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

Kathleen McGillivray k-mcgillivray at bethel.edu
Sun Jul 26 00:57:42 UTC 2009

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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

(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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