ACED Program Specialist (Aide) - UMKC Institute for Human Development - 71505 (Continuous Posting)

Hiring Department

ACED (Adult Continuing Education for Persons with Developmental Disabilities) teaches classes on four campuses throughout the Kansas City metro are. ACED is housed with IHD (Institute for Human Development) with the University of Missouri, Kansas City.

Job Description

This is a temporary, non-tenure-accruing, non-benefits eligible position. Appointment periods are for the course session(s) with consideration for reappointment.

Must be available on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. from Sept – Dec. and Jan. – May. Only 5 hours per week.
  • Assists in ACED classes on campus.
  • Distributes supplies to classrooms.
  • Assists instructors and students in classroom activities.
  • Accompanies field trips to help coordinate.
  • Helps at front desk with attendance.
  • Unloads and loads supplies from car to classroom.
  • Helps with cleanup after class.
  • Assures students are welcomed when they arrive and watches at pickup times.
Minimum Qualifications

High School Degree

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working with people with developmental disabilities

Application Deadline

Open until filled.

Application Instructions

To be considered, you must complete the application which contains two (2) sections: 1. Name and Contact Information 2. Combine all application materials (a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a list of at least five references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.

Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /,&, %, etc.).

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For questions about the position, please contact including the Job Identification number 47882 and name of the position.

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