[Nfbk] FW: OFB Vacancy Posting for Voc Rehab Program Specialist II - McDowell Center

Todd E. Stephens todde.stephens at windstream.net
Mon Jul 16 20:23:34 UTC 2018





From: Wright, Jennifer (OFB-FK) [mailto:JenniferN.Wright at ky.gov] 
Sent: Monday, July 16, 2018 4:09 PM
Subject: OFB Vacancy Posting for Voc Rehab Program Specialist II - McDowell


Below is information pertaining to the vacancy posting for the Voc Rehab
Program Specialist II position at the McDowell Center. This is the Intake
Coordinator position left vacant by Mary Harrod's transfer to the Voc Prep

Please feel free to pass this along to any individuals you think may be
interested in the position. The posting ends on August 3rd, therefore it is
crucial that anyone interested submit their application online through the
Kentucky Personnel Cabinet website by that date.  A link is provided below
to apply to the position. 





Connecting People to Purpose


Advertisement Closes: 8/3/2018 


Voc Rehab Program Specialist II 

Pay Grade 13 

Salary $32,042.40 

Employment Type 

Executive Branch | Chapter 18A | Full Time, Eligible for Overtime Pay |

Hiring Agency Education & Workforce Development Cabinet - Department of
Workforce Investment -Office for the Blind

Location: 8412 Westport Rd, Louisville, Kentucky, 40242

Description: The Office for the Blind empowers individuals who are blind or
visually impaired to maximize employment, achieve economic self-sufficiency
and independence, and to contribute back to society. We also help businesses
and employers recruit, retain and accommodate employees with visual
impairments or blindness. We are seeking a compassionate and motivated
vocational rehabilitation professional to be a part of that mission to
enrich lives. We are seeking a Voc Rehab Program Specialist II to perform
independent professional and vocational functions for consumers at the
Charles McDowell Rehabilitation Center in Jefferson County.

The duties of this position: Serves as the intake coordinator for the
Charles McDowell Center facility by coordinating the intake and scheduling
of the students referred by agency staff to the Center for rehabilitative
services. . Communicates with multiple parties in coordination and planning
of individual training schedules and master class schedules for the entire
facility. . Serves on the multiple committees to track and review progress
and assess any issues that may impact training and develop plans that
address any barriers to training needs . Provides information on community
resources and counseling to consumers in regards to vocational services,
daily living skills, personal adjustment and transportation. . Reviews
medical documentation to assist in the evaluation of consumer referrals. .
Attends all consumer-staffing conferences to provide critical information
and consultation to the consumer and their Voc Rehab Counselor. . Works to
provide information to consumers concerning individual responsibilities and
terms for services.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: The successful candidate for this
position will have professional vocational rehabilitation experience and
strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills. A strong
knowledge of community resources and a passion for helping others is highly

Minimum Requirements 

EDUCATION: Graduate of a college or university with a master's degree in
rehabilitation, rehabilitation teaching or therapy, guidance and/or
counseling, psychology, sociology, orientation and mobility, social work,
special education, education with emphasis in vocational counseling or a
related field.

EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: Two years of professional experience in
vocational rehabilitation, vocational assessment, employer relations, or
rehabilitation technology, or requisite skills. The experience, training, or
skills requirement cannot be met with only requisite skills.


Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION: A bachelor's degree in one of the above
areas plus two years of professional experience in vocational
rehabilitation, vocational assessment, employer relations or rehabilitation
technology will substitute for the required master's degree.


Working Condition: Work is performed primarily in an office setting.
Occasional travel will be required to coordinate services between customers
and the agency. 

Probationary Period: This job has an initial and promotional probationary
period of 6 months. For additional information refer to:


If you have questions about this advertisement, please contact Jennifer
Wright at JenniferN.Wright at ky.gov


An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D 

Personnel Cabinet






Jennifer Wright

Kentucky Career Center

Office for the Blind

275 East Main Street Mail Stop 2-EJ

Frankfort, KY 40621

Phone: (502) 782-3407

Toll Free (800) 321-6668

Fax: (502) 564-6745

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