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Position: Research Associate Position
Deadline: Open till filled
Salary Range: $41,128 - $61,692

The North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities (NDCPD) at Minot State University is seeking an experienced and qualified candidate to serve as a Research Associates on newly funded grant projects at NDCPD. The person hired for this position will take on the coordination and management of assigned projects with the goal of meeting funding agency expectations within the scope and budget. The grant projects assigned to this position will determine the level of management responsibility. Some of the duties will include:

This position requires a bachelor's degree in a human service related field (i.e. Special Education, Rehabilitation, Education, Psychology); preference will be given to applicants with a master's degree. The position also requires 2-3 years of related work experience in a disability-related agency. Experience in presentations and writing technical reports and/or grants is beneficial.

Application Process: Submit MSU application, resume, and references to:

  Susie Mack @ NDCPD
Minot State University
500 University Avenue West
Minot, ND 58707
or Memorial Hall 203

Position: Research Associate / Early Interventionist
Date Posted: September 1, 2015
Position #12773, Job Family 2421
12-month position, Full-time, Exempt
Special Contract

Deadline: September 14, 2015

Position Description: This position is grant-funded with NDCPD, specifically within the Minot Infant Development Program. Primarily, this position will provide early intervention services to families who have children with developmental delays. In addition, this position will also be responsible for general grant related tasks as assigned and deemed necessary by the correlating project director. The level of responsibility and frequency of the secondary tasks will vary depending on the project assignments.

  1. Serve as an Early Interventionist including:
    • Provide Early Intervention Services to families of children enrolled in the Infant Development Program
    • Participate in Trans-disciplinary Infant Development Team
    • Complete Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) and Periodic Reviews for Children on Assigned Caseload
    • Evaluate the overall Developmental Skills of Infants and Toddlers
    • Travel in-state within the Minot Region as well as some of ND.
  2. Become knowledgeable about NDCPD and the goals, objectives and activities of the assigned grants and contracts.
  3. Implement project goals, objectives and activities.
  4. Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with constituent groups in the disabilities communities locally, national and international.
  5. Develop/disseminate material (i.e. curriculum, instructional materials, articles, brochures, presentations, technical reports).
  6. Provide technical assistance and/or consultation to individuals, agencies and consumers.
  7. Manage project budgets and reporting processes as needed.
  8. Provide education and training on project specific content.
  9. Present at meetings and conferences.
  10. Perform research and data analysis that impact individuals with disabilities.
  11. Conduct literature reviews and needs assessments.
  12. Negotiate memorandums of understanding and agreements following NDCPD and MSU guidelines.
  13. Participate in organizational, statewide, and national planning/policy groups to address unmet needs and emerging issues.
  14. Coordinate, conduct and participate in various project and NDCPD meetings.
  15. Enter activity and product data in the National Information Reporting System (NIRS).
  16. Provide supervision of NDCPD staff as needed.
  17. Use disability etiquette and cultural competence/literacy in work assignments.
  18. Travel to meetings and conferences both in- and out-of state.
  19. Other duties as assigned.

In addition, there will be an expectancy to develop other external funding resources to further disability research, services, training and technical assistance.

Selection Criteria: This position will have the following requirements:

Application Process: Submit MSU application, resume, and references to:

  Human Resources Office
Minot State University
500 University Avenue West
Minot, ND 58707
or 2nd Floor, Administration Bldg
701-858-3686 (Fax)