACKGROUND

College Steps is a non-profit that partners with colleges to provide individualized college support for students living with diagnoses such as autism, a significant learning disability, or cognitive challenges. The primary goal of College Steps is to prepare students for meaningful careers and autonomy after graduation. Therefore, College Steps places a strong emphasis on self-advocacy, employment, and independent living skills in the students we support. We believe in an atmosphere of academic dignity and integration for all students and believe in equal accessibility to college experiences for all. College Steps’ open positions at SVC and NVU - Lyndon, support college students challenged by social, academic, or independent living barriers as well as high school students interested in a college primer experience during their senior year. 

BASIC FUNCTION

The Program Coordinator at both SVC and NVU - Lyndon will provide oversight and management of College Steps at at the partnering college campus. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following: Provision of College Steps student support and supervision; Program planning and development; Collaboration with state and local agencies; Management of student peer mentors; Direct collaboration with faculty and staff at the partnering college; Forge community partnerships to promote internship opportunities for College Steps students.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree (or equivalent professional experience) in education or related field, plus two to four years of relevant experience in special education, adult education or related field.
  • Excellent administrative, organizational, writing, and supervisory skills.
  • Advanced interpersonal skills.
  • Team oriented work ethic.

To Apply

Submit CV, cover letter, and two letters of recommendation electronically to the College Steps recruitment office at careers@collegesteps.org. Please indicate position to which you are applying in your cover letter.

Competitive Salary and Benefits Offered

This general outline illustrates the type of work, which characterizes the job classification. It is not an all-encompassing statement of the specific duties, responsibilities and qualifications of individual positions assigned to this classification. College Steps is an equal opportunity employer. Competitive compensation is provided.

instructional Coordinator (1 position open)

 

Instructional coordinator - College steps at NOVA - Loudoun

Anticipated start date: Summer 2018

JOB TITLE

Instructional Coordinator - College Steps at Northern Virginia Community College

BACKGROUND

College Steps (CS) is a non-profit that partners with colleges to provide individualized college support for students with social, communication, and learning challenges. The primary goal of College Steps is to prepare students for meaningful careers and autonomy after graduation. Therefore, College Steps places a strong emphasis on self-advocacy, employment, and independent living skills in the students we support. We believe in an atmosphere of academic dignity and integration for all students and believe in equal accessibility to college experiences for all. College Steps’ program at Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) supports college students for whom navigating college is challenged by social, academic, or independent living barriers.

BASIC FUNCTION

The Instructional Coordinator will provide oversight and management of peer mentors, peer mentor training and recruitment, and be responsible for quality assurance of peer mentor supports.  The Instructional Coordinator will also be responsible for the teaching of coursework related to the development and advancement of independent living skills for College Steps students. Therein, responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following: Provision of peer mentor support and supervision; Program planning and development; Collaboration with state and local agencies; Collaboration with faculty and staff at Northern Virginia Community College; Coordination with College Steps’ campus-based staff; Forging community partnerships to promote the success of College Steps students.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Background in special education or related field, plus two to four years of relevant experience in special education, adult education or related field.
  • Excellent administrative, organizational, writing, and supervisory skills.
  • Advanced interpersonal skills.
  • Team oriented work ethic.

TO APPLY

Submit CV, cover letter, and two letters of recommendation electronically to College Steps, at careers@collegesteps.org. Please indicate position to which you are applying in your cover letter.

This general outline illustrates the type of work, which characterizes the job classification. It is not an all-encompassing statement of the specific duties, responsibilities and qualifications of individual positions assigned to this classification. College Steps is an equal opportunity employer. Competitive compensation is provided.