Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor

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Baltimore City Community CollegeAbout Baltimore City Community College
Founded in 1947, Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) is a comprehensive, urban institution accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The College’s campus is located in West Baltimore; the institution also has several satellite locations throughout the city. With its broad range of degree and certificate programs, affordable tuition, and extensive outreach, BCCC offers educational opportunities to the citizens of Baltimore City and throughout the state of Maryland. BCCC serves nearly 14,000* students annually, providing credits that transfer to four-year colleges and universities as well as workforce training leading directly to job placement. The College is proud of the fact that nearly 90** nations are represented within the student body.

* Based on annual unduplicated credit and non-credit headcount for FY 2018.
**Based on fall 2018 credit enrollment.
Requisition Number: 2019-037
Posting Start Date: 5/3/2019
City: Baltimore
State: MD
Minimum Education: Masters
Additional Documentation: Transcripts Required (upload as other)
Compensation: $50,380 - $65,171
Vocational Rehabilitation CounselorDescription/Job SummaryDuties:

  • Provide individual and group counseling to help students adjust to their disability
  • Evaluate students’ abilities, interests, experiences, skills, health and education
  • Develop a treatment plan in consultation with other professionals, such as doctors, therapists, and psychologists
  • Create rehabilitation or treatment plans based on students’ values, strengths, limitations, and goals
  • Arrange for students to obtain services, such as medical care or career training
  • Help employers understand the needs and abilities of people with disabilities, as well as laws and resources that impact people with disabilities
  • Assist students in creating strategies to develop their strengths and adjust to their limitations
  • Locate resources, such as wheelchairs or computer programs, that help clients live and work more independently
  • Monitor students progress and adjust the rehabilitation or treatment plan as necessary
  • Advocate for the rights of people with disabilities to live in the community and work in the job of their choice
  • Evaluate professional diagnostic data to determine eligibility and required rehabilitation services
  • Monitor the student's progress throughout the service delivery process
  • Provides vocational rehabilitation services to disabled individuals in order to facilitate their employment and/or reemployment
  • Work directly with community partners in order to assist individuals with disabilities in becoming suitably employed
  • Document service delivery and case progress in the case management system as required by agency policy
  • Teaches basic vocational skills and leads groups that are composed of individuals with vastly diverse cultural, educational, emotional, physical and mental abilities and backgrounds; develops and administers appropriate job samples to determine learning ability, reaction to supervision, work with peers, work tolerances, physical tolerances and endurance.
Required Qualifications
  • Master Degree in Human Services, Social Work, and or Rehabilitation Counseling or related field.
  • 3 years of relevant, comparable experience
Preferred Qualifications
  • LMSW, LCSW-C, LGPC, LCPC preferred
  • Higher education experience also preferred

BCCC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. Applicants needing accommodation for any part of the application and/or hiring process should request the accommodation from The Office of Human Resources office by contacting us at [email protected]

For more information, view the EEO is the Law Poster and Pay Transparency Statement.


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Posted: 3/27/2019
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