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Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 24, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Counsellor Education, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Student Affairs, Counseling
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time
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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 National Working Title Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Position Number 580890 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? 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 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
Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU

Experience working with individuals with disabilities

Above average verbal and written communication skills

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

Computer proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Preferred Hiring Standards
Bachelor’s degree in Education, Psychology, or another relevant field, or a combination of relevant education, training, and experience;

Familiarity with the Richmond, Virginia, and surrounding area businesses and community resources.

Experience working with individuals with disabilities in areas of community-integrated competitive employment. Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range $39,900 - $42,000 Application Process/Additional Information Campus Off-site Hours/Week 40 Normal Work Days/Hours Varies Job Open Date 08/24/2021 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 Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * 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)

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

    (Open Ended Question)

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

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Describe your experience with Microsoft Office products and any additional software you are proficient with utilizing.

    (Open Ended Question)

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

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