Careers at SDRC

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Employment at SDRC

Submit an Employment Application to the San Diego Regional Center to be considered for a position. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of applications.

Only those applicants being considered for employment will be contacted. Upon job acceptance, candidates will be required to have a physical exam, show proof of COVID-19 vaccination, and be subject to a thorough criminal background check. A reasonable accommodation may be requested for an exemption from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement.

If you need an accommodation to complete an employment application or to participate in the recruiting process, please email the SDRC Human Resources Department or call (858) 576-2996.

San Diego-Imperial Counties Developmental Services, Inc. (SDICDSI) does not discriminate against job applicants on the basis of age, race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breast feeding, and related medical conditions), gender (including gender identity and gender expression), sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, mental and physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), medical conditions (such as cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, and military and veteran status.

SDICDSI offers 15 days vacation, 7 days sick leave, and 12 holidays annually. Employee benefits include medical, vision, dental, life insurance, long term disability and a retirement plan.

Employment Openings

 

Service Coordinator

Full-time positions located in our San Diego (Kearny Mesa), Santee, Chula Vista (Eastlake), and National City offices

DUTIES
Under direction of the Program Manager, provides overall service coordination to assigned clients; participates in the assessment of the needs of persons with developmental disabilities; acts as team leader and facilitates the development, implementation and coordination of an Individual Program Plan (IPP)/Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP); assists in locating and securing services and supports; acts as an advocate; evaluates and monitors the quality and effectiveness of services.

QUALIFICATIONS

 

EDUCATION
BA/BS or Masters Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field required. One year related work experience, preferably in the field of developmental disabilities required for BA/BS Degrees.

STARTING SALARY
BA/BS Entry Level $3,642 Monthly
Master’s Entry Level $4,188 Monthly

 

FULL BENEFITS PACKAGE

 

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

 

JOB#
sdrc00.03.01.19

Service Coordinator - Bilingual English/Spanish

Full-time positions located in our Imperial Valley Office

DUTIES
Under direction of the Program Manager, provides overall service coordination to assigned clients; participates in the assessment of the needs of persons with developmental disabilities; acts as team leader and facilitates the development, implementation and coordination of an Individual Program Plan (IPP)/Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP); assists in locating and securing services and supports; acts as an advocate; evaluates and  monitors the quality and effectiveness of services.

QUALIFICATIONS

 

EDUCATION
BA/BS or Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field required. One (1) year related work experience, preferably in the field of developmental disabilities, required for BA/BS Degrees.

STARTING SALARY
BA/BS Entry Level $3,642 Monthly
Master’s Entry Level $4,188 Monthly

 

FULL BENEFITS PACKAGE

 

CLOSING DATE
07/21/2021

 

JOB#
sdrc52.6.17.21repost

IT Training Specialist II

Full-time positions located in our Kearny Mesa Office

DUTIES

Under the supervision of the Director of Information Technology, provides assistance with the maintenance and modification of the Agency Internet website. Update SANDIS client photos in Profound UI to SANDIS daily.  Queue and monitor Help Desk tickets to facilitate prompt response time.  Responsible for maintaining mobile tablet inventory and accessories.  Troubleshoot tablet software and hardware issues.  Maintain billing and accounting for SANDIS Annual Maintenance Agreements and Letters of Agreement. Responsible for coordinating and arranging department meetings. Facilitate all phases of SANDIS conference planning. Create/revise fillable forms and IT/SANDIS tutorials as needed. Update Wiki home page and IT department Wiki page.  Assist with maintaining and updating the Uniform Fiscal System (UFS) rate table.

QUALIFICATIONS

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

An Associates degree and one (1) year of related experience or a High School diploma and three (3) years related experience.  Two (2) years of experience with Microsoft Office applications. Experience providing PC repairs and troubleshooting, preferred.

OTHER

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Strong customer service focus; works well with others.  Excellent word processing and data entry.  Strong mathematical skills.  Knowledge of MS Office, video editing software and basic website design preferred. Proficiency in Adobe Acrobat XI or higher.  Ability to lift ten-pound packages.

STARTING SALARY
$3,536 Monthly

 

FULL BENEFITS PACKAGE

 

CLOSING DATE
07/27/2021

 

JOB#

sdrc62.7.13.21

Office Manager

Full-time position located in our Santee Office

DUTIES

Under the direction of the Manager, Administrative Support Services, supervises, organizes, handles day-to-day operations with a focus on efficiency and time management. Responsible for office communication protocols and streamlining administrative procedures. Coordinates, and directs the support staff assigned to the administrative services involving a wide variety of daily activities related to various types of cases in case management units.

