[nobe-l] State of WY - Job Opening- Visual Consultant - Wy. Dept. of Ed.
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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
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
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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