Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary $2,773.00 - $5,460.00 gross per month
  • Alexandria


Supplemental Information

"This position was established due to the transition of functions from the Department of Education/Louisiana Special Education Center to the Louisiana Department of Health. As a result of this transition, this position will be domiciled at the newly established Central Louisiana Supports and Services Center in Alexandria, LA."

To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application, which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.

RELEASE OF ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION INFORMATION:La. R.S. 17:3884(D) requires that any school board wishing to hire a person who has been assessed or evaluated pursuant to the Children First Act, La. R.S. 17:3871, et seq., whether that person is already employed by that school system or not, shall request such person's assessment and evaluation results as part of the application process. Please be advised that, as part of the mandated process, your previous assessment and evaluation results will be requested. You have the opportunity to apply, review the information received, and provide any response or information you deem appropriate.

The Louisiana Special Schoolsdo not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in our programs and activities, and we provide equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Deana Frederick, Human Resources Director(318), has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination.

For further information about this vacancy contact:
Stacy Green
LSEC/Human Resources
5400 Coliseum Blvd
Alexandria, LA 71306

A baccalaureate degree plus three years of professional level habilitation experience.

Experience in the care, guidance or training of the developmentally disabled will substitute for the required degree on the basis of 30 semester hours for one year of experience.

Graduate training in education will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for one year of experience.

Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Commission of Higher Education; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Job Concepts
Function of Work:
To supervise the delivery of an evaluation and training program area.

Level of Work:

Supervision Received:
Broad review from a higher-level agency official.

Supervision Exercised:
Direct over subordinate paraprofessional or professional staff.

Location of Work:
Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH), Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities (OCDD).

Job Distinctions:
Differs from that of other Habilitation Instructor classes by the presence of supervisory responsibilities.

Examples of Work
Serves in the capacity of a training center manager.

Evaluates employees using appropriate guidelines.

Conducts and attends departmental staff meetings.

Prepares, conducts, and requests special in-service training sessions.

Represents the department at weekly divisional habilitation planning committee meetings.

Publishes duty schedule and supervises implementation.

Screens and suggests orders for supplies and equipment and maintains inventory of same.

Approves leave.

Writes requests for repairs, maintenance, and service.

Supervises instruction and instructs classes in absence of regular instructor.

Acts as clearing-house for paperwork involving a moderate-sized facility to insure fulfillment of habilitation plans and compliance with established standards.

Initiates or assists instructors in planning, writing, and coordinating a training program for each resident. This includes designing or selecting and obtaining appropriate media and evaluating residents' progress.

Approves or initiates all schedule changes and residents enrolled in program.

Evaluates and assigns new participants to an appropriate instructor.

Publishes a weekly update of all changes in enrollment.

Audits progress reports of assigned division for compliance with accepted standards.

Replies to requests for information concerning scheduling, progress, etc., from other departments.

Completes assignment of related duties made by the immediate supervisor that is considered necessary for smooth operation of the department.

May assume duties of the supervisor of program in his or her absence.

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