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Sr Director, WFD&ES

Company: The Arc of Union County
Location: Springfield
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

If you are unable to complete this application due to a disability, contact this employer to ask for an accommodation or an alternative application process. Sr Director, WFD&ES Springfield, NJ, US 5 days ago Requisition ID: 1154 Summary: The Arc of Union County Inc. is a leading Community Employment Services provider of Person Centered Therapeutic services to vulnerable persons and individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities through Vocational Rehabilitation Services. Senior Workforce Development and Employment Services is responsible for administrative, management, oversight, marketing and development of Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (DVRs), DDD funded employment and other expanded services in the agency as assigned for vulnerable individuals and adults with disabilities. Responsible for job development, and administrative oversight of Community Rehabilitation Program employment, job training and improving vocational skills for gainful employment through productive work. Responsible for implementing the vision of the operational plan, conduct market research, market trends, develop marketing plan to foster the procurement of contracts, job development, identify business opportunities, initiate innovative ideas, develop and/or expand of services. Responsible for d esigning programs to rehab barriers to employment to assist youth and adults with the necessary tools they will need to secure high-quality employment, - assisting service recipients in obtaining and maintaining community-integrated employment. The incumbent serves as the lead Business Administrator, developing new employers for service recipients, expanding or acquiring services focusing on increased employment training opportunities, and assuring a cost-effective budget for all services provided. Qualifications: Master Degree in Vocational Rehabilitation, Vocational Counseling, or Vocationally related field; MBA preferred. LPC Certification or LCSW Certification. Minimum five years' experience in upper management administrative, operations and programmatic capacity in developing and managing Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (DVRS) programs. Extensive experience in obtaining, maintaining, and advancing employment for people with disabilities by working with DVR service recipients, employers, and other partners. - Extensive supervisory experience with proven success directing operations of Community Employment Services including Vocational Evaluation Services, Employment Development Services, Extended Employment, Pre-placement, Job Coaching, Supported Employment, Employment Skills Training Services, Transition Services, literacy/education programs for vulnerable individuals and adults with disabilities and vulnerable populations. - Experience in program development, customer relations, marketing, contract procurement, - production management, scheduling and quality control. Must have thorough knowledge of U.S. DOL Wage and Hour Division Special Minimum Wage Rates under Section 14(C) of the Fair Labor Standards Act, DVRs, DDD, CARF, and other external regulations and requirements. Certification by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification or the Commission of Certification of Work Adjustment and Vocational Evaluation Specialists, and/or professional membership in the National Rehabilitation Counseling Association or other credential Association required. Certified Employment Support Professional (CESP) certification by the Employment Support Professional Certification Council of the Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE). Proficiency in Windows software, Ability to work with balance sheets, profit/loss statements, and mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations. Demonstrate strong management, leadership, planning and communication skills. Ability to execute organizational plans, inspire and provide guidance to middle level managers. Demonstrate ability to initiate and execute managerial decisions and actions.

Keywords: The Arc of Union County, Springfield , Sr Director, WFD&ES, Executive , Springfield, Massachusetts

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