[Nfbc-info] FYI Fwd: [NCUEB] Cane Travel and Assistive Tech Trainer Needed in New Mexico

Michael Hingson mike at michaelhingson.com
Mon Aug 22 15:03:05 UTC 2016

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From: Edward Bell <ebell at pdrib.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Aug 2016 08:28:09 -0500
Subject: [NCUEB] Cane Travel and Assistive Tech Trainer Needed in New Mexico
To: NOMC Mailing list <nomc at lists.nbpcb.org>, NCUEB List <ncueb at lists.nbpcb.org>


Please distribute the following announcement widely and forward to any you believe may be interested.

The New Mexico Commission for the Blind Orientation Center is seeking a motivated individual with a positive philosophy of blindness to join our team as a blindness Skills Instructor in the area of cane Travel or Computers and Assistive Technology. The orientation Center is certified by the National Blindness Professional certification Board, NBPCB, as a structured Discovery Cane Travel, SDCT, center and is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, CARF. We serve between 10 and 15 students daily with an average class size of 1 to 2 students.

If you are interested in working with us, please visit


To those using screen readers, you will need to update to Internet Explorer
11 before completing the on-line application. If you have difficulty accessing the application with a screen reader, please contact Andrea Rivera Smith at 505-695-5606 for assistance. Once you have applied, please e-mail me a copy of your resume and follow-up with the State Personnel Office to ensure all documents have been received in their appropriate formats.
Incomplete applications will be rejected by the state Personnel Office and your information will not be forwarded to the Commission for further consideration.
Some details regarding this position:

Purpose of Position:
To provide blindness skills training, primarily training in orientation and mobility or computers and assistive technology, using the structured discovery model to Vocational Rehabilitation consumers attending the New Mexico Commission for the Blind's Orientation Center in Alamogordo.

This position is a Pay Band 65.

$15.28 - $26.59 Hourly
$31,782.40 - $55,307.20 Annually

Minimum Qualifications:
Associate's Degree in Education, Social Science, Behavioral Science, or related field and two (2) years of experience in a field such as orientation and mobility, vocational rehabilitation counseling, education, social work, gerontology, family and community services, child development, home economics related to families, or services for people with disabilities.
Additional education may substitute for the required experience on a year for year basis. Experience in this job classification may substitute for the required education on a year for year basis.
OPENING DATE of posting:    08/15/16
CLOSING DATE of posting:     08/30/16 11:59 PM
DEPARTMENT:                         Commission for the Blind
LOCATION:                               Alamogordo
**If you need assistance with your application, please call the State Personnel Office at (505) 476-7759 or via email at applicant.support at state.nm.us<mailto:applicant.support at state.nm.us>.
Applicant Support:

Lucy Alexander
Center Director
New Mexico Commission for the Blind
Phone: 575-437-0401
Extension: 32291
Direct: 505-383-2291
Fax: 575-434-3713
E-mail: lucy.alexander at state.nm.us<mailto:lucy.alexander at state.nm.us>

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