[Colorado-talk] Colorado Center for the Blind Job

Nehemiah Hall nrh at n-republic.net
Sat Feb 16 20:18:36 UTC 2013

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2233 W. Shepperd Ave.

Littleton, CO  80120

Phone: 303-778-1130   Fax: 303-778-1598

<mailto:ccb at cocenter.org>ccb at cocenter.org

Job Description



Please send a cover letter, resume and a sample of your writing to
Carol Sprague at <mailto:csprague at cocenter.org>csprague at cocenter.org

Salary range $30,000-$35,000

Duties and Responsibilities

1.      Work closely with the Director of Youth Services to support
all youth programs.

2.      Develop curriculum to meet the needs of students in the
Success in College program.

3.      Work closely with rehabilitation counselors.

4.      Write and compile monthly reports and facilitate student staffings.

5.      Act as a liaison between Center staff, Arapahoe Community
College and others.

6.      Market the program and recruit students.

7.      Teach college readiness classes such as PowerPoint and online
platforms. Teach skills to be successful in classes that are
typically visually oriented such as math and science as well as
orientation of college campus.

8.      Provide academic skills teaching and testing preparation
throughout all programs.

9.      Teach basic skills of blindness.

10.  Conduct classes and seminars where all aspects of blindness are
discussed.  In addition, fully participate and assist in all center
activities including rock climbing, skiing, camping and other vital
activities.  Promote the positive philosophy of the Colorado Center
for the Blind to co-workers, students, and others, and provide
support and guidance to students throughout their program.


1.      Working knowledge of higher education system.

2.      Possess understanding and abilities in the areas of accessing
books, websites, media, online classes, etc.

3.      Experience working with people who have various disabilities
in conjunction with blindness such as learning disabilities, brain
injuries, etc.

4.      Must be detail oriented and possess effective organizational skills.

5.      Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

6.      Bachelor's degree

7.      Experience in relevant field of knowledge with blindness
experience preferred.

Brent C. Batron

Director of Youth Programs

Colorado Center for the Blind

303-778-1130 x 222


Take Charge with Confidence and Self-Reliance


Brent C. Batron

Director of Youth Programs

Colorado Center for the Blind

303-778-1130 x 222


Take Charge with Confidence and Self-Reliance


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