[nfbmi-talk] mpas employment team job posting

joe harcz Comcast joeharcz at comcast.net
Tue Apr 29 12:32:40 UTC 2014





Employment Team Advocate Job Posting April 2014


Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc. (MPAS) has a full-time (37.5 hours a week) Employment Team position in the Lansing office.


The Employment Team provides dispute resolution services to clients of Michigan Rehabilitation Services, Bureau of Services for Blind Persons, Centers for

Independent Living, beneficiaries of Social Security and individuals needing assistive technology. Once cleared through a security clearance process the

Employment Team monitors Representative Payees of beneficiaries of the Social Security Administration. The job responsibilities include, but are not limited

to: providing timely investigations and direct advocacy assistance, including information and referral, technical assistance and representation to clients

in accordance with agency policy and division priorities; and conducting outreach and training to unserved and underserved populations.  Extensive in-state

travel required, along with some out-of-state travel.


Applicant must possess a bachelor’s degree in a human services related field and at least two to four years of related human services experience including

experience working with disability rights.  Must demonstrate excellent written and oral communication and problem solving skills, including the ability

to mediate, negotiate, and work effectively with individuals and groups.  Applicant must be able to work well with individuals from diverse cultural and

socioeconomic backgrounds and with a variety of disabilities.  Familiarity with disability policy, systems and resources – most importantly the Rehabilitation

Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Improvement Act, assistive technology and the Social Security Administration is



MPAS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, political belief, creed,

national origin, marital status, or disability.


The job description is available in various format's below.

List of 3 items

Employment Team Advocate Job Description PDF

Employment Team Advocate Job Descriptoin DOC

Employment Team Advocate Job Description TXT

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Salary:  Depending on experience, excellent benefits (Range: $35,600-$38,800)


Interested applicants please mail, fax, or e-mail resume and cover letter to:

Camilia Limas

Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc.

4095 Legacy Parkway, Suite 500

Lansing, MI 48911-4264


 Fax: 517-487-0827


climas at mpas.org


Deadline for Applications:  Until Filled


Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc.

4095 Legacy Pkwy Ste 500

Lansing, MI 48911-4264

P: (517) 487-1755, (800) 288-5923(Voice or TTY)

F: (517) 487-0827


Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc. is the federally mandated

protection and advocacy system for Michigan which receives part of its

funding from the Administration on the Developmental Disabilities, the

Center for Mental Health Services - Substance Abuse and Mental Health

Services Administration, the Rehabilitation Services Administration, and

the Social Security Administration.


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