Part-Time Family Support Specialist (Temporary Staff) at Indiana University

Posted in Other 7 days ago.

Location: Bloomington, Indiana

Job Description:



Department Information

The Indiana Institute on Disability and Community (IIDC) is one of only 67 University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities. The Institute conducts research and training through seven Centers: Early Childhood Center, Center on Education and Lifelong Learning, Center on Community Living and Careers, Center for Health Equity, Indiana Resource Center for Autism, Center for Collaborative Systems Change, and the Eppley Institute on Parks and Public Lands.

This position is within the Indiana Resource Center for Autism.

Job Summary

The Indiana Resource Center for Autism (IRCA) is looking for a passionate individual who has an understanding of autism spectrum disorders and is willing to learn about resources and options to support families and individuals on the spectrum across Indiana. We are looking for someone with fresh and innovative ideas. Specifically, we are looking for someone who can:

  • Take the lead on reaching out to our parent support groups via a listserv and keeping them updated on the latest resources and state options.

  • Work with IRCA staff on providing training in various formats that is relevant for the diversity of families and individuals across Indiana (e.g., rural, ethnic, etc.). Should have some presentation experience or be willing to learn.

  • Work with IRCA staff to ensure websites (IRCA, Act Early) have the most up to date information related to family resources and services. Will investigate options for translating information to non-English languages.

  • Write articles and update various pieces of information to stay relevant. Must be written to be accessible for family members and individuals on the spectrum.

  • May be asked to be involved with the Students on the Spectrum Club at IU.

  • Respond to calls and emails from family members and individuals on the spectrum looking for guidance and resources.

  • Network with the Autism Society of Indiana and other family organizations across Indiana (INSOURCE, Family Voices, ASK, Arc of Indiana).


Bachelor's degree preferred. Must be willing to travel on a limited basis.

Work Location

Bloomington, Indiana

Job Classification

Career Level: Temporary

FLSA: Nonexempt

Job Function: Temporary Hourly

Job Family: Temporary Regular

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This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.

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