Orientation and Mobility Specialist

Basic Information

Date posted: 06/08/2022

Location: Cleveland, Ohio

Posted by: Cleveland Sight Center

Salary: negotiable

Contact Information

Address

1909 East 101st Street
Cleveland Ohio 44106

Phone

216-658-8774

More Details

Qualifications

Minimum of bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in Orientation and Mobility or related field, master’s degree preferred. Must be O & M Certified and/or ACVREP  (The Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals) certified. Excellent verbal and written skills. Ability to work effectively with visually impaired individuals and individuals who have other disabilities. Excellent teaching skills. Ability to work effectively in a variety of settings   Successful collaborating with various educational professionals, able to be flexible and adaptable in instruction, able to write professional reports, student goals and objectives, and manage time and responsibilities to accomplish tasks and deliver excellent service to students with visual impairments.

Job Description

BASIC FUNCTION:  Provides assessment and instruction in skills that enable visually impaired individuals to maximize their orientation and mobility skills.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Travel to and from outside appointments
  • Administers assessments, writes reports and goals, provides public education, and provides service coordination
  • Ability to use and input into software applications
  • Provide program support as needed to department programs and activities
  • Provide direct service to clients and families
  • Provide mobility training in and outside of building
  • Maintain physical requirements of position
  • Employee will maintain a valid driver’s license in the State of
  • Ohio with daily access to an insured vehicle, for client transportation.