[NFB-NM] NMSBVI Job Announcement, Developmental Vision Specialist

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Tonia Trapp, secretary

National Federation of the Blind of New Mexico

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From: Shields, Danette <DanetteShields at nmsbvi.k12.nm.us> 
Sent: Monday, July 8, 2019 1:42 PM
Subject: NMSBVI Job Announcement


Developmental Vision Specialist – NMSBVI Infant Toddler Program


The New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired Infant Toddler Program is seeking a Developmental Vision Specialist.  This individual will provide family/home intervention services that support young children 0-3 years old with visual impairments/developmental delays.   Collaboration and team work with the child’s family and therapy team is an intricate part of the job.


This position will serve the northwestern portion of New Mexico.  Must be eligible for a Developmental Specialist II or III license with the New Mexico FIT Program, must have obtained a BA or higher in Early Childhood, Special Education, Child Development, or Occupational, Speech, Physical Therapy or Orientation and Mobility certification and have experience working with young children who are blind or have visual impairments. Prefer MA level, bi‑lingual (English/Spanish); experience in home-based settings and studies in Visual Impairment or be willing to acquire. Will be required to become Braille proficient.  190 day contract.  Position starts August 2019.  A valid driving license is required and extensive driving is a job requirement.  Applications accepted until filled.



Contact Cindy Faris, Program Coordinator

New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Early Childhood Program

801 Stephen Moody SE

Albuquerque, NM 87123

Phone (505) 859-0427

Fax: (505) 291-5456


Email:  <mailto:Cfaris at nmsbvi.k12.nm.us> Cfaris at nmsbvi.k12.nm.us






Danette Blazer

Human Resource/Budget Specialist


1900 N. White Sands Blvd.

Alamogordo, NM 88310



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