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GENERAL APPLICANT INFORMATION: The State of Texas Employment application is required in order to apply for any open position. You may obtain the application by (1) applying in person in our Human Resources (HR) Office, (2) contacting the HR Department to request an application by mail, email or fax, or (3) downloading the application instructions with Criminal History Authorization (52 k) and application (468 k) . Please read the instructions very carefully before applying; they contain valuable information about the application process and tips on what type(s) of information to put on the application.

Please Note: The "Instructions" file contains an additional form entitled "Criminal History Authorization Form", which MUST be submitted along with your application. The applications are accessible and have Word Macros for better functioning with screen readers. If you are not a screen reader user, please ignore the information about macros.

TSBVI participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

Applications are accepted in person Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., or they may be returned by regular postal mail, e-mail, or facsimile, as long as they are received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. Resumes are accepted in addition to the application but will NOT be accepted in lieu of the employment history section of the application, so please complete all sections in full.

The job postings for all current openings are located in the HR Office. The closing date for each position indicates only the minimum length of time a vacancy will be posted. Positions may remain open beyond the closing date if the hiring department has not received a sufficient number of applications. Some positions are posted internally for five days before they are offered to the general public. If you are interested in a position that is posted for current employees only, we encourage you to check our website again after its closing date to see if the position has been made available to all applicants.

Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
ATTN: Human Resources Department
1100 West 45th Street
Austin, TX 78756
HR Office: (512) 206-9129
HR Fax: (512) 206-9403
HR E-mail:

The Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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POSITION:  Digital Archivist II –INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY              

DEPARTMENT: Outreach                                              
POSTING #:  18-0007
MONTHLY SALARY:  $2,814.00 -$3,052.00 DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS
SHIFT:  30 hrs per week; Day Shift
OPENING DATE:  9/20/17                                           
CLOSING DATE:  9/26/17
CLASSIFICATION #:  7407                                          
GROUP #:  B16
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Implementation of departmental and campus-wide survey to develop a plan for digital management, including digital library/repository solutions
  • Oversees the appraisal, organization, and processing of archival collections; identifies, analyzes, creates naming conventions, arranges digital records, and prepares digital inventories, indexes, and systems to facilitate access to records such as photos, recordings, videos, and other documents
  • Provides consultative services and technical assistance on archival activities
  • Implements and documents specialized cataloging and processing procedures
  • Develops and maintains web applications that are standards-compliant, meets accessibility standards and is compatible with School systems
  • Assists with designing, analyzing, and developing databases
  • May interact and communicate with the agency’s information resources team or hosting agency to address hardware or software issues affecting archival materials
  • Communicates effectively, working in collaboration with key players and customers as needed
  • Supervises volunteers, interns, or college student projects related to digital asset management on an occasional basis
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Outreach Director

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree in library science or information science with a specialization in Digital Libraries or closely related field
  • Six months full-time database/repository archive management experience
  • Experience editing, converting, compressing, and preparing digital media files for database retrieval and for archival storage
  • Knowledge of professional digital archival methods, practices, procedures and standards
  • Knowledge of digital records management issues and practices 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Expertise in usability standards for designing systems
  • Expertise in digital accessibility standards

TO APPLY:  Current TSBVI employees may apply for this position by completing a State of Texas Employment Application. The application is available online at http://www.tsbvi.edu/current-positions-available or in the Human Resources Office. Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The closing date indicates the minimum length of time a vacancy must be posted; the position may remain open beyond the closing date if the hiring department has not received a sufficient number of applicants. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

 

 

POSITION:  Resident Specialist II –INTERNAL FEMALE APPLICANTS ONLY              

DEPARTMENT: Comprehensive Residential A                                         
POSTING #:  18-0006
MONTHLY SALARY:  $2,227.00 -$2,846.00 DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS
SHIFT:  Evenings
OPENING DATE:  9/19/17                                                                   
CLOSING DATE:  9/25/17
CLASSIFICATION #:  5203                                                                 
GROUP #:  A9 
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Participates as a member of specific student teams
  • Implements the student’s educational plans during the evening and weekend hours
  • Plans activities to consistently foster the education of the students in academic, daily living, leisure time and social skills based upon the programs by the teachers and team
  • Maintains residential facilities in order to provide for an optimal learning environment
  • May be required to enter the water and monitor students during swimming activities
  • May be required to drive students in a school vehicle
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Dorm Manager or Residential Director

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • One-year full-time experience as a Resident Specialist at TSBVI OR one-year full-time experience in a closely related direct care capacity
  • Skill in working harmoniously with children and adults
  • Must know or be willing to learn basic sign language
  • Must be able to lift and/or transfer students up to adult age
  • Ability to communicate, receptively and expressively, through both sign language and oral speech, or just oral speech, with ASL fluent and non-signing staff and students
  • Ability to swim and to accompany students into the pool during swimming activities
  • Valid driver’s license and clear driving record 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Skill in using sign language
  • CPR and First Aid certification
  • Experience working with children

TO APPLY:  Current TSBVI employees may apply for this position by completing a State of Texas Employment Application. The application is available online at http://www.tsbvi.edu/current-positions-available or in the Human Resources Office. Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The closing date indicates the minimum length of time a vacancy must be posted; the position may remain open beyond the closing date if the hiring department has not received a sufficient number of applicants. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

 

 

