- Provides information to potential program participants and their families and supports intake processing as needed.
- Requests, receives, gathers, and maintains documentation for all facets of service delivery and project evaluation.
- Coordinates and conducts training opportunities for faculty & staff to insure an inclusive and supportive experience for program participants.
- Manages the program budget.
- Advocates for, plans, and helps identify resources to ensure program longevity beyond the scope of the grant.
- Selects (and provides contextual training, if necessary) and supports individuals to fulfill project coaching roles.
- Provide instruction for program participants as needed to support employment readiness and program outcomes.
- Ensures curricular expectations are met in regards to program participation.
- Build and maintain professional relationship with multiple stakeholder, participant, and advocacy groups.
- Demonstration of excellent documentation and written/oral communication skills to oversee and supervise all communications between stakeholders and participants.
- Awareness of supervising staff working with people with disabilities.
- Certified Employment Support Professional (CESP) certified and/or willingness to be certified.
- Ability to pass SB 160 background check and drug screen.
- Administration of Medicaid Home and Community Based Waivers with focus on career planning services with the expectation that career planning will lead to competitive integrated employment.
- Experience integrating person centered planning keeping the person served choice of utmost importance, implementing individual choices and preferences in program choice.
- Use of ISP outcome and action step planning.
- Adherence to DODD Incident Reporting standards.
- Training in Health and Safety including CPR/First Aid and positive behavior support.
- One year of supervision experience supervising staff working directly with people with disabilities.
- Two years of experience in at least one of the following categories: supported employment, health and rehabilitation, community training with individual with disabilities/developing community connections.
Required Educational Background:
Associate's degree or higher with two or more years of successful related work experience. Education and experience in the following fields are preferred: health and rehabilitation, human services, social work, special education, vocational habilitation, public relations, business, accounting, communications, organization management or closely related discipline.
Some evening and weekend work is required.
This position is 50% grant-funded.