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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 07/09/18

Applications Due07/20/18

Vacancy ID54978

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleConsumer Advisory Board Program Associate

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $56604 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 95%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 8 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Queens

Street Address OPWDD - Consumer Advisory Board for the Willowbrook Class

80-45 Winchester Blvd, Bldg. 80

City Queens Village

StateNY

Zip Code11428

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

To qualify, the incumbent must have a bachelor’s degree and must demonstrate at least three years’ experience working with and for persons with developmental disabilities. The incumbent must know the nature, needs and rights of persons with developmental disabilities; be familiar with normalization as a practice; have knowledge of community resources, services and programs; understand group dynamics; have experience with or knowledge of voluntary associations; and have knowledge and skills in monitoring and evaluating programs. Candidates must also be available for evening and weekend work. Flexibility to travel is required.
NOTE: The position is NS (Non-Statutory) equated to G-18. Familiarity with the Willowbrook Permanent Injunction preferred.

Duties Description PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Including but not limited to: participate in annual, semiannual and other designated team meetings while acting “in loco parentis” for Willowbrook Class Members who are not represented by parents, relatives or guardians and those who have requested representation; evaluate individuals’ needs and interests; possess knowledge of current service provisions and OPWDD regulations. Additionally, the incumbent will participate in the placement planning process and evaluate the appropriateness of proposed residential settings, educational/vocational program services, medical health care services and treatment, protection from harm and social/leisure support services. The incumbent will also monitor quality of ongoing service provisions for individuals, assist local parent advisory groups in fulfilling their responsibilities, participate in community and parent education programs, and establish and maintain contact with local parent/consumer organizations.

Additional Comments OPWDD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Antonia Ferguson, Executive Director

Telephone 718-477-8800

Fax 646-766-3488

Email Address Antonia.Ferguson@opwdd.ny.gov

Address

Street Consumer Advisory Board

1050 Forest Hill Road

City Staten Island

State NY

Zip Code 10314

 

Notes on ApplyingSubmit cover letter and résumé by July 20, 2018

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