Director of Integrated Studies

Millersville University
February 05, 2023
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Offerd Salary:$55,590
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Staff Posting Details

Position Information

Requisition Number P00961

Position Type Professional Department Integrated Studies Working Title Director of Integrated Studies Classification State University Administrator 3 - Exempt - S9651

Position Summary Information

Nature of position Permanent, Full-time

If Temporary, Start Date If Temporary, End Date If part-time, hours per week If part-time, percent time Days Worked Monday - Friday, may include weekends Hours/Shift worked 8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M. Union SCUPA- SUA & GFPC

Posting Detail Information

Job Summary/Basic Function

The Director of Integrated Studies will manage an inclusive post-secondary program for students with intellectual disabilities. The position will lead and manage the day-to-day operations of the program, including the creation of foundational experiences, incidental learning, scheduling, and program activities. The Director supervises and evaluates the performance of the Administrative Assistant, serves as a liaison and resource for students, parents, faculty and members of the campus community, and compiles data related to student and program outcomes. Duties include conduct the evaluations and develop a process for establishing outcome measures for individual participant success, develop and maintain the programs management and performance database, lead and direct the work of the Success Coach, advocate for inclusive opportunities, coordinate the admission and registration process, create and identify professional development opportunities for students, families and members of the campus community, maintain budget and monthly budget reports, write grants for additional funding, participate in related council, panel, and administrative meetings, participate in advisement for students, oversee volunteers, meet with project Faculty Coordinator, prepare future plans leading to program outcomes and expectations, and maintain a record of progress and achievement for all participants.

Located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Millersville University of Pennsylvania is one of the 10 public universities of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education. Our pillars of distinction include exceptionally strong student-faculty relationships, numerous programs of distinction, a beautiful campus and vibrant location, and successful job placement for our students. Our students' success, both inside and outside of the classroom, is our highest priority, and we provide numerous opportunities to facilitate their academic, personal, and social growth and development. Almost 70 baccalaureate programs are available for our 6,000 students to find their path.. Approximately one thousand graduate students enroll in 21 master's and three doctoral programs. Our faculty are highly respected in their fields and dedicated to the success of students in the classroom, research labs, and in campus life. Over 66,000 alumni live in all 50 states and in 72 countries around the world. We seek individuals who embrace and value our EPPIIC values of exploration, public mission, professionalism, inclusion, integrity, and compassion.

Annual Salary: $55,590.00 plus comprehensive benefits starting on the first day of employment, including:

  • Health insurance – Low bi-weekly premium. Employees pay 5% of bi- weekly salary for benefit coverage with ability to pay 2.5% when participating in the wellness program.
  • Dental insurance – Coverage is free to employee and dependents after 90 days
  • Vision insurance – Coverage is free to employee and dependents after 90 days.
  • Group life insurance - equal to annual salary (up to $50,000) at no cost to the employee
  • Voluntary Group Life and Accident Insurance – available for purchase at low rates for additional employee coverage as well as coverage for spouse and children
  • Long Term Disability Insurance – available for purchase at low rates with either a 90 or 180-day waiting period
  • Retirement – 2 plans to choose from
  • Tuition waiver – employee, spouse, and dependents are eligible
  • Vacation leave – up to 10.4 days accrued for the first year, increases to up to 15.6 days per year after first year
  • Personal leave – up to 5 days per year
  • Sick leave – up to 15.6 days accrued per year, including up to 5 days per year that can be taken to care for a family member
  • Holiday leave – up to 12 days per calendar year
  • The State System Employee Benefits Summary can be found at https: // www. passhe.edu/inside/HR/syshr/BenefitSummaries/PEBTFSummary.pdf

    At Millersville University we are committed to fostering a learning and working environment that promotes diversity to foster a climate of inclusion. EPPIIC values and the principles of Inclusive Excellence are an essential part of the foundation for our learning and working environment. Millersville University is an equal opportunity employer and, in compliance with federal and state laws and university policy, is committed to providing equal educational and employment opportunities for all persons without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, disability, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Individuals from traditionally underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.

    Required Qualifications

  • Master's degree and 4 years of progressive experience in Social Work, Special Education, Disability Studies, Business Administration or similar program OR the equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the duties of the position.
  • Experience working with individuals with intellectual and other disabilities at an post-secondary or secondary inclusive transition level program or similar inclusive support environment.
  • Knowledge and skills providing learning experiences that are functionally relevant and community based.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain an understanding disposition toward individuals with an intellectual disability.
  • Experience working collaboratively with an academic department or inclusive secondary transition curriculum.
  • Ability to:

  • communicate and mentor program staff, including coach facilitators, educational support coaches, interns, and mentors.
  • address concerns and work toward resolution.
  • keep and maintain records.
  • Knowledge of:

  • Educational Support Coaches, Coach Facilitator, or Success Coach roles and responsibilities.
  • Best practices in areas of higher education, education, special education, inclusion, and postsecondary opportunities for students with intellectual disability.
  • The University admissions and registration processes.
  • Excellent oral, written, interpersonal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.
  • A strong commitment to diversity and social equity, and the demonstrated ability to work effectively with a culturally diverse student university community.
  • Successful interview.
  • Successful completion of three background checks.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience with inclusive supports for people with disabilities.
  • Prior professional work experience in a student support service in higher education.
  • Prior experience using specific systems (Banner, SAP, etc.).
  • The fundamental principles and practices used in the field of developmental disabilities, including appropriate medical terminology and developmental programming.
  • Knowledge of the principles of Social Role Valorization.
  • Job Description

    Program Development & Sustainability:

  • Coordinate the application, admissions, and registration process in collaboration with Admissions & Registrar.
  • Provide staff support to Admissions Review Panel, Advisory Board, and other program committees assigned by faculty advisor.
  • Create and manage the program budget with Financial Manager.
  • Compile data, including student and program outcomes and training.
  • Oversee the creation and maintenance of Integrated Studies website.
  • Organize and inform the annual program evaluation (e.g., PASSING, relevant Accreditation Standards).
  • Develop knowledge of Social Role Valorization.
  • Support Students & Families:

  • Support students in building relationships and the creation of natural supports.
  • Serve as a liaison and resource for students, parents, faculty, and members of the campus community.
  • Collaborate with Orientation staff for new student orientation as part of matriculating student orientation.
  • Coordinate Person Centered planning (e.g., PATH for all students/families).
  • Capacity Building:

  • Take part in University Admission Events, including Open House, Admitted Student Expo, and Orientation.
  • Cultivate relationships with OVR, Supports Coordinators, AHEDD and other third party supports/resources.
  • Facilitate and be familiar with funding sources (e.g.OVR, ODP, Medicaid- Waiver).
  • Conduct ongoing outreach to schools, transition service providers, OVR, Medicaid Waiver Supports Coordinators, parents, prospective students, and other University and community members inquiring about inclusive post- secondary opportunities.
  • Collaborate with members of the campus and surrounding post-secondary education community to ensure sustainability of the program.
  • Build capacity for Integrated Studies and the development of “model” programs.
  • Engage with faculty and staff in creating/establishing best practices, and curriculum modification, to cultivate an authentic inclusive college experience (e.g. Universal Design for Learning).
  • Professional Development:

  • Actively engage in ongoing professional development related to inclusive post-secondary education (e.g., leadership, supporting students and families, succession planning, program development and evaluation, SRV & CVA, and building relationships).
  • Engage in or oversee scholarship activities.
  • Maintain membership in organizations relevant to the field and Think College.net.
  • Collaborate with ELCM, and INST community employment initiatives (pre- and post-graduation) to support student career exploration and cultivate post-graduation employment opportunities.
  • Create and identify professional development opportunities for students, families, and members of the campus community.
  • Post-Graduation Success:

  • Engage students and families in purposeful activities related to student's post-graduation plan (e.g., launching, employment, independence, and natural supports).
  • Create foundational experiences and provide incidental learning to ensure continuity of focus for students (e.g., PATH, academics, experiences, internships, and relationships).
  • Supervise Staff:

  • Mentor/supervise staff, volunteers, and student workers.
  • Design a mentoring process for support staff.
  • All other duties as assigned.

  • Essential Functions

  • No or very limited physical effort required.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risks.
  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
  • Ability to sit for long lengths of time.
  • Must be able to lift/pull/push up to 10 pounds.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard and mouse.
  • Posting Open Date 01/17/2023 Posting Close Date 02/05/2023 Full Consideration Date Special Instructions to Applicants

  • This position is represented by a labor union and is subject to the terms and conditions of the SCUPA – SUA & GFPC Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Ability to work remotely if required due to emergency university closure.
  • Quicklink for Posting/Requisition https: // jobs.millersville.edu/postings/10295

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Resume
  • Optional Documents

  • Unofficial Transcripts 1
  • Unofficial Transcripts 2
  • Other Document 1
  • Other Document 2
  • Supplemental Questions

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