As a condition of employment, all CCS employees are required to qualify for an Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card

Program Director II-Vocational

Position Purpose

Supervises and directs Vocational/Placement Department in the areas of competitive placement, job site training, job placement services, summer youth, Source America and contract maintenance.  Oversees Source America, WIOA and VR placement services.  Develops training programs and placement options.  Ensures program compliance with established Agency policies and applicable regulatory guidelines.  Designs and schedules staff professional development training, maintains case loads in accordance with service contract guidelines and assists with program budget development. Responsible for marketing DRS job training / placement services to employers in the greater Pima County area, staying current on changes in the marketing environment to best serve DRS. Responsible for maintaining relationships at the One Stop eith staff placed at the site and in working with the One Stop and WIB Board on employment performance. Position may from time to time be stressful and require a high demand of performance. May perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions

  • Markets to employers throughout Pima County to meet their placement and training needs
  • Creates job placement and training opportunities for consumers at DRS
  • Develops and implements strategic marketing plan for DRS job training/placement
  • Develops, recommends and assists management in job placement and operational policies needed for vocational programs
  • Oversees the daily operation of the Job Placement, Job Training, Ability One and Youth Services Programs, determining staffing patterns and appropriate staff caseloads
  • Assists as needed with collections processes for consumer’s services
  • Monitors consumer through the system and assures appropriate match of staff to client
  • Keeps up with changes in DOL processes to include prevailing wages in contracts and impact to client and to budget
  • Oversees compliance with DOL requirements and assures programs follow appropriate processes
  • Oversees development of Job Training Program

  • Monitors Job Training, Ability One Programs, WIOA and  Job Placement VR Programs

  • Coordinates training of staff in the areas of general procedures, behavioral techniques and community based programming
  • Maintains contractual relationships with DDD, VR, WIOA and Ability One
  • Develops new programs that provide new opportunities for consumers to include Ability One contracts, Business partnerships, and community partnerships
  • Develops Social Enterprises to support clients in work opportunities.
  • Oversees and monitors contracts to maintain objectives and contractual goals
  • Assures Affirmative Action goals

  • Supervises staff and acts as a liaison between all parties including businesses requesting work, school systems and rehabilitation team

  • Responsible for recruiting, hiring, training, evaluating, providing constructive performance feedback and separating employees
  • Coordinates with the county the Summer Youth Program Coordinator
  • Develops tracking systems to support program needs
  • Supports the DDD consumer through the program, assuring the staffing necessary and the site appropriate.
  • Part of the team in developing programs for the consumers
  • Develops a budget related to Source America contracts and follows budgeted line items.
  • Works with Ability One staff to negotiate contractual needs related to service contracts
  • Reviews quality of job placement program and determines appropriate staffing patterns
  • Develops new programs and opportunities
  • Develops and implements strategic marketing plan for DRS job training / placement services
  • Plans, implements and performs all aspects of DRS’s marketing to employers in Pima County
  • May drive agency or personal vehicle on company business

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s in Rehabilitation, Counseling, Education or related field
  • American Sign Language skills
  • 5 years of experience in Vocational/ILS services
  • Knowledge of DDD system, Vocational Rehabilitation and CARF accreditation standards
  • Knowledge of DOL requirements
  • Knowledge in technology in areas of Excel, Facebook and other social media
  • 3 years in work programs in particular Source America
  • 3 years of supervisory or administrative experience
  • Background in training staff
  • Background in training community in disability issues
  • Obtain State of Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card and pass drug screening
  • Valid Arizona Driver License, proof of insurance and Arizona Motor Vehicle Division 39 month Motor Vehicle Report


Desired Qualifications

  • Master’s in Rehabilitation, Counseling, Education or related field
  • Additional years of directly related experience


No.: 03-10-277
Location: Deaf & Residential Services-Tucson
Status: Exempt– Full Time
Salary: $19.50-$29.25 per hour, DOE

How to Apply

Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona, Inc.

140 W. Speedway Blvd. #230

Tucson, AZ  85705


Fax resume and cover letter – 520-770-8505


Email resume and cover letter – humanresources@ccs-soaz.org


For more information visit our website at: www.ccs-soaz.org


Applicants will be rated and evaluated based upon their qualifications, training and related job experience



We encourage our Veterans to apply


Open: Dec 14, 2018
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Due to the volume of applications we receive, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Any individual seeking accommodations should contact the Corporate Director of Human Resources at 520-623-0344, ext.1068

Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona strengthens families, supports communities, provides compassionate services, and strives for excellence.  For more information visit our website at: www.ccs-soaz.org

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