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Lead Transition Specialist

Granite State Independent Living

GSIL is a statewide nonprofit organization empowering people with disabilities to live their best lives.  Annually, we serve over 1800 consumers through 18 consumer directed programs and services. That’s what makes us unique.  Consumers are in charge.  We fill the gaps, turning challenges into opportunities, so everyone can live their best life.   As the state’s only Independent Living Center, we pride ourselves in being innovative leaders with a mission to promote quality of life with independence for people with disabilities through advocacy, information, education, support, and transition services.

 


*Responsibilities

• Serves as lead instructor of the day-to-day academic activities.

• Oversees the development of the new ELO’s (extended learning opportunities) to respond to identified student needs.

• Directs staff in recruitment, intake and progression through the program experience and back to school and other appropriate service.

• Works with Program Administrators and stakeholders (Regional Advisory Group) to continually review and evaluate all aspects of the program – assess process effectiveness and full academic rigor. • Responsible for establishing and maintaining student expectations.

• Provide support to work site activities as needed.

• Travel throughout the state is a required as needed.

Other Responsibilities:

• Participate in general GSIL events and activities. • Maintain professional knowledge/skills by reviewing professional literature and attending trainings/workshops.

• Support and uphold GSIL policies and procedures, workplace regulations and safety practices. • Share newsworthy information appropriately throughout the organization.

• Conduct other duties as assigned that will increase options for persons with disabilities to live independently in their communities. Skills

• Comfort and ability in quick and rapid decision making

• Ability to manage multiple priorities • Comfort with 1-1 instructions and group presentations • Excellent organizational skills

• Excellent attention to details

• Demonstrated collaborative skill

Education/Training/Experience

• College graduate preferred. •

Teaching/instruction experience required.

• Experience working with adolescents, at-risk youth or high school students with disabilities

• Ability to drive a 13-passenger vehicle.

• Ability to convey a variety of diverse thoughts and ideas to learners of varying academic levels and learning styles.

• Ability to work in dynamic and high stress environment with flexibility and focus.

• Ability to see the best in all students and assist each in “creating themselves”

• Knowledge of career development assessment software and processes.

• Knowledge and/or personal or professional experience working with individuals with disabilities preferred.

• Knowledge of special education law, accommodations and modifications as related to IEPs and 504s preferred.

• Google Suite including; Google Classroom; Docs; Sheets; Slides; Forms, and Gmail.

• Microsoft Office including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and various templates.

• Working with Database programs.

*Physical/Mental Demands While performing the duties of this position, the individual is regularly required to sit, use a computer, a telephone, and other office equipment and to move throughout the building and attend outside meetings. Employee may occasionally need to exert up to 10 pounds of force to lift carry, push or otherwise move objects (e.g. files or presentation materials). This position requires the ability to express or exchange ideas and to comprehend and present detailed and critical information including but not limited to financial information. Exceptional judgment and creativity are regularly required to evaluate results and make decisions. Reasonable accommodations will be made available to assist persons with disabilities to perform the essential functions

How to Apply:

To apply for this opportunity, please forward your resume to: Careers@gsil.org

Salary Type: No salary data provided
Salary Minimum: 0.00
Salary Maximum 0.00
Job Location:

Manchester

Date Added: June 7, 2022

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