[Nfbmo] Fw: [Missouri-l] FW: Job with Governor's Council

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Wed Sep 15 21:36:13 UTC 2010

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From: Denny Huff 
To: Missouri-L at MoBlind.Org 
Sent: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 3:28 PM
Subject: [Missouri-l] FW: Job with Governor's Council

Disability Program REP announcement.pdf

State of Missouri 

Office of Administration 

Governor’s Council on Disability 

Job Announcement 

Position: Disability Program Representative 

Issue Date: September 15, 2010 

Closing Date: October 15, 2010 

Salary: $1392.50-$1966.00 per pay period ($33,420.00 to $47,184.00 annually) 

Commensurate with experience 

LOCATION: Jefferson City, MO 


This is entry-level professional public contact work for the Governor’s Council on Disability providing 

information and assistance to the disability community, employers, service providers, school districts, state 

and local governments and the general public. 

An employee in this class is responsible for providing information, referral and advocacy assistance to 

individuals with disabilities, the disabled community, employers, service providers, state and local government 

officials, and the general public relating to disability issues. Work may include but is not limited to tracking 

and interpreting disability legislation; participating in disability related organizations. Work is performed 

under the general supervision of the Executive Director or other designated administrative superior; however, 

the employee exercises independence and initiative in the performance of assigned responsibilities within 

established guidelines. 


list of 9 items

 Ability to communicate and write effectively i.e., reports and grants 

 Ability to initiate and maintain effective working relationships with individuals with disabilities, community organizations, state entities, employers,

and the general public. 

 Knowledge of disability policy and legislation 

 Proficient in computer software i.e. Microsoft Excel, Access. 

 Ability to provide technical assistance to individuals with disabilities, families, service providers, community organizations, employers, state and local

entities, and the general public on a wide variety of disability issues 

 Actively participates in disability organizations boards; apprises member of changes in federal and state regulations 

 Ability to develop promotional materials to stimulate public interest and create support for equal access for people with disabilities 

 Ability to travel in the performance of assigned duties 

 Ability to plan and organize work activities to achieve established program goals and objectives 

list end


Missouri State Employee Retirement System (MOSERS) provides retirement, life insurance, survivor and 

disability benefits; Missouri Consolidated Healthcare Plan (MCHCP) provides medical, vision, dental and 

Employee Assistance Program benefits (some of these benefits may not be available in all areas of the state); 

Missouri Deferred Compensation Plan; Missouri Cafeteria Plan; Missouri Voluntary Life Insurance; 15 days 

paid annual leave per year for new full-time employees (accrual rates increase with years of service); 15 days 

paid sick leave per year. 


A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 15 earned credit hours in one 

or a combination of the following: Counseling, Education, Public Relations, Political Science, Business or Public 

Administration, or a closely related area; and, two or more years of professional or technical experience in 

disability rights advocacy, assistive technology, vocational counseling, special education, public relations, or 

business or public administration. 


To be considered, an interested applicant should submit an application to the Office of Administration Division 

of Personnel if they are not already on the Disability Program Representative register. 



Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

Reasonable accommodations will be made as required. 

In addition to applying to the Division of Personnel, interested applicants should submit a cover letter and 

resume by the closing date to: 

Linda Baker, Executive Director 

Missouri Governor’s Council on Disability 

310 West High Street 

PO Box 1668 

Jefferson City, MO 65102-1668 

If you prefer, you may email requested items to claudia.browner at oa.mo.gov 

The Office of Administration is an Equal Opportunity Employer




Denny Huff - President

Missouri Council of the Blind

Toll Free: (888) 362-1383

Cell: (636) 262-1383

MCB Phonecast: (816) 298-8969


DHuff at MoBlind.Org






The purpose of Missouri Council of the Blind shall be to promote the general well-being of our members and legally blind people in Missouri, and to support or participate in other programs promoting the best interests of legally blind people everywhere.



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