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REHAB SERVICES DISTRICT ADMINISTRATOR-SES - 48007168 (Blind Services)

Date: Nov 6, 2019

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Requisition No: 73120 

Agency: Department of Education

Working Title: REHAB SERVICES DISTRICT ADMINISTRATOR-SES - 48007168 (Blind Services)

Position Number: 48007168 

Salary:  $46,675.08 

Posting Closing Date: 11/18/2019 

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DIVISION OF BLIND SERVICES

LOCATION: Ft. Myers

SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A LEVEL 2 BACKGROUND SCREENING IS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT.

CANDIDATES ARE TYPICALLY HIRED AT THE MINIMUM SALARY.

ALL EMPLOYMENT GAPS MUST BE EXPLAINED AND INCLUDED WITH WORK HISTORY WHEN APPLYING. 

 

Job Description

This position is responsible for managing, overseeing and directing district staff while demonstrating accountability and support towards the goals of the agency leadership and communicating the same to other employees. The incumbent will be expected to model, demonstrate and guide other employees in the use of the principals of flexibility, adaptability and approachability – while adhering to applicable laws, rules, policies and procedures.

Examples of Work

  • Communicate with, motivate, provide or coordinate training and direct the work of subordinates. 
  • Complete timely performance appraisals, develop timely and accurate work plans and timely approve monthly attendance and leave for each subordinate. 
  • Make hiring recommendations as well as disciplinary recommendations.
  • Utilize effective counseling and coaching strategies in accordance with agency personnel policies and procedures to ensure acceptable job performance of subordinates. Keep Program Administrator of Client Services and Personnel Administrator advised of personnel issues that may require corrective action.
  • Meet at least quarterly with each subordinate to discuss job performance to ensure each employee is fully aware of their level of performance as it relates to established performance standards.
  • Provide services unique and specialized to blind adults and children throughout the vision rehabilitation process including advocacy, referral and resource development; counseling and guidance and all other aspects of Independent Living (IL) and Children’s (CP) and Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) services.
  • Provide overall administration, management and direction in the district office and ensure that the district adheres to all state and federal laws, policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for direct supervision of Assistant District Administrator and administrative/clerical staff.
  • Responsible for the oversight of all district office staff.
  • Responsible for meeting or exceeding program goals for district.
  • Facilitate and/or participate in communication between Community Rehabilitation Partners (CRPs) and Division of Blind Services (DBS) Contracts Unit in regards to invoices and supportive documentation about client service provision.
  • Provide supportive documentation including, but not limited to, Invoice Review Checklist, Facility On-Site Observation and Program On-Site Observation as outlined in DBS/CRP contracts (Independent Living – Older Blind (IL-OB), Independent Living Adult Program (IL-AP), Blind Babies/Early Intervention (BB/EI), Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) and Vocational Rehabilitation Transition Program (VR-TS)). Additional supportive documentation is to be conducted during on-site reviews in conjunction with contract managers from the state office.
  • Communicate client services provisions through monthly meetings between DBS and CRPs for each contracted program, to address concerns of progress or lack of client progress during training.
  • Coordinate field staff employment and outreach activities.
  • Collaborate statewide outreach to employers and community partners such as Career Source.
  • Implement a tailored employment model for the district.
  • Support statewide employment efforts and follow-up as needed.
  • Other duties as requested.

The Florida Division of Blind Services is committed

to increasing recruitment and hiring of Veterans and individuals with disabilities and

improving employment outcomes.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


Nearest Major Market: Fort Myers
Nearest Secondary Market: Cape Coral