Job Title: Part Time Supported Employment Specialist

Salary: Starting $18.00 per hour, 24 hours per week (pay rate will increase as training is completed)

Programs: Supported Employment

Requirements: Must be at least 18 years of age. Must have an associate degree or higher in a related field from
an accredited college or university or have a high school diploma or equivalent with three (3) years of related
experience; Be familiar with the demands and expectations of business and industry; ability to work
independently; ability to establish and maintain relationships with individuals using the services, employers and
members of other organizations.

Core Responsibility: Provide Supported Employment services to consumers to obtain and maintain competitive,
integrated employment. Develop and maintain positive professional relationships with businesses to assist with
employment opportunities.
• Successfully completing the Arc Orientation; CPR and First Aid; Shifting Expectations; Danielle’s law;
Komninos’ Law and Preventing Abuse and Neglect. Complete the Boggs Supported Employment Specialist
Training within 90 days of date of hire.
• Excellent communication and writing skills. Proficient in Word, Outlook, and data entry. Must possess time
management skills and the ability to work independently.
• Acquire and maintain a working knowledge of disability laws, Social Security regulations, work incentive
guidelines available to individuals with disabilities and their employers
• Implement appropriate job development and coaching skills. Ability to assess each person to clearly identify the
goals and abilities of the individual, complete task analysis, coordinate job training with employers, etc.
• Knowledge of resume writing, interviewing skills, job searching, interest assessments.
• Work with provider agency personnel in coordinating transportation to and from the job or provide travel training
to assist the person to get to his/her job independently
• Maintain professional relations and communicate with families, residential staff, employers, DVRS counselors,
Support Coordinators, community members, etc.
• Initiate and maintain contacts with perspective employers
• Work with employers to advocate and possibly restructure jobs to match the goals and abilities of individuals with
developmental disabilities
• Conduct job site job and task analysis and identify modifications and accommodations appropriate for individuals
with disabilities