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Program Coordinator Employment Services

Topeka, KS
Company: Capper Foundation
Job Title: Program Coordinator Employment Services
Job Classification: Non-Exempt, Full-time
Work Schedule: As negotiated in employment letter
Reporting Relationship: Manager Adult Day Services

Primary Accountabilities: The primary function of the Program Coordinator Employment Services position is to implement and supervise the adult services employment program through developing relationships and effectively planning, organizing and directing all aspects of the program. This position must uphold the purpose of Capper Foundation and instill positive, professional attitudes in all persons served working at various community locations.

Major Duties:
  • Oversee and supervise community employment opportunities for adults with disabilities
  • Supervise, schedule and evaluate assigned staff
  • Assess daily needs of persons supported
  • Provide on the job training to DSPs
  • Provide direct supervision and on-the-job training to assigned employees and volunteers
  • Ensure implementation of Capper policies and procedures
  • Ensure compliance with state licensing regulations
  • Create, implement and strengthen new and current program to meet the Capper goals
  • Develop employment opportunities for adults with disabilities through employer contacts, public relations, community interactions, referral agencies and marketing initiatives
  • Provide program coordination for persons with I/DD to secure and maintain competitive, community employment
  • Oversee quality assurance of designated services
  • Ensure compliance with appropriate safety laws
  • Provide on-call assistance to persons supported competitively employed in the community
  • Routine contact with Kansas Vocational Rehabilitative Service Counselors
  • Ensure successful completion of all required documentation and data
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications:
  • Read, write and speak fluent English
  • High school diploma
  • Experience working with adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities
  • Valid Kansas driver’s license and proof of insurance
  • Must be able to pass background checks per agency procedures
Training Requirements:
  • Must complete orientation training and maintain training certification based on agency procedures
  • Supported employment web-based training
Physical Demands:
  • Lift up to 25 pounds
  • Bend, stoop, kneel, crawl and walk frequently
  • Regularly required to speak and hear
  • Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, reach and use hands
  • Ability to read computer screens for an extended period of time
  • Available to provide on-call assistance
Work Environment:
  • Direct contact with individuals who are severely physically and/or developmentally disabled and who may exhibit unpredictable behavior and uncontrollable outbursts. The physical characteristics of the work environment are such that noise and odor control procedures are required. May work with individuals with Hepatitis B and/or other blood borne pathogens.
Additional Duties: Additional duties and responsibilities may be added to this job description at any time. The job description does not state or imply that these are the only activities to be performed by the employee(s) holding this position. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related responsibilities as requested by their supervisor.
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