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Career Development Program Manager- BRS/Schools

Company: Ability Beyond
Location: Danbury
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Here at Ability Beyond, our career development team is rapidly expanding. With multiple new funding sources and service areas, we are seeking a-- -Career Development Program Manager-- -to join our-- -Danbury-- -team. We are looking for a candidate with prior experience working with or has knowledge regarding the-- -Bureau of Rehabilitation Services-- -of Connecticut. Read on to learn more about what it means to be a Career Development Program Manager at Ability Beyond. This position will cover our-- -Greater Danbury-- -Service Area-- -This position is perfect for those with background in-- -human services,-- -vocational supports,-- -employment support services, or-- -psychology-- -(not human resources).This position is funded through the-- -Bureau of Rehabilitation Services-- -and requires the candidate to have prior experience or knowledge regarding BRS.This position also works with funding resources through the Board of Education and Services for the Blinde. Helping students with disabilities with workplace readiness programs.-- - What does it mean to be funded through BRS? What is BRS? BRS- Bureau of Rehabilitation Services is a division of the Department of Aging and Disability Services in Connecticut,The mission of BRS is to create opportunities to help individuals with disabilities find competitive employment.BRS provides services such as career counseling, benefits counseling, skills training, and job search assistance.This Career Development team is funded through BRS and Ability Beyond Employment Specialists help provide these services to individuals a part of the program. Why should you join our team? Extensive paid training and certification programGenerous benefit package (medical, dental, PTO, etc.)Flexible work schedules and overtime availableOpportunities for growth and advancementA culture of appreciation, respect, and teamworkAn opportunity to have a positive impact in the lives of others! What makes Ability Beyond a unique place to grow? Through Breathe Equality, our employee resource group we ensure our employees have a place where they can belong.Recently launched, our Grow Beyond initiative spotlights our growth opportunities and stories to show how you can level up in your career. What are the responsibilities of the Career Development Program Manager? Supervises the employment specialists within career development team. Duties pertaining to training, hiring, and managing of team members.Collects, monitors, and/or completes documentation of required paperwork in response to BRS (Bureau of Rehabilitation Services) funded contracts in a timely manner.Works alongside assistant services director/ services manager in pursuing new funder streams, new grants/ proposals with evolving department change and growth.Proactively responds to case management needs and represents Ability Beyond and individuals served through job developing and community outreach.Accepts referrals for individuals served and helps to monitor and provide employment plans written by the assigned staff (short-term, long-term, personal goals, and progresses made). Schedule and Salary: Monday -----" Friday: 8:00A- 5:00P Flex$ 55,000 USD / Yearly Qualifications/ Requirements: Bachelor's degree in a Human Services field is required or may substitute no less than eight (8) years of experience.Have work experience or a working knowledge of BRS directly (Bureau of Rehabilitation Services)Must have at least two (2) years of related experience as an Employment Specialist or a background in business. Two (2) years-------- experience in the health services field is also required.A current, valid driver's license, as well as daily use of a registered and insured vehicle is required Explore our YouTube Channel To Learn More: https://www.youtube.com/@abeyonddisability/videos

PandoLogic. Keywords: Career Development Manager, Location: Danbury, CT - 06816

Keywords: Ability Beyond, Danbury , Career Development Program Manager- BRS/Schools, Executive , Danbury, Connecticut

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