Employment at the CED

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Current openings at the Center for Excellence in Disabilities (CED) are listed below.

Parent Network Specialist 14952 (Big Chimney, WV)

The West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applications for a full-time (40hpw), benefits eligible, Parent Network Specialist for the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities located in Big Chimney, WV. This position will work as a member of regional three-person team that includes a CSHCN nurse and licensed social worker. Conduct activities to support the team in assisting families in self-management of their child’s health care services. Assist parents/caretakers in understanding their role in managing their child’s medical needs, making informed decisions about his/her care, and engaging them in healthy behaviors. Plan and facilitate parenting education seminars and provider trainings on family engagement and parent perspective. Responsibilities will require basic decision-making, good interpersonal skills, and resourceful problem solving within available guides and precedents. Work effort will impact client services, program and project image, with some liabilities.

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Board Certified Behavior Analyst 15490 (Morgantown, WV)

The West Virginia University is seeking applications for a full-time (37.5hpw), benefits eligible, Board Certified Behavior Analyst for the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities located in Morgantown, WV. This position will serve as the coordinator for the Behavior and Learning Intervention Services (BLIS) Clinic. The CED is looking for an applicant who is interested in developing a sustainable behavior-analytic practice alongside other individuals who have a passion for serving individuals with disabilities. Job responsibilities may include: providing or supervising 1:1 Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapy to diverse clientele in a variety of settings, supervising undergraduate and graduate students, conducting parent trainings, and conducting staff trainings. The CED is a multidisciplinary center that provides services to individuals with disabilities located in Morgantown, WV. Working at the CED allows for access to many resources through WVU and the center (e.g., other health professionals, an office space, clinic space, sensory room, and telehealth spaces).

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Data Analyst 15748 (Morgantown, WV)

The West Virginia University is seeking applications for a full-time (37.5hpw), benefits eligible, Data Analyst for the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities located in Morgantown, WV. This position will establish and maintain efficient data capture, cleaning, and reporting functions at the CED. This position will be responsible for maintaining and updating as needed data capturing procedures; and work closely with program leadership and partners to retrieve, review, analyze, and/or interpret data over the course of the program period. Additionally, work closely with the Director to ensure center-level data is captured, analyzed, and interpreted as needed. Responsible for data policy, data administration, support materials, and information security and access issues.

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TBI Social Worker 15813 (Big Chimney, WV)

The West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applications for a full-time (40hpw), benefits eligible, TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) Social Worker for the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities located in Big Chimney, WV. This position will provide resource coordination services to individuals with TBI so they can effectively access available services; and to facilitate a seamless continuum of services across agencies. This position will serve as a member of the State of WV TBI Program; conduct assessments; develop intervention recommendations; link to resources; identify unmet needs and barriers to accessing effective TBI services; collect data to support development of a funding stream for statewide brain injury services and supports; conduct regional outreach to identify and assist individuals with TBI in need of support services; and, provide training and technical assistance to improve service providers capability to offer effective, person-centered TBI services.

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MODIFY Community Support Specialist 15773 (Charleston, WV)

The West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applications for a full-time (40hpw), benefits eligible, Community Support Specialist for the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities located in Charleston, WV. This position will provide support for the Mentoring & Oversight for Developing Independence with Foster Youth (MODIFY) Program and provide follow up services to youth in transition from foster care to adult independence. The primary emphasis is the coordination of services to youth exiting foster care. Service coordination provided to this group of young adults will ensure that system linkages are in place for supporting these youth in the life domains of housing, employment, education, finance, physical/mental health, family and socialization. The goal of these services is to promote self-sufficiency and a successful transition to independence for former foster care youth.

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Social Worker Family Based Care Specialist 15910 (Logan, WV)

The West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applications for a full-time (40hpw), benefits eligible, Social Worker Family Based Care Specialist for the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities located in Logan, WV. This position will work within the realm of the Specialized Family Care (SFC) Program. The primary purpose of this position is to recruit, train, and maintain a network of homes that provide foster housing and care to adults and children with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. Specifically, the incumbent conducts regional recruitment activities to increase the number of SFC provider homes available, coordinates specialized training for SFC home providers, conducts regular inspections of the home and certifies that the home meets standards of health and safety for the persons that are or may be placed there. The employee provides technical, resource, and referral support to provider/foster families, organizations, and communities relating to individuals with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities placed within SFC provider homes. The employee also serves as a support/service contact relative to the position field of expertise.

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Community Support Specialist 15927 (Ripley, WV)

The West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applications for a full-time (40hpw), benefits eligible, Community Support Specialist for the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities located in Ripley, WV. The purpose of this position is to provide support for the Mentoring & Oversight for Developing Independence with Foster Youth (MODIFY) Program at the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities (CED). This position provides follow up services to youth in transition from foster care to adult independence. The primary emphasis is the coordination of services to youth exiting foster care. Service coordination provided to this group of young adults will ensure that system linkages are in place for supporting these youth in the life domains of housing, employment, education, finance, physical/mental health, family and socialization.

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