The Arc Jacksonville
Director, On Campus Transition Program (OCT)
Posted OnDecember 18, 2019
Experience Level2-5 Years
Education LevelMaster's Degree
JOB DESCRIPTION: Manage and lead a postsecondary transition program operated by The Arc Jacksonville on the campus of, and in partnership with, the University of North Florida (UNF), called The Arc Jacksonville On Campus Transition at UNF. The position is also responsible for two other interrelated residential-based programs:
· OCT Residential Program–intensive supported living services for OCT students and other young adults with intellectual disabilities living in on–campus and off–campus student housing
· LIFE (Living Independently; Finding Enrichment) Experience – Two 4–week residential independent living experience sessions for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities
Position Duties and Responsibilities:
· Oversees and manages the operations of all three programs – all programs serve adults with intellectual disabilities, on and off UNF’s campus
· Develops, tracks and maintains budgets for multiple departments
· Recruits, supervises, manages, and evaluates staff
· Manages the partnership between The Arc Jacksonville, UNF, and The District on Kernan (location of off-site apartments for residential programs)
· Recruits students and participants
· Oversees the delivery of services
· Manages behavioral concerns
· Acts as liaison with families
· Oversees the development of sites for internships, employment, experiential learning and the provision of state–of–the–art transition services
· Writes and manages grants
· Oversees student records and achievements
· Evaluates and revises programs to ensure best practices are utilized
· Develops and maintains relationships with UNF faculty, employers, and partners on– and off–campus
The position continually reviews all program components to evaluate, modify, expand and improve the experiential learning of all program participants.
EDUCATION: Master’s degree required in one of the included or related areas: education, rehabilitation counseling, disability services, social work / welfare, higher education, business, and / or public health plus experience with behavior management in adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated leadership qualities. Must be organized. Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as public speaking and presentations. Proficient in computer skills including Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Publisher, etc.) and Adobe. Must be able to work independently and recruit, supervise, train and manage other employees, AmeriCorps members, mentors and volunteers. Must be a team player, patient, have a passion for the disability community. Experience with grant writing, management, delivery, evaluation and reporting.
Interested candidates should forward their resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
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