Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Transition Coordinator for Child & Adolescent Services – School Based Program at Rutgers, University Behavioral Health Care.
The Transition Coordinator is primarily responsible for providing services and resources for students, parents and staff in the areas of vocational evaluation, transition planning, employment skills development, and employment placement when appropriate. Responsible for assisting the instructional staff with developing strategies, techniques and materials for the purpose of providing special needs students with the skills necessary for academic achievement. Manages the IEP process by coordinating with service providers, sending school district case managers and families.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Ensure that appropriate services, accommodations, goals, and behavior intervention plans for each student are provided and are being implemented.
Provides written reports of results of vocational evaluations with specific recommendations for transition planning.
Works with Offices of Vocational Rehabilitation and guidance counselors to assist parents and students with the post-secondary enrollment process as requested.
Monitors student shadowing performance based on student need as designated in the IEP.
Serves as a resource to families, parents and students in accessing transition services as well as providing information about transition topics.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in a related field.
Certification as a Teacher of the Handicapped or School Social Worker.
Completed Community-Based Instruction Training as per the NJDOE Office of Special Education Requirements.
The finalist for this position will be subject to a finger print check at employee's expense, as required by NJ State Law.
Posting Number: 19ST3891
Location: Piscataway (RBHS)
Internal Number: 99691
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.