Bethel University

  • BUILD Internship Supervisor

    Posted Date 3 months ago(4/27/2018 3:36 PM)
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    Benefit Eligible
  • Job Summary

    BUILD (Bethel University Inclusive Learning and Development) is a two-year postsecondary residential program for students with intellectual disabilities.  BUILD provides a comprehensive educational experience that fosters independent living, meaningful employment and life-long learning.


    Provide oversight of internships to the BUILD program in conjunction with the director to ensure that students are able to successfully participate in and fulfill the requirements for an Applied Skills Certificate.  Manage daily operations related to BUILD program focus on developing employment skills through internship work experiences including working with employers to arrange internships, developing and teaching BUILD Internship Courses, hiring, training, and supervising job mentors, as well as designing and implementing personalized learning process to track student progress in development of employment skills


    • Coordinate all BUILD Program aspects related to internships including planning, developing, securing of internship sites and implementing curriculum for both on and off-campus BUILD Internships. 
    • Hire, train and supervise Job Mentors (student workers).
    • Teach two BUILD Internship courses per semester including management of work skills curriculum.
    • Collaborate with Director to manage all internship aspects to ensure that students are able to successfully participate in and fulfill the requirements for an Applied Skills Certificate and prepare to enter into meaningful employment.
    • Design personalized learning plans for students and monitor progress for student advisees. Communicate with parents as appropriate regarding internships and student progress.

    Required Skills

    Ability to support Bethel University’s statement of Christian faith and share that knowledge with students and clients

    Knowledge of characteristics of students with intellectual disabilities

    Ability to plan, develop, and implement curriculum and instruction using principles of Universal Design for Learning

    Knowledge of disability accommodations and supports required for students with intellectual disabilities in a postsecondary program

    Knowledge of community agencies and service groups focused on supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in developing their employment skills

    Ability to provide a supportive and caring environment for students

    Ability to establish and maintain open and cooperative communication with BUILD staff, students, parents, and Bethel Community Members

    Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community

    Ability to hire, train, and manage student workers

    Required Experience

    Three years or more experience teaching or working with students with disabilities.
    Experience teaching and/or working at transition or college level experience preferred.

    Required Education

    Bachelor’s degree in Special Education or related field: Education, Leadership, Social Sciences, etc.

    Additional Information

    Must be able work at a computer sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Ability to lift up to twenty pounds to transport instructional materials to classroom/work setting.
    Position requires some night or weekend engagements as well as access to transportation to get to work sites.
    Work 30 hours per week, 10 months per year.



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