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ACED Program Specialist (Aide) - UMKC Institute for Human Development - 71505 (Continuous Posting)

University of Missouri - Kansas City
Job Location:
Disability and Accessibility Services
Hiring Department

ACED (Adult Continuing Education for Persons with Developmental Disabilities) teaches classes on four campuses throughout the Kansas City metro. ACED is housed with IHD (Institute for Human Development) with the University of Missouri, Kansas City.

Job Description

This is a temporary, non-tenure-accruing, non-benefits eligible position. Appointment periods are for the course session(s) with consideration for reappointment.

Must be available on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. from Sept - Dec. and Jan. - May.  Only 5 hours per week. 
  • Assists in ACED classes on campus. 
  • Distributes supplies to classrooms.
  • Assists instructors and students in classroom activities.
  • Accompanies field trips to help coordinate.
  • Helps at front desk with attendance.
  • Unloads and loads supplies from car to classroom.
  • Helps with cleanup after class.
  • Assures students are welcomed when they arrive and watches at pickup times.

High School Degree

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working with people with developmental disabilities

Application Materials

To be considered, you must complete the application which contains two (2) sections: 1. Name and Contact Information 2. Combine all application materials (a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a list of at least five references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment. 

Limit document name to 50 characters.  Maximum size limit is 11MB.  Do not include special characters (e.g., /,&, %, etc.). 

If you are experiencing technical problems, please email .

You may send an email to with any questions about the position or to advise that you applied.

Application Deadline

This is a continuous posting as we generally hire for this role throughout the year. 

Benefit Eligibility

This position is not eligible for University benefits.  Individuals in non benefit eligible positions may choose to participate in the Tax Deferred Annuity Plan (403b).  For information about this plan, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person's success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement.  This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research, and engagement.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Missouri System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy applies to all employment decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations. For more information, visit or call Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Office of Equity & Title IX at 816-235-6910.
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