Outreach and Employment Liaison for Autism Program

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $40,000
Maximum: $43,000
Details: non-exempt

Published

06/11/2018

Application Deadline

06/22/2018

Address

2350 West Westmoreland Street
Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
19140
United States

Description

Position title: Outreach and Employment Liaison for Autism Program

Reports to: Director of Neurodiversity in the Workplace

FLSA status: non-exempt 


Summary: The mission of the Neurodiversity in the Workplace program is to establish neurodiversity as an integral component of the workforce. The Outreach and Employment Liaison will be responsible to support this mission by developing opportunities for employment for people with Autism, supporting individuals as they gain employment, and for creating partnerships with organizations interested in hiring people with Autism and other diversities.


Position Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

·        Create and foster connections with organizations interested in diversifying their workforce.

·        Identify unique opportunities for employment for individuals with Autism and similar diversities.

·        Work closely with individuals with varying skills and abilities and support them and their families through the employment process.

·        Provide guidance and coaching on aspects of the professional world.

·        Administer curriculum designed for workplace readiness.

·        Provide job coaching and training.

·        Attend networking events and seminars.

·        Establish and maintain effective relationships with all stakeholders to promote continuity and ensure quality services through coordinated efforts.

·        Complete required reporting and administrative responsibilities as necessary.

·        Provide all required documentation in a timely manner.

·        Respond timely to all participant, family, funder, and other stakeholder concerns.

·        Represent SpArc Philadelphia positively and professionally at all times.

·        Perform additional duties as required/assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

1.      Bachelor's degree required.

2.      Clear criminal and child abuse history, medical, and drug screen. 

3.      Valid driver’s license.

4.      Must demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills.

5.      Demonstrate comfort with people from diverse backgrounds and varied abilities.

6.      Demonstrate the organization’s core competencies and solid customer relations skills.

7.      Ability to form effective partnerships with all stakeholders including private industry, family, caregivers, and funders.

8.      Ability to effectively and persuasively explain and advocate for employment of individuals with Autism and similar diversities.

9.      Demonstrate appropriate behavior in a corporate environment.

10.  Must be able to work independently.

11.  Must demonstrate good time-management and organizational skills.

12.  Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects and details simultaneously. Ability to work well under pressure and ability to be flexible with changing priorities, unplanned events, or emergencies.

13.  Possess an outgoing personality and professional demeanor.


Physical Environment/Working Conditions


Routine office environment. Some national travel likely. Must have a valid driver‘s license. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. 


My signature below confirms that I have received, read, and understood the Job Description training provided by Human Resources.

Benefits

Medical, Dental, 403B, Life Insurance, LTD, Tuition Reimbursement, EAP, Paid Time Off + Holidays

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

hr@sparcphilly.org
https://phillyautismjobs.com/

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