Deafblind Project Coordinator/Consultant

Basic Information

Date posted: 01/10/2023

Location: Council Bluffs, Iowa

Posted by: Iowa Educational Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Salary: Salary will be determined by the successful applicant’s educational and teaching experience. (MA degree – $57,000-$88,000). Comprehensive benefit package included.

Contact Information

Address

3501 Harry Langdon Blvd
Council Bluffs, IA, 51503

Phone

712-366-3284

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Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
Master’s degree in education or related field plus at least two years of experience working with persons who are deafblind, sensory impaired, multi-disabled and/or severely disabled required. Candidates must have or be eligible to obtain a valid Iowa teaching license from the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners by time of appointment. Information on Iowa licensing requirements may be found at the Board of Educational Examiners webpage:
www.state.ia.us/boee/.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience serving persons who are deafblind; children with multiple disabilities; demonstrated ability to provide consultative services; experience in sign language and/or braille preferred. Knowledge of databases, evaluation measures and project management.

Job Description

  • Provides consultative and technical assistance to programs and agencies serving early childhood and school-age students (birth – 21) in Iowa who are deafblind and/or have additional disabilities.
  • Serves as the coordinator for the Iowa Deafblind Services Project, developing and providing professional development opportunities for educators and family members.
  • This position is part of a continuing project partially funded by a 5-year U.S. Department of Education grant with additional support from IESBVI.
  • Collaborative member of the IESBVI Consultant team.

Full-time, school-year appointment (193 contract days). Position starts early June 2023. Service region covers the State of Iowa. Office location negotiable. Criminal and other relevant background checks also required. Applications will be accepted beginning immediately. Applications received by January 27, 2023 will be given first consideration.
Send resume and cover letter by email to: [email protected] or mail to: IESBVI Human Resources; 3501 Harry Langdon Blvd; Council Bluffs, IA 51503