Instructor/Assistant Instructor (Child Development Specialist) - Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in Carbondale Illinois

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Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Carbondale, Illinois

United States


Detailed Job Description

Position: Instructor/Assistant Instructor (Child Development Specialist). The appointment will be at the rank of assistant instructor with a bachelor's degree and at the rank of instructor with a master's degree.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Education, Social and/or Behavioral Science, Human Services related fields, e.g. psychology, social work, applied behavioral analysis, rehabilitation required. Experience working with children aged birth to six, conducting and interpreting assessments, coordinating and monitoring referrals and services required. Documented professional training, experience working in early intervention and/or special education programs and Master's degree preferred.

This is a security-sensitive position. Before any offer of employment is made the University will conduct a pre-employment background investigation, which includes a criminal background check.

Duties: This position is accountable to Child Development Education Coordinator to ensure the program's full compliance with Head Start Disabilities/Mental Health Performance Standards. Major responsibilities for the disabilities/mental health service area are developing and implementing a comprehensive plan for the delivery of disabilities services (identifying, referring, and follow-up of appropriate services) and mental health services (creating and monitoring behavior plans, monitoring mental health referrals and working with the program's Mental Health Consultant). Other duties include pre-service and in-service training and scoring and monitoring of 45 day assessments.

Application Instructions:
Use Institution Website button to the right of this job description, then follow instructions on the jobpage at SIU-Carbondale's website.

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.

Keyword Phrases

  • Where brains and heart intersect
  • Inclusive excellence
  • Access, opportunity, innovation and teaching
  • Teacher Early Childhood
  • Human Development & Family Studies
  • Psychology
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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