Alta California Regional Center (ACRC) is a non-profit agency under contract to the State of California and for 50 years has provided the coordination of services to individuals with developmental disabilities. ACRC employs approximately 500 persons working out of eight offices in a ten-county area. ACRC is one of 21 Regional Centers in California.
THE POSITION AND JOB SUMMARY
The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community Coordinator is to support the expansion of deaf service resources, provide training and expertise to regional center staff, and coordinate with the Department of Developmental Services on statewide efforts. This position is an agency wide support for individuals who are deaf and have developmental disabilities to identify and develop resources to provide improved services and supports. This position will serve as a regional center’s point person and subject matter expert on the provision of services to the deaf and hard of hearing community. This position will involve all steps of vendorization as outlined in California Code of Regulations Title XVII. The position will provide program evaluation, and technical assistance to staff, vendors, clients and the community on resources, regulations, unmet needs and quality assurance in services for deaf and hard of hearing with developmental disabilities. This position is to ensure services provided to people supported are in compliance with Title XVII, California Code of Regulations, the Lanterman Act, Agency standards and best practices for community programs for the developmentally disabled. A knowledge base of regulations is strongly recommended. The position must collaborate with the vendor community, Community Care Licensing, and with the Department of Developmental Services.
SUMMARY OF OUTSTANDING BENEFITS
ACRC offers an excellent working environment and a benefits package to include 90% employer-paid health insurance plus low-cost dependent coverage including domestic partners; 100% employer-paid dental and vision insurance for employees plus dependents; 100% employer-paid employee life insurance coverage; 100% employer-paid long term disability coverage; flexible benefits pre-tax spending program; CalPERS employee pension plan; and 457 and 403-B voluntary tax shelter annuities. Other benefits include 17-22 annual vacation days, 12 annual sick days, 14 paid holidays, longevity leave, Employee Assistance Program, and many other generous benefits. Many of our employees participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program; See additional details on the PSLF Program. This is intended to represent a general summary of benefit plans and coverages only.
JOB REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Applicants must possess:
a Bachelors degree
Two years experience with the deaf and hard of hearing community
Fluency in American Sign Language is required
Current California driver’s license and evidence of current automobile liability insurance.
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