[nfb-talk] Job Posting for the New Mexico Commission for the Blind Blindness Skills Instructor

Chong, Curtis, CFB Curtis.Chong at state.nm.us
Wed Feb 11 19:08:26 UTC 2015


Job Announcement

Closing Date for Application is 2/19/2015.
SALARY:               $15.28 - $26.59 Hourly; $31,782.40 - $55,307.20 Annually
Applications must be made through the State of New Mexico web 
site.  To reach the job posting, go to 
<http://www.spo.state.nm.us>www.spo.state.nm.us, click the link to 
"View Advertisements and Apply" (found near the end of the banner at 
the top of the page), and check the checkbox to select jobs within 
the Commission for the Blind. Note that the agency checkbox is the 
third option on that page after Category and Locations.  After 
checking the Commission for the Blind, click on the 'Go' button.   I 
recommend that screen reader users utilize Internet Explorer to 
access the online application.
Purpose of Position:
This position will provide blindness skills training, primarily 
training in orientation and mobility (cane travel), personal 
management, assistive technology, braille, and home management to 
blind individuals. This position includes both consumers served by 
the Independent Living Program and the Vocational Rehabilitation Program.
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.
Note: Interested persons may contact Virginia Murphy, Deputy 
Director, Independent Living Program, at 
<mailto:Virginia.Murphy at state.nm.us>Virginia.Murphy at state.nm.us or by 
telephone at 505-383-2202 for further information or to discuss the position.

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