Career Opportunities

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The Sherlock Center has 30 years of experience supporting the disability community in Rhode Island. Founded at Rhode Island College in 1993, the center is a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD). UCEDDs are evidence driven and designed to advance policies, practices and research that improve the health, education, social and economic well-being of people with disabilities, their families and their communities.

Available positions:

Benefits Specialist, Bilingual 

The Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities is seeking to hire a benefits specialist bilingual in Spanish to counsel and educate SSI/SSDI beneficiaries about how employment will affect their benefits as well as public and private health insurance and other federal, state and/or local benefits they receive. 

Applicants should be proficient in speaking and writing Spanish, have at least an associate degree and one or more years of experience supporting adolescents or adults with adults with intellectual and developmental or other disabilities. Previous work incentive benefits counseling experience is not required; training will be provided. 
Initial review of applications will begin by April 30 and continue until the position is filled.

Learn more and apply on the Rhode Island College site.

To learn more about work incentives benefits counseling, visit the Work Incentives Benefits Counseling page.

Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments, Extended School Year

The Sherlock Center is seeking to hire a part-time Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments, Extended School Year to work up to 50 hours from June through August.

This position requires a certified teacher to provide direct specialized instruction and/or consultation for students aged 3-21 who are blind and/or visually impaired during the 2024 extended school year.

View the position description for full details and apply online.

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity institution that values and is committed to inclusion and expanding the diversity of its faculty and staff, Rhode Island College invites members of protected classes, including minorities and persons with disabilities, to identify themselves as such at the time of application.

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