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Supported Employment Director

Community Access Services
Portland, OR
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Community Access Services in Portland (and Surrounding areas), OR is looking to hire a full-time Supported Employment Director to review and assess all aspects of our programming. Do you consider yourself a natural-born leader? Are you looking for an opportunity to advance your business career? Would you like to be part of a stable and established nonprofit that's passionate about serving people and helping its community? If so, please read on!

This workforce development training position in human services earns a competitive salary of $65,000 - $70,000/year, depending on experience. We provide excellent benefits, including medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, a 403(B) pension plan, a flexible spending account (FSA), a health reimbursement account (HRA), an employee assistance program, paid time off (PTO), paid sick leave, 7 paid holidays, and referral bonuses. If this sounds like the right business training opportunity for you, apply today to join our nonprofit!


Community Access Services is a private nonprofit organization that provides residential, community, and employment services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) who live and work in our community. Serving Oregonians for more than 30 years, we are a trusted service provider dedicated to the advocacy of individuals living with IDD and protecting their human rights. We pride ourselves on our local, grassroots culture, and our strong historical involvement in the deinstitutionalization of IDD services. Our mission is to respect all individuals and help them create healthy and fulfilling lives in their homes, communities, and workplaces.

In addition to providing person-centered services to individuals, we are also dedicated to offering our more than 230 employees opportunities for career development and advancement. We value family and strive to create a positive team-oriented environment where our employees feel valued and are proud of the work that they do.


As a Supported Employment Director in human services, you're responsible for supervising the development and implementation of supported employment services that meet the needs and preferences of the individuals we serve. You provide direct supervision, training, and support to assigned employees in all aspects of day-to-day program management as outlined by our nonprofit's policy. Using our supported employment curriculum, you present information and training to employees while ensuring compliance.

In addition, you represent our agency in the appropriate county, state, and stakeholder meetings as well as market our services to local businesses, individuals served by our agency, vocational rehabilitation offices, and other potential job customers. You ensure the proper systems and documentation are in place for program service billings. In collaboration with other management personnel, you participate in internal program licensing reviews and submit licensing plans to the state. You also provide an administrative overview of our general event reports and aid in developing the policies and procedures for our program.

As assigned, you maintain a job development caseload and partner with our employment specialists to facilitate and secure job placements for our participants. You also assist in screening, hiring, and training new employees as well as developing a productive team at each program at our nonprofit. You constantly recognize the contributions of others and ensure that personnel policies are closely followed. Using your business and workforce development expertise to do important work brings you great fulfillment, which is why you thrive in this position!


  • Bachelor's degree in business, human services, or a related field OR an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 4+ years of experience in workforce development, job development, or supported employment
  • 2+ years of experience in a critical management or leadership position
  • Experience contracting with vocational rehabilitation services, workforce development, or a related entity
  • Program development experience

Experience transitioning individuals with developmental disabilities from facility or day program services to supported employment services is preferred. Knowledge about Oregon's individual support planning (ISP) system and rules would be a plus. Experience with contract procurement, sales, small business development, and facilitating person-centered employment planning is preferred, but multiple factors will be taken into consideration.

Do you have excellent verbal and written communication skills? Can you present yourself in a positive and professional manner? Are you able to support team members and implement team decisions regardless of personal differences? Can you effectively prioritize tasks while demonstrating good time management? Are you dependable and quick to respond when contacted? If yes, you might just be perfect for this workforce development training position with our human services nonprofit!


This full-time training position in human services works during business hours.


If you feel that you would be right for this Supported Employment Director job, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!

Location: 97215

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Community Access Services


Portland, OR
97215 USA