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We are proud to have an extremely high employment rate with students in our department. There is an increasing demand for rehabilitation workers in the field.

Below is a list of available employment opportunities for interested students and alumni alike.

Post Date Position Job Announcement Brief Job Description
3/29/2017 FEMA - Disability Integration Advisor Lead File disability_integration_advisor_lead.docx

A Disability Integration Advisor Lead serves as the lead expert level advisor to the Command Staff and program areas providing expert level advice, guidance and technical assistance on programmatic, physical and effective communication access for people with disability and others with access and functional need for all Presidentially Major Disaster and Emergency Declarations. 

3/16/2017 Lockeed Martin Aeronautics - Vocational Case Manager (Ft. Worth, TX) PDF icon vocational_case_manager_fort_worth.pdf

We are currently seeking a Vocational Case Manager for the Fort Worth, Texas area. Coordinates and implements the vocational training or retraining necessary to return the claimant to the workplace. Conducts transferable skills analysis, vocational testing/evaluation, job analysis and job search activities. Coordinates claimant participation in various programs, activities and services designed to prepare them for re-entry to the workforce.

3/16/2017 California Dept. of Rehabilitation - Senior Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor (Multiple Positions) File california_department_of_rehabilitation_-_career_opportunities.docx

The Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) administers the largest vocational rehabilitation program in the country. We have a three-pronged mission to provide services and advocacy that assist people with disabilities to live independently, become employed and have equality in the communities in which they live and work. DOR provides consultation, counseling and vocational rehabilitation, and works with community partners to assist the consumers we serve.

3/8/2017 UNTWISE - Live & Learn Summer Program Staff PDF icon llspcw_job_descriptions_2017.pdf

The Live and Learn summer program is a two (2) week summer program for youth with disabilities, ages 16-22, interested in vocational planning for their future. Whether their interest lie in unskilled, skilled and professional occupations, including opportunities requiring a post-secondary education, this program opens the door to the realities of the adult world of work. UNTWISE seeks interested applicants for the following positions.

2/24/2017 OK DRS - Assistive Technology Specialist IV (OK) File 17-081 Assistive Technology Specialist IV-I 80500281 TBD All Sources.docx

Position is assigned a full workload/caseload and is responsible for performing professional level work in Assistive Technology (AT) services for Vocational Rehabilitation for DRS consumers with physical, cognitive, mental disabilities and other significant impairments that could benefit from AT accommodations. VR AT Specialist will complete assessments for AT and/or accommodation needs for: home, vehicle, education, job site evaluation, employment and computer issues.

2/22/2017 NM Commission for the Blind - Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor (Albuquerque, NM) File New Mexico Commission for the Blind.docx

Purpose of Position: To help blind/visually impaired individuals obtain or maintain employment by providing vocational rehabilitation services such as adjustment counseling, career assessment, education/training, assistive technology, and job placement services.The position is in our Albuquerque office and serves the extended metropolitan area. The caseload serves adults and generally consist of approximately 50-65 cases.

2/7/2017 Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist IV (McAlester, OK) File 17-073 VR Specialist IV-II VR13 McAlester C 80500073 All Sources.docx

This position is responsible for providing vocational rehabilitation and employment services in Southeastern Oklahoma. Duties include consulting with physicians, psychologists and other disability professionals regarding functional limitations, treatment and prognosis of eligible individuals.

2/7/2017 Rehabilitation of the Blind Specialist III (Ada, OK) File 17-072 Rehab of Blind Spec III-I VS 58 Ada 80500052 All Sources.docx

Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities specifically related to providing counseling and individualized instruction to persons who are blind or visually impaired in facilitating solutions to the challenges of being able to safely travel about in their everyday environment and in dealing with problems created by their blindness, promoting confidence and the self-esteem of the individual customer.

2/7/2017 Assistive Technology Specialist IV (OK) File 17-070 Re-Announcement of 17-046 Assistive Technology Specialist IV-I Statewide 80500281 All Sources.docx

Position is responsible for a full workload/caseload performing professional level work in Assistive Technology (AT) services for vocational rehabilitation and at time for Visual Services for DRS consumers with physical and/or mental disabilities; completes assessments for AT and/or accommodation needs/access for: home, vehicle, education, job sites, employment and computer issues; composes reports with detailed information on the assistive technology evaluation and recommendations.

1/25/2017 United Way - Resource Development Coordinator (Denton, TX) PDF icon Job Description Resource Development Coordinator.pdf

The Resource Development Coordinator in collaboration with the Resource Development Director is responsible for planning, directing and increasing all development activities including special events for United Way of Denton County through the coordination of volunteer committee chairs and committee members.

1/23/2017 UNTWISE - Program/Project Coordinator III File UNT WISE seeks to hire a Senior Trainer.docx

UNT WISE seeks to hire a Senior Trainer (Program/Project Coordinator III): The position is one of three responsible for planning, coordinating, developing, and implementing employment and pre-employment training/instruction for a nationally recognized non-academic training program.

1/18/2017 Vocation Rehabilitation Counselor (Wichita, KS) PDF icon Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor.pdf

Reporting to the Program Director supports the Vocational Solutions Program(s). Performs case management and vocational rehabilitation counseling activities with injured/ill workers to maintain an employer/employee relationship during the recovery period. Acts as liaison among employee, supervisor, medical professionals, Third Party Administration (TPA) and external rehabilitation professionals.

1/11/2017 Rehabilitation of the Blind Specialist IV (Tulsa, OK) File 17-063 Rehab of Blind Spec IV-II VS 91 Tulsa All Sources.docx

Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities specifically related to providing counseling and individualized instruction to persons who are blind or visually impaired in facilitating solutions to the challenges of being able to safely travel about in their everyday environment and in dealing with problems created by their blindness, promoting confidence and the self-esteem of the individual customer.

1/11/2017 Programs Manager (Tulsa, OK) File 17-060 Programs Manager II-I VS64 -Tulsa 80500260 All Sources.docx

This position is responsible for supervising professional level and support staff consisting of Vocational Rehabilitation Specialists, Rehabilitation of the Blind Specialists (both teachers and O&M instructors), and Rehabilitation Technicians in the provision of Vocational Rehabilitation Services and employment services to Oklahomans who are blind and severely visually impaired.

1/11/2017 Psychological Clinician III (Oklahoma City, OK) File 17-061 Psychological Clinician III VR #23 OKC All Sources.docx

Position has overall responsibility to provide psychological evaluation and assessments and may require extensive overnight travel in Central and Western Oklahoma and in other areas as needed. The Psychological Clinician is subject to any guidelines, exercises discretion in selection, administration and interpretation of appropriate assessments for individuals with a suspected disability.

1/3/2017 Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist III (Ada, OK) File 17-059 RE-ANNOUNCEMENT OF 17-044 VR Specialist III-II VR86 Ada 80500776 All Sources.docx

Under direct supervision this position will consult with physicians, psychologists, and other disability professionals regarding functional limitations, treatment and prognosis of eligible applicants.

12/22/2016 TWC Vocation Rehabilitation Counselor I-IV (San Antonio, TX) PDF icon 809142 VRC I-IV 12.21.16.pdf

The Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor (VRC) I-IV performs routine to advanced vocational rehabilitation work in support of the mission, goals and values of the Texas Workforce Commission. Applies critical thinking skills and sound decision making in performance of routine rehabilitation work in the Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) program.

12/16/2016 Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist IV (Oklahoma City, OK) File 17-057 Re-announcement of 17-037 VR Specialist IV-II VR23 OKC CPC 80500016 All Sources.docx

This position requires extensive knowledge of pencil/paper, computerized and work sample assessments related to vocational evaluations; facilitates group & individual evaluations; requires the ability to devise innovative means of testing/evaluating clients with unique challenges; partners with the VR Counselor and the client to determine appropriate vocational goals for persons with disabilities; generates clear, informative and timely reports; travels to perform evaluations upon specifi

12/16/2016 Rehabilitation Technician II (Ada, OK) File 17-056 Rehab Tech II-I VR86 Ada 80500602 All Sources.docx

This position is responsible for maintaining physical and scanned case files according to agency filing standards. Duties include timely and accurate processing of case information through the client data system. Including but not limited to applications, eligibility data, IPE’s case narratives and authorizations per agency policy.

12/12/2016 Rehabilitation Technician III - DRS (Edmond, OK) File 17-050 Rehab Tech III-I VR29 Edmond 80500386 All Sources.docx

The Rehabilitation Technician position is assigned responsibilities for performing skilled and complex technical work assisting rehabilitation staff in providing rehabilitation services to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. Position performs tasks related to general office operations and reception duties based on office needs.

8/2/2016 Disability Medical Consultant - Department of Rehabilitation Services (OKC, OK)

Department of Rehabilitation Services

Please Post

Job Announcement #17-008

 

Position Title/Code/Level:    Disability Medical Consultant, 2147

 

7/29/2016 Training Specialist - Department of Rehabilitation Services (OKC, OK)

Department of Rehabilitation Services
Please Post
Job Announcement #17-007

Position Title/Code/Level: Training Specialist, Level II, C41B

Location: VR #32, Professional Development - OKC
Number of Positions/PIN: (1) Classified / 80500916

Monthly Salary Range: Minimum Midpoint Maximum
Level II (Pay Band J) $2,428.03 $3,561.11 $4,451.39

7/21/2016 Independent Living Service Specialist III – Cross Disabilities - HOCTIL (Dallas, TX)

POSITION: Independent Living Service Specialist III – Cross Disabilities
Specialist in Blind &/or Deaf Culture

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full Time Exempt Position

7/21/2016 Independent Living Service Specialist II – Blind - HOCTIL (Dallas, TX)

POSITION: Independent Living Service Specialist II – Blind
Specializes in: Blind & Visually Impaired and/ or Deaf & Hard of hearing

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full or Part-Time Hourly Position (non-exempt)

7/21/2016 Independent Living Service Specialist I - HOCTIL (Dallas, TX)

POSITION: Independent Living Service Specialist I-General

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full or Part-Time Hourly Position (non-exempt)

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