NWSRA Collaboratives Coordinator

Posted: 06/05/2024

Serves as the site Coordinator for the PURSUIT Adult Day Program in collaboration with Clearbrook and NWSRA. Assist Manager of Collaborative Services to interview, hire, train, and place employee for program. Directly supervise and evaluate employee in collaborative programs at the site. Serves as a Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP). Assist with coordination of the necessary training of the employees as regulated by the State of Illinois. Assess, plan, develop, implement and evaluate programs for children and adults with disabilities. Represent NWSRA at meetings, support community access to recreation for individuals with disabilities and advocate for the development of recreation programs.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of coordinating and implementing programs while working closely with agency teams to support individuals with disabilities in the least restrictive environment and the most inclusive settings.
  • Assist with creating annual goals specific to the site’s collaborative programs.
  • Supervise and evaluate employees at program.
  • Conducts assessments and program trials to determine client’s acceptance into the programs.
  • Develop, implement and evaluate behavior plans as necessary.
  • Ability to work independently, when necessary, to solve simple to complex problems, demonstrate dependability, promptness & punctuality and convey a positive attitude to others.
  • Adheres and upholds to all State of Illinois policies and requirements for site and programs in collaboration with Clearbrook.
 
Qualifications: 
Graduate of an accredited college or university with BA/BS degree in Therapeutic Recreation, Special Education, Social Services or related field. Current National Council on Therapeutic Recreation Certification (CTRC) or Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP), Certified Special Education Teacher, Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). If not willingness to sit for CPRP when able to.  Have a valid Illinois Driver’s License and have the ability to attain an Illinois Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) – Class C.
Scheduling and Pay:
This is a full-time, exempt position. Weekly schedule is generally 40 – 45 hours. Weekends and evenings occasionally based on schedule. Position starting range is $44,722.80 - $46,534.49 annually DOQ.
To Apply:  Visit us at  www.nwsra.org/jobs to complete an online application and submit your current resume.  For questions on this position please call Darleen Negrillo - Superintendent of Administrative Services at (847)392-2848 or email at dnegrillo@nwsra.org.