Vocational Rehabilitation Director

State of Tennessee

Nashville, TN

Position Description / Responsibilities

Division of Rehabilitation Services is accepting resumes for the position of Director, Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Program. The VR program is a federal and state funded program that seeks to provide employment-focused services for individuals with disabilities consistent with their strengths, priorities, and resources with the ultimate goal of competitive, integrated employment through a customer centered approach.

Under the general supervision of the Assistant Commissioner of the Division of Rehabilitation Services, the VR Director serves as the statewide leader of the VR program providing strategic vision, programmatic expertise, and state and federal compliance in the operation of the VR program while maintaining a high level of accountability. The VR Director is responsible for the planning, organizing, directing and overall day to day administration of the VR program and provides leadership for an interdisciplinary team of over 400 professional and support staff statewide that are responsible for helping the program carry out its mission through key program functions including: field operations, business services, and transition services. The VR Director is required to help alleviate audit findings

Additionally, in collaboration with the Assistant Commissioner and other key leaders, the VR Director is responsible for leading change and setting a vision that is dynamic, meets the needs of both individual and business customers that includes the development and implementation of the VR portion of the state's Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) 4-year state plan and developing strong professional relationships with strategic partners.

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