Vocational Specialist (Phoenix, AZ) (Multiple Positions)

Location
Tucson, AZ
Posted
Sep 10, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work‐life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please click here.

As a cost-saving measure related to the impact of COVID-19, Furlough and Furlough-Based Salary Programs have been approved by the Arizona Board of Regents. All new hires subject to the programs will be notified in accordance with adopted Furlough and Furlough-Based Salary Programs guidelines and will be required to comply with all measures. To learn more about the programs and whether this position is affected, please visit hr.arizona.edu/FY-2020-2021-Furlough-Program.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Individualized training, supervision, and support for student interns at the host business worksite rotation or competitive job which includes: hands on job coaching, building natural supports, identifying job accommodations, assistive technology.
  • Communicate effectively with Project SEARCH Instructor, employers, co-workers, family members, schools, and state agencies to problem solve issues related to training and employment at a worksite rotation or competitive job site.
  • Train and prepare students to work in a competitive environment post high school. Including travel training, grooming, hygiene, communication, interviewing and behavior as they relate to successful employment.
  • Develop and implement job coaching and job development plans, including specific job analysis, task analysis and job matching activities with students to ensure preparedness for competitive employment.
  • Maintain client files accurately and completely while submitting necessary reporting material in a timely manner to reflect activity within site -- e.g., attendance, progress reports, incident reports, case notes, etc.
Minimum Qualifications
  • High school diploma or equivalent, or equivalent learning attained through experience required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience required.
Preferred QualificationsFLSANon-Exempt Full Time/Part TimeFull TimeNumber of Hours Worked per Week40 Job FTE1.0Work CalendarFiscalJob CategoryOutreach and Community EngagementBenefits EligibleYes - Full Benefits Rate of Pay$14.38 - $19.96Compensation Typehourly rate Grade4 Career Stream and LevelOC3Job FamilyCmty Outreach Job FunctionOutreach & Community Engage Type of criminal background check required:Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department) Number of Vacancies2 Target Hire Date Expected End Date Contact Information for CandidatesSusan Voirol, [email protected] Open Date8/31/2020Open Until FilledYesDocuments Needed to ApplyResume and Cover LetterSpecial Instructions to Applicant Diversity StatementAt the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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