[Nfb-announce] Fwd: IMPORTANT: Deadline Extended To May 14, Position, Executive Director NJ CBVI, Please Share

David Andrews dandrews at visi.com
Wed May 1 03:41:04 CDT 2013

Deadline extended until May 14, 2013.

>New Jersey Department of Human Services
>Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired
>The Executive Director, as the chief 
>administrative officer, assumes a position of 
>leadership in directing and managing the overall 
>goals and programs of the Commission for the 
>Blind and Visually Impaired.    The Commission 
>promotes and provides services in the areas of 
>education, employment, independence and eye 
>health.  It provides specialized services to 
>persons with vision problems; educates and works 
>in the community to reduce the incidence of 
>vision loss; and works to improve attitudes concerning people with vision loss.
>The position currently reports to the Deputy 
>Commissioner, Department of Human Services, with 
>a budget of approximately $28 million, a staff 
>of approximately 300 and is responsible to 
>provide or ensure access to services that will 
>enable consumers to obtain their fullest measure 
>of self-reliance and quality of life and fully 
>integrate into their community. The Commission 
>recognizes three major priorities, they are: 1) 
>providing specialized services to persons with 
>vision problems in the areas of vocational 
>rehabilitation, education and independent 
>living; 2) educating and working in the 
>community to reduce the incidence of vision 
>loss, and; 3) outreach to businesses and local 
>communities to advocate for educational and 
>employment opportunities on behalf of New Jersey 
>residents who are blind or visually impaired.
>This position requires a Bachelor’s degree 
>supplemented by a Master’s degree in 
>Rehabilitation Counseling, Business 
>Administration, Public Administration, Social 
>Work, Education, Special Education and a minimum 
>of seven (7) years of experience with programs 
>for the Blind and Visually Impaired, including 
>five (5) years of supervisory experience in 
>organization, administration, and fiscal management.
>The New Jersey First Act requires that public 
>employees reside in New Jersey, unless exempted 
>under the law or currently a NJ State government 
>employee.  If not a NJ resident, relocation must 
>take place within one year after 
>employment.  Please refer to the New Jersey First Act.
>Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
>Qualified applicants should send a resume and a 
>contact list of three (3) professional 
>references, by May 14, 2013 to the attention of:
>Rudene L. Vaught
>Assistant Commissioner for Human Resources
>222 South Warren Street
>PO Box 700
>Trenton, NJ  08625
>Resumes may be emailed to DHSResumes at dhs.state.nj.us
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