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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.

 


Basic Function  

Provide work-readiness education to students with disabilities.
Cultivate and maintain relationships with school personnel, parents, business & community partners, and local resources to support students.
Provide follow-up services to students upon graduation from IMPACCT program.

*Responsibilities

Program Responsibilities

Lead recruitment efforts within each high school.
Serve as the IMPACCT Academy’s point person for parents and school personnel.
Lead recruitment efforts within the community for partners, including work experience supervisors, training room presenters, and community/business tours.
Lead the program effort in identifying needed community resources.

Instructional Responsibilities

Deliver standardized IMPACCT curriculum to students in the Academy, including instruction in work-readiness, self-advocacy, goal-setting, and independent living.
Maintain a positive, structured classroom setting where the standards of work etiquette are upheld, and students feel safe, welcome, productive and successful.
Organize and implement curriculum presenters/workshops on specific topics.
Support students in identifying and utilizing community resources to increase their independent living skill development and greater personal and economic independence
Provide support to work site activities as needed.
Support students’ reintegration to sending schools through Exit Meetings.

Administrative Responsibilities

Maintain accurate student records.
Provide monthly update reports on student progress to schools, parents, and GSIL Leadership Team.
Provide monthly reports on enrollment, school & business outreach, and overall progress to GSIL Leadership Team.
Provide quarterly reports on students’ goals to IL Service Manager.
Provide press releases throughout the academy related to business partners, graduation, and student success stories.
Follows up with each high school to ensure that earned ELOs are added to each student’s academic record.
Complete end-of-session reports.
Collect follow-up data from schools.

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

Ability to relate well with adolescents and adults

Ability to see the best in all students and assist each in self-development

Comfortable working 1 on 1 instruction and group presentations

Demonstrated collaborative skills

Excellent Organizational skills and a strong attention to detail

Ability to multitask and be consistent in a flexing environment

Education/Training /Experience

College graduate, degree in Education preferred.
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.
Experience 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. 

 

How to Apply:

To apply for this opportunity, please send 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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