UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

EMPLOYMENT TRAINING SPECIALIST ASSISTANT

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

7592 (SEIU Local 925 Clerical Nonsupervisory)

CLASS SERIES CONCEPT

Provide employment assistance to adults with developmental, physical and/or psychological disabilities by identifying and developing job opportunities in the community, placing clients into competitive employment, furnishing clients with on-the-job training in the social and vocational skills necessary to maintain employment, providing ongoing follow-up, developing natural supports at the job site, functioning as a liaison between employer and client and serving as an advocate for client needs.

BASIC FUNCTION

Assist others with such tasks as job development, job placement, and on-the-job training for clients with developmental and/or other disabilities.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Under general supervision, participate in job development, job placement and on-the-job training for clients with developmental and/or other disabilities.

TYPICAL WORK

Assist in structuring jobs to meet the specific needs of individual clients; provide analysis of each specific task and develop a daily task sequence;

Assist in training clients placed in competitive jobs in the use of industry specific equipment and procedures; establish speed and quality performance standards required by the work place; assist clients in developing social and personal interaction skills; teach clients to use available transportation systems;

Collect, record and graph data on client performance and progress on the job;

Participate in decisions concerning changes in client programs, job structures or work procedures; present relevant data, observations, insights or opinions to appropriate parties;

Interact with client networks and co-workers in a professional and responsible manner;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS - Classified Non-Union

High School graduation and two years of experience in human services, working with the disabled community, or business

OR

Equivalent education/experience.

CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05