Founded in 1988, APSE has played a critical role in establishing supported employment as a viable service for individuals with significant disabilities who were considered to be unable to become employed in the workforce. Since 1988, APSE has been the only national organization with an exclusive focus on integrated employment and career advancement opportunities for individuals with disabilities. APSE has been and continues to be a strong, clear and consistent voice demanding that every individual with a disability have the same opportunities for employment as every other citizen. Through advocacy and education, APSE advances employment and self-sufficiency for all people with disabilities.
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Reporting to the Executive Director and serving as an integral member of the national team, the Professional Development and Training Manager will directly assess, create, implement, and manage all professional development and training activities for the organization. This new position will be responsible for fulfilling critical aspects of the organization’s strategic plan and will require a creative, thoughtful, adaptive, and persistent individual in order to be successful. You will work directly with APSE Chapters and Members to meet the ongoing professional development needs of our members, as well as potential Certified Employment Support Professional (CESP™) certificants. Additional responsibilities include building and launching APSE’s first online community engagement system. The goal is to position APSE as the go to organization for high quality training and resources that support the professional development needs of a variety of stakeholders working in the Employment First field. The right candidate will possess strong content knowledge, as well as have primary experiential history in the field. This is a full-time position located in Rockville, MD. Considerations for telecommuting may be considered for the right candidate.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject line “Professional Development Manager”
Please note that the submission deadline is June 1st.