Vision Transition Specialist

Basic Information

Date posted: 08/04/2022

Location: Aberdeen, South Dakota

Posted by: SD School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Salary: Based on Education and Experience

Contact Information

Address

605 – 14th Ave SE
Aberdeen, SD 57401

Phone

605-626-7827

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Qualifications

Credentials/Certification/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social or Behavioral Sciences, Education, Business or related field or an equivalent combination of related education and experience
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Experience working with students with disabilities vision impairments preferred
  • Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation & Education Professionals or Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification desirable
  • Valid driver’s license

Incumbent will be required to undergo a background investigation before employment begins. An arrest/conviction record will not necessarily bar employment.

 

Incumbent will be required to provide documentation of MMR vaccination.

Job Description

Vision Transition Specialist opportunity at the SD School for the Blind and Visually Impaired. This position is located in Aberdeen, SC and will assist in the development and implementation of transition services for students with visual impairments statement. A full-time position, with a great benefits package.

Job Highlights:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of students transition plans
  • Coordinate transition activities for students with visual impairments across SD
  • Oversee work experience program for SDSBVI students
  • Work closely with Service to the Blind and Visually Impaired (SBVI)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serve in a leadership role exercising initiative within established guidelines
  • Prepare clear, informative reports with findings, conclusions and recommendations
  • Provide technical assistance, consultation and training to staff, LEAs and parents