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Now Hiring: Part-Time CQL Quality Enhancement Specialist

CQL | The Council on Quality and Leadership is currently accepting resumes for a Part-Time Quality Enhancement Specialist. Since 1969, CQL | The Council on Quality and Leadership has been a leader in working with human service organizations and systems to continuously define, measure, and improve quality of life and quality of services for youth, adults, and older adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and psychiatric disabilities. CQL offers accreditation, training, certification, research, and consultation services to agencies that share our vision of dignity, opportunity, and community for all people.

Description Of Position

The Part-Time Quality Enhancement Specialist (QES) works under the direction of the Vice President of Systems Transformation and the Vice President of Accreditation. This position is multi-faceted and requires the ability to effectively deliver all CQL core services. Core services include, but are not limited to, leading accreditation activities, serving as an accreditation team member, conducting Personal Outcome Measures® interviews, training, and certification activities, as well as other training and consultation services. This Part-Time QES staff position would require a commitment to be available to work an average of at least 5 days per month, which may or may not be consecutive. CQL is looking for candidates with experience and expertise in early intervention, aging, and behavioral health services.

Duties and Responsibilities

Accreditation

  • Effectively apply CQL Accreditation standards to a wide variety of organizations, ranging from small to large and encompassing an array of human services and supports.
  • Lead all accreditation options including Systems Accreditation, Quality Assurances Accreditation, Person-Centered Excellence Accreditation, and Person-Centered Excellence Accreditation, With Distinction.
  • Coordinate all pre-planning activities for organizations pursuing CQL Accreditation.
  • Collaborate with colleagues in the planning, development, and provision of accreditation services.
  • Lead all onsite activities required for accreditation.
  • Provide mentoring, training, feedback, and coaching to accreditation team members as needed and requested.
  • Complete all follow up activities in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Participate in the development of new tools and resources to support ongoing quality enhancement through CQL Accreditation.
  • Assist with administrative follow-up assignments related to accreditation activities as needed and assigned.
  • Represent CQL at conferences and meetings to promote accreditation offerings as needed and assigned.

Training

  • Reliably conduct Personal Outcome Measures® Interviews
  • Deliver CQL’s Personal Outcome Measures® Workshop (adult, children and youth) to a wide range of customers.
  • Coordinate all pre-planning activities for organizations participating in CQL Training.
  • Provide mentoring, training, feedback, and coaching to all CQL staff as needed and requested.
  • Complete all follow up activities in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Deliver additional CQL Training options as needed and assigned.
  • Assist in the development of new trainings as needed and requested.
  • Represent CQL at conferences and meetings to promote CQL as needed and assigned.

Certification

  • Facilitate inter-rater reliability for candidates pursuing Interviewer and/or Trainer Certification in both measures of CQL Certification (adult and children and youth).
  • Coordinate all pre-planning activities for those participating in CQL Certification.
  • Provide mentoring, training, feedback, and coaching to CQL staff as assigned.
  • Complete all follow-up activities in a timely and accurate manner.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Experience providing services to children, youth, adults, and older adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and psychiatric disabilities.
  • Proven success and experience in implementing CQL’s Basic Assurances® and/or Personal Outcome Measures® required.
  • Current CQL Certification status in the Adult and/or Children & Youth Personal Outcome Measures® preferred
  • Ability to perform effectively both independently and as a team member.
  • Proficient use of technology (Microsoft Office 365 apps/services – Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) required.
  • Proficient use of virtual platforms such as Zoom and Microsoft Teams required.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to engage in national and international travel.
  • Demonstrated success in effectively leading diverse teams.
  • Exceptional written and oral presentation skills to effectively communicate new ideas, concepts, and practices.
  • Alignment with CQL mission, vision, and values.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties of the position.

Working At CQL

Part-Time Staff Work Commitment

Looking for a Part-Time QES who can commit to be available to work an average of at least 5 days per month. Hours are widely variable.

Working Conditions

CQL is a fully virtual organization. Work, while not traveling, will be conducted from the employee’s home.

CQL | The Council on Quality and Leadership is an Equal Opportunity employer. CQL embraces diversity, celebrates inclusion, and fosters equality. This ideal is inherent in CQL’s vision, which is “a world of dignity, opportunity, and community for all people.” All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to careers@thecouncil.org. The deadline for submitting cover letters and resumes is Monday, May 17th, 2021.

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Since 1969, CQL | The Council on Quality and Leadership has been a leader in working with human service organizations and systems to continuously define, measure, and improve quality of life and quality of services for youth, adults, and older adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and psychiatric disabilities. CQL offers accreditation, training, certification, research, and consultation services to agencies that share our vision of dignity, opportunity, and community for all people.