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21-03445

Voc Rehab Program Instructor II

Pay Grade 13

Salary $2,670.20 - $4,272.46 Monthly

Employment Type

EXECUTIVE BRANCH | FULL TIME INELIGIBLE FOR OVERTIME PAY | 18A | 37.5 HR/WK

Hiring Agency

Education & Workforce Development Cab | Department of Workforce Investment

Location

8412 Westport Road
Louisville KY 40242 USA

Description

The Education and Workforce Development Cabinet’s mission is to educate, prepare and train Kentucky's current and future workforces. Our goal is to create and make continuous improvements to an education and workforce system that prepares Kentuckians for the 21st century workforce, while helping businesses find the skilled workers they need to compete and create jobs in the Commonwealth.

The Office of Vocational Rehabilitation empowers individuals with disabilities to maximize employment, achieve economic self-sufficiency and independence, and to contribute back to society. We also help businesses and employers recruit, retain and accommodate employees with disabilities.

We are seeking a Voc Rehab Program Instructor II to perform independent professional rehabilitation instructional functions such as therapeutic recreations work adjustments and teaches more complex level of studies; instructs therapeutic recreation programs and activities within the recreation program

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide evaluation and training to blind and visually impaired consumers in Assistive Technology including, but not limited to JAWS, Zoom text, smart phones, adaptive devices and keyboarding. Provide Instruction on using Microsoft Suite, Google Suite and various virtual training/meeting platforms such as Zoom and Google Meets.
  • Document work with consumers and the program through monthly reports and maintains program files. Works with an inter-disciplinary team to provide the services consumers need to live independently and gain employment.
  • Evaluate medical, psychological, vocational, and other training reports. Develops an individual training plan for consumers based on their specific needs.
  • Participate in staff meetings as well as inter-disciplinary meetings to make recommendations regarding consumers' training in order to assist in future rehabilitation planning.
  • Serve as a resource for agency staff, school transition, and organizations that work with individuals who are blind/visually impaired. Work with employers to ensure that consumers have the Assistive Technology needed for their job.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

EDUCATION: Graduate of a college or university with a Bachelor's degree in rehabilitation, rehabilitation teaching or therapy, therapeutic recreation, guidance and/or counseling, psychology, sociology, orientation and mobility, social work, special education, education, education with emphasis in vocational counseling.

 

EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: Two years of professional experience in therapeutic recreation or teaching at a vocational rehabilitation or educational facility.

 

Substitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE: A Master's degree or a Rank II teaching certificate will substitute for a year of professional experience.

 

Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION: NONE

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.): NONE

Working Conditions

Work is performed primarily in an office setting. Occasional travel will be required to coordinate services between customers and the agency.

Probationary Period

This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 6 months, except as provided in KRS 18A.111.

If you have questions about this advertisement, please contact Mary Harrod at Mary.Harrod@ky.gov .

An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D

 

21-03445

Voc Rehab Program Instructor II

Pay Grade 13

Salary $2,670.20 - $4,272.46 Monthly

Employment Type

EXECUTIVE BRANCH | FULL TIME INELIGIBLE FOR OVERTIME PAY | 18A | 37.5 HR/WK

Hiring Agency

Education & Workforce Development Cab | Department of Workforce Investment

Location

8412 Westport Road
Louisville KY 40242 USA

Description

The Education and Workforce Development Cabinet’s mission is to educate, prepare and train Kentucky's current and future workforces. Our goal is to create and make continuous improvements to an education and workforce system that prepares Kentuckians for the 21st century workforce, while helping businesses find the skilled workers they need to compete and create jobs in the Commonwealth.

The Office of Vocational Rehabilitation empowers individuals with disabilities to maximize employment, achieve economic self-sufficiency and independence, and to contribute back to society. We also help businesses and employers recruit, retain and accommodate employees with disabilities.

We are seeking a Voc Rehab Program Instructor II to perform independent professional rehabilitation instructional functions such as therapeutic recreations work adjustments and teaches more complex level of studies; instructs therapeutic recreation programs and activities within the recreation program

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide evaluation and training to blind and visually impaired consumers in Assistive Technology including, but not limited to JAWS, Zoom text, smart phones, adaptive devices and keyboarding. Provide Instruction on using Microsoft Suite, Google Suite and various virtual training/meeting platforms such as Zoom and Google Meets.
  • Document work with consumers and the program through monthly reports and maintains program files. Works with an inter-disciplinary team to provide the services consumers need to live independently and gain employment.
  • Evaluate medical, psychological, vocational, and other training reports. Develops an individual training plan for consumers based on their specific needs.
  • Participate in staff meetings as well as inter-disciplinary meetings to make recommendations regarding consumers' training in order to assist in future rehabilitation planning.
  • Serve as a resource for agency staff, school transition, and organizations that work with individuals who are blind/visually impaired. Work with employers to ensure that consumers have the Assistive Technology needed for their job.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

EDUCATION: Graduate of a college or university with a Bachelor's degree in rehabilitation, rehabilitation teaching or therapy, therapeutic recreation, guidance and/or counseling, psychology, sociology, orientation and mobility, social work, special education, education, education with emphasis in vocational counseling.

 

EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: Two years of professional experience in therapeutic recreation or teaching at a vocational rehabilitation or educational facility.

 

Substitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE: A Master's degree or a Rank II teaching certificate will substitute for a year of professional experience.

 

Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION: NONE

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.): NONE

Working Conditions

Work is performed primarily in an office setting. Occasional travel will be required to coordinate services between customers and the agency.

Probationary Period

This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 6 months, except as provided in KRS 18A.111.

If you have questions about this advertisement, please contact Mary Harrod at Mary.Harrod@ky.gov .

An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D

 

E_mail: helga.gilbert@ky.gov

Phone: 5024205922

Cert: Any Certification

We will continue to repost this position until filled. If you have any questions, please contact Mary Harrod at Mary.Harrod@ky.gov