Coordinator of Student Support - Institute on Disabilities at Temple University, PA UCEDD, Philadelphia, PA

Posted: Thursday, September 30, 2021

Coordinator of Student Support - (21003307)

The position is at the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University -- Pennsylvania's University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research, and Service. The purpose of a Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities is to provide university and community training, innovative services and supports, technical assistance, research, and dissemination to support people with disabilities in their pursuit of independence, productivity, community inclusion, and overall quality of life. The primary responsibility of the Coordinator of Student Support is the management of peer mentors for the Leadership and Career Studies (L&CS) program within the Institute of Disabilities (IOD). Peer mentors for L&CS provide academic, social, and campus engagement for students with intellectual disability enrolled in L&CS, a four-year postsecondary certificate program. This position reports to the Senior Project Coordinator within L&CS. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree and at least one years of directly related experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office and working knowledge of all applicable computer software or ability to learn them.
  • Demonstrated written communication skills
  • Demonstrated strong customer service and interpersonal skills and ability to work as a team player across multiple levels and departments.
  • Must be able to work independently, prioritize and organize work.
  • Must have the ability to meet simultaneous deadlines, handle confidential materials, manage time effectively and use good judgment.

Temple University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

In accordance with the City of Philadelphia's mandate, all Temple University students, faculty, staff and contractors must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by October 15, 2021, unless they have a medical or religious exemption approved by the university. An individual is considered fully vaccinated 2 weeks or more following the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or 2 weeks or more following a single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Individuals who do not meet the University's vaccination or exception requirement by October 15, 2021 will be prohibited from working until proof of vaccination or an exception is provided. For more information visit the university's Vaccines web page at

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

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Primary Location: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Main Campus-Ritter Annex
Job: Staff
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular

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