QUALIFICATIONS

 

EDUCATION

High school graduate or equivalent.

EXPERIENCE

Four (4) years of administrative/clerical experience.  One to two (2) years supervisory experience is desirable.

ABILITIES

Organize, direct, supervise and evaluate the work of secretarial/administrative staff; excellent office management, communication skills, practices and procedures.  Microsoft Office and other office software proficient; use of office equipment and scanners. Ability to work in a team setting and independently.  Chair projects, arrange meetings, trainings, activities and maintain calendars.  Energetic professional with excellent customer service focus who can multitask and prioritize work; use good judgment; work well with staff, clients, families and the public.

STARTING SALARY
$4,546 Monthly

 

FULL BENEFITS PACKAGE

 

CLOSING DATE
08/02/2021

 

JOB#
sdrc63.7.19.21

Federal Programs Assistant

Full-time positions located in our Kearny Mesa Office

DUTIES
Under direction of a Program Manager, will perform assessment and certification of client eligibility and continued enrollment in California’s Medicaid Waiver and State Plan Amendment (SPA) programs.  Will act as a resource and provide consultation to SDRC staff on the requirements of these programs and participate in the development of quality assurance, case review and training programs at SDRC on Federal Programs enrollment, billing procedures and other related processes.

QUALIFICATIONS

 

EDUCATION

Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Sociology, Special Education, Rehabilitation Counseling or Psychology; or other degree which meets the requirements of a Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP).

EXPERIENCE

Must have at least one (1) year of experience working directly with persons with developmental disabilities.

OTHER

Knowledge of effective staff training methods.  Knowledge of State and Federal legislation, legislation related to services for persons with developmental disabilities and Medicaid Waiver procedures preferred.  Ability to prepare clear and concise reports; work independently.  Excellent organizational and communication skills.  Microsoft Office and data entry proficient.

STARTING SALARY
$3,601 Monthly

 

FULL BENEFITS PACKAGE

 

CLOSING DATE
08/02/2021

 

JOB#
sdrc60.6.25.21revised

Purchase of Service Self Determination Program Coordinator

Full-time positions located in our Kearny Mesa Office

DUTIES
Under the general direction of the Fiscal Supervisor, will perform Self Determination Program (SDP) accounting functions required to maintain client financial records.

QUALIFICATIONS

 

EDUCATION
College level accounting courses with an Associate Degree in Business Administration or equivalent preferred.

EXPERIENCE

A minimum of three (3) years increasingly responsible experience in fiscal record keeping in a computerized accounting environment.  Associate degree in Accounting may be substituted for one (1) year of experience.

OTHER

Knowledge of accounting principles, practices, and terminology; Excel; general office procedures.  Ability to analyze and prepare standard accounting reports; use a ten key calculator and type by touch.

STARTING SALARY
$3,458 Monthly

 

FULL BENEFITS PACKAGE

 

CLOSING DATE
07/06/2021

 

JOB#
sdrc59.6.21.21

Fiscal Assistant V

Full-time positions located in our Kearny Mesa Office

DUTIES

Under the supervision of the Fiscal Supervisor, the Fiscal Assistant V will download, review, and evaluate Purchase of Service (POS) requests, input requested changes to existing authorizations, and generate invoices to vendors.

QUALIFICATIONS

 

EDUCATION
High school graduate or equivalent.

EXPERIENCE

At least two (2) years of practical related experience in fiscal record keeping. Experience in computerized statistical reporting or electronic billing and payment is desired. Associate degree in accounting and hands on experience with computerized accounting systems or electronic billing and payment systems may be substituted for one (1) year of experience.

OTHER

Knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting practices, procedures and terminology; general office procedures; Excel and data base systems; thorough understanding of the upload and download of electronic data files using the internet; knowledge of statistical reporting and ability to analyze statistical and fiscal data; accuracy with mathematical calculations; define and problem solve. Ability to work independently and use independent judgement.  Expertise with attention to detail, accuracy and speed; follow oral and written instructions.  Excellent communication and customer service skills.

STARTING SALARY
$3,279 Monthly

 

FULL BENEFITS PACKAGE

 

CLOSING DATE
07/13/2021

 

JOB#
sdrc61.6.29.21

Administrative Support Assistant

Full-time positions located in our Carlsbad office

DUTIES

Under direction of an Office Manager, will perform administrative support involving a wide variety of daily activities using various software applications.  Will plan, organize, and carry out own work, and work in coordination with other staff.

