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Educational Program Associate, Institute for Human Development - ACED Program, Continuous Posting

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Institute for Human Development

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-benefit eligible position. Appointment periods are for the course session(s) with consideration for reappointment.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Assist with campus enrollments by working with students to help enroll them in their preferred classes, as well as, assist with same day enrollments.
  • Coordinate field trips and help students get on the correct bus.
  • Provide instructor support, this includes managing supplies, attendance, and assist instructors on classroom tasks.
  • Provide student support
  • Assist in emergency situations, Education Program Associates identify when it is time to call 911 and to notify parents.
Minimum Qualifications

A high school diploma is required.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with the ACED program.
  • Experience with a fire department, ambulance, or EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) experience/certification is preferred.

ACED classes are held on Saturday mornings. This position is expected to work 5 hours per week.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.


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