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This venue was created to help those members and others in the disabilities field who are seeking candidates for their specific management career opportunities.

ANCOR offers this forum purely as an informational resource. We do not endorse any posting for employment availability or any candidate. ANCOR reserves the right to edit or abbreviate any postings submitted.

Postings will remain for 60 days. Please let us know if the position is filled or employment is obtained prior to that deadline.

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Post date: May 7, 2018
Summer 2018 Communications Internship - Alexandria, VA

ANCOR
Alexandria, VA

The American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR), a vibrant national nonprofit trade association representing over 1,400 community service providers to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is looking for an undergraduate student to complete a full-time, 8 to 12-week internship during the Summer 2018 semester.

The Communications Intern will report to the Communications Director and will make important contributions to ANCOR’s Communications team, as well as to the association’s entire staff of 14 dedicated professionals. The position is based in historic Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, just outside Washington, DC. The ideal intern will be an excellent writer, maintain a professional demeanor, pay close attention to detail and demonstrate an interest in gleaning first-hand experience in a variety of functions in the communications field.

Duties of ANCOR’s Summer 2018 Communications Intern will include:

  • Assist in the editing of external-facing communications, including email appeals, newsletters, web content, one-pagers and other publications as needed.
  • Assist in formatting and developing content for materials created to engage ANCOR’s Board of Directors
  • Contribute original content to ANCOR’s bimonthly member newsletter
  • Create and execute a plan to organize and manage a digital library to house ANCOR’s photography.
  • Create and execute a plan to organize and manage a system for indexing stories that will be featured across a variety of ANCOR’s communications channels.
  • Draft social media content promoting recognition of Direct Support Professionals and other association-awarded recognitions.
  • Track mentions of ANCOR and its members, along with stories about people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, in traditional media outlets.
  • Assist in the development of file naming conventions and taxonomy for internal team documents.

To be eligible for ANCOR’s communications internship, candidates will:

  • Be seeking a degree in Communications, Marketing, Journalism, Public Relations, English or a related field.
  • Have completed at least two semesters of undergraduate coursework.
  • Be eligible to receive undergraduate-level credit for completing the internship (note: this internship is unpaid, but a modest stipend will be awarded upon successful completion).
  • Demonstrate excellent writing and editing skills and keen attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.

In addition, the ideal candidate will:

  • Demonstrate interest in pursuing a career in communications, marketing or public relations upon completion of their degree program.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of or interest in learning about the opportunities and challenges facing people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and the Direct Support Professionals who support them.
  • Be available during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, for at least 8 weeks between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, résumé and writing sample to Sean Luechtefeld, Communications Director, at sluechtefeld@ancor.org no later than May 25, 2018. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

Post date: May 4, 2018
Community Living Director - Carroll, Iowa

New Hope Village
Carroll, IA

If you are interested in a leadership career that directly impacts the quality of life of individuals with disabilities, this might be your opportunity! Supervise and manage the supervisors and services of the Community Living Department at New Hope, overseeing services that are provided 24 hours/day, 7 days/week. Must be flexible, highly organized, possess strong leadership skills and have the ability to work independently.

Qualified candidates will be knowledgeable of HCBS Waiver Services.

Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or Business Administration is preferred, but relevant experience can be substituted. An additional two years of experience in the disabilities field is required also, with one year supervisory experience. Must be proficient in Outlook, Word, and Excel.

If these expectations match your qualifications, please send your cover letter to:

You may also apply online at www.newhopevillage.org

Terri Bock
terri_bock@newhopevillage.org

EOE

Smoke Free Work Environment    ****   Mandatory Drug Testing

Post date: April 27, 2018
Director of Nursing - Carroll, Iowa

New Hope Village
Carroll, IA

New Hope Village in Carroll, Iowa, is seeking applicants for Director of Nursing. This position will provide the coordination and direction of all health services that are necessary for the treatment and care of individuals served by our agency. This includes all Nursing, Therapies, Consultants and Certified Medication Aides. Additional responsibilities will include the supervision and management of health services leadership staff, infection control, performance measurement, management and improvement, as well as ensuring licensure, compliance and risk management requirements are met.

This position will also serve as the ICF/ID Administrator and provide direction as needed in matters pertaining to ICF/ID licensure.

REQUIREMENTS

Registered Nurse with 4 years practice as a nurse with 1-2 years of supervisory experience and progressively responsible leadership that clearly demonstrates clinical teaching and management abilities. At least 1 year of experience in an ICF/ID setting.

The preferred candidate will also hold a bachelor’s degree in nursing and have 2-5 years of experience working as an RN with persons with intellectual disabilities.

Must demonstrate exceptional leadership in organization, communication, computer skills and problem-solving abilities, as well as possess a strong level of personal integrity.

Qualified candidates apply online at www.newhopevillage.org

Please provide resume and letter of interest to Terri Bock at terri_bock@newhopevillage.org.

Applicants subject to background check, drug screening and pre-employment physical.

EOE

Post date: April 26, 2018
Executive Director for the Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Saint Joseph's University
Philadelphia, PA

Saint Joseph's University invites nominations and applications for the position of Executive Director for the Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support.

Established in October 2009, the Kinney Center primarily focuses on inspiring and preparing students to assume leadership positions in the field of autism using an applied behavior analytic model. In addition, the Center serves as a resource to families of children and adults who are newly diagnosed, school-aged or transitioning into adulthood. The Kinney Center has a strong regional presence and currently provides services to nearly 800 families. It has more than 100 undergraduate and graduate students administering its programs.

The Center is seeking an individual with at least five to ten years of experience in a supervisory capacity, a proven track record of leading a complex program, success in generating revenue sources, experience in working with donors and volunteers, a demonstrated track record for managing complex budgets, a strong business acumen, an entrepreneurial spirit and the capacity to build strategic relationships (internal and external) to the organization. An understanding and appreciation of the field of autism is a must.

The Executive Director is charged with fulfilling the four pillars of the Center: living the mission; fostering excellence in academics and service; creating a sustainable model ensuring Kinney's future impact; and maximizing the local, regional, and national impact of the Center. Reporting to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Executive Director will work in conjunction with a newly hired and distinguished Academic Director, spearhead the continued development and program growth of the Center, directly manage a team of 7 staff and indirectly supervise more than 100 Kinney SCHOLARS.

The Executive Director will have oversight of programs that are designed to positively impact the lives of individuals with autism through social skills classes, a recreation-based summer camp, a sports program, a college-age program, as well as a sibling group. This individual will have responsibility for ensuring that the Center offers evidence-based programs that reflect the best available practices and focuses primarily on training students to work with children and adults with autism. Additionally, the Executive Director will focus on enhancing fundraising efforts, driving financial sustainability, managing a complex budget, and maximizing strategic partnerships and community relations.

Founded in 1851 in the Jesuit tradition of academic excellence, Saint Joseph's University is a top-ranked Catholic University that provides a rigorous, student-centered education. With a total enrollment of 8,500 undergraduate and graduate students, SJU offers a wide-array of academic programs designed so that each graduate enters the world with a competitive resume and global perspective. This is achieved through intense academic study led by thought-leading faculty scholars, a comprehensive campus experience and robust study abroad, service-learning internship and co-op programs. Upon graduation, nearly 100 percent of students are employed, pursuing advanced degrees or volunteering in prestigious service programs. A member of the Atlantic 10 Conference, SJU offers 20 Division I intercollegiate men's and women's sports. SJU alumni – over 60,000 strong - provide a powerful network that spans the globe.

For best consideration, please send nominations and application materials to:

Shelly Weiss Storbeck, Managing Partner
Tammarah Townes, Managing Associate
Mark Halligan, Associate
Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates, LP
SJUKinneyCenter18@storbecksearch.com

For more information, please visit the Kinney Center's homepage located here: https://kinneyautism.sju.edu/s/1378/kinney/start-hybrid.aspx?gid=56&pgid=61

Saint Joseph's University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender, race, age of 40 or over, color, religion, national and ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, military leave, veteran status, or any other status protected by law, in matters pertaining to employment.

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