Utah State University

Teacher, Early Intervention

City Price Campus
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(2/25/2023 11:29 AM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
US-UT-Price | US-UT | US-UT | US-UT
Category (Portal Searching)
Teaching (non-Faculty)
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
75% - 100%
E Eccles Jones Coll of Ed & Hum Svs
Inst for Disabil Res Policy & Pract
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits
Telework Eligible


If hired as an Early Intervention service provider, you will be trained to play a key role in the South East Early Intervention Program, serving children birth to three with disabilities and/or developmental delays in Emery, Carbon and Grand counties. We seek someone who will be a reflective and collaborative provider with an understanding of early child development, and a passion for working on behalf of the healthy development of children and their caregivers. Your home office will be located on the Utah State University Eastern campus in Price with access to campus amenities.This position may be between 75% - 100% time depending on program needs and the candidate selected. 

South East Early Intervention Program (SEEIP) operates under Utah State University’s Institute for Disability Research, Policy & Practice (IDRPP). SEEIP is one of 14 early intervention programs of the Utah Department of Health and Human Services Baby Watch Early Intervention Program.

To learn more about the mission and values of the IDRPP or of Utah Baby Watch Early Intervention, visit https://idrpp.usu.edu and https://health.utah.gov/cshcn/programs/babywatch.html.


USU full time benefits include choice of medical & dental plans, 22 days paid vacation leave, 12 days of accrued sick leave, 13 paid holidays, 14.2% contribution to annual gross earnings 401(a) retirement plan, 50% USU tuition waiver for employee and immediate family. See USU Benefits Website for full details (https://www.usu.edu/hr/benefits/index)



  • Serve as an early intervention service provider to assigned early intervention families particularly those children with diagnosed or suspected autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
  • Administer and interpret developmental evaluations and screeners and family assessments as assigned. Administer the Battelle Developmental Inventory standardized assessment
  • Implement the Pyramid training with fidelity
  • Lead parent & infant/toddler group activities.
  • Facilitate and/or participate in the team determination of eligibility for early intervention services.
  • Collaborate with all interested parties to develop an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) for each child who qualifies for services.
  • Provide early intervention services to infants and toddlers and their families via in-person and/or virtual visits in the family’s home or other community setting.
  • Provide support to parents to address child and family needs by providing education, information and resources through a coaching service delivery model. Tailor the family service plan to meet the individual needs of each family by developing strategies to build on family concerns, priorities and resources.
  • Enter complete, accurate and timely documentation in the Baby Watch data system for each of the children on your caseload
  • Maintain effective working relationships with SEEIP staff and related agencies
  • Accept other job-related assignments as assigned by Program Coordinator
  • Attend workshops, trainings, and staff meetings as directed
  • Review and monitor child files for compliance and completeness


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study, or in-progress Bachelor's degree completed within 6 months of hire date. 

  • Job offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check

  • Have or be able to obtain CPR/First Aid Certification.

  • Receive on-the-job training to complete the Utah Baby Watch Early Intervention Specialist Credential within 6 months of hire date.

  • Access to reliable transportation necessary for traveling to clients homes. Mileage will be reimbursed for use of a personal vehicle.

  • A history of dependability, organizational skills, and initiative as demonstrated by two letters of recommendation.

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

  • Must be able to travel around community.
  • May need to endure some environmental health risks common to family homes, such as pets, second hand smoke, etc.
  • May be necessary to work occasional irregular hours.
  • Must have the ability to understand verbal and written instructions in English.

Core Characteristics:

As representatives of Utah State University and primary contributors to its mission, all employees are expected to demonstrate the following characteristics:

  • Take initiative.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Be accountable.
  • A commitment to ethical behavior.
  • Be honest and trustworthy.
  • A strong work ethic.
  • Be inquisitive.
  • Be detail oriented.
  • Be self-motivated.
  • Manage multiple tasks quickly and efficiently.
  • Work well in a team environment.
  • A commitment to the improvement of USU.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”
  2. Two letters of recommendation demonstrating a history of dependability, organizational skills, and initiative  to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Documents 1-10”

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits


This position requires moderate physical activity. Employees must have sufficient strength to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position including moderate lifting (up to 50 pounds), walking, bending, stooping, kneeling, and squatting. This position requires nearly continuous standing, repetitive hand motions, and reaching overhead. Employees may be exposed to unusual elements including extreme temperatures, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.

College/Department Highlights

The Institute for Disability Research, Policy, & Practice is Utah’s federally designated University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD). The CPD was established in 1972, and was the first UCEDD program in the U.S. to focus on the educational and social needs of children and adults with disabilities. The IDRPP has since grown into one of the largest UCEDD programs in the nation and is recognized as a pioneer in research, training, technical assistance, and services for children and adults with disabilities, families, and the professionals who serve them.


The IDRPP is committed to hiring qualified people with disabilities, veterans, and individuals from diverse communities and backgrounds.  We recognize that diversity makes us stronger, and we welcome applicants who bring something different and unique to our organization.  We value creativity, loyalty, and hard work.  We believe that we can change the world and make it a better, more inclusive place for everyone and we want to hire people who also believe that they can make a difference. We have high standards and we hire exceptional people.



We are working together to create inclusive communities and improve the lives of children and adults with disabilities and their families through sustainable innovation, collaborative research, responsive service, and interdisciplinary training and education.



We Innovate: We lead by developing dynamic, sustainable, forward-thinking programs and services.


We Include: We demonstrate how to effectively work toward inclusive communities in our planning, programs, and services. We celebrate diversity in ability, race, ethnicity, culture, language, gender, sexual orientation, politics, and religion. 


We Collaborate: We forge partnerships. Working together makes us more effective and responsive to the current needs of our clients and communities.


We Care: We do what we do because we care. We are making the world a better place for people with disabilities and their families.


Funding Statement

The Institute for Disability Research, Policy, & Practice is one of the largest research and outreach centers at USU, and we are largely funded through grants, contracts, and fee for service programs. All staff positions at the IDRPP are contingent upon funding, and all senior staff at the IDRPP with graduate degrees are responsible for helping to generate funding to support our operations and growth.


The Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services is home to eight departments and is committed to providing the best learning opportunities and educational research in the state of Utah. Our programs are strengthened by an on-campus elementary laboratory school and five stand-alone centers, including the Sorenson Legacy Foundation Center for Clinical Excellence. The college offers clinical services to the community across the human lifespan and provide students with real-world service and research opportunities.


University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.


USU’s statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employees 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 master’s and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah, a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu.


USU Land Acknowledgment

Please visit our website to learn about Utah State’s land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


*updated 04/18/2022


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