Careers

Current Employment Opportunities

Transition Specialist

Salary: $30,759

Responsibilities:

  • Market to local employers to develop individualized employment opportunities.
  • Develop relationships with area school personnel and transition coordinators to act as a liaison.
  • Chair meetings as assigned with individuals, funding sources, schools and other agencies for development and implementation of service plan for each individual on caseload.
  • Create and implement a wide range of community activities that foster growth and development for students with disabilities transitioning from school to adulthood.
  • May serve as case manager for assigned individuals which may include: independent living skills training, vocational evaluation and training, leisure activities, crisis intervention and advocacy, community based assessments.
  • Maintain accurate records in electronic case management system according to agency and CARF standards.
  • Participate in agency job development/marketing meetings.
Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education, Rehabilitation Counseling or related field. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Two years’ experience in school transition or vocational rehabilitation preferred with particular emphasis on job development.
  • May be required to communicate in another language and understand another culture i.e., Spanish, sign language.
  • Valid Driver’s License and must pass driving test both written and road and maintain a satisfactory driving record. Must hold or be eligible to hold Public Service License (i.e. “V” Endorsement).
  • Required to be in possession of a car on site during entire shift to transport self and/or individuals to community sites in all weather conditions and throughout all neighborhoods.
  • Depending upon assignment, must be able to work in a variety of settings, weather conditions and locations.
  • Must maintain CPI, CPR and First Aid certification.
  • Knowledge and skills in Word, Excel and the internet.
Date Posted:

10/17/17 - 37.5 hrs.
Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Flexibility required with evening and weekends.

10/30/17 - 37.5 hrs.
Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Flexibility required with evening and weekends.

Contact info:
Human Resources
Fax: 203-371-1479
hr@kennedyctr.org