POSITION:  Resident Specialist II - FEMALE APPLICANTS ONLY          

DEPARTMENT: Comprehensive Residential B                                         
POSTING #:  18-0005
MONTHLY SALARY:  $2,227.00-$2,846.00 DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS
SHIFT:  Sun- Thurs 2:00 – 10:00; Hours subject to change
OPENING DATE:  9/19/17                                                                   
CLOSING DATE:  10/2/17
CLASSIFICATION #:  5203                                                                  
GROUP #:  A9 
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Participates as a member of specific student teams
  • Implements the student’s educational plans during the evening and weekend hours
  • Plans activities to consistently foster the education of the students in academic, daily living, leisure time and social skills based upon the programs by the teachers and team
  • Maintains residential facilities in order to provide for an optimal learning environment
  • May be required to enter the water and monitor students during swimming activities
  • May be required to drive students in a school vehicle
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Dorm Manager or Residential Director

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Skill in working harmoniously with children and adults
  • Must know or be willing to learn basic sign language
  • Must be able to lift and/or transfer students up to adult age
  • Ability to communicate, receptively and expressively, through both sign language and oral speech, or just oral speech, with ASL fluent and non-signing staff and students
  • Ability to swim and to accompany students into the pool during swimming activities
  • Valid driver’s license and clear driving record 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • One-year full-time experience as a Resident Specialist at TSBVI OR one-year full-time experience in a closely related direct care capacity
  • Skill in using sign language
  • CPR and First Aid certification
  • Experience working with children

TO APPLY:  Applicants should complete the State of TX employment application, which can be obtained in person, or by contacting HR to request it by mail or fax, or by downloading it from our web site at www.tsbvi.edu/human-resources.  Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The closing date indicates the minimum length of time a vacancy must be posted; the position may remain open beyond the closing date if the hiring department has not received a sufficient number of applicants. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

 

 

POSITION:  Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) II or Nurse (RN) II

DEPARTMENT: Health Services                                               
POSTING #:  18-0004
MONTHLY SALARY:  $3,097.00 (LVN II) or $4,063.00 (Nurse II) DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS
SHIFT: Full Time; Night Shift starting at 10:00pm; Sun-Thurs.
OPENING DATE:  09/21/17                                                  
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  4421 or 4411                                       
GROUP #:  A13 or B19
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Provides direct health care services to students
  • Maintains health center operations
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Health Services Director

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) II:

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Graduation from an accredited program for Licensed Vocational Nurses or the equivalent
  • Current LVN license for the State of Texas [Copy of license required at time of application]
  • Good clinical assessment and judgment skills

Nurse (RN) II:

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Graduation from an accredited school for Registered Nurses
  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) license for the State of Texas [Copy of license required at time of application]
  • Good clinical assessment and judgment skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Pediatric, psychiatric, and/or school health experience
  • Experience providing nursing care to special needs patients
  • Skill in using MS Word and MS Excel software
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Skill in using sign language

TO APPLY:  Applicants should complete the State of TX employment application, which can be obtained in person, or by contacting HR to request it by mail or fax, or by downloading it from our web site at www.tsbvi.edu/human-resources.  Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The closing date indicates the minimum length of time a vacancy must be posted; the position may remain open beyond the closing date if the hiring department has not received a sufficient number of applicants. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

 

 

POSITION:  Motor Vehicle Technician III

DEPARTMENT: Transportation                                                   
POSTING #:  18-0003
MONTHLY SALARY:  $2,846.00 - $3,191.00 DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS
SHIFT:  Day Shift
OPENING DATE:  9/14/17                                                       
CLOSING DATE:  9/27/17
CLASSIFICATION #:  9418                                                      
GROUP #:  A14
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Complies with all applicable safety rules, standards, and regulations
  • Performs repairs and services on all school vehicles, motorized grounds keeping equipment, emergency generators, electric carts and miscellaneous maintenance equipment
  • Tests motors and engines for satisfactory performance after reassembly
  • Inspects vehicles and equipment for defects affecting operational safety, reliability and appearance; performs preventive maintenance as needed
  • Prepares vehicles for State Safety Inspections and transports them to Inspection Stations
  • Performs minor body repairs and spot painting
  • Procures parts and supplies. Obtains repair estimates from outside sources
  • Exchanges, rebuilds, and overhauls motors, transmissions, carburetors and similar assembles
  • Checks and repairs electrical and cooling systems
  • Travels to retrieve vehicles if required
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Director of Support Services

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of twelve months experience as Motor Vehicle Technician I. Or 24 –36 months (depending on similarity of equipment to TSBVI) of progressive experience as an automotive mechanic in another setting
  • Texas Operator's license and driving record meeting TSBVI requirements
  • Will be required to obtain a Commercial Drivers License and a State of Texas school bus driver license

TO APPLY:  Applicants should complete the State of TX employment application, which can be obtained in person, or by contacting HR to request it by mail or fax, or by downloading it from our web site at www.tsbvi.edu/human-resources.  Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The closing date indicates the minimum length of time a vacancy must be posted; the position may remain open beyond the closing date if the hiring department has not received a sufficient number of applicants. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

 

 

POSITION:  Security Officer II 

DEPARTMENT: Support Services                                               
POSTING #:  18-0002
MONTHLY SALARY:  $1,336.20 per month
SHIFT:  Night shift
OPENING DATE:  9/8/17                                                         
CLOSING DATE:  9/21/17
CLASSIFICATION #:  6230                                                      
GROUP #:  A9 
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Patrols assigned routes within buildings and grounds to ensure that only authorized persons are on campus by directing or escorting visitors to appropriate area for visitor clearance and to ensure staff are wearing identification badges (and issue temporary badges as needed)
  • Oversees and responds to fire alarms and is the direct contact for all emergency services that arrive on campus
  • Is responsible for checking on the well-being of all overnight dorm staff and the security of the dorms
  • Maintains consistent communication between the, Administrator on Duty for overnights, and the Health Center on campus
  • Watches for fires and any hazardous situations; has an