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Adults with Disabilities Program Specialist
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Category: Classified – Community Ed – ABE/Adults with Disabilities Program Specialist
Date Posted: 1/6/2022
Location: ESC – Community Education – ABE
Date Closing: 01/27/2022
Posting #11599

Adults with Disabilities Program Specialist
Full Time  12 months/200 days/8 hrs a day

Adults with Disabilities (AWD) Program Specialist coordinates programs, activities and initiatives designed to meet the needs of adults with disabilities and acts as a liaison between Community Education programs, services, and individuals to promote accessibility and equal opportunity.

Duties:  Coordinate, plan, and schedule outreach and organization of classes, activities, and programs for adults with disabilities and other related adult learning classes.Work to specifically meet the needs of new and younger incoming participants through the expansion of recreational sports, healthy cooking classes, independent living skills and creative arts programming.
Seek opportunities to create new strategic partnerships within Anoka-Hennepin as well as community-based organizations and area businesses that will support program expansion efforts.
Coordinate specific outreach and marketing activities for the program.
Assist in the development of the annual budget and ongoing monitoring of expenses.
Track and report program revenue and participation numbers regularly.
Prepare and develop grant proposals to help increase financial support of the program.
Provide or facilitate reasonable accommodations for other Anoka-Hennepin Community Education programs.
Coordinate the continuous process of needs assessment, implementation of best systems practices, and program evaluation for the adults with disabilities program as input to a process of continual program improvement.
Participate in area networking group (CEND) and other networking and professional development opportunities.
Other duties as assigned by Adult Learning Coordinator.

Minimum Qualifications:  High School Diploma or equivalent.  Experience in education, recreation, or related field.  Experience working with target audience.  Strong computer skills, including using Internet search engines, email, and Google Suite Apps.  Strong oral and written communication skills and public relations skills.  Strong organizational skills.  Ability to work cooperatively in a team setting.  Must be able to lift a minimum of 20 pounds.  Ability to maintain regular attendance, which includes completing an assigned day.  Ability to perform position responsibilities including physical factors, work devices and materials handling, data functions, and people functions.  Must be physically working in the building/onsite.

Preferred Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in field related to adult enrichment, park and recreation, or continuing education preferred.  One to three years experience implementing programs for adults with disabilities preferred.  Community Education experience preferred.  Experience recruiting instructors and/or volunteers preferred. Experience working with economically and culturally diverse populations preferred.  Ability to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing setting preferred.  Eleyo Registration software experience preferred.

Rate of pay:  $20.95/hour and up, DOQ.

Start Date:  1/31/22.

All Applicants must complete the Anoka-Hennepin Schools online application at
Anoka-Hennepin School District uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online.

January 6th, 2022

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