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Vocational Services Coordinator

Company: Skills Inc
Location: Auburn
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Skills Inc., is a fully integrated, self-funded non-profit with a social mission to train, employ and serve persons with disabilities and our community. We are one of Washington State---s largest aerospace suppliers offers world-class, competitively-priced products and services which exceed customer---s requirements for rigorous standards and excellence. JOB SUMMARY Skills Inc. is seeking an experienced Vocational Services Coordinator to join our Vocational Program Team. The ideal candidate will create strong stakeholder relationships while supervising and supporting contracted Vocational Program participants. The Vocational Services Coordinator will assess, place, evaluate and report on participant---s skills while overseeing them at Skills Inc. located in Auburn, WA. Programs participants are referred by the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR), Foundational Community Supports (FCS), and within the Skill Inc. Aerospace Internship Program (AIP). ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES Actively outreach to external partners to identify candidates for referral to vocational services at Skills Inc; building and managing the Skills Inc. training pipeline. Build and maintain exceptional working relationships with Skills Inc. Leadership, Plant Managers, Supervisors, Leads, and Vocational Program team members to identify work areas for client training/internships on shop floor. Provide tours of Skills Inc. operations to potential clients, DVR staff and other stakeholders. Attend Intake and Outcome meetings with client and contractor. Perform one-to-one client intakes and facilitates placement and service provision for clients. Collaborate with Skills Inc. Human Resources to ensure efficient client onboarding; including completion of pre-employment screening and orientation once determined eligible for services. Outreach for participant placement on floor and plan creation in accordance to assessment and Service Delivery Plan (SDOP). Manages, coordinate and communicate schedules for all clients. Assist supervisors and leads with any client accommodation or accessibility needs. Train, coordinate and evaluate participants (and students as directed). Track participant progress to meet individual development goals aligned with DVR Service Delivery Outcome Plan (SDOP). Provide on-the-job training and schedule classroom instruction for clients. Gather and incorporate inputs from production staff on participant---s performance. Evaluate and report on client's performance to HR, Vocational team and DVR. Accurately updates, maintains and reports progress. Complete Service Delivery Reports (SDOR) monthly and at end of service. Accurately create and maintain Vocational client personnel folders. Document progress notes and use standardized case management tools using Standard Operating Procedures. Make recommendations to resolve vocational disputes; communicate any challenges immediately. Determine if client is eligible for employment/direct hire or referral for continued services. Create and manage invoicing of participant contracts. Provide weekly Status Report to Immediate Supervisor of record. Work closely with AIP & Vocational team to maintain continuity in program service delivery. Evaluate and report client and student progress and performance. Identify opportunities for process improvement and increased efficiencies. Understand and practice lean principles. Follow work rules and standard safety regulations at all times. Attend monthly, weekly and quarterly meetings. Other duties as assigned. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge or experience working in an inclusive work environment, particularly with persons with disabilities within employment services; or strong desire to learn. Excellent interpersonal and intrapersonal skills, team oriented, and ability to work well with a wide variety of personalities, learning styles and abilities. Strong communication skills and ability to disseminate and share information. Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task. Up-to-date MS Office experience. Advanced computer literacy in Windows environment including MS Office experience. Knowledge of recordkeeping / case notes. Conflict resolution skills- ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to travel between Skills Inc. campuses and to meetings around Puget Sound. Willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges. Ability to follow written and verbal instructions. PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Bachelor---s degree in human services or business related field preferred 2-5 years working in an inclusive work environment to include persons with disabilities preferred. LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to communicate in English through voice, or American Sign Language or adaptive technology. Ability to read, write, communicate and/or follow written and verbal instructions in English. CONFIDENTIALITY The responsibilities of this position may require an individual to access and hold in confidence certain information. This means that information and/or documentation acquired about employees, suppliers, customers, business practices, and all other related information remains confidential. ITAR --- US PERSON STATUS Due to Skills Inc.---s participation in the defense industry, International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) requires that access to sensitive information and material pertaining to defense and military related technologies may only be accessed, viewed or shared by US Persons as defined by law. A "US Person" can be a US citizen; a lawful permanent legal resident or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or asylee. EEO and ADA STATEMENT Skills Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. Our company prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, sex, age, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. Skills Inc. complies with all relevant and applicable provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). OTHER DUTIES This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required. New responsibilities, activities and duties may be modified or added at any time by a member of the management team. ABOUT SKILLS INC. Skills Inc. is a self-supporting Social Enterprise and is organized as a 501 (c) (3) non-profit. We have four lines of business; Aerospace Manufacturing, Aerospace Finishing, Technical Services, and Business Solutions, that operate in 4 locations. Skills Inc. employs over 600 people and our social mission is to train, employ and serve persons with disabilities. We accomplish our mission three ways; direct hire, vocational programs and services, and as a resource to the community. Monday-Friday 7am-3:30pm

Keywords: Skills Inc, Auburn , Vocational Services Coordinator, Other , Auburn, Washington

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