[nobe-l] Job Listing in North Dakota

Jennelle Bichler president at nfbnd.org
Tue Jun 23 20:44:35 UTC 2009

Dear Mr. Andrews ,
Could you please post  the below job listing to 
all list that would benefit from it.
Thank you
Jennelle Bichler
Affiliate President
National Federation of the blind of North Dakota
2581 Villa Dr. Apt 214
president at nfbnd.org

Job Announcement
Vision Rehabilitation Specialist
ND Vision Services/School for the Blind

Position Title: Vision Rehabilitation Specialist
Location of Position:  Eastern North Dakota
Position Number:  253 – 26985
Salary Range:  $2,984-$3,481 per month
Closing Date:  July 9, 2009
Status:  Full Time
Type of Recruitment:  External/Internal
Job Order Number:  None
Date Posted to the Web:  June 22, 2009

Minimum Qualifications:
    * Bachelor’s Degree in education, special 
education/visually impaired, orientation and 
mobility, vision rehabilitation teaching, 
vocational rehabilitation, social work, occupational therapy, or related field
    * Completion of course work in vision special 
education or vision rehabilitation
    * One year of related work experience
    * Orientation and mobility preferred
If unable to find qualified applicants, 
consideration will be given to underfilling the 
position as a Vision Rehabilitation Specialist I 
with a salary range of $2,512 - $2,930 per 
month.  Minimum qualifications for Vision 
Rehabilitation Specialist I are:  a bachelor’s 
degree in rehabilitation teaching, 
orientation/mobility, special education, 
vocational rehabilitation, social work, 
occupational therapy, psychology, counseling 
(including addiction counseling), human resource 
management (human service track) or related field.

Summary of Work:
    * Provide evaluations and instruction in 
assistive technology and other vision specific 
skills (braille, orientation and mobility social 
interaction, independent living, recreation and 
leisure, careers, visual efficiency, and 
self-determination) to adults who are blind or visually impaired
    * Plan programming for adults
    * Provide consultation to adults and their 
family members, vocational rehabilitation and 
human services personnel, optometrists, 
ophthalmologists and any related personnel
    * Provide resources, materials, and equipment 
for appropriate vision specific adaptations as it 
relates to assistive technology and other vision specific skills
    * Provide inservice training
    * Provide public awareness and education

Application Procedures:
Submit a letter of application, resume, and 
completed State of North Dakota Application for 
Employment (SFN 1095) available at 
to, Carmen Grove Suminski, Superintendent, North 
Dakota Vision Services/School for the Blind, 500 
Stanford Road, Grand Forks, 
ND  58203.  Application materials must be 
completed and received by the deadline date in order to be considered.

Equal Opportunity Employer
The state of North Dakota does not discriminate 
on the basis of race, color, national origin, 
sex, religion, age, or disability in employment 
or the provision of services, and complies with 
the provisions of North Dakota Human Rights Act.

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