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As a leading nonprofit, Aspire’s mission is to support the successes of children and adults with disabilities, strengthen their families and build embracing communities.
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Manager of Life Consulting
Description: Provide direct supervision to the Life Consultant team to assure that adults with intellectual and other developmental disabilities, their family and friends, Aspire team members and other members of the Community Support Teams (CST), ensure all aspects of each individual’s program are developed, implemented, coordinated, and monitored to meet quality expectations and regulatory requirements. Monitor direction of the Life Consultant Team in order to have seamless service delivery that results in positive outcomes for the person with the highest level of proactive customer service
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, Masters preferred in related field plus 5 year experience working directly with people with developmental disabilities, 2 years Supervisory experience in the field. QIDP Illinois state certified plus two years of experience passed the QIDP or 10 years in Advocacy role. Ability to become a QIDP trainer. Valid Driver’s License with good driving record. Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to write reports and routine business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from families, employees, peers, and the general public. Ability to assess DSP and Life Consultants’ performance according to best practice standards and provide feedback. Working knowledge of PC operations and software. Knowledge of the methods and practices of sound records management; ability to prepare and maintain records. Ability to maintain confidential information. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional documents, technical procedures, and regulations. Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with employees at all levels, families, and the general public. Ability to be on- call and respond as needed.Click Here To Apply