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Talent Sourcing Coordinator - Canton

Empowering Ohioans with disabilities through employment, disability determinations, and independence.


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.

Qualifications - External

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