Parent Resource Advocate (Located in Kearney, NE) job vacancy in University of Nebraska Medical Center – Jobs in Nebraska

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Company Name : University of Nebraska Medical Center
Company Location : Kearney, NE
Job Position : Parent Resource Advocate (Located in Kearney, NE)
Job Category : Jobs in Nebraska

Job Description :

Department MMI UCEDD 50000702 Business Unit Munroe-Meyer Institute Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular Work Schedule Mon – Fri 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Hours May Vary Remote/Telecommuting Yes – partial remote/telecommute opportunity Position Summary


The Parent Resource Advocate must have knowledge of lifespan disability services and supports across the lifespan and region. The ideal candidate must have skills and background that would allow for effective participation in multiple discipline and multidisciplinary medical clinics. They must have personal experience in navigating service delivery systems which include medical services, school services, school transition services (up to age 21), and health and welfare services. Preference will be given to a parent or family member of children or youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) and/or disabilities who can offer peer-to-peer mentoring to support families who are receiving services at MMI.

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Posting Category Operations Working Title Parent Resource Advocate (Located in Kearney, NE) Job Title Education & Outreach Associate (Clk) Salary Grade EO16H Appointment Type C2 – REG OFF/SERV HRLY Salary Range $16.587 – $24.904/hourly Job Requisition Begin Date 10/28/2022 Application Review Date 11/07/2022 Review Date Information:

Initial application review will begin on the date provided in the field above. Applications received prior to this review date will be considered. Applications received after the review date may be considered.
Required and Preferred Qualifications

Required Education:
Associate’s degree or equivalent

If any degree major/training is required, please specify the type. (NOTE: Concentration and minors are not equivalent to a major)
(Will consider four years related education/experience)

Required Experience
2 years

If any experience is required, please specify what kind of experience:
Work and/or life experience with children that have a developmental or related disability.

(Will consider four years related education/experience)

Required License

If yes, what is the required licensure/certification?

Required Computer Applications:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook

Required Other Computer Applications:

Required Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must be able to obtain transportation when travel is required (with advanced notice).

Ability to work with Medical Professionals and Families.

Excellent communication skills (oral and written).

Ability to work with the disability advocacy community.

Preferred Education:
Associate’s degree

If any degree/training is preferred, please specify the type:

Preferred Experience:
Advocacy, self-advocacy or program management related to programs for individuals with developmental disabilities.

Experience working with information referral for children with special health care.

Preferred License:

If yes, what is the preferred licensure/certification?:
Valid Driver’s License

Preferred Computer Applications:
Microsoft PowerPoint

Preferred Other Computer Applications:

Preferred Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge and experience in information referral.

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