Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation's best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls "the most ambitious campus design program in the country."
With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC's momentum has never been stronger. UC's annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.
About the College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services
The University of Cincinnati embraces diversity and inclusion as core values that empower individuals to transform their lives and achieve their highest potential. By using talents of people from different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives, this vibrant, urban research university demonstrates its commitment to creating a community that values the contributions of all its members. The College of Education, Criminal Justice and Human Services (CECH) seeks a Program Coordinator for Non-Medical Transportation in the Advancement and Transition Services (ATS) IMPACT Autism Program to manage the program and work closely with other directors to maximize financial resources and ensure the sustainability of our programs and services. This individual will manage the day-to-day functioning, direct supervision of full-time staff, part time student workers, graduate assistants, and one on one support for our associates.
About Advancement and Transition Services
Every individual possesses unique power, potential, and purpose. UC's Advancement & Transition Services program support transition age youth and adults with a wide range of intellectual and developmental disabilities to discover and fulfill their purpose. Transition services is about more than managing life on campus. It is about young people and adults realizing their full potential and taking their places in the world – a world that is enriched through their contributions. The mission of ATS is to foster quality life experiences for people with disabilities through innovative research, education, and services.
IMPACT Innovation offers adults significantly affected by autism a year-round program that includes lifelong learning, healthy living, and vocational exploration through an inclusive experience on the UC campus. IMPACT Innovation was created in response to state and federal government initiatives to increase integrated employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. With the dedicated support from Impact Autism, other generous donors, waiver funding, and private pay options, IMPACT Innovation is able to provide adults 22 years of age and older meaningful employment opportunities and quality life experiences in inclusive settings which ultimately leads to more independent and fulfilled lives.
IMPACT Innovation provides non-medical transportation services to program participants. Defined as: transportation to, from, between, or among a place of employment, adult day support, career planning, group employment support, individual employment support, or vocational habilitation is provided to the individual. IMPACT provides these services to and from the participants' homes and the University of Cincinnati and the surrounding community.
Coordinate the Non-Medical Transportation services for IMPACT Innovations at the College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services. This position is 80% FTE; full benefits eligible; and will work under the supervision of the Director of IMPACT Innovations to maintain a fleet of up to 5 vans used to transport program participants to and from their daily programming at the University of Cincinnati. This role is responsible for all day to day functions of the non-medical-transportation program including but not limited to the following essential functions.
Drive a minimum of two shifts a week depending on program need.
Design/create and conduct hiring, training, evaluating, and scheduling for student worker drivers.
Work with Director of Impact Innovations to develop program objectives for non-medical transportation and monitor quantitative and qualitative data on progress toward objectives. Review objectives to identify problems and solutions, prioritize solutions and develop action steps for program improvement.
Provide financial administrative support for program initiatives; such as collecting, auditing, and entering data for Medicaid billing.
Coordinate and maintain daily operations of the non-medical transportation program including routine and emergency maintenance, parking permits, fuel cards, and compliance with both the University and Department of Developmental Disabilities requirements.
Develop and implement marketing strategies to recruit student workers and program participants.
Interact with associates, student workers, families, staff, faculty, external agencies and other university departments.
Provide direct supervision to student drivers.
Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.
Assist as needed with the Impact Innovation program as designated by the Director.
Five (5) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.
Valid Driver's License with acceptable record.
One (1) year of program coordination experience.
Additional Qualifications Considered
Experience working with individuals with disabilities.
PR Trained (department can train if necessary).
Interested and qualified applicants must apply online and include a cover letter of interest and a current CV/Resume.
All certifications and other documentation can be uploaded using the Additional Documents section in the application.
Applications without a cover letter and CV/Resume will not be considered for the position.
Candidates selected for in person interviews will also be subject to a driver's abstract to ensure compliance with the Department of Developmental Disabilities eligibility requirements.
Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
Competitive salary range of $32,000 - $37,000 dependent on the candidate's experience.
Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSIO...N STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.