University of North Texas - Program/Project Coordinator III

Feb 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
UNT WISE seeks to hire a Senior Trainer: The position is one of three responsible for planning, coordinating, developing, and implementing employment and pre-employment training/instruction for a nationally recognized non-academic training program. The position creates and conducts state of the art training for credential and endorsement achievement and continuing education for maintenance of credentials, license and/or certifications of professionals working in the field of vocational rehabilitation and human service delivery. Incumbent must possess in depth knowledge of disability, vocational rehabilitation and employment of persons with disabilities. Serves as expert in assigned fields and provides technical assistance to rehabilitation professionals in multi-state catchment area. The incumbent ensures training packages meet universal design for learning and accessibility standards whether delivered in person or distance settings and are compliant with university, federal and state guidelines and regulations. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: * Plan, develop and produce state of the art training and informational material for professionals engaged in vocational rehabilitation service delivery. * Provide training and presentations for vocational rehabilitation professionals and others engaged in providing employment services to persons with disabilities including those with the most significant disabilities. * Serve as an expert on areas such as employment of people with the most significant disabilities, employment accommodations, and disability benefits. * Produce reports of activities as required by sponsor organizations, university and federal guidelines. * Develop strategic alliances within the community to promote collaboration around programs and research.* Identify and coordinate additional subject matter experts to meet identified needs.The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing. The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree in related field and four years of professional related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.