Independent Living Q/A and Physical Disabilities Specialist in Madison

Madison, Wisconsin
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Burton,Loraine, Spherion
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Job Description

This position is responsible for assisting in the administration, analysis, policy development, financial and clinical outcomes and planning of programs that serve people with disabilities of all ages and their families in Wisconsin, with a special emphasis on physical disabilities. These programs include the Independent Living Centers, Governor's Committee for People with Disabilities, Council on Physical Disabilities, and Wisconsin's assistive technology grant programs: Wistech and Wisloan.

This position is responsible for the overall administration, evaluation, fiscal and quality oversight of Wisconsin's Independent Living Centers, Wistech and Wisloan programs. These programs provide a number of critical services to people with disabilities statewide so that they can live more independently in their homes and communities. This position also serves as an expert in regard to independent living and disability issues and facilitates consumer and citizen input through professional, content and logistical support for consumer committees and councils.

Working hours: 8-5;M-Friday

Degree and Areas of Specialization
Bachelor's degrees required in Psychology, Rehabilitation Psychology, Education, Sociology or related field. Master's degree preferred.

Minimum Number of Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience
1.-Experience working with people with disabilities in a human services related field.
2.-Experience with independent living and disability issues.
3.-Ability to work independently, managing multiple projects and responsibilities.
4.-Experience working with budgets and reporting.
5.-Excellent interpersonal communication and written skills.
6.-Ability to manage and track resources.
7.-Must have a valid WI driver's license and be willing to travel.

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