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Job Developer - Full time
Position Summary: To work with area businesses on identification of employment opportunities that match each participant’s talents and employment preferences; resulting in successful Integrated Employment placements.
Professional Skills and Abilities: Ability to develop and implement program requirements according to funding specifications. An understanding of how to proactively partner with area businesses. Independent decision making capabilities. Ability to consistently display professional and respectful conduct when working with the community. Solid knowledge of disclosure laws and tax incentives related to integrated employment. An understanding of how to proactively partner and network with area businesses. Ability to consistently display professional and respectful conduct when working with participants and the business community. Knowledge of EEO, DOL and ADA laws. Good oral and written communication skills. Basic computer skills (MS Office, Excel, Word, Internet access etc.). Ability to efficiently complete multiple duties. Ability to remain calm and objective in all situations. Ability to market integrated employment in a professional manner that instills public and stakeholder confidence and support.
Disability Related: Solid understanding of best practices related to integrated employment. Knowledge of DVR and long term care funding requirements. Knowledge of the disability field, including participant rights, person-centered planning, school to work transition, guardianship and current academic theory. Knowledge of the causes related to a disability diagnosis and awareness of best practices for working people who have a disability. Knowledge of positive approaches for modifying behavior. A solid understanding of “universal precautions” as they relate to health, safety and personal care.
Miscellaneous: Tolerance for working outside regardless of weather conditions (i.e. wetness, dust, cold, etc.). Ability to work occasional nighttime or weekend hours.
Education & Training: High school diploma required. Associate Degree in Human Service or related field and/or two years of experience working with adults with disabilities, preferred. Experience in the area of Integrated Employment desired.
Physical and Other Requirements:
Other Duties: Other job duties as required.
Measures of Success:
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