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Dept. for Aging & Rehab. Srvcs


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Minimum Qualifications

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the administration/coordination of human service programs. 
  • Extensive knowledge of Vocational rehabilitation process, social, economic, medical, psychological, and labor market issues which impact students and youth with disabilities.

Knowledge of:

  • Education Transition needs of students with disabilities who are enrolled in secondary education and have either an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) or 504 Plan.
  • Experience with local service delivery systems and community resources.  
  • Personnel management, policies, procedures, and techniques. Budget planning and fiscal management including contract administration and oversight. 
  • Windows based software programs, or similar word processing software.

Demonstrated ability to:

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals from varying social and economic environments; to communicate effectively. 
  • Interpret and apply complex policies and procedures in the provision of services. 
  • Organize and manage multiple and sometimes unrelated responsibilities in a timely manner. 
  • Prioritize duties and exercise responsible judgment with minimal supervision. 
  • Motivate and train professional and support staff. 
  • Participate in a multi-disciplinary team setting in building collaborative networks.
  • Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, Special Education or other related human services field preferred or a combination of training and experience that results in the knowledge and abilities detailed.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prefer considerable experience directly related to assisting students and youth with disabilities in the transition process from school to post-secondary activities (work or further education).

Minimum starting salary is $70,000 commensurate with experience.


Phone: 04-662-9101

Cert: Any Certification

To Apply:

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Contact Information:

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 Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer.


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