This is a fulltime position, limited to 10-5-2013, with extension contingent on funding.
Provide administrative support for the Living Rite Project in coordination with the Director by managing and monitoring Workforce Development deliverables including personnel, budgeting and financial management functions as well as Rhodes to Independence (RTI) funding support for RTI expansion and financial sustainability.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Direct Living Rite Workforce Development programs and activities. Provide oversight of Workforce Development contracts (e.g., Stepping Up, BVCAP, et al.) and deliverables, including the creation of 31 jobs (notably Peer Life Coaches and Peer Mentors) over the 3-year grant period, and the training, education and job placement for an estimated 21 people with disabilities in healthcare service occupations.
Develop supplemental funding sources for the expansion of Rhodes to Independence. Prepare and submit proposals to funding sources (including private and public), serving as co-investigator.
Facilitate work groups, boards, task forces and committees.
Oversee staff and subcontractors, ensuring timely completion of deliverables and responsibilities.
Oversee and ensure the timely preparation of personnel and payroll forms.
Maintain confidential personnel information on all grant staff and subcontractors to determine fiscal commitments.
Act as liaison to Director and staff. Oversee the maintenance of all financial records for grants and sub-contracts.
Oversee the reconciliation of project budgets and accounts with the University's financial records, and compare actual revenues and expenditures against approved budgets on a monthly basis. Report these findings on a monthly or more frequent basis if necessary, to the Director and others with budget responsibilities.
Act as liaison with URI departments and divisions, especially regarding financial/budgetary and personnel issues.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Represent the principal investigator in activities within the University and with outside agencies as appropriate.
Perform additional duties as required.
LICENSES, TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT:
Personal computers, printers; word processing, and spreadsheet software.
ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.
1. Master's degree;
2. Five years of supervisory programmatic and/or policy experience in disability/employment and disability/health;
3. Demonstrated experience with federal, state and private proposal development, regulations, and guidelines;
4. Demonstrated experience in workforce development or related professional experience;
5. Demonstrated computer proficiency with word processing, spreadsheets and electronic mail systems;
6. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and ability to interact with a diverse population;
7. Demonstrated ability to undertake new initiatives and work in a fast-paced environment with complex policies and procedures;
8. Demonstrated ability to organize, coordinate and supervise support staff and contractors;
9. Ability to interpret institutional policies, plans, objectives, rules and regulations, and communicate the interpretation to others.
1. Demonstrated understanding of a Workforce Development System in Rhode Island;
2. Demonstrated experience with employment of individuals with disabilities;
3. Demonstrated experience with Medicare, Medicaid and healthcare policy;
4. Demonstrated experience with the PeopleSoft system.
This position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.
University of Rhode Island - 9 months ago