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State of Minnesota Student Worker Para Prof Sr in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota

Job Summary Job Summary The purpose of this position is to support the Accessibility Resources department’s efforts to help students navigate the overwhelming transition process, assist in accommodation implementation and reduce barriers to academic success for students with disabilities and/or students on academic warning or suspension. The Graduate Intern will help students identify barriers to academic success and assist them in creating action plans for overcoming those challenges. This intern will help students to maximize their potential for academic success by supporting then and assisting them in gaining effective study strategies and behaviors. This position will provide academic coaching for students in our Career Technical Education programs as this is funded through Perkins funding. Responsibilities: * Provide individual instruction and coaching sessions that enhance student’s strategic thinking and academic skills regarding the following topics: time management, organization, note-taking, reading strategies, study skill strategies, goal setting, test taking strategies, communication with instructors and community and college resources. * Develop, coordinate, and lead small group workshop for new and returning Inver students in the Learning Center at strategic points in the semester on a variety of academic topics. * Assist students with implementing assistive technology. * Perform other duties as assigned to ensure the smooth functioning of the department and maintain the reputation of the Office of Accessibility Resources. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications * Completed bachelor’s degree * Pursing a graduate degree in Higher Education, Social Work, Special Education, or other related field * Familiarity with internship processes * Strong organizational and communication skills (written, oral and electronic) * Computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint * Competency with a range of office software products and data collection tools * High initiative, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to function independently * Experience working with diverse populations Preferred Qualifications * Experience working with individuals with disabilities from diverse and/or underrepresented populations * Prior professional, student worker or intern experience in college or university setting Additional Requirements In accordance with the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities (MnSCU) Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to MnSCU’s vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check. Application Details Other Information Employment information for this position can be found in its collective bargaining agreement or its plan document at http://mn.gov/mmb/employee-relations/labor-relations/Labor/. Why Work For Us GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year. How to Apply Click “Apply” at the bottom of this page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637. For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers. Contact If you have questions about the position, contact Human Resources at humanresources@inverhills.edu or 651/450-3371. * * * AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status. Reasonable accommodations will be made to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637or email careers@state.mn.us. Please indicate what assistance is needed. Job Title: Student Worker Para Prof Sr Location: Inver Grove Heights Job ID: 47091 Regular/Temporary: Limited Full/Part Time: Part-Time Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers Date Posted: 07/12/2021 Closing Date: 07/26/2021 Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: MN St Colleges & Universities / Inver Hills CC-AFSCME Hiring Agency: MN St Colleges & Universities / Inver Hills CC-AFSCME Division/Unit: MnSCU Inver Hills CC / AFSCME Temp or Intermit only Appointment Type: Temporary, Part-time (20 hours/week) Work Shift: Day Shift Work Hours: Day Shift Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift Days of Work: Monday - Friday Travel Required: No Salary Range: $16.48 - $20.09/hourly Classified Status: Unclassified Bargaining Unit/Union: 207 - Technical/AFSCME Work Area: Accessibility Resources End Date: 05/12/2022 Job Class: Student Worker Para Professional Senior Working Title: Accessibility Resources Graduate Intern/Academic Coach

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