Regional Director

Basic Information

Date posted: 01/25/2019

Location: Cedar Rapids, IA

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


Contact Information


3501 Harry Langdon Blvd
Council Bluffs, IA 51503



More Details


Master’s degree in education or special education plus at least three years of teaching experience in special education required. Candidates must meet State of Iowa requirements for administrator licensure and teacher licensure by time of appointment. The successful candidate will be expected to hold or seek evaluator endorsement upon appointment. Frequent travel within Iowa, including some overnights, will be necessary. Teaching endorsement in visual impairment preferred. Leadership and supervisory experience in special education also preferred.

Job Description

Primary Function:

  • Provides leadership for program development, professional development, and staff support in the field of vision services.
  • Supervises and evaluates Teachers of the Visually Impaired and Licensed Orientation and Mobility Specialists within an assigned geographical region of Iowa. Also supervises and evaluates a group of consultants who provide statewide technical assistance in specialized content areas.
  • Works collaboratively with the Superintendent, other Regional Directors, and numerous teams of professionals to ensure the successful delivery of vision services to students who are blind and visually impaired in Iowa.
  • Develops and fosters partnerships with related organizations including Area Education Agencies (AEAs), Local Education Agencies (LEAs); the Iowa Department for the Blind; the Iowa Department of Education; parents; and professional and para-professional staff. 
  • Other Position Details:

    Salary will be determined by the successful candidate’s educational and experiential qualifications. A comprehensive benefit package is available.

    Full time, Calendar-year appointment. Office location negotiable within Iowa. Position starts by August 1, 2019. Criminal and other relevant background checks required. Applications will be accepted beginning immediately. Applications received by February 8, 2019 will be given first consideration.

    To apply, submit resume, licensure/certification, copies of transcripts and cover letter to [email protected] 

    Iowa Educational Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired / Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. A Board of Regents, State of Iowa Program.