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Work Locations: Columbus BSVI/BVR 4300 East Broad Street Suite 200 Whitehall 43213
Organization: Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities
Classified Indicator: Classified
Bargaining Unit / Exempt: Bargaining Unit
Schedule: Full-time
Work Hours: 8:00AM - 5:00PM M-F
Compensation: $22.50/hr (unless required by legislation)
Unposting Date: Jun 25, 2024, 11:59:00 PM
Primary Job Skill: Vocational Rehabilitation
Technical Skills: Interviewing, Business, Customer Service, Human Services, Public Relations
Professional Skills: Collaboration, Customer Focus, Organizing and Planning, Responsiveness, Time Management

Agency Contact Name: Sarah Miller
Agency Contact Information:


Now accepting applications for: 

Talent Sourcing Coordinator (Vocational Rehabilitation Caseload Assistant)


Most positions offer the flexibility of a hybrid schedule that combines working from home with regular in-office and/ or community presence.  In-person work requirements may change for training, meetings, and other operational needs.  Employees must reside at a location that allows for reasonable response time to workplace reporting requirements.  


Who We Are:

Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) is the state agency that empowers Ohioans with disabilities through employment, disability determinations, and independence. It is accomplished through its Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation (BVR), Bureau of Services for the Visually Impaired (BSVI) and Division of Disability Determination (DDD). A fourth area is the Division of Employer and Innovation Services (EIS), which is responsible for establishing and maintaining partnerships with employers.


What We Do:

OOD works with partners in businesses, education, and non-profit organizations to facilitate customized employment plans for Ohioans with disabilities; helps Ohio companies recruit and retain employees with disabilities; and is the sole agency determining medical and vocational Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs in Ohio. To learn more about OOD, please visit our website: 


Our Guiding Principles:

In striving for excellence in service, we will:

  • Listen first
  • Act with a sense of urgency
  • Honor diversity
  • Foster inclusiveness
  • Value collaboration
  • Inspire innovation
  • Be transparent
  • Be accountable
  • Celebrate success


Division of Employer & Innovation Services (EIS)

Division of Employer and Innovation Services (EIS) works to raise awareness of Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities’ mission with employer partners, to promote a talent pool of job-ready candidates, and to support businesses in the hiring and retention of individuals with disabilities.  In addition, EIS is instrumental in the development and implementation of the agency’s strategic plan to ensure that client and stakeholder expectations are met, while providing value to Ohio taxpayers through efficiency, effectiveness, and accountability of services.


What is a Talent Sourcing Coordinator (TSC)?

Talent Sourcing Coordinators (TSCs) are members of a regional Business Relations Team who support services to employer partners, including sourcing candidates for available job openings, supporting hiring events, and co-facilitating disability awareness training activities. The TSC serves as the main point of contact for vocational rehabilitation staff and external job developers.


Talent Sourcing Coordinator Duties:

  • Collaborates with the team’s business relations staff to ensure an aggressive, organized sourcing strategy for meeting employer partners’ hiring needs.
  • Gathers information regarding labor market trends and employment information to place OOD participants.
  • Coordinates and conducts direct job placement activities for participants ready for employment.
  • Supports regional business relations staff in the provision of disability awareness education and training.
  • Facilitates follow-up with the business relations staff on OOD participant applications, interviews, and hire results.
  • Instructs OOD participants on job seeking skills, individually or in a group setting.
  • Reviews resumes of OOD participants referred by VR staff to ensure employer partner minimum qualifications are met.
  • Supports multiple regional hiring events including candidate preparation activities.
  • Utilizes Salesforce to contribute to employer partner account management.
  • Serves as EIS Division liaison with agency vendor partners to maximize job placement opportunities for OOD participants.


A Successful Talent Sourcing Coordinator:

  • Delivers excellent customer service.
  • Is time-efficient, organized & quality driven.
  • Has strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Is able to make decisions independently & with good judgment.
  • Works well in a team structure as well as independently.


What’s in it for you:

At the State of Ohio, we take care of the team that cares for Ohioans. We provide a variety of quality, competitive benefits to eligible full-time and part-time employees. For a list of all the State of Ohio Benefits, visit our Total Rewards website! Our benefits package includes:

Medical Coverage

  • Quality, affordable, and competitive medical benefits are offered through the available Ohio Med plans. 

Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance

  • Dental, vision, and basic life insurance premiums are free after completed eligibility period. Length of eligibility period is dependent on union representation.

Time Away From Work and Work/Life Balance

  • Paid time off, including vacation, personal, and sick leave 
  • 11 paid holidays per year
  • Childbirth/Adoption leave

Employee Development Funds

  • The State of Ohio offers a variety of educational and professional development funding that varies based on whether you are a union-exempt employee or a union-represented employee.

Ohio Public Employees Retirement System

  • OPERS is the retirement system for State of Ohio employees.  The employee contributes 10% of their salary towards their retirement.  The employer contributes an amount equal to 14% of the employee’s salary.  Visit the OPERS website for more information.

Deferred Compensation


Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) Mission Statement:


OOD is deeply committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) and is actively engaged in continual DEIA improvement. OOD is amongst the top-ranked state agencies implementing DEIA planning and programming into businesses operations and services. 

OOD strives to hire, sustain, and promote a workforce that not only embraces this mission but is also reflective of the rich diversity of the Ohioans we serve. OOD is intentional in cultivating an inclusive, diverse, equitable, and accessible environment where all voices are heard, respected, and valued, as demonstrated by the way we treat all individuals.




24 months experience in the delivery of vocational rehabilitation services (e.g. job development, certified vocational evaluator, vocational specialist).


Bachelor's degree in vocational rehabilitation counseling, counseling, social work, psychology, disability studies, special education, business administration, human resources, economics or related rehabilitation or human services area. 


Equivalent of education and/or experience per Minimum Class Qualifications noted above.

Note: Education & experience per Code of Federal Regulations Title 34-Subtitle B-Chapter III-Part 361-Subpart B-361.18 

Job Skills: Vocational Rehabilitation, Human Services, Public Relations, Customer Service, Business, Interviewing, Collaboration, Organizing and Planning, Time Management, Customer Focus, Responsiveness 


ADA Statement

Ohio is a Disability Inclusion State and strives to be a model employer of individuals with disabilities. The State of Ohio is committed to providing access and inclusion and reasonable accommodation in its services, activities, programs and employment opportunities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other applicable laws.


Drug-Free Workplace

The State of Ohio is a drug-free workplace which prohibits the use of marijuana (recreational marijuana/non-medical cannabis). Please note, this position may be subject to additional restrictions pursuant to the State of Ohio Drug-Free Workplace Policy (HR-39), and as outlined in the posting.


Application Requirements

Please ensure your online application clearly indicates how you meet minimum qualifications (MQs).  If you meet MQs due to college courses, a degree, and/or relevant licensure, you must submit a copy of your unofficial transcript by the posting deadline by attaching directly on the Additional Attachments section of the application (Step 7) or via email to

“See resume” is not a substitution for completing supplemental questions. Answers to the supplemental questions must be supported by the work experience/education sections of the application.

Applications that fail to demonstrate how they meet minimum qualifications will not be considered.


Selection Process  

The selection process consists of an online assessment and a remote structured interview. All parts of the assessment will be administered remotely at this time. Testing for this position is tentatively scheduled for the week of July 8th, 2024. Interviews are tentatively scheduled to be held the week of July 22nd, 2024. All communications are sent via email. Candidates should make sure their account contains an email address that is checked regularly including checking junk and/or spam.

This position shall be filled in accordance with the provisions of the SEIU/1199 Collective Bargaining Agreement. 

Daytime travel within Ohio may be required. The selected candidate must provide own transportation or, in order to operate a state vehicle, must have a valid driver’s license. 


Application Status 

Applicants can check their application status and all vacancy-related email correspondence on “My Jobpage.” On the Careers.Ohio.Gov job search webpage, once signed in the link to My Jobpage is displayed under the TeamOhio logo.   


Technical Assistance 

Applicants who require technical assistance (e.g., issues logging in or other system-related issues) should contact


Reasonable Accommodation 

Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, activities, programs, and employment opportunities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other applicable laws.  If you require an accommodation based on a disability for any step of the selection process, please contact so proper arrangements can be made.  


Background Check Information 

The final candidate selected for the position will be required to undergo a criminal background check. Criminal convictions do not necessarily preclude an applicant from consideration for a position. An individual assessment of an applicant's prior criminal convictions will be made before excluding an applicant from consideration.

All final applicants tentatively selected for this position may be required to complete and pass a urinalysis to test for restricted substances as a condition of employment. Testing will also be performed for the presence of marijuana. An applicant with a positive test shall not be offered employment unless the applicant submits medical documentation of legally prescribed medications or a recommendation for medical marijuana. An applicant with a positive test result will not be considered for any position with the State of Ohio for a period of one year. 

Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

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