Jobs

Administrative Assistant IV, Center for Disabilities Studies

Posted April 7, 2022

The Center for Disabilities Studies is now accepting applications for an Administrative Assistant IV! The AA IV provides administrative leadership to the Career & Life Studies Certificate and Spectrum Scholars, inclusive post-secondary programs for students with disabilities at University of Delaware. 


Assistive Technology Mgr/Sr. Assistive Technology Mgr

Posted March 30, 2022

Join a vibrant community dedicated to excellence. The Center for Disabilities Studies works to enhance the lives of individuals with disabilities and their families through education, advocacy, service and research. It promotes empowerment and opportunity, accessibility and inclusiveness, so all may fully participate in – and enrich – their communities.


Academic Program Coordinator, Center for Disabilities Studies

Posted March 30, 2022

The Center for Disabilities Studies (CDS) is the largest research and public service center in the College of Education and Human Development, providing leadership in promoting the inclusion of individuals with disabilities in all aspects of society. This position is housed in Spectrum Scholars, a college-to-career initiative in the Transition & Employment unit. Spectrum Scholars provides direct support to matriculating students on the autism spectrum, as well as training and consultation for the campus community on creating inclusive environments for students on the autism spectrum.


Limited Term Researcher, Center for Disabilities Studies

Posted March 30, 2022

The ACCESS project is looking for outstanding candidates for an Limited term research position. Coaches will provide consultation to teachers in providing content-based instruction that is modified for students with significant intellectual disabilities as well as supporting teachers with tier one instructional supports for a wide range of students. The coaches will provide group professional development sessions, school-based coaching, and assess teachers’ fidelity to curriculum and project goals.


Career Counselor, Spectrum Scholars

Posted March 14, 2022

Under the general direction of the Spectrum Scholars Program Manager, the Career Counselor provides career and employment support for autistic UD students and works collaboratively with campus and business partners.


Program Coordinator, DNEA

Posted February 8, 2022

The Delaware Network for Excellence in Autism (DNEA), which is housed in the Health and Wellness Unit at CDS, helps the community stay informed by developing and distributing information and resources on issues that impact people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), their families, and professionals who support this growing population of Delawareans. The DNEA engages in training, technical assistance, and information dissemination activities to promote the use of evidence-based practices in education, social services, healthcare, and vocational training.


Career Counselor, Career & Life Studies Certificate

Posted January 6, 2022

The Career and Life Studies Certificate (CLSC) at the UD Center for Disabilities Studies (CDS) is seeking a Career Counselor to support students in acquiring work-based learning experiences and person-centered career exploration.


Program Coordinator, Career & Life Studies Certificate

Posted January 6, 2022

The Career and Life Studies Certificate (CLSC) at the University of Delaware Center for Disabilities Studies (CDS) is seeking a Program Coordinator to lead on-campus activities for CLSC students, including student life and academics.


Coach a UD Student w/ ID — Newark, Del.

Posted August 25, 2021

Earn $12 an hour, up to 28 hours per week, helping coach a UD student with intellectual disabilities as the student pursues academic, interpersonal, career and independent living goals.


Internships & Assistantships

LEND trainee position – family member

Posted July 27, 2020

Are you related to a child or youth with a developmental disability?

Would you like to learn more about educational and health system practices, share about your lived experience, strengthen your leadership skills and build a network of professionals who practice family-centered care?

Apply to be a trainee in the University of Delaware’s Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) program.


LEND trainee position – self-advocate

Posted July 27, 2020

Calling self-advocates with autism spectrum disorder or other developmental disabilities!

Learn more about educational and health-system practices, share about your lived experiences and strengthen your leadership skills as a trainee in the University of Delaware’s Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) program.


Career & Life Studies Certificate (CLSC) Internship

Posted March 20, 2020

CLSC is a 2-year certificate program at UD for students with intellectual disabilities. Internships offer an opportunity to learn about inclusive higher education, conduct coaching and workshops, and facilitate campus connections with CLSC students.


Volunteering

Become a CDS advisor

Posted March 10, 2022

Seeking people with disabilities and/or their family members to join the Center’s Community Advisory Council. As a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, CDS maintains an advisory body with a majority of members representing people with disabilities and family members of people with disabilities. CDS benefits from an engaged Community Advisory Council (CAC), many members of which have long-standing affiliations with the Center.


Become a LEND host family

Posted March 21, 2020

This program works to help graduate student Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) trainees connect meaningfully with families in which at least one of the members is a child with a neurodevelopmental disability.


Looking for volunteers to share lived experiences with UD students

Posted February 19, 2020

Share your story with passionate, engaged University of Delaware students enrolled in the Disability Studies minor! CDS is seeking individuals with disabilities and family members of individuals with disabilities to help students in the minor’s capstone course, Senior Seminar, learn first-hand about living with a disability.