QUALIFICATIONS

 

EDUCATION
High school graduate or equivalent.

EXPERIENCE

Two (2) years secretarial/administrative support experience.  One (1) year Microsoft Office skills experience or Microsoft Office proficiency certificate.

Excellent telephone, interpersonal and soft people skills; active listening for good customer service; critical thinking for good decision making. Flexible; takes initiative.  Ability to work in a team setting. Demonstrated ability to operate standard office equipment, organize work, problem-solve, pay close attention to detail, and utilize good time management.  Ability to handle a high volume of calls, e-mails, mail and faxes.  Knowledge of standard office practices, principles and processes.  Excellent typing, spelling, grammar, punctuation and data entry skills. Experience with scanning equipment a plus.  Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
 

STARTING SALARY
$3,035 Monthly

 

FULL BENEFITS PACKAGE

 

CLOSING DATE
7/07/2021

 

JOB#
sdrc58.6.09.21revised

Resource Coordinator

Full-time position located in our Kearny Mesa office

DUTIES

Under general supervision of the Community Services Manager, the Resource Coordinator is responsible for the development and quality evaluation of community resources and programs for developmentally disabled individuals in conformance with Corporation mandates and expressed needs.

QUALIFICATIONS

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Master's degree in Social Work, Special Education, Health Education or a related field, and 2 years of work experience in a social service agency or a developmental disability agency.

Position requires reliable and timely transportation to perform regular job duties on a routine basis out of the office. Mileage reimbursement will be provided for use of a personal registered vehicle with proof of insurance and a valid driver’s license.

STARTING SALARY
$4,188 Monthly

 

FULL BENEFITS PACKAGE

 

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

 

JOB#
sdrc41.2.08.21

Nurse Clinician

Full-time position located in our Kearny Mesa office

DUTIES

Under direction of the Nurse Supervisor, will perform nursing assessments, identify health care and developmental program needs of developmentally disabled individuals, function as a resource person to other Regional Center staff in the development of health related goals for the Individual Client Program Plan, and coordinate with community agencies to assist in implementation of the Plan.

QUALIFICATIONS

 

EDUCATION

Graduation from a school of nursing approved by the National League for Nursing; a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing is desirable.  A valid license as a Registered Nurse in the State of California is required.

EXPERIENCE

Two (2) years of nursing experience in a health care setting.  Experience in working with individuals with a developmental disability and in a consultative role is desirable.

Ability to solve problems with minimal supervision; function within an Interdisciplinary or Planning Team setting; prepare clear and concise reports.  Knowledge of growth and development; effect of cultural and social patterns on health; organization and functions of social, health and other support service agencies; current nursing practice methods and procedures; and state and federal legislation related to service for the developmentally disabled.

STARTING SALARY
$5,261 Monthly

 

FULL BENEFITS PACKAGE

CLOSING DATE

Open until filled

 

JOB#
sdrc47.4.13.21

 

Student Interns

The San Diego Regional Center provides opportunities for a limited number of student interns in the fields of social work and psychology (MSW and Ph.D. only).  MSW interns must be students at SDSU.

For more information about becoming a student intern at the San Diego Regional Center, contact the SDRC Volunteer Coordinator by calling (858) 576-2966 or  sending an email to info@sdrc.org.

Students Taking Note
 
Volunteers

Volunteer

Thank you for considering becoming a volunteer at the San Diego Regional Center. SDRC welcomes people from the community who are interested in volunteering their time and talents to enhance the services we provide and help improve the lives of people and families affected by developmental disabilities. Long-term and short-term volunteers, such as students and others required to do community service hours, are welcome.

The benefits of volunteering at SDRC include the personal reward gained from being of service, learning new skills, job experience, making a difference in the community and in the lives of others, and more. Volunteers, who generously give their hours of service with no monetary compensation, are very much appreciated.

To volunteer, you must be at least 16 years old, complete a volunteer application form, sign a confidentiality agreement, submit a background check (if requested) and be available to volunteer during daytime, weekday hours.

Please note that all of our volunteer positions are office/clerical and these opportunities have no contact with the clients we serve.

For more information, please contact the SDRC Volunteer Coordinator at (858) 576-2966 or by email at info@sdrc.org.