South Bend, Indiana
St. Joe and Elkhart County
Do you have experience with individuals with disabilities? Better yet, helping them obtain employment?
Are you looking to advance your career? Do you enjoy training others so that they can do their job better? Are you well organized? If so, then this might be the job for you!
The Employment Services Associate Director is responsible for assisting with oversight of a large department providing services to individuals with disabilities. We provide services in Elkhart and St. Joe counties to adults and youth by assisting them with determining and achieving their employment/education goals. Providing support and education to local businesses regarding hiring an individual with a disability is also a critical part of this job. Travel within the two counties is required with generous mileage reimbursement provided.
Provide assistance and input to the directors in making key decisions concerning the department
Responsible for mentoring/modeling best practices for all staff in the department
Responsible for daily operations in directors absence
Provide employment services to individuals with disabilities, including career exploration, discovery services, job development, job matching, job training, and retention services.
Maintain accurate and thorough forms, records and reports as required. Process billing claims for the department
Provide transportation and personal assistance to consumers as needed and approved, to achieve employment and retention goals.
Function with a flexible work schedule that is constantly altered due to consumer/employer needs.
Demonstrate skill in assessing and meeting the needs of the business community and referred individuals.
Demonstrate knowledge of, or ability to learn about services, resources, and regulations related to achieving employment outcomes to include Social Security, Medicaid, and other related services as appropriate.
Ability to work with consumers experiencing a diverse range of abilities.
Provide coverage for other staff as schedule dictates.
Requires considerable local travel to a variety of job sites and meeting locations.
General office equipment, computer, cell phone, other forms of technology as needed to assist clients and perform a job. Operates personal vehicles.
REPORTS TO: Employment Services Director