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 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Provide instruction in safe and efficient travel skills; specifically, indoor techniques including human guide, self-protection, and cane skills on campus to consumers. 
  • Evaluate progress of students and submits scheduled written reports (assessment, training and transition).
  • Keep abreast of and evaluate current O&M research, teaching methods and aids.  If appropriate, recommend and implement these methods or aids into student programs and services.
  • Share responsibility for the equipment and general appearance of the work area. 
  • Suggest need for appropriate material and equipment.
  • Provide in-service training for staff members and others regarding orientation and mobility training for DeafBlind individuals.
  • Accompany and provide human guide and/or communication support for consumers and professional staff members when assigned.  To accomplish this, it may be required to use personal vehicle on occasion.  


  • Master's degree in Blind Rehabilitation with an emphasis in Orientation and Mobility required.  
  • Two years’ experience teaching orientation and mobility preferred. 
  • Knowledge of braille and sign language preferred.


Phone: (516) 833-8301 Ext:268

Cert: COMS

You do not have to have the certification. It is preferred.