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Dept. for the Blind & Vision Impair

07/26/2022

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Job Description:

This position services Roanoke, Staunton Regional Offices and surrounding areas.

The Division for Services will provide a quality program of individualized rehabilitation services, educational consultation, technical assistance, and instruction that will empower eligible consumers to achieve their desired levels of independence consistent with their abilities and informed choices.

Responsible for coordinating a statewide business development and marketing program in an assigned area for employers, career seekers, referral sources, and the community. Enhances understanding and promotes awareness of the Department and assists adults and students who are blind, deaf/blind and visually impaired reach their career objectives. The position provides a direct linkage between services and employment opportunities with the business community, agency staff and career seekers in the Roanoke, Staunton Regional Offices and surrounding areas.

Minimum Qualifications:

Degree in Business Management, marketing, or related field; or equivalent experience. Considerable executive level experience in developing prospects and implementing marketing strategies. Knowledge of various software programs such as spreadsheet, word processing, desktop publishing, and database management as applicable to marketing program. Use of the Internet for the purpose of employment outcomes. Demonstrated ability to write for professional and public audiences and conduct training.

Ability to establish effective working relationships among diverse professionals, constituents, and advocates. Working knowledge of marketing concepts and promotional techniques.

Preferred Qualifications:

Some knowledge of human service delivery systems and the vocational rehabilitation process.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact recruitment@dars.virginia.gov for assistance. Minorities, Individuals with disabilities, Veterans, Americorp, Peace Corps, and other National Service Alumni are encouraged to apply.

Equal Opportunity Employer State applications will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date through the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Job Board/Recruitment Management System (RMS). RMS provides a confirmation of receipt when your application is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your RMS account to check the status of your application for this position.

In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: https://www.vadars.org/drs/cpid/PWContact.aspx, or call DARS at 800- 552-5019.
 

If you have a Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor please ensure to attach a copy of it along with any other documents.

To apply:

https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/299929

 

E_mail: Darlene.klenzmann@dars.virginia.gov

Phone: 804-662-7003

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