The Rehabilitation Instructor Supervisor is responsible for supervising vocational training programs and activities for disabled students. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Typical FunctionsSupervises a large professional and administrative support staff by interviewing and hiring, providing technical guidance, establishing and monitoring work standards, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Reviews statistics, placement information, and employment trends, obtains input from community business leaders to evaluate existing programs, and assesses the need for new programs. Develops training program outlines, objectives, and operating budget and monitors expenditures to ensure they are within budgetary limits.
Maintains contact with other specialists, officials, and disability groups to stay abreast of grant availability and new developments in teaching techniques, equipment, tools, or furniture. Reviews requests for students' certificates of completion to determine whether they have satisfactorily met training program requirements. Approves/disapproves equipment, supplies, and student issue requisitions and sets up and maintains inventory records.
Substitutes for absent instructors. Performs other duties as assigned. Special Job DimensionsKnowledge, Abilities, and SkillsKnowledge of the subject(s) and/or skill(s) being taught.
Knowledge of rehabilitation teaching techniques. Knowledge of supervisory practices and procedures. Knowledge of learning aids and teaching materials appropriate to the subject area andstudents' disabilities.
Ability to develop and implement training programs appropriate to the individual's functioninglevel and treatment goals. Ability to administer and interpret assessment tests and prepare reports. Ability to implement behavior modification programs.
Ability to plan, organize, and oversee the work of subordinates. Ability to develop operating budget and monitor expenses. Ability to interact with others to inform, discuss, and resolve problems.
Minimum Education and/or ExperienceThe formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in education, special education, health care rehabilitation, psychology or a related area; plus one year of experience in the area being taught, including six months in a supervisory or leadership capacity. ORThe formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of advanced training in the area being taught; plus four years of experience in the area being taught, including one year in a supervisory or leadership capacity. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.
OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE. Preferred QualificationsCertificates, Licenses, RegistrationsAgency Specific InformationDivision Name
Division of Developmental Disabilities Services
Special Work Condition
This position is located in Jonesboro, AR, with a starting salary of $36,155.
Special Application Information
All DHS applicants must complete drug screening, as outlined in DHS Policy 1087, prior to being hired.
Applications are prescreened according to the state application, addenda, rsum, transcript, licenses and any other information that is submitted. Only transcripts should be submitted at the time of applications; reference letters, certificates, and licenses should be brought at the time of interview.
Failure to complete the application form according to instructions with complete and accurate information will adversely impact your comparison to other candidates. List all prior work experience, including military service, with most recent employment first. You may include volunteer or unpaid work as part of your work history; however, you should include the number of hours per week which you performed these duties.
False, misleading, or incomplete statements may result in disciplinary action and possible termination.
Benefits package may include: health & life insurance, vacation & sick time, paid holidays, credit union membership, retirement, career bonus, and deferred compensation.
CONTINUOUSLY ADVERTISED POSITIONS:
Submitting an application for a continuously advertised position does not guarantee that a job is available for that position title; e-mails stating that the applicant meets the minimum qualifications for a position are for future reference. Applications submitted for continuously advertised positions are kept on file for 60 days.
As jobs for that position title become available, eligible applications in that file that match the county and division criteria will be considered. On your application you should have designated in which counties and divisions you are willing to work. Please keep in mind that you will not appear on hiring lists for counties you do not designate. Do not select statewide from this county list.
Applicants must submit an official transcript by mail in addition to applications for all levels of Family Service Worker positions except for Family Services Assistant positions. Transcripts will remain on file for future applications. The following Bachelors, Masters, and Doctorate degrees are valid for such Family Service Worker-type positions:
Child and Family Development
Counseling (any field)
Education: Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle Level, Secondary, or Special
Family & Consumer Science
Human Development & Family Studies
Mail your transcript to the following address:
Arkansas Department of Human Services
P.O. Box 1437, Slot W301
Little Rock, AR 72203
The transcript must be an official transcript sent from the university or college you attended. The transcript must still have the envelope sealed with the security seal affixed. Once the seal is broken, the transcript is considered void.
State Of Arkansas