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Summer Pre-College Inclusive Program Coordinator-Dean of Education-PSUP0143

To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.

The School of Education 's Center for Sensory & Complex Disabilities is seeking candidates for Summer Pre-College Inclusive Program Coordinator role.

A Pre-College Summer Program for high school students (ages 16-18) with intellectual and developmental disabilities is planned for the summer 2024. This inclusive college summer experience will include a group of 8-10 high school students living on-campus for one week. The curricula and schedule will include students taking a typical college class as well as programming in life skills, career awareness, group dynamics and social events. There will be several topical seminars on such topics as proper use of social media, college student behavioral expectations; and finding, getting, & keeping a job. A written transition assessment will be generated from a person-centered planning process as well as a summation of status and recommendation reflecting pre-employment transition services. This one-week residential session will combine on-campus and community-based instruction contributing toward a written plan outlining next steps for targeted growth in specific areas that will provide direction towards college and job readiness. This summer program is developed with consideration / parameters necessary for meeting requirements for Extended School Year program and addressing Pre-Employment Transition Services.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Part-time (21 Hours Per Week) professional program and administrative position
  • Develop the program curricula/schedule in collaboration with the Career & Community Studies (CCS) Administration
  • Interact and collaborate the TCNJ Departments relative to summer programs (e.g. Conference & Catering; Facilities)
  • Implement the day to day operations of the Summer Program which is 9 days and 8 nights.
  • Manage the program and its staff. It is anticipated that the staff of this program will include 2 academic instructors; 2–3-day time teaching assistants; and a residential staff (1 Lead + 3 Residential Advisors & Overnight personnel).
Required Qualifications:
  • Experience working with youth with ID/DD within a college setting
  • Graduate Degree
  • Experience in providing accommodations and modifications to academic curricula for you with ID/DD
  • NJ Driver’s License; Clear Background Check
  • Familiarity with college processes, policies, and protocols
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working with youth with ID/DD within a college setting
  • Graduate Degree
  • Experience in providing accommodations and modifications to academic curricula for you with ID/DD
Employer Qualifications:
  • Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of background check and reference checks.
About TCNJ

TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. TCNJ currently is ranked as one of the 75 "Most Competitive" schools in the nation by Barron's Profiles of American Colleges and is rated the No. 1 public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report. TCNJ was named the #10 value in public higher education by the Princeton review in 2009 and, in 2006, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter - an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ's seven schools - Arts & Communication; Business; Education; Humanities and Social Sciences; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of New York City and Philadelphia. The College's campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty and has 39 major buildings.

Contact Information

Qualified candidates should apply online and submit a letter of interest, resume (CV), as well as the names and contact information for three professional references. Applications will be considered until a viable finalist has been found.

In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions (faculty exempt) are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.

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