Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor


Position Information

University Code 21211 University Title Counselor 1 University Job Family Health Sciences ORP Eligible Yes For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Single Title Scope of Search Local Working Title Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Position Number 590900 Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department SOESpecEd&DP: RRTC Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities

The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center ( RRTC ), School of Education, is seeking to hire a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor to implement Research Study Protocols as directed by the Principal Investigator and/or Project Director. Responsibilities include:
-Collecting participant data and conducting analysis.
-Assisting with product development including replication manuals, brochures, fact sheets, etc.
-Assisting with training, technical assistance, and other knowledge translation activities.
-Conducting Discovery/Assessment process and implementing situational assessments for individuals with disabilities.
-Engaging in business development designed to establish business partnerships for the promotion of employment of individuals with disabilities in integrated community settings.
-Assisting individuals with disabilities in performing their job duties to meet employer standards.

Minimum Hiring Standards

-Bachelor’s degree in Education, Psychology or other relevant field, or a combination of relevant education, training, and experience required.
-Strong verbal and written communication skills.
-Computer experience using Microsoft Windows software packages, and experience with MS Office.
-Ability to build community partnerships.
-Proven ability to carry out job duties in a professional manner, with a positive outlook and approach.
-Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.
-Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff and student environment or commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU .

Preferred Hiring Standards

Previous experience working with individuals with disabilities, preferably in areas of community-integrated competitive employment.

Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range $38,000 Application Process/Additional Information Campus Monroe Park Campus Hours/Week 40 Normal Work Days/Hours Varies Job Open Date 10/13/2020 Posting will close on or before Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Miscellaneous Is this a restricted position? Yes Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? Yes Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Quick Link http://www.vcujobs.com/postings/101148 Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please describe your experience working with individuals with significant disabilities in a business setting using supported and/or customized employment.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please list your experience working in environments where the ability to maintain confidentiality was imperative.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * The School of Education values the following as our culture statement, 'The School of Education (SOE) recognizes that trust among all members of the SOE community is the foundation of a positive work climate. Realizes that our wellbeing as an institution depends upon the wellbeing of our members. Respects all members, new and continuing, regardless of status. Values honest communication and finding ways to respectfully address difficult issues. Strives to listen without bias and search for common understanding. Is committed to equity, fairness and a level playing field for all of its members. Knows that the SOE community thrives, because of diverse viewpoints and areas of expertise. Fosters collaboration, collegiality and mutual support among all members of its community.' Please describe ways in which you have worked to foster this type of culture in the professional workplace or in your everyday life.

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents
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  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume
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