Director of Employment Services
The Resource Center - Jamestown, NY

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The Resource Center of Jamestown, NY seeks a Director of Rehabilitation and Employment Services for this large not-for-profit comprehensive provider of human services to individuals with all types and levels of disabilities. Working in an outcome-based and team environment, the successful candidate must have related experiences or the potential to quickly master all aspects of the position.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Rehabilitation and Employment Services plans for and provides a wide variety of services and supports to enable individuals with disabilities obtain and maintain the highest possible level of employment, personal independence, and community integration; directs, develops, and promotes all aspects of Rehabilitation and Employment Services, vocational assessment, and driver training services, within contractual and budgetary parameters.

The Program Director ensures that employment-related services are provided in accordance with all regulatory and funding source requirements, countywide; routinely identifies, secures, and evaluates new services based upon consumer need and aspiration; and assists Affirmative Business locate and obtain workers through outreach to targeted populations.

Must possess at least a Bachelors degree in human services or related field and five years experience in a program serving individuals with disabilities or related human service program, and a minimum of two years administrative/supervisory experience. A Masters degree in Vocational Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation Counseling, Social Work, Special Education, or Psychology is preferred.

The successful candidate must be a courageous leader with strong character who builds trust and works through projects and challenges in a focused, strategic and action-oriented way.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package that considers previous background, training and results.

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