[nobe-l] Cane Travel and Assistive Tech Trainer Needed in New Mexico

David Andrews dandrews at visi.com
Tue Aug 23 02:40:08 UTC 2016

>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
>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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