Region 9 Education Cooperative

human resources & Employment

Look here for job postings for employment with Region 9 Education Cooperative. For job opportunities with school districts, please contact those districts directly.

Your application packet must include:

Application deadline: As specified or until filled
Additional information: Human Resources Department at (575) 257.2368

Current Job Postings

  • Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA)
    • Part-time: 10-12 hours/week. 
    • Reports to: Educational Services Director
    • Salary: As indicates on the Related Services salary schedule for Region 9 Education Cooperative. 
    • Qualifications: Must be licensed by the State of New Mexico Department of Education and the State of New Mexico Licensing and Regulation Professional Licensure. Three years successful work experience in public schools/institutions of higher education or other agencies preferred. Must demonstrate strong interpersonal skills. Must be willing to carry out assigned tasks and perform responsibilities. 
    • Responsibilities: Physical therapy is a related service in which the therapist functions as a member of an interdisciplinary team whose purpose is to provide an appropriate program for children with disabilities and their families. A physical therapy assistant utilizes professional training to evaluate and apply evidence-based practices to support educational programming designed to provide the student with a free and appropriate education in accordance with federal/state/district regulations and policies and procedures. The physical therapy assistant will communicate clearly in giving and receiving oral/written instruction; will demonstrate adaptability in relations with co-workers; will exhibit an accepting and non-threatening attitude and cultural sensitivity to children and families; demonstrate the ability to appropriately manage behavior and create an appropriate learning environment which will support students to attain their educational goals. The therapist will demonstrate professional behavior consistent with the professional code of ethics and REC 9 policy and procedures.
  • WIOA Career Development Specialist
    • Work Day: Minimum 8.0 hours daily; 236 days/year, nonexempt
    • Work Site: Hobbs, NM, reporting to Region 9 Education Cooperative, WIOA program in Ruidoso, NM.
    • Functions: Facilitate participant enrollment, training, guidance, and counseling to participants in the program into a regional work program for WorkForce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Youth. 
    • To facilitate required work experience, supportive services, and classroom training for program participants.
    • Function as a liaison to REC 9, NM Department of Labor, NM Job Corps, the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, local post-secondary institutions, other agencies, employers, communities, and families with regard to the WIOA participants and program. Collaborate with interagencies and community in regional communities’ interests in local, regional, and statewide initiatives. Facilitate appropriate training opportunities for employers, community members, educational staff members, and others in methods of support for youth activities. Increase community awareness of WIOA youth issues for all eligible youth.
    • Qualifications: Associate’s degree or above from an accredited college or university is preferred. Three years successful work experience in public schools/institutions of higher education or related field. Must demonstrate accuracy and timeliness in completion of activities. Must be familiar with school districts and employers in region. Computer expertise in the areas of word processing, database management, and spreadsheet production, desktop publishing, and Internet communication is essential.

Region 9 is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, marital status, or handicap/disability in employment practices or the provision of services.