Certified Rehabilitation Counselor
Salary: $29,973.63 – $42,819.47
The Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Division provides a variety of individual services to persons with disabilities in preparation for their employment in the competitive labor market and to employers seeking to retain valuable employees with disabilities or hire qualified individuals for their workforce.
Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency is seeking a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor in Augusta, Georgia area to evaluate, authorize and coordinate vocational counseling activities and services for our clients. This position assists eligible clients in preparing for, obtaining, and/or maintaining employment, and counsels with employers concerning their special needs. Cultivates and coordinates community and agency resources in advancement of this vocational goal and to ensure the provision of quality services to our clients.
Certified Rehab Counselor Certification is required for this position. If you do not have the certification, you will be hired as a career specialist.
You qualify for the position of Career Specialist if you possess the following:
Bachelor’s degree in a human service field, counseling or special education `and 2 years of related experience working directly with individuals with disabilities. (Note: Completion of Master’s degree in a human service field, counseling, or special education or closely related field will count as one year of experience. Also, the successful completion of a counselor internship will count as one year of experience.)
Demonstrated knowledge and/or experience about disability programs and policies to include vocational rehabilitation, special education, career and technical education and career pathways.
Demonstrated ability to train and present to stakeholders at various levels
Demonstrated experience developing and maintaining relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Note: As a condition of employment with Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency, you must successfully complete a mandatory federal and national background check, Pre-employment testing, and additional checks required for your job.
Master’s degree in education, counseling, rehabilitation counseling, or a closely related field from an accredited college or university AND One year of professional experience in social work, counseling or equivalent areas OR Bachelor’s degree in rehabilitation counseling, social work, or a closely related behavioral or social science field from an accredited college or university AND Two years of related experience OR One year of experience at the lower level Rehabilitation Counselor 2 (SSP061) or position equivalent. Note: Some positions may require specialized certification.
Current certification as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification
Salary: Starting salary $50,000
The Program Coordinator is responsible to the Division Dean for fulfilling both administrative and teaching responsibilities. Program coordinators are members of the faculty and program administrators with planning, organizational, and supervisory responsibilities. The Program Coordinator is responsible for meeting certain college criteria that are considered essential to the success of the college. Demonstrate the use of a variety of teaching techniques appropriate to the discipline and to student learning styles. Demonstrate the use of appropriate assessment, testing, grading, student feedback, and record-keeping procedures. Display current knowledge of subject area and how skills being taught apply to the contemporary workplace. Perform student recruitment, enrollment, retention, graduation, and job placement activities. Advise/counsel students on a regular basis and maintain appropriate advisement records. Provide necessary support and assistance to students outside of class by maintaining office hours/access. Establish and ensure adherence to an approved master course syllabus. Participate in evaluation of achievement of student learning outcomes. Demonstrate effective written and oral communication and interpersonal skills with students, faculty, and staff. Demonstrate commitment to the use of information/instructional technology in course delivery. Design and coordinate instruction to meet or exceed state standards. Establish and enforce health and safety requirements in classrooms and laboratories. Communicate program and student needs to the division dean through planning and budgeting. Interview and recommend new full-time and adjunct faculty members for employment. Facilitate completion of adjunct faculty paperwork and payroll procedures. Orient new full-time and part-time faculty members to the college and the program. Coordinate activities related to the operation of the program advisory committee. Coordinate activities related to the achievement and maintenance of program accreditation. Participate in activities of (state) Consortium Committees and the college-wide Faculty Council. Participate in IEP activities to promote program evaluation and use of results for improvement. Maintain awareness of probes; verify currency and accuracy of program information in academic publications. Conduct and monitor equipment inventory. Coordinate, monitor, and order consumables for the program. Plan and develop course and teaching schedules for all campuses. Ensure completion of maintenance, repair, and housekeeping activities that will result in an environment conducive to learning. Maintain qualifications for employment as required by the state and college. Adhere to the rules and regulations stated in the Technical College System of Georgia Policy Manual and to the policies and procedures of the college. Serve on committees as assigned. Participate in division and college-wide meetings as appropriate.
Bachelor’s degree in a health related field from an accredited program.
Adjunct Instructor, Nurse Aide
Salary: $3,105 per course
Under the general supervision of the Dean of Health and Public Safety Technologies Division. Prepares and delivers quality curriculum with daily instruction of students. Under general supervision, demonstrates the use of appropriate teaching techniques. Demonstrates the use of appropriate testing and grading procedures including proper maintenance of grade books and any other appropriate record-keeping requirements. Demonstrates the effective use of oral and written communication skills and knowledge of current procedures in the Nursing Assistant field. Follows approved curriculum standards and course syllabi. Monitors student use of supplies, materials, and equipment. Advises and counsels students and maintains appropriate advisement records on each student. Maintains classrooms and laboratories in accordance with approved classroom and management plans. Observes and enforces the institution’s policies and regulations. Maintains qualifications for employment as described by the Technical College System of Georgia Policy Manual and accreditation standards. Follows rules and regulations as described by the Technical College System of Georgia Policy Manual and other policies and procedures established by the institution.
An Associate’s Degree in Nursing. Georgia State Licensure as a Nurse and in Good Standing. One year of clinical experience as a Registered or Licensed Practical Nurse in a Long Term Care Setting
Holds a Train-the-Trainer Certificate. Strong Knowledge of Microsoft Office products. Strong oral and written communications skills. Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills. Certifications/License
WORK SCHEDULE: Ability to teach morning and/or evening courses and substitute other classes as needed.
Minimum qualifications for this position will be determined by the teaching discipline and compliance with appropriate accrediting bodies. Faculty must be credentialed to satisfy all appropriate accrediting bodies for the course assigned.