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Special Events Manager

Department: DMF Operations

Position Summary:

The primary responsibility of the Special Events Manager is to produce financially and operationally successful events while meeting budgetary goals. The Special Events Manager works under the direction of the Chief Operations Officer in achieving the goals established for each event while keeping with the organization's missions, values, and vision. Events include, but are not limited to: The DMF WalkAbout Autism, Dan Marino Annual Cigar and Wine Dinner, Annual Anthony's Runway 84 Luncheon, and any and all third-party fundraisers. For each event, the Special Events Manager is responsible for the planning and production of events, developing new leads, and event sales (i.e. event expo booths, tickets, team raisers), resulting in an increase to the Foundation's fundraising goals. The ideal candidate must coordinate elements of multiple events at one time. Responsible for building teamwork, must be detail-oriented, able to multi-task, and delegate when possible.

Education and Training:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in a related field.
  • Three years of experience in working with committees and committee driven events, managing large scale events and supervisory experience.

Work Experience:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to manage work flow on multiple projects simultaneously with limited supervision.
  • Possess a strong sense of urgency and commitment to get the job done quickly and with high quality
  • Must have a flexible and strong work ethic, excellent communication skills and pay close attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to maintain effective working relationships with staff, boards and donors.
  • Exemplify a professional demeanor and positive attitude.

To Apply for a Posted Position:

Send your resume to: careersdmf@gmail.com.
Make sure to identify the job title applied for in your email subject line.

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Lead Instructor - Hospitality

Department: Marino Campus

Position Summary:

The Lead Instructor will coordinate, develop, and implement a program of instruction within the area of specialization that will prepare and assist young adults, ages 18-28, with developmental disabilities to obtain and sustain competitive employment in the field of hospitality. In addition to the delivery and coordination of the hospitality curriculum that leads to certification, the Lead Instructor will help to acquire and support student internships and employment.

Education and Training:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in the area of specialization, Business, Education, or a related field
  • Two or more years of work or teaching experience in a hospitality-related field

Work Experience:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Implementing, delivering, and evaluating classroom instruction or training programs related to the area of specialization
  • Creating relationships with business owners or hiring managers to create internship and/or employment opportunities
  • Working with people with disabilities

To Apply for a Posted Position:

Send your resume to: careersdmf@gmail.com.
Make sure to identify the job title applied for in your email subject line.

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Lead Instructor - Technology

Department: Marino Campus

Position Summary:

The Lead Instructor will coordinate, develop, and implement a program of instruction within the area of specialization that will prepare and assist young adults, ages 18-28, with developmental disabilities to obtain and sustain competitive employment in the field of technology. In addition to the delivery and coordination of the technology curriculum that leads to certification, the Lead Instructor will help to acquire and support student internships and employment.

Education and Training:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in the area of specialization, Business, Education, or a related field
  • Two or more years of work or teaching experience in a technology-related field

Work Experience:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Implementing, delivering, and evaluating classroom instruction or training programs related to the area of specialization
  • Creating relationships with business owners or hiring managers to create internship and/or employment opportunities
  • Working with people with disabilities

To Apply for a Posted Position:

Send your resume to: careersdmf@gmail.com.
Make sure to identify the job title applied for in your email subject line.

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Job Coach/Employment Specialist

Department: Career Services

Position Summary:

The full-time role of the Employment Specialist is to assist individuals with disabilities by providing job coaching to create and implement a plan to successfully obtain and maintain a competitive employment position. This role requires administrative and office support activities for staff and supervisors. Must have own transportation and valid driver's license – travel required throughout service area (Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach counties).

Education and Training:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Preferred requirements are Associate of Arts degree with two years of successful experience in counseling, job placement, job coaching or a public vocational rehabilitation program or equivalent experience in lieu of education is preferred.
  • Minimum requirements are accreditation for supported employment services from the Florida Department of Children and Families or the Agency for Persons with Disabilities with at least one year of developmental disability job coaching experience.

Work Experience:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience working with individuals with disabilities
  • Experience in developing job opportunities, job coaching, employee retention, and record keeping
  • Experience supporting clients and employers on-site
  • Experience working collaboratively with other Employment Specialists in order to provide adequate supports and services to clients

To Apply for a Posted Position:

Send your resume to: careersdmf@gmail.com.
Make sure to identify the job title applied for in your email subject line.

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