The Director of Employment Services
Little City Foundation

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Post Date: Dec 29, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: DOE
Location: US - Illinois - Schaumburg
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Description
PURPOSE:
The Director of Employment Services is responsible for expanding employment related skills (Employment Development Services) and employment opportunities (Employment First) for individuals receiving services through Little City’s Center for Employment. This position will oversee the implementation of the “Pathways to Employment” program and ensure that the training that is provided focuses on preparing adults with intellectual disabilities for work in the community. The
Director will ensure effective daily operations of Little City’s Community Employment Services
through oversight of and planning, monitoring, facilitation and communication with department
personnel. This position has direct involvement in program expansion including growth of enclaves,
business partnerships, new offices and integration of growing contract options. This position will
directly supervise Employment First and Transition and Employment Development Services (EDS)
managers and be responsible for multiple agency owned employment centers and in-community
employment services.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
A Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field such as vocational rehabilitation, as well as a
minimum of five (5) years of management experience in the provision of providing employment
services for person with intellectual disabilities. Experience with the Department of Rehabilitation
Services (DRS) contracts and grants required. The Director must be committed to improving the quality
of life of employment opportunities for persons with intellectual disabilities and to person-centered
planning. The Director must demonstrate excellent leadership skills, as well as superior oral and written
communication skills and versatility with multiple technology platforms for outcomes tracking.


Skills
A Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field


Contact Details
Name: Michael Kutanwa
Address: 1610 Colonial
City: Inverness
State/Province: Illinois
Zipcode: 60067
Country: United States
Ph: 847-221-7009
Email: recruiter@littlecity.org