The Special Education Support Specialist will work with HANDS in Autism, joining a team of professionals servicing a high need and high risk population with growing needs at the State and local levels - individuals with autism and high level behavioral and educational needs as well as their families, community providers, school personnel, and medical personnel.
Provides administrative support to the department, such as managing calendars, answering phone calls, creating routine and confidential correspondence, drafting reports and presentations, and arranging meetings and conferences.
Schedules rotations and clinic hours for members, and may arrange extracurricular activities.
Counsels current and incoming residents on administrative issues such as scheduling, rotation requirements, benefits, and leave.
Coordinates activities related to recruitment, including events, screening, interviewing, reference checks, and orientation for candidates.
Maintains ongoing documentation with respect to accuracy, confidentiality, and accessibility.
Implements program improvement projects from initiation to execution.
Offers recommendations to improve program administration and/or the overall quality of care.
Participates in the planning and development of academic and clinical requirements to ensure that all accreditation standards are maintained.
High school diploma or GED
4 years of experience in administration, office management, or program coordination
Experience in a clinical or academic setting
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered
Proficient communication skills
Maintains a high degree of professionalism
Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Highly thorough and dependable
Possesses a high degree of initiative
Ability to build strong customer relationships
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
Career Level: Mastery
Job Function: Health Services
Job Family: Clinical Education
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