Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities

Area Coordinator of Workforce Inclusion

Job Locations US-Within Cuyahoga County
Posted Date 2 months ago(2/5/2020 8:00 AM)
# of Openings
Salary Range
Min Salary
USD $43,444.00/Yr.
Employment & Community Alternatives (ECA)
Specific Facility
T.B.D. within Cuyahoga County
Position Reports To
ECA Strategic Analysis Manager
Work Schedule
Full-time: 7.5 hours per day / Year Round (150 hours every 4-weeks).


The Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities (Cuyahoga DD) is seeking two (2) Coordinators who through innovative outreach, education, and consultation, will develop and maintain strategic partnerships and relationships with area business/Industry, community partners, and social service organizations.  The Area Coordinator of Workforce Inclusion will affect system efficiencies to meet employer and job seeker needs, and in turn increases employment, and community opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities (DD).  The nature of work will include, but is not limited to the following:         

  • Outreach and cultivate Mutually Valuable, Intensive, and Comprehensive working relationships with area businesses to improve their understanding of, engagement and collaboration with, and employment of individuals with DD.
  • Connect business and employment leads to multiple partners, ex. the Employment Collaborative of Cuyahoga County, Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities, local school districts, service and support administrators. Develop, maintain, and share contacts as needed.
  • Utilize and promote the innovative Dual Customer Business Engagement strategy and Employment First policy agenda that directly addresses business needs.
  • Serve as an ambassador of the mission of Cuyahoga DD to the business community at large though the education and dissemination of programmatic resources and technical supports offered by Cuyahoga DD, in the interaction with current and potential partners in the Cuyahoga County community.
  • Advocate for innovative partnerships with public and private entities to advance business involvement in opportunities that support persons with disabilities.
  • Facilitate greater connectivity among area social service organizations, school districts, and private providers to improve competencies, capacities, and collaborative practices that increase business relations, employment opportunities, community opportunities, and measurable outcomes for individuals with DD. 
  • Through the collaboration with internal and external Cuyahoga DD partners (i.e Cuyahoga DD staff, School district staff, Private provider staff, and Other local and state agencies staff, etc..), promote and encourage the continued expansion and growth of Business Relationships, employment first philosophies and practices, and overall community inclusion. 
  • Maintain active presence on community-based collaboratives/chambers/networks/ work groups that serve to enhance opportunities for individuals looking for community-based employment.

UNUSUAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Must have access to reliable transportation.  Must be available during standard business hours. Must be available to work occasional non-traditional/off-hours.


WORK LOCATIONS:  We have one opening that serves Western Cuyahoga County and one that will serve Eastern Cuyahoga County.  The actual desk locations are T.B.D.


FULL POSITION DESCRIPTION:  For a complete copy of the position description that includes the essential skills and abilities as well as the general expectations of the position, click HERE.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Communications, Education, Psychology, Social Work or related field  
  • Minimum two years’ experience in employer development, job placement, job coaching for people with developmental disabilities, and/or related sales and business engagement and community outreach experience. 
  • APSE Certified Employment Support Professional certification, preferred.
  • Valid driver's license and continued maintenance of excellent driving record.

Application Procedure:  Applicants must apply ONLINE.  Please do not forward your information by email.  All resumes, cover letters and applications must be submitted through this applicant portal.  Click APPLY above to begin the process.  For any further questions about the application process, see the FAQ link below.  Thank you.


Application Deadline:  Open until filled.  


PRIVACY AND SECURITY NOTICEBy applying for positions with the Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities you are accepting that you have reviewed and understand our Applicant Privacy and Security Notice provided by clicking HERE.


Equal Opportunity StatementThe Cuyahoga County Board of DD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information about the law, click here:  EEO Information


- Individuals who may need assistance with the application process should contact Human Resources.

- Questions about the application process?  Review answers to our FAQs here: FAQS and How to Contact H.R.

- All Job tentative offers are made with the understanding that prospective new employees pass a drug test and background check prior to being hired. 



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