Position title
Transition Specialist
Description

Part-time Position – Career and Employment Options, Inc. is an agency that provides transition services to school districts and ACCES-VR services to students and adults. We are currently in need a few Transition Specialists for Nassau County. A Transition Specialist provides instruction to students in the areas of job-readiness, career planning, job-coaching, community access training, travel training and services relating to transition for students in special education. Must work with students in the community on job sites, as well at high schools, and if needed, to have the ability to work remotely. Requires willingness to travel. Individuals vaccinated for COVID-19 preferred.This position is fee for service and can go up to approximately 15 – 25 hours per week, with potential for full time hours with experience.

Salary range $26.00-$30.00 per hour based on experience and certifications.

Responsibilities
  • Community -based internship development and direct job coaching and task analysis of internship work assignments.
  • Enable students/clients to be able to perform effectively in community based worksites using self-direction and other CEO instructional formats.
  • Work with student/consumer’s families to ensure that they are active participants in the employment process.
  • Provide information and goal activity for any CSE or ACCES/VR planning meetings.
  • Assist students in their transition beyond high school, including utilization of appropriate interest inventories and skill assessments.
  • Provide students/consumers with a positive environment and effective counseling to assist them in achieving their career and community goals, in person and/or remotely.
  • Assist in the transition and notification of all graduating seniors and their linkages to ACCES, NYSCB, OPWDD or OMH.
  • Attendance at professional development trainings regarding regulatory issues and changes in processes related to the job.
  • Provide necessary job development for placement into internships, job placement, World of Work Tours, and/or mentor programs for the students/consumers we serve.
  • Job is a Fee for Service model.

 

Qualifications
  • Certified Special Education Teacher, Certified School Guidance Counselor, MSW, Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, MBA, Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), ABA Therapist or BCBA. BA Level accepted based on experience.
  • Professional Business Attire Required.
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for this job.
Job Benefits
  • Healthcare Insurance (when averaging 120 hours or more)
    • Medical, Dental & Vision
    • Supplemental Healthcare Insurance
  • Company Matched IRA Savings plan
  • Paid Family Leave
  • Vacation Time
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Sick Time

Position: Transition Specialist

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Job Location
Date posted
07/30/2021
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