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What You Will Do
The purpose of this position is to provide OCCB students with Adaptive Device (smartphone) and Braille training that will lead to self-sufficiency and employment. While the focus of instruction will be on Adaptive Devices and Braille, knowledge of PCs and screen readers would also be helpful in moving students towards independence The position is located in the Technology Lab in the Portland office and is responsible for (but not limited to) the following:
The Benefits of Joining Our Team
The State of Oregon offers a competitive and affordable health and benefits package, including excellent medical, vision and dental coverage, paid holidays off, and personal business leave, as well as paid and accrued vacation leave and sick leave. In addition to standard medical benefits and employee leave, the state also provides additional optional benefits, such as basic life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, deferred compensation savings program, and flexible spending accounts for health care and childcare expenses.
What We Are Looking For
a Master's degree in Rehabilitation Teaching for the Blind, Special Education for the Visually-Impaired or Orientation and Mobility;
A Bachelor's degree in Rehabilitation Teaching for the blind or Special Education for the Visually-Impaired, and one year of experience;
a Master's or Bachelor's degree in Education or a Social or Behavioral Science and two years of experience;
an equivalent combination of training and experience.
EXPERIENCE FOR THIS CLASSIFICATION IS DEFINED AS:
experience working with people with visual impairments that included at least four of the following:
Direct instruction in adaptive techniques; Analyzing barriers and developing solutions; Assessment of adaptive skill level; Development of training programs; Case management and documentation; Resource Management (funds and services); Advocacy for person with visual impairment; Counseling in adjustment to blindness; Using and/or instructing use of adaptive equipment specific to visually-impaired people. Interagency coordination;
To receive credit for completed coursework, you must submit a photocopy of your transcripts.
Candidates who are the most competitive will also reflect the following:
How to Apply
Your candidate profile, cover letter, and resume are the perfect place to display your interest in the position and highlight the skills and experience you will bring, making you the best candidate for the position. Submissions are screened for consistency of information and communication skills at the professional level (attention to detail, spelling, grammar, etc.).
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