05/10/2023Return to view all job openings
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Ensures services provided to consumers are person-centered and meet their unique needs:
Provides instruction in safe and efficient travel skills; specifically, indoor techniques including human guide, self protection, and cane skills on campus to consumers. Lessons are given both day and evenings and the use of one's personal vehicle in transporting students during lesson's may be required.
Evaluates progress of students and submits scheduled written reports (assessment, training and transition).
Participates in weekly team meetings, community of practice (COP) meetings with O&M colleagues, student employment planning meetings, and full staff meetings.
Keeps abreast of and evaluates current O&M research, teaching methods and aids. If appropriate, recommends and implements these methods or aids into student programs and services.
When assigned provides in-service training for staff members and others regarding Orientation and Mobility training for deaf-blind individuals.
Accompanies and provides 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.
Education and/or EXPERIENCE
Master's degree in Blind Rehabilitation with an emphasis in Orientation and Mobility required. Two years experience in teaching orientation and mobility preferred. Knowledge of braille and sign language preferred.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
ACVREP certification in Orientation and Mobility required.
*No-frills positions are those that receive an additional 10% premium on the hourly rate of pay, but do not participate in the Union Health Insurance Plan. Individuals seeking a No-frills position must show they have alternative insurance to be eligible.
Phone: (516) 833-8301 Ext:268