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TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Full time Position (35 – 40 hours)

Family Resource Associates, Inc. is a direct-service non-profit organization in Monmouth County. Since 1979 FRA is committed to helping the greater community of people (birth through adults) with a disability as a result of a developmental delay, accident, injury or aging. Our TECHConnection program provides assistive technology services to the larger community, including schools, senior services, families and individuals for AT evaluations, demonstrations, training and tech support.

OVERVIEW

Seeking dynamic, experienced self-starter to advance one of NJ’s leading tech centers to bring vital assistive technology services and programs to the community. Guided by a 5 year strategic plan, the Program Director duties are consistent with these goals and the mission of FRA to manage the tech center, tech equipment and to grow programs that strengthen the individual. This includes public speaking and presentations, management of staff and programs, working with the FRA administrative team and significant interactions with individuals to help them gain tools toward greater independence through technology.

QUALIFICATIONS

BA/BS in related field required. Three years’ experience using assistive technology, apps and working with people who have diverse disabilities and their families. Strong management abilities, interpersonal skills with excellent written and verbal communication skills a must. Someone who is organized, energetic, resourceful, and a team player is being sought. Assistive Technology Professional or RESNA certification a plus. Must have strong knowledge of computer technology, software, apps, devices and a.t. tools to support the growth of people of all ages toward greater independence.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Collaborate with FRA management team to ensure the implementation of the strategic plan guides programs, services and outreach as well as meets the mission of FRA. 
Oversees or implements programs and services for AT in all capacities. 
Manages the TECHConnection space, materials, hardware, policies, programs, staff and PR.
Support, develop or assist with fundraising, grants and budgetary overview.
Assure compliance with policies, regulations and best practices for quality services.
Provide reports and information to the Executive Director and the Board of Trustees.
Desire to grow new programs and services for the community.
Showcase FRA and its services regarding assistive technology at conferences, workshops and in community settings. Conduct AT demonstrations, evaluations, webinars, and trainings.
Travel in Monmouth, Ocean and Middlesex counties.

SEND RESUME to Nancy Phalanukorn, Executive Director: nphalanukorn@frainc.org   or call 732-747-5310, ext. 112


JOB COACHES are needed for Family Resource Associates (FRA) supported employment services for adults with disabilities. Starting immediately in Monmouth County. A Job Coach provides on-site training, behavioral supports, and advocacy for adults working with a variety of community employers. Must be able to conduct an analysis of the job needs, employee progress, and interventions necessary for success. 

Seeking experienced, dynamic, and creative applicants with background in business, sales, the arts, education, or other creative fields who have worked with young adults. The ideal candidate has a professional, confident, and respectful manner. These are one-on-one positions with an adult who has an intellectual or development disability. Need excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to assess business workplace culture and expectations, and the skills to support young workers in being successful in their employment. Good communication skills necessary to also interact with the community, business, as well as family members to cultivate positive relationships.

College degree preferred in any field. Strong physical stamina needed and must be able to work all day, mostly standing and walking. Driver’s license needed.  Training is provided.  

SEND RESUME or CONTACT IMMEDIATELY:   Employability@frainc.org   732-747-5310, ext. 121 - Speak to Phillip Duck, Director of EmployAbility