[nobe-l] Job in Wyoming

pajohns1 at vt.edu pajohns1 at vt.edu
Fri Jul 24 18:01:49 UTC 2009

        The following position was recently posted to another list.  Could be an interesting position for someone looking to live and work in the great state of Wyoming.

Good luck to those who apply,


Potential applicants can call me if they have any questions.

Thank you.

Leo Urbanek, Education Consultant
Wyoming Department of Education
lurban at educ.state.wy.us<mailto:lurban at educ.state.wy.us>

Education Program Consultant

Working Title: Outreach Consultant-Services for the Visually Impaired

(Class Code:ED12-15751)

CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled

FULL HIRING RANGE: $3926.00 - $5351.00 Per Month

AGENCY HIRING RANGE: $3,926.00 - $4,652.00 Per Month

DEPARTMENT: Department of Education, Special Programs

LOCATION: Cheyenne

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF WORK: Confers with and advises school district officials and staff as to appropriate procedures, standards and practices required in educational programs for individuals with visual loss; confers with governmental and other organizations to inform them of services for individuals with visual loss provided by the state; examines, reviews and evaluates programs for individuals with visual loss offered by local school districts and other organizations; trains clients, school districts and organizations in the proper use of adaptive materials and equipment; participates in child study committee deliberations as a qualified professional in the areas of blindness and visual loss; participates in Individual Education Plan (IEP) meetings.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Provides technical assistance and information to school districts, higher education agencies and the general public relative to educational policies and procedures affecting individuals with visual loss; assists local school districts and others in improvement, program evaluation and assessment activities relative to visual loss; participates in appropriate planning, research and task force activities; interprets and enforces laws, regulations and policies as they pertain to educational programs for individuals with visual loss; assists and participates as necessary to help meet the goals and mission of the agency.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Knowledge of trends in content, materials and methodology as they pertain to special education and in particular to individuals with visual loss; knowledge of instructional techniques and state and federal statutes and regulations dealing with visual loss. Skill in the operation of adaptive materials and equipment; skill in working with public school districts, their staff and with the public; skill in oral and written communication.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of training and experience equivalent to a master's degree in an educational area, PLUS three years of professional work experience as a classroom teacher, school administrator or managing an educational program.

APPLICATIONS: For more information or to apply online go to http://statejobs.state.wy.us/JobSearchDetail.aspx?ID=15751 or submit a State of Wyoming Employment Application to the Human Resource Division, Emerson Building, 2001 Capitol Avenue, Cheyenne, WY 82002-0060, Phone: (307)777-7188, Fax: (307)777-6562, along with transcripts of any relevant course work.

The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities. No notice of eligibility will be sent to applicants who meet the minimum qualifications.

DATE RELEASED: 07/17/2009

Leo Urbanek, Consultant
Services for the Visually Impaired
Wyoming Department of Education
320 W. Main
Riverton, Wy 82501
lurban at educ.state.wy.us

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