Creating opportunities for people to learn and achieve their goals.
Community Partnerships of Idaho (CPI) is seeking individuals who thrive in a fast-paced, independent, diverse, and collaborative work environment, and who want to make a difference in the lives of children! The Summer Employment Program (SEP) for Students with Disabilities at CPI teaches students with disabilities the skills to find, obtain and maintain employment. Students will learn how to advocate for themselves on the job as well as the skills vital for success on the job.
CPI has provided services and support to individuals with disabilities for 23 years. As an employer, CPI provides supportive career development that allows professionals to explore their passions and step into leadership roles. CPI believes in “creating opportunities for people to learn and achieve their goals,” and we pride ourselves on our company values of integrity, personal dignity, relationships and innovation.
At CPI, you will receive robust training and professional development opportunities, and a diverse professional track that supports your professional goals.
CPI is seeking a highly motivated, organized Director who is passionate about providing a positive employment experience to teens with disabilities. The Summer Employment Director oversees and is responsible for the overall success, quality and compliance of contracted services for the Summer Employment Program for Students with Idaho Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. This includes program development, job development, supervision of team supervisors and overall oversight of job mentoring summer program services in Idaho Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (IDVR) regions.
The Summer Employment Program Director will provide staff training to ensure area teams are ready for the Summer Employment Program. The Director will work closely with the Employment Director, Summer Employment Area Specialist and the Summer Employment Team Supervisors to assure appropriate jobs are developed and Job Mentoring services lead to a successful experience for the student participants in the Summer Program. The Summer Employment Program Director will ensure compliance with all IDVR Program requirements and Program Evaluation reporting requirements.
Skills, Knowledge, Education & Experience
- Bachelor’s degree or higher, or equivalent work experience
- Minimum of year (1) years experience in health and human services in the area of disability supports
- Minimum of two (2) years experience in project management
- Minimum of two (2) years of experience supervising or managing a team
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Demonstrated ability to work independently and interdependently
- Ability to work in fast paced environment
- Excellent organizational and project management skills
- Must possess a willingness to adhere to CPI’s mission statement
- Upholds professional/industry ethics
- Workable knowledge of commonly used word processors, databases and spreadsheets (Microsoft Word, Excel, WordPerfect, etc.)
- Responsible for the overall success of the summer program services for teens, meeting all requirements as contracted with the Idaho Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (IDVR)
- Responsible for oversight and success of program budget
- Responsible for performance management and training of Area Specialists, Team Supervisors and Job Mentors, including but not limited to, completing hiring, training, ongoing supervision and job performance evaluations
- Works closely with other company leaders to ensure all staff for the summer program are hired/trained and have completed all new employment activities as identified by the contract, before services are scheduled to begin
- Ensures compliance with all state and federal rules and regulations and policies as outlined by IDVR
- Supervise Summer Employment Area Specialist
- Communicates and coordinates closely with Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors (VRC)
- Responsible for ensuring appropriate work sites are arranged and organized for all participating students prior to the start of services. Utilize already well-developed employer relationships by working closely with Employment Director, Employment Specialist Team Leaders, Employment Specialists, Program Directors and employers
- Ensures efficient and quality services according to contract requirements and current industry standards (RSAS)
- Paid time off
- FLEX and Dependent Care Savings
- Life & Leadership Coaching
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- Opportunity for yearly salary increases based on performance
$45,000-$50,000 annually, DOE
How To Apply:
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Download Employment Application here.