Direct Support Professional for IDD

University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill
January 30, 2023
Offerd Salary:$31,200 - $35,277
Working address:N/A
Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
Working type:N/A
Ref info:N/A
Posting Information

Posting Information

Department TEACCH - CLLC-427480

Career Area Other Is this an internal only recruitment? No Posting Open Date 09/23/2022 Application Deadline 01/30/2023 Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA) Position Title Human Services Prog Spprt Tech - Contributing Salary Grade Equivalent GN03 Working Title Direct Support Professional for IDD Position Number 00051529 Vacancy ID P016144 Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited Full-Time Permanent If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment Hours per week 40 Work Schedule

3:30 PM – 10:30 PM Mondays – Fridays and every other weekend.

This position is located in Pittsboro NC at the Carolina Living and Learning Center-TEACCH Autism Program.

Work Location Pittsboro, NC Position Location North Carolina, US Hiring Range $31,200 - $35,277 Pay Band Information

To learn more about the pay band for this branch and role, please see the Career Banding rates spreadsheet.

Position Summary Information

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

The UNC School of Medicine has a rich tradition of excellence and care. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of North Carolinians, and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. We strive to promote faculty, staff, and learner development in a diverse, respectful environment where our colleagues demonstrate professionalism, enhance learning, and create personal and professional sustainability. We optimize our partnership with the UNC Health System through close collaboration and commitment to service.

OUR VISION Our vision is to be the nation's leading public school of medicine. We are ranked 2nd in primary care education among all US schools of medicine and 5th among public peers in NIH research funding. Our Allied Health Department is home to five top-ranked divisions, and we are home to 18 top-ranked clinical and basic science departments in NIH research funding.

OUR MISSION Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research.

Patient Care: We will promote health and provide superb clinical care while maintaining our strong tradition of reaching underserved populations and reducing health disparities across North Carolina and beyond.

Education: We will prepare tomorrow's health care professionals and biomedical researchers by facilitating learning within innovative curricula and team- oriented interprofessional education. We will cultivate outstanding teaching and research faculty, and we will recruit outstanding students and trainees from highly diverse backgrounds to create a socially responsible, highly skilled workforce.

Research: We will develop and support a rich array of outstanding health sciences research programs, centers, and resources. We will provide infrastructure and opportunities for collaboration among disciplines throughout and beyond our University to support outstanding research. We will foster programs in the areas of basic, translational, mechanistic, and population research.

Position Summary


This position is a direct care staff member who works directly with adults with autism in this residential/vocational facility and their families to provide training in the areas of self-help, communication, social and leisure skills, vocational skills, behavioral support and independence.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.

Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

Since this position is a direct care staff member that works with adults with autism in a residential/vocational facility and their families, individuals in this position should have experience working with this population, or at least a relevant background. They should also be able lo communicate well, both written and orally, with others. It should also be noted that there is a great deal of physical effort involved in this position as well as the requirement to be able to work outside in a variety of weather conditions. This position has been designated as essential to University operations. Employees in this position are considered Mandatory Employees of the University, meaning they are required to work during adverse weather conditions.

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience


Required Licenses/Certifications

Valid Driver's License Required.

Special Physical/Mental Requirements Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

Position/Schedule Requirements Carolina Living and Learning Center, Evening work, Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens, Overtime occasionally, Patient care involved, Valid NC Driver's License, Weekend work Special Instructions


The selected candidate for this position may be eligible for a sign-on bonus. Qualified applicants must apply and be selected from the candidate pool of this posting and meet the State policy following requirements:

To be eligible for a sign-on bonus, the candidate must not have worked as a probationary, permanent, or time-limited employee in the last 12 months as an employee subject to the State Human Resources Act.

A newly hired permanent full-time or permanent part-time (more than 20 hours a week) employee are eligible for a sign-on bonus (this will be prorated for employees working more than 20 hours and less than 40 hours per week).

This SHRA Sign-on Bonus is contingent upon budget and final eligibility determination as of the effective date of hire. All recipients must sign the Pay Back Agreement form. Additional information regarding the SHRA Sign-on Policy can be found https: // bonus-policy .

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Contact Information

Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to [email protected]

Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

    Posting Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you have previous experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities including autism spectrum disorders?
  • Yes
  • Yes, with developmental disabilties but not autism spectrum disorders
  • No
  • Which of your past work experiences do you think are most relevant to this position and why?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Do you have any previous experience working with autistic adults in a residential setting?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Are you available to work on weekends?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you possess the competencies necessary to perform the Human Services Pgm Support Tech position?
  • Yes
  • No
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