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Community Work Incentives Specialist, Center on Community Living and Careers

Company : Indiana university
Location : Bloomington, IN

Community Work Incentives Specialist, Center on Community Living and Careers, Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, Indiana University


Department Information

The Indiana Institute on Disability and Community (IIDC) is 1 of only 67 University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities. The Institute conducts research and training through 7 Centers: Early Childhood Center, Center on Education and Lifelong Learning, Center on Community Living and Careers, Center for Health Equity, Indiana Resource Center for Autism, Center for Collaborative Systems Change, and the Eppley Institute on Parks and Public Lands.

The mission of the Center on Community Living and Careers (CCLC) is to promote partnerships between schools and community organizations to bring about positive changes in the lives of individuals and families as they live, work, and participate in their communities. CCLC conducts research, training, technical assistance, and evaluation related to secondary special education transition services, postsecondary education, customized and supported employment services, post-school outcomes, benefits counseling, community participation, and more for individuals with disabilities. 

Job Summary

  • Reviews and evaluates benefits information network strategic plans developed by certified liaisons for those with disabilities. Provides technical assistance to liaisons in writing effective plans.
  • Develops accessible knowledge translation products for key stakeholders in community (i.e., people with disabilities, families, educators, service providers, state department partners, and key agencies). Supports stakeholders' understanding of available local, state, and federal resources and best practices in supporting integrated competitive employment and community participation by creating content, editing, formatting, and proofing.
  • Develops and delivers accessible content for online modules, face-to-face, and hybrid trainings, and technical assistance for community rehabilitation providers and vocational rehabilitation counselors to fulfill grant and state vocational rehabilitation contract work.
  • Manages fee-for-service, subcontract, and consultant agreements related to state vocational rehabilitation contracts.
  • Maintains broad content knowledge of evidence-based practices and state and federal programs related to the research, training, and technical assistance projects.


Combinations of related education and experience may be considered. Education beyond the minimum required may be substituted for work experience. Work experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted for education. 



  • Bachelor's degree in human services, special education, rehabilitation, psychology, or related field



  •  Some related experience



  • Community Work Incentives Coordinators (CWIC) within 2 years from date of hire



  • Proficient communication skills
  • Maintains a high degree of professionalism
  • Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
  • Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
  • Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty

Working Conditions / Demands

This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.

Work Location
Bloomington, Indiana

Benefits Overview

For full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:

  • Multiple plan options for medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
  • Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
  • Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
  • Additional supplemental retirement plan options
  • Tuition benefit for IU classes
  • 10 paid holidays per year
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Learn more about our benefits by reviewing our online Benefits Brochure.

Job Classification

Career Level: Core
FLSA: Exempt
Job Function: Health Services
Job Family: Health & Wellness Services
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Posting Disclaimer

This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.

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