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Requisition No:18876

Agency: Department of Education

Working Title: VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SUPV - SES - 48004914

Position Number:48004914

Salary: $2,875.12 Monthly

Posting Closing Date: 09/07/2017

DIVISION OF VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION
AREA 6, MIAMI UNIT 23K
VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SUPERVISOR-SES

Position Number: 48004914
Minimum Hiring Salary: $2,875.12 Monthly
*The salary may be negotiable dependent upon years of experience, education level and available salary rate.

Our Mission is "to help people with disabilities find and maintain employment and enhance their independence." Our Vision is "to become the first place people with disabilities turn when seeking employment and a top resource for employers in need of qualified employees."

This Advertisement may be used to fill current and future vacancies for up to 6 months.

This position works in Miami as a Vocational Rehabilitation Supervisor

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelors Degree

Attainment of a Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university in a field of study reasonably related to vocational rehabilitation, to indicate a level of competency and skill demonstrating basic preparation in a field of study such as:

  • vocational rehabilitation counseling
  • social work
  • psychology
  • disability studies
  • business administration
  • human resources
  • special education
  • supported employment
  • customized employment
  • economics
  • another field that reasonable prepares individuals to work with consumers and employers

Years of Experience

For each year of work experience required in the qualifications, an applicant shall have 12 months of full-time work experience to receive credit for an entire year.

Bachelors degree plus not less than 3 years of paid or unpaid experience consisting of:

  • direct work with individuals with disabilities in a setting such as an independent living center
  • direct service for advocacy activities that provide such individual with experience and skills in working with individuals with disabilities
  • direct experience as an employer
  • direct experience as a small business owner or operator
  • direct experience in self employment
  • experience in human resources
  • experience in recruitment
  • experience in supervising employees
  • experience in training
  • experience in other activities that provide experience in competitive integrated employment environments

Advanced Degree

Attainment of a Masters or Doctoral degree from an accredited college or university in a field of study such as:

  • vocational rehabilitation counseling
  • law
  • social work
  • psychology
  • disability studies
  • business administration
  • human resources
  • special education
  • management
  • public administration
  • another field that reasonably provides confidence in:
    • the employment sector
    • in a disability field
    • or in both business-related and rehabilitation-related fields

Years of Experience

For each year of work experience required in the qualifications, an applicant shall have 12 months of full-time work experience to receive credit for an entire year.

Advanced degree plus not less than 2 years of paid or unpaid experience consisting of:

  • direct work with individuals with disabilities in a setting such as an independent living center
  • direct service for advocacy activities that provide such individual with experience and skills in working with individuals with disabilities
  • direct experience as an employer
  • direct experience as a small business owner or operator
  • direct experience in self employment
  • experience in human resources
  • experience in recruitment
  • experience in supervising employees
  • experience in training
  • experience in other activities that provide experience in competitive integrated employment environments

Job Description:

The employee must be productive under tight timeframes, balance multiple and competing priorities and maintain goal-directed behavior and performance sometimes under stressful conditions. The employee must interact courteously with others.

The employees performance and behavior must demonstrate consideration of the workload concerns of others and must not negatively affect productivity and morale of the unit. Attendance is an essential function of this position. As a supervisor, the incumbent must communicate with, motivate, provide or coordinate training, and direct the work of his/her subordinates. In addition, the employee must complete timely performance appraisals, develop timely and accurate work plans, and timely approve monthly attendance and leave for each position under his/her direct report. Timesheets will be completed in the People First system by the 5th business day of the following month. The incumbent has the authority to make hiring recommendations as well as disciplinary recommendations. This is a vocational rehabilitation professional position responsible for managing, evaluating, training, hiring, facilitating and providing technical assistance to a vocational rehabilitation unit (cost center) to ensure the provision of vocational rehabilitation services to individuals with disabilities in order that they may attain or maintain employment. The incumbent of this position will access client information, maintain case records, produce correspondence and perform other automated functions within the position's responsibilities. Evaluates the work and quality of casework to ensure that team members work in partnership with eligible individuals to attain a quality employment outcome. Communicates, plans and prioritizes strategies using community resources and comparable benefits to achieve employment outcomes. Manages and coordinates financial resources to ensure effective and efficient provision of services according to state and federal regulations and policies. Ensures accuracy of data from the unit team. Plans, devises, develops, and collaborates with community partners, including employers, to assure the appropriate use of financial resources and comparable benefits. Evaluates staff performance by monitoring the quality of rehabilitation outcomes. Provides technical assistance, identifying and analyzing internal and external problems; offers alternative solutions and strategies with individual and/or team involvement. Facilitates team process improvement to achieve customer independence. Develops and optimizes unit team and individual goals which are consistent with the VR Services' mission through individual and group teaching, coaching, counseling, evaluating, role modeling and participation in Area quality assurance activities. Establishes evaluation criteria, following Departmental guidelines, for the hiring of the unit team members. Develops resources to recruit qualified applicants. Designs and conducts interviews and hires the unit team members. Provides technical assistance and specialized training to internal and external customers, including employers. Participates and provides training experiences designed to enhance professional competency in achieving employment outcomes. Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of the theories and practices of vocational rehabilitation counseling.

Knowledge of the professional ethics relating to rehabilitation counseling.

Knowledge of the principles and techniques of effective communication.

Knowledge of the methods of compiling, organizing and analyzing data.

Knowledge of interviewing techniques.

Ability to supervise people.

Ability to determine work priorities, assign work, and ensure proper completion of work assignments.

Ability to train others.

Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques.

Ability to develop and monitor programs and program effectiveness and to recommend policy and procedural changes.

Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

Background Screening Requirement:

It is the policy of the Florida Department of Education that applicants for employment undergo level 2 employment screening in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, Florida Statutes, as a condition of employment

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• Location: MIAMI

• Post ID: 63877343 miami
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