The Learning Effectiveness Program (LEP) at the University of Denver (DU) was founded in 1982 and is an internationally recognized program for neurodiverse learners. Housed in the Student Affairs and Inclusive Excellence (SAIE) division, the LEP is a fee for service program offering access to supports for neurodiverse learners with specific learning disabilities, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), students on the Autism spectrum, and/or students who have a history of learning differences.
Our mission is two-fold:
- To support and service University of Denver students, and
- To serve as a resource to the University Community
The LEP Student Group Lead works directly with the LEP Social Skills Program Manager to facilitate the LEP Peer Leaders and other student groups within LEP. LEP Peer Leaders are student leaders who meet regularly and serve at mentors for LEP students. This position will be the main contact for the LEP Peer Leaders to ask questions, gain additional support, collaborate with, and learn from.
- Support LEP Peer Leaders by updating curriculum
- Analyzing attendance data from cohort meetings
- Meeting with LEP Peer Leaders who need additional support
- Lead, collaborate, plan, and support a “council” of LEP student leaders
- Attend and support LEP sponsored student group meetings and events, including: NRG, DAPi, Eye to Eye
- Enrolled in a graduate program at the University of Denver
- Demonstrated experience in leadership
- Studying education, counseling, or a similar program
- Prior project management experience
This position is eligible for a federal work-study, which requires eligibility through the Financial Aid Office. Students will be paid $18 – 18.75/hr with the opportunity for yearly increases, dependent on performance. Pay range is dependent upon experience. Students in this position will work between 8-10 hours per week for the Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters (or Fall and Spring semesters).
In compliance with Colorado’s Healthy Families and Workplaces Act (HFWA), non-benefited employees accrue one hour of paid leave for every 30 hours worked up to a maximum of 48 hours per year.
Please submit your resume or CV and cover letter through PCO by 11:59pm on June 27, 2021. When uploading your resume to PCO, please save it as a PDF using this naming format: last name, position title. Example: Stevens, Career Peer Advisor.
Please note all resumes submitted through PCO will go through an automatic review process by the Career & Professional Development staff. While this may take extra time on your part if revisions are needed, it’s to support you in submitting the most competitive application possible. You will not be able to submit your full application until the resume has been reviewed and approved. Please allow at least 3 days before the application deadline for this step. Due to the expected volume of applications, do not wait until right before the deadline to apply as your resume could be delayed in the review process.
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The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law. We welcome applications from underrepresented communities, veterans and persons with disabilities.
All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check. These are required for all part-time, full-time and student employee hires.