Career Opportunities

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The Arc of Union County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to make all personnel decisions without discriminating on the basis of race, religion, gender, ethnicity, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, and any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

For current job openings, please view the list below on our site.

Job Openings:

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Position: BCBA: Behavior Analyst
Job Summary: BCBA: Behavior Analyst with Master's degree in Psychology, ABA or Human Services plus minimum 2 years behavioral experience with Adults with DD/Autism in residential/day program settings conducting FBA/FA, developing behavior support plans, analyzing/graphing data; train staff/monitor behavior plan implementation. Microsoft Word/Excel proficiency required. Click on the link below to send cover letter, resume and salary requirements.

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Position: Program Administrator – Career Services & Adult Day Supports
Job Summary: Under the direction of the Director, Career Services & Adult Day Supports or designate, this position is responsible for the overall management and supervision of the School to Career Transition services, Supported Employment, Vocational Evaluation, competitive job placement and small business operations of The Arc of Union County. The incumbent is responsible for providing direction and leadership to all assigned programs and services. This position will be responsible for implementation of service changes or new programs or services as directed. This position will directly supervise: the Supervisor of Supported Employment, Store Manager of Green Sports NJ and any other staff as assigned. The incumbent will assure the development of staff competencies and the quality of service delivery for all assigned programs and services in accord with a "Person Focused" and "Employment First" philosophy. This position is responsible for the implementation of a comprehensive and individualized assessment process for vocational evaluation, WAT/Pre-Placement, TLJC, SE and School-to-Career Transition Programs. This position will initiate a process, which will maximize competitive employment of persons with disabilities.
Qualifications: Masters Degree in Vocational Rehabilitation or a vocationally related field preferred. Bachelor Degree, with emphasis in rehabilitation/counseling required. Depending on degree, may need to attend and successfully complete a DVRS approved training course within 6 months of employment. Supervisory experience in the field of disabilities, preferably with developmental disabilities. Certification by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification or the Commission of Certification of Work Adjustment and Vocational Evaluation Specialists, and/or professional membership in the National Rehabilitation Counseling Association or the American Rehabilitation Counseling Association preferred. If not certified or eligible for professional membership, must be willing to actively work towards obtaining the necessary credentials.

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Position: Intake Coordinator
Job Summary: Coordinate & facilitate intakes into adult services including outreach, admissions, records management & liaison w/referral sources.
Qualifications: Requires BA in related area; 3+ years professional experience w/ disabled & knowledge of day employment & residential services for adults w/developmental disabilities as well as Medicaid & waiver eligibility regulations. Masters in Social Work or similar discipline preferred.

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Position: Direct Care Substitutes
Job Summary: The Arc of Union County is looking for caring people who have some free time during the week and are looking to make a difference in developmentally disabled people's lives. Position is 100% flexible. No experience necessary, training provided. Must have current NJ driver's license with a clean driving record and an HS diploma or equivalent.

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Position: Physical Therapists
Job Summary: Under the direction of the Coordinator of Therapy Services or designate and in accord with agency and profession specific guidelines, this position is responsible for the evaluation and assessment of program participants/students utilizing appropriate assessment tools and techniques. The incumbent will prepare initial evaluation and progress reports as required as well as design and implement goals, treatment plans and clinical interventions based on the evaluation and assessment and in accord with individual needs. The Physical therapist will oversee and approve all profession specific tasks as conducted by the Physical Therapy Assistants.
Qualifications: Must meet and maintain all academic, experiential and licensure requirements of the agency and professional, state or local governing agencies. Strong written and verbal communications skills and demonstrated competency in all areas is required.

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Position: Assistant Supervisor
Job Summary: Under the direction of the Program Supervisor, this position assumes responsibility for the day-to-day supervision and of the residential program activities with particular emphasis on resident training, recreation and leisure activities, medical care and integration into the community. The Assistant Supervisor must participate in the training of staff members in the requirements of the skill instructor position and will have input to evaluations and corrective actions when required.
Qualifications: Some college education preferred, minimum of high-school education. One year of experience working with people with developmental disabilities, preferably in a residential setting. A demonstrated ability to supervise staff, follow directives and take responsibility for the well-being of residents. Must have a valid New Jersey driver license and meet the agency insurability requirements.

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Position: Skill Instructor
Job Summary: Reporting to the Program Supervisor or designate, this position is a direct care position focusing on improving the quality of life of our consumers. This is accomplished through the implementation and facilitation of behavioral/habilitation plans, teaching and monitoring skills development and providing support and mentoring for all consumers through a person centered approach.
Qualifications: Minimum high school diploma or equivalent plus a valid, current New Jersey Driver License and meet agency insurability requirements. Must be 18 years of age. Some experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities preferred. Must be able to successfully complete all required training programs and be able to follow directions and complete all assigned responsibilities.

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Position: Program Supervisor
Job Summary: The Program Supervisor is responsible for monitoring and supervising the overall operations of the program to ensure that quality of service delivery is maintained, and that lines of communication among the families, staff and program managers are functional and positive. The Program Supervisor assures proper staffing, budget control and the completion of all required documentation related to the functioning of the home. The Supervisor assures appropriate staff interactions and support for all residents in the program. Some direct care involved.
Qualifications: A Bachelors Degree in Special Education, Rehabilitation or a related Behavioral Science is preferred. Minimum one-year supervisory experience, plus three years working with people with developmental disabilities. Valid New Jersey driver's license required.

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For more information about The Arc of Union County's Human Resources policies, please contact
Robbin M. Jordan, hr@arcunion.org or (973) 315-0005.