Manager/Employment Specialist – WorkLink – SF

Program Manager/Employment Specialist Needed

WorkLink, a non-profit, employment service for job seekers with disabilities in San Francisco, is seeking a Program Manager/ Employment Specialist for our supported employment program. This program assists job seekers with intellectual and developmental disabilities to find jobs.  In addition to overseeing various administrative functions, there is also a direct service component to the position.  You will work directly with both job seekers and employers.  Responsibilities include: Outreaching and enrolling job seekers, assessing skills and interests, developing employment plans and job search strategies, evaluating/ teaching hard and soft job skills, job development, on-site coaching support, accommodating individuals, collaborating with employers and managers, tracking/reporting progress. Administrative duties will include: Outreach and marketing of program services to funding organizations and business community, coordinating program services, compiling and submitting program invoices, supervising Employment Services team.
Minimum Qualifications:
-A commitment to the employment of all people with disabilities
-Exceptional interpersonal skills and strong communication skills, both written and verbal
-Organizational skills and strong computer skills are essential
-Experience with job analysis, task analysis and systematic instruction
-Strong problem solving skills and lots of initiative
-Professional appearance and demeanor
-At least two years’ experience assisting people with disabilities in integrated vocational settings and employment planning

-Knowledge of Bay Area labor market
-An understanding of disability-related issues and resources
-Must pass screening process (background check)
-BA in relevant area, (e.g. Rehabilitation, Special Ed, Psychology, Business)


To apply, send a resume and cover letter to: