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Mahoning County Board of DD
It’s More Than a Job, It’s a Calling

We do more than a job at Mahoning County Board of DD. We all serve a role in providing individualized care that advances each of the 1,400+ adults and children we support along their path in life. We invite you to get to know us and explore our job openings.

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Our full-time team members enjoy:

Competitive pay and benefits, OPERS retirement plan, paid time off, professional development opportunities, employee assistance program, flexible spending accounts, a wellness program, advancement opportunities, and much more.

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Staff Spotlight

Margie Serrano, Driver

Margie likes working for MCBDD because she loves the kids and her co-workers, and she   

loves to drive!

Elise Dean, Early Intervention - Developmental Specialist, “What I like about my job in EI is that everyone is so willing to give their knowledge and advice as I learn my way through the field. I love getting to work with families one on one in a small setting that will allow their child to learn in their most secure environment.”

Lindsay Naples, SSA, "From a young age, I always wanted to and enjoyed helping people. At MCBDD, I get to do that every day! I also appreciate my coworkers so much. I work with amazingly compassionate, helpful, and talented people. I am grateful to be part of a giving group that does whatever they can to help our individuals have a great life."

Kelli Behun, HR Director


Debbie Napolitano, Executive Asst. HR



Anne Louise White, Staff Development Specialist




Please note that we can only accept applications and resumes for positions that are currently posted.  Each application is reviewed by Human Resources to determine if the minimum qualifications are met. Check back often for updates on our open positions.

Speech Language Pathologist - Leonard Kirtz School

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  • Location:

    4801 Woodridge Drive Austintown, Ohio 44515

  • Description:

    QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS (include but not limited to the following):

    • Must hold School Speech-Language Pathologist certificate/license, as required by the Ohio Department of Education.



    DUTIES (include but not limited to the following):

    • Conduct evaluation and treatment of students with speech and language disorders.
    •   Provide evaluation and treatment for swallowing and eating difficulties.  Plan and implement goals based on assessments.
    •  Provide speech and language assessments and hearing information as needed for the Evaluation Team Report (ETR).  Develop and implement goals based on assessments.
    • Implement IEPs in collaboration with team members.  Provide direction and training to intervention specialists, assistants, therapists, family and community members.
    • Develop an individualized communication system.  Evaluate use and access of adaptive communication devices in collaboration with team members.
    • Document student progress.  Evaluate students’ progress quarterly and attend parents’ conferences.
    • Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity & contributing to an inclusive working environment.
    • Ability to engage others with understanding & empathy.

    SALARY:                  as per CBA

    HOURS:                     35 hour week, flexible and variable (Normally 8:30am – 3:30pm, M-F)