Visual Rehabilitation Case Manager and Career Specialist VERC grant

Basic Information

Date posted: 03/02/2023

Location: Jacksonville, Florida

Posted by: Florida State College at Jacksonville

Salary: $41,160

Contact Information


501 West State Street
Jacksonville, Fl 32202



More Details


At a minimum the selected candidate must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in visual disabilities, counseling, psychology, education, social work and/or health related field. Additionally, the hiring manager would like the candidate to have a certification in a vision rehabilitation field such as COMS, Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TV!), CLVT, CATIS, or CVRT.

Job Description

The Vision Rehabilitation Case Manager will provide academic and vocational program direction to students enrolled in the Pre-Employment Transition Services and Vocational Rehabilitation training programs. These identified students have a barrier or barriers to being successful in an academic and/or vocational training program environment and in transitioning from school to work. The VERC may also Identify, recruit, and assess students who meet specified criteria; Manage a caseload of students including the provision of job exploration counseling, work-based learning opportunities, employment coaching techniques and program oversight; Prepare and document individual instructional plans and progress reports; Assess, plan, develop, and provide instructional and preparatory services for individuals with blindness and visual impairments, consistent with the individual’s strengths, resources, priorities, concerns, abilities, capabilities, interests, and informed choice so that individuals may prepare for and engage in gainful employment and be successful in competitive, integrated settings; Facilitate appropriate lessons designed to ensure student achievement specific to life, academic and professional competencies, in both individual and group instructional settings. Provide and document monthly career planning services; Create training opportunities through hands-on projects, film presentations, guest speakers, field trips, work-based learning, job-shadowing, community service, and workshops that lead to student mastery of life, academic and professional competencies, including developing resumes, finding employers, choosing appropriate jobs, application completion, networking, interviewing, and resigning and Provide workplace readiness training to develop social and independent living skills.