Cornell University, Yang Tan Institute

Position ID:Cornell-YTI-EXTDATAYTI [#21873, WDR-00031654]
Position Title: Extension Associate – Data Associate - Yang-Tan Institute, ILR School, Cornell University
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Management and Organizations
Administrative / Public Engagement, Teaching and Practice
Strategy
Organizational Behavior
Leadership. Sustainability, and Organizational Change
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2022/06/03)
Position Description:    

Position is located in Ithaca, NY, within the ILR School on the campus of Cornell University, or can be based remotely within New York State.

The School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University has an immediate opening for an Extension Associate – Data Associate in the K. Lisa Yang and Hock E. Tan Institute on Employment and Disability in the Extension/Outreach Division.

Our Team:

The Yang-Tan Institute (YTI) conducts research and provides continuing education and technical assistance on many aspects of disability in the workplace. Researchers and practitioners at YTI have helped companies, labor organizations, government agencies, schools, and communities throughout the United States and abroad to accommodate and integrate individuals with disabilities. Our team consults with business and industry, and with policy makers, educators, disability advocates, and rehabilitation practitioners.

What you will do:

The position’s primary focus will be as a Data Associate for the NYS Education Department’s Data Technical Assistance Partnership (D-TAP). Must reside in or be able to travel to New York State to complete project responsibilities.

This role will develop curriculum and materials, provide technical assistance to content specialists, and support Partnership evaluation planning and implementation for the Technical Assistance Partnership (TAP) for Data.  The position will work with other Technical Assistance Partnerships to support twelve Office of Special Education Educational Partnership Regional Teams, which include content specialists from Regional Partnership Centers (RPCs), as well as Family and Community Engagement Centers (FACE Centers, early childhood and school age).

Extension Associate is a full-time, academic, non-tenure track, term position with an initial appointment through December 31, 2023.  The position may be re-appointed based on recommendations by the appropriate YTI Leadership and Associate Dean for Outreach, as well as available funding and work.  

More information about the ILR School can be obtained at our web site, http://www.ilr.cornell.edu and the Yang-Tan Institute at http://www.yti.cornell.edu/

 

What we need:

  • Advanced degree (Master's, Doctorate, or law degree) in evaluation, special education, general education, vocational rehabilitation, psychology, disability studies, adult education, or other related field.
  • Minimum of one year of experience providing professional development and/or technical assistance. 
  • Minimum of three years of experience working in K-12 education settings with educators.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and experience teaching adult learners. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in collaborative environments and to contribute to the innovation and outcome success of a team.
  • Relevant professional leadership and network development at the state and regional level.
  • Frequent travel required.
  • Must reside in or be able to travel to New York State to complete project responsibilities.

You will be a top candidate with our preferred qualifications:

  • Terminal degree in special education or education-related field.
  • Minimum of two to four years conducting research, training, coursework, organizational development support, and system level interventions to regional, state, or national networks.
  • Minimum of one to three years of experience providing information dissemination through the use professional development and/or technical assistance to practitioners in special education or related field.
  • Two or more years of experience working in transition for students with disabilities and the ability to demonstrate content knowledge in the area of in-person, print, and electronic mediums.
  • Demonstrated writing ability and scholarly record in the thematic content area (articles in peer-reviewed journals, articles in trade publications, research and project reports, informational brochures, policy briefs, etc.).
  • Demonstrated experience in leading teams and mentoring, coaching, and supervising academic and/or research personnel and graduate students.
  • One to three years of successful grant writing and grant management experience.
  • Demonstrated experience developing and leading research/evaluation projects. Ability to work in interdisciplinary teams, providing creative and critical independent thinking while also considering diverse opinions and approaches.
  • Significant experience and demonstrated competency in diverse qualitative and quantitative research methodology.
  • Proven ability to use and learn different software packages and web-based tools. Minimum of three years demonstrated experience in large project management (e.g. several staff and budgets exceeding $500,000).
  • Professional credentials in disciplinary area, such as appropriate state and national licensure, certifications, etc.
  • Minimum three years of experience with distance learning.
  • Three or more years of experience working in K-12 special education or general education.  

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

 

Cornell appreciates employees with great rewards & benefits:

Cornell provides great benefits that include educational benefits, access to a plethora of wellness programs, employee discounts with local and national retail brands, health care options to choose from, generous paid leave provisions and superior retirement contributions.

Cornell has also been nationally recognized as an award-winning workplace for our health, wellbeing, sustainability, and diversity initiatives. For more information click here.

To Apply:

Interested parties should submit a vita and letter of application describing qualifications and research agenda, and teaching experience. 

This is an academic, full-time, non-tenure track benefits eligible term opportunity located in Ithaca, NY on the campus of Cornell University.




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