Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the Institute on Disability (IOD) at the University of New Hampshire. The IOD is committed to excellence in the work place and offers a wide range of benefits including tuition reimbursement, comprehensive insurance coverage (health, dental, life, long term care, disability), career services, staff development and multicultural resources.

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status, genetic information, and political orientation. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

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The Research Assistant will work with the PI to identify research questions and formulate a research plan specific to the RENEW intervention. Additionally, this person will assist with designing and developing a strong evaluation plan for all of the PI’s projects and programs as well as design research protocols, assist with grant submissions, conduct quantitative and mixed-method data analysis. Duties include:

  • Design data collection system for RENEW
  • Design evaluation and research plans
  • Assist with grant submissions
  • Design data collection system for wraparound and youth peer support

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The Senior Program Support Assistant will provide critical day-to-day operating support for UNH-4U and other grants and contracts. Responsibilities include managing fee-for-service accounting, collecting registration and training fees; data collection for cost-share reporting; preparing progress reports; collecting UNH-4U student registrations and supporting documentation; preparing documentation required for contracts, billing, payments, and financial reporting; maintain the web-sites; development of forms, databases, and reporting for day to day operating and quality improvement; project team; development of marketing materials as assigned; collect and maintain informed consent forms, data sharing agreements and data collections as necessary for research and evaluation-related activities; assist in preparation of grant proposals and interim and final reporting requirements. The professional will use significant independent judgment in applying/adapting project guidelines, policies and procedures, maintain confidentiality, and apply thorough knowledge of the operations and policies of the program or research project, as applicable.

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Under the direction of the UNH-4U PI, the Co-Director will assist in the design, implementation, and quality improvement of all elements of the UNH-4U program. Duties include assisting in the development of operations protocol for all program elements, including but not limited to:

  • Student recruitment, registration, admissions, academic advising, coordination and collaboration with faculty, students, parents; curriculum development, instruction, and micro-credentialing taxonomy;
  • Work closely with UNH and CHHS partners in the integration of post-secondary experiences;
  • Professional development of staff and staff supervision;
  • Training and TA on differentiated instruction and inclusive education practices;
  • Assessment of implementation drivers for members of Inclusive Higher Education Consortia;
  • Marketing, communication and information dissemination materials;
  • Peer mentoring and academic coaching capacity building;
  • Assist the project evaluator with data collection and coordination for process and outcome evaluation and use of data for quality improvement;
  • Development of funding and fee for service mechanisms for long term program sustainability;
  • Produce new knowledge and translate knowledge through practical and peer reviewed conferences, articles, technical assistance to other higher education institutions in NH and scholarship for a variety of audiences.

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