[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
BLINDNESS SKILLS INSTRUCTOR POSITION AT THE NM COMMISSION FOR THE
BLIND, LAS CRUCES, NEW MEXICO
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.
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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