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Inclusion Liaison

Absolute Staffing & Consulting Solutions - Claysburg, PA, United States

Absolute Staffing is searching for an Inclusion Liaison to work with our client. 

Position Description:

The Inclusion Liaison works for the client, but will be embedded into the HR Department of a large Designated Employer (DE) to help with the recruitment, hiring, and retention of people with disabilities. Candidate will act as a liaison with the DE staff to create and promote opportunities for individuals with disabilities to become productive employees and contributors to the corporate mission. Majority of time will be spent at DE’s corporate office. Position reports directly to the client's Associate Director of Community Integrated Employment and will work closely with the appointed contact at DE.

Position Type:

  •  Full Time, hourly

Hourly Rate:

  • $28.00/hr

Location:

  • Claysburg/Blair County, PA

Job Responsibilities:

  • Facilitates person-centered principles throughout the hiring/employment process.
  • Remain current on best practices and current trends as it relates to the employment of people with disabilities.
  • Develop and maintain familiarity with the client's & DE’s (as applicable) systems, functions and processes in order to identify barriers and opportunities.
  • Analyze job opportunities at all DE’s work locations.
  • Review job descriptions to determine essential job functions and help to identify suitable applicants from the applicant pool.
  • Analyze DE’s recruitment strategies and application processes to make recommendations on ways to enhance appeal and accessibility to people with disabilities.
  • Identify technology and adaptations that will assist people with disabilities to become successful employees.
  •  Act as resource to DE’s management staff in matters concerning best practices in the employment of people with disabilities.
  • Develop and implement community outreach initiatives to promote efforts in the employment of people with disabilities.
  • Maintain knowledge about funding sources for the employment of people with disabilities and tax incentives for hiring people with disabilities.
  • Assist DE in replicating similar programs in other major geographical locations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

    Additional Requirements

    • Equivalent of Bachelor’s Degree in human services or related field and at least
    • two years of experience in the employment of people with disabilities.
    • Demonstrated experience supporting the needs of people with disabilities in competitive employment, as well as an understanding of the needs of businesses. Excellent social skills and computer skills necessary.
    • Must have or obtain one of the following within six (6) months of first day of hire: a Certified Employment Support Professional (CESP) credential from the Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE); a Basic or Professional Employment Services Certificate of Achievement in EmploymentServices from the Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators (ACRE).
    • The client will pay for training and certifications.
    • Position requires flexibility in work schedule, including evenings, weekends, and/or holidays; valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License; properly insured vehicle available for daily use; and Act 33, 34 and FBI clearance


    Posted On: Monday, July 8, 2024
    Compensation: $28.00



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