Vocational Evaluator (Full-Time) - Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in Carbondale Illinois

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Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Carbondale, Illinois

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Description of Position: Full-time Vocational Evaluator at the Evaluation and Developmental Center (EDC). The primary function of the position is to plan, coordinate, and implement a vocational services program that provides vocational evaluation, functional capacity evaluation and psychological assessment services to individuals with disabilities. The position also administers, scores, interprets and analyzes testing results and other consumer information and provides guidance and counseling to consumers to assist with developing realistic vocational goals. This is responsible for caseload management, testing and report writing for approximately 100 to 150 individuals participating the program per year.

Responsibilities: Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

Plan, coordinate, and implement a vocational services program that provides vocational evaluation, functional capacity evaluation, and psychological assessment services to individuals with disabilities.

Administer, score, interpret, and analyze testing results and other consumer information, provide guidance and counseling to consumer to assist with developing realistic vocational goals.

Ensure successful operation for all aspects of vocational services including staffing, testing, and other program supplies.

Develop and evaluate vocational services program goals and objectives on an annual basis through performance improvement meetings and subsequent revision of program manuals and materials.

Supervise and schedule staff and university graduate and undergraduate students for implementing overall program goals and objections and individual program planning for vocational services.

Perform case management duties during completion of vocational evaluations and psychological assessments and subsequent reports as needed to meet programming needs and objectives.

Work cooperatively with external sources such as community employers, social service agencies, transitional independent living and residential programs and staff, and other stakeholders in providing vocational services.

Facilitate applied research opportunities for program development and rehabilitation students and/or faculty and coordinate educational field placements.

Adhere to IL Div. of Rehab. Services requirements and maintain professional relationship with counselors from that agency.

The Commission of Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities accreditation standards requires continual compliance updates. Participate in ensuring on-going compliance with those standards related to Vocational Evaluation.

Complete other duties as assigned.

Requirements: Minimum requirements: Master's Degree in Rehabilitation. A valid driver's license is required. Experience in vocational evaluation is preferred. A Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) or the ability to obtain the CRC within one year is preferred.

This position is security sensitive. Prior to an offer of employment, a pre-employment background investigation, which includes a criminal background check, will be required.

Effective Date: As soon as possible.

Application Instructions:
Use Institution Website button to the right of this job description, then follow instructions on the jobpage at SIU-Carbondale's website.

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.

Keyword Phrases

  • Vocational Evaluator (Full-Time)
  • Where brains and heart intersect
  • Inclusive excellence
  • Access, opportunity, innovation and teaching
  • Assessment, Accreditation & Compliance
  • Disabled Student Services
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
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Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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