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VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SPECIALIST SUPERVISOR

INTERNAL EMPLOYEES ONLY

Recruitment #13-005209-004

Introduction

DIVISION OF REHABILITATION SERVICES                                                                                   

OFFICE OF FIELD SERVICES

REGION 3 – Baltimore City (Baltimore –West)

GRADE

17

LOCATION OF POSITION

Baltimore City West at Workforce Technology Center

2301 Argonne Drive Baltimore, Maryland 21218

Main Purpose of Job

This is a professional position responsible for the supervision of staff to ensure that a comprehensive service delivery system is provided to support the achievement of employment outcomes by individuals with disabilities.

POSITION DUTIES

Plans, develops, implements and maintains a comprehensive service delivery system; provides supervision, direction and training to staff and evaluates performance; manages budget and program activities; reviews and approves services for clients in accordance with established policies; facilitates working relationships with agencies, businesses and organizations; serves as a resource of information about employers and employment opportunities and initiates activities to foster community awareness and employment of individuals with disabilities.

MINIMUM EDUCATION OR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

Education:  A Master’s Degree and/or course work in Management, Supervision or Administration, or Certification by an approved Commission is preferred.

Experience:  Four years of professional work experience in providing rehabilitation services, two years of which must have been as a Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Specialist at the full performance level within the designated option.  Two years of the required experience must have included specialized experience in providing rehabilitation counseling, vocational evaluation, or employer relation services to clients with physical or mental disabilities; or teaching services to clients with partial or total visual impairment.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of vocational rehabilitation policies, procedures, regulations and directives in planning and providing professional rehabilitation services; knowledge of Federal and State laws and regulations governing the administration of vocational rehabilitation services; knowledge of techniques in determining program effectiveness and in recommending courses of action for improved performance; ability to train and motivate staff; ability to plan, organize, direct and supervise the activities of an administrative unit and to supervise the work of others; ability to exercise sound judgment and initiative; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, employers and other professionals; ability to plan and organize assigned work to accomplish established goals in a timely manner.

BENEFITS

STATE OF MARYLAND HEALTH BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Applicants must complete a State of Maryland online application for Employment. If  you are unable to submit a online application , please download a paper application .(Please indicate on your  application the listed vacancy announcement number  that you are  applying  for VOCATIONAL  REHABILITATION SPECIALIST SUPERVISOR -Announcement #13-005209-004- Baltimore, MD.  The Application and any support documentation must clearly demonstrate that the applicant meets the prerequisite Minimum Qualifications and possesses the Essential Requirements for the position. Please fax any supporting documents to (410-554-9397.) To obtain a Position Announcement and a State Application, please call the JobLine (410) 554-9396.  TDD # (410) 554-9399, or visit our website www.marylandpublicschools.org or DORS website www.dors.state.md.us. Completed applications and inquiries must be directed to Denise Metzger, DORS Personnel, Division of Rehabilitation Services, 2301 Argonne Drive, Baltimore, MD 21218.  All applications will be acknowledged upon receipt.  Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request.

Proof of eligibility to work in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act, and travel throughout the State are required.  This position has been designated as a Special Appointment.The selected applicant must consent to a criminal background investigation as a required security procedure for all employees who have access to Social Security Administration records and systems. Any misrepresentation of academic or experience requirements for this position may result in nonselection or termination of employment.

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As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.


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