School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University

Position ID:Cornell-ILR-EXTASSOCYTI [#9135, WDR-0000]
Position Title: Extension Associate - Yang-Tan Institute
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Area: Labor and Employment
Starting Date:2017/06/01
Appl Deadline: (posted 2017/05/02, listed until 2017/11/02)
Position Description:    

Extension Associate – Yang-Tan Institute

Position is located in Ithaca, NY, within the ILR School on the campus of Cornell University.

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

The position of Extension Associate within the K. Lisa Yang and Hock E. Tan Institute on Employment and Disability (YTI) is responsible for providing a range of training, content development and programming primarily in the area of transition for youth with disabilities.

Extension Associate is a non-tenure track, academic term position with a three year initial appointment. The position may be reappointed on the basis of recommendations by the appropriate Executive Director, Director and Associate Dean as well as available funding and work.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Collaboratively design and conduct in-person and web-based training on topics regarding transition to adult life for youth with disabilities. • Provide technical assistance to professional development personnel that will, in turn increase the use of evidence-based practices with school district personnel. • Conduct large and small scale evaluations of disability-related initiatives in education and across systems. • Contribute to the development of guidance documents through knowledge of public policy initiatives at New York State and federal levels. • Remain well versed in research that advances transition to adult life for youth with disabilities. • Participate in efforts to market professional development offerings. • Contribute to the development of all content and training programming through knowledge of emerging research, evidence-based practices, laws and regulations regarding secondary transition issues for youth with disabilities.

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/

Qualifications: • Master’s degree in Psychology/School Psychology, Special Education, Vocational Rehabilitation, Social Work or Education. • Demonstrated relevant professional leadership and network development at the state, regional, national, and/or international areas in relevant professional, trade, policy, or public networks. • Minimum of three to six years teaching related courses in college-level environment, conducting training to relevant target audience, and/or conducting research in the thematic content area. • 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.).

Preferred Qualifications: • Ph.D. in Psychology/School Psychology, Special Education, Vocational Rehabilitation, Social Work or Education. • Minimum of one to three years demonstrated experience in large project management (e.g. several staff and budgets exceeding $500,000). • Minimum of one to three years demonstrated experience in promoting thematic area program teaching, consultation, and research services to regional, state, or national networks through the use of in-person, print, and electronic mediums. • Demonstrated experience in leading teams and mentoring, coaching, and supervising teaching personnel: three to five years preferred. • Professional credentials in disciplinary area, such as appropriate state and national licensure, certifications, etc. • Minimum of one to three years demonstrated experience in successful grant writing and grant management. • Minimum of one to three years of experience with distance learning.

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

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

This is a full-time, non-tenure track academic benefits eligible term opportunity located in Ithaca, NY.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.


Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
http://www.ilr.cornell.edu
email
607-255-2906
 
201G Dolgren Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

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