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Posted: Monday, March 5, 2018 9:40 PM

Job Description
This position administers the Supported Employment Program at the Seattle Lighthouse. This program promotes success by ensuring job related supports to employees who have a developmental disability in addition to blindness, and administers our contract with King County.
Coordinate, plan and deliver all aspects of the Supported Employment Program.
Responsible to successfully integrate the SE Program in Production areas on site and ensure successful employment of supported employees throughout all work areas.
Provide supervision for Job Coaches. Provide day to day support and guidance as needed.
Ensure compliance with all aspects of the DDA contract requirements, and serve as liaison with County staff, residential agencies, and the community. Oversee site surveys for DDA.
Demonstrated ability to assess job skills, identify training needs, create training plans with goals, and measure skill development.
Create and maintain cooperative working relationships with those in other departments, including production supervisors in order to successfully create job opportunities
:Develop annual budget and work plans
Work with Communications Department to ensure funding and marketing of program by hosting small and large tour groups, representing the Lighthouse at community and governmental events as needed
Coordinate with Lighthouse staff, county and state agencies to determine appropriate candidates for supported employment.
Maintain necessary records to document services provided, prepare monthly reports, program statistics and billing.
Stay current with existing and emerging technologies, trends, and legislation by participating in classes, meetings, and other continuing education opportunities
Market our programs and services with other agencies and the community. Represent the Lighthouse and our programs in a professional manner at all times.
Participate in CARF compliance process and site surveys
Minimum Requirements:
:Bachelors degree in Special Education, Social Services, Rehabilitation or related fields.
:Three or more years minimum experience providing job development services in a vocational setting for people with disabilities, preferably people who have a development disability.
:Demonstrated skills, flexibility and sensitivity in training and supporting adults who have developmental disability as well as blindness or Deaf:Blindness.
:Demonstrated experience successfully supporting a diverse staff.
:Some knowledge of American Sign Language preferred.

Company Description
The Lighthouse is a mission:driven, private, not:for:profit social enterprise providing employment, support, and training opportunities for people who are blind, DeafBlind, and blind with other disabilities.
We are a successful manufacturing organization with over 60 years of experience in precision machining as well as being a professional service provider and federal contractor. The Lighthouse also offers a variety of services to our commercial, federal, and military customers. We also own and operate stores on military bases along the West Coast, as well as a new Retail/Supply division.
If you are interested in being a part of a dynamic and engaged social enterprise that values: Accessibility, Accountability, Communication, Community, Confidentiality, Respect, Safety, Teamwork, Training, and Upward Mobility, you are encouraged for the below position.
Federal Contractor
Equal Opportunity Employer


• Location: Seattle

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