Vice President of Training Centers and Employment

Ability Connection
May 21, 2020
Dallas, Texas
Job Type


Job Title:       Vice President of Training Centers and Employment

Department:  Training Centers

Reports to:     Chief Operating Officer

FLSA:                   Exempt



Summary:  The Vice President will provide leadership and management necessary to administer and supervise all programs, policies, and activities of the training centers, for people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities to ensure high quality educational, social, and employment services for all members with disabilities  in a safe and enriching environment.     


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. To provide leadership and administration which will motivate personnel to strive for superior performance so as to provide the best opportunities for member growth and development.
  2. Continually evaluate existing programs and practices.
  3. Develop and implement an employment program that is open to all individuals with disabilities.

This includes contact work under the purview of Ability Connection as well as community employment.

  1. Coordinate contract work with vendors and ensure quality and productivity requirements are met.
  2. Work with Development team to secure funding and implement a community based employment program.
  3. Ensure that all documentation is completed promptly and correctly.
  4. Maintaining effective communication to keep all members, staff, and families properly informed.
  5. Work collaboratively with the Chief Development Officer and Public Relations Officer to develop and implement a marketing plan designed to grow number of members and all Ability Connection Training Centers.
  6. Continually lead, teach, and monitor all E-3 behaviors designed for the training centers.
  7. Plan and submit annual budget for all training centers to Chief Finance officer.
  8. Protect all member’s rights to privacy and personal property in accordance with all federal, state and local guidelines. Ex. HIPPA
  9. Develop and implement a tiered training strategy that positively affects all members, based on their level of need, to achieve their goals
  10. Hire and orient all new personnel for all training centers.
  11. Plan and conduct staff meetings as necessary.
  12. Make recommendations to Executive staff on any matter which will improve all training centers.
  13. Attend professional conferences, transition fairs, and resource fairs to promote our training centers to the DFW area.
  14. Perform other duties as assigned by the CEO.


Qualifications: An earned Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution. Prior supervisory experience in a Training Center or Employment Program preferred. Two years of successful experience providing services to people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities. Must not possess a criminal record.


Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and comprehend complex instructions. Ability to effectively present information in one on one and large group situations to members, families, staff, and other professionals.


Certifications and licenses: Current driver’s license and proof of auto liability insurance.


Physical Demands: Medium requirements. May require lifting up to 50 lbs. occasionally

Application Instructions

All interested applicants please send resume to the email below:


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