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Parent Resource Advocate, Bilingual

University of Nebraska Medical Center UNMC Omaha, NE

Parent Resource Advocate, Bilingual


EEO Statement:

UNMC is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, including an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Location Omaha, NE
Requisition Number: Staff_12503
Department MMI UCEDD 50000702
Business Unit Munroe-Meyer Institute
Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular
Work Schedule Monday - Friday, 8:00AM - 5:00PM; Hours May Vary
Remote/Telecommuting Hybrid (part-time working on site, part-time working off-site)
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.
Position Details
Posting Category Operations
Working Title Parent Resource Advocate, Bilingual
Job Title Education & Outreach Associate (Clk)
Salary Grade EO16H
Appointment Type C2 - REG OFF/SERV HRLY
Salary Range $17.500 - $26.250/hourly
Job Requisition Begin Date 08/30/2023
Application Review Date 09/07/2023
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.

Must be bilingual, English and Spanish speaking.

(Will consider four years related education/experience)
Required License No
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: Yes
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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EEO Statement

EEO Statement

EEO Statement
The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work and learning environment free from discrimination and harassment. UNMC is dedicated to creating an environment where everyone feels valued, respected and included. UNMC does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNMC complies with all local, state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination, including Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex. 

Requisition Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have work and/or life experience with children that have a developmental or related disability?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * If you do have work and/or life experience with children that have a developmental or related disability, please elaborate (if No, indicate NA).

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Are you bilingual, English and Spanish speaking?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Are you proficient in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Outlook?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Careerlink
    • Employee Referral
    • HERC
    • Indeed
    • Job Fair
    • Lincoln Journal Star
    • Linkedin
    • Omaha World Herald
    • UNMC Job Site
    • Facebook
    • NEWorks
    • Handshake
    • Other
  6. * If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Within the past 6 months, have you been affected by a reduction in force or grant funding expiration with the University of Nebraska Medical Center?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Other Doc

Instant Answers
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Full-time Employee
Date Posted August 31, 2023
Requisition Staff_12503
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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