Transition Specialist (Phoenix, AZ)

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!

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Conductoutreach to interested and participating schools.
  • Gatherschool information and develop individual technical assistance plansin five preETS service delivery areas.
  • Contributeto identifying and disseminating effective strategies and service models.
  • Communicateand partner with local and state vocational rehabilitation personnel.
  • Establishcommunity work experiences for students with disabilities.
  • Coordinateafter-school and summer work opportunities.
  • Developcreative virtual vocational opportunities using technology.
  • Coordinateand monitor activities with schools in around the state.
  • Providetechnical assistance and assist school and project personnel with preETSimplementation.
  • Manageand monitor individual and school activities including referrals, evaluation,performance measures, documentation, and reporting.
  • Collectdata, problem solve, and provide on-site technical assistance.
  • Workcollaboratively with the business community, school personnel, family members,and adult agency representatives.
  • Participatein project, team, and departmental meetings.
  • Workclosely with the overall project coordinator and keep informed of updates andconcerns.
  • Keepproject staff informed of activities and progress.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experienceis typically required.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advancedlearning attained through professional level experience required.
Preferred QualificationsFLSAExempt Full Time/Part TimeFull TimeNumber of Hours Worked per Week40 Job FTE1.0Work CalendarFiscalJob CategoryOutreach and Community EngagementBenefits EligibleYes - Full Benefits Rate of Pay$37,506 - $52,092Compensation Typesalary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE) Grade6 Career Stream and LevelPC2Job FamilyCmty Outreach Job FunctionOutreach & Community Engage Type of criminal background check required:Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to job duties) Number of Vacancies1 Target Hire Date Expected End Date Contact Information for CandidatesWendy Warren Project Coordinator520-626-5239 [email protected] Open Date9/3/2020Open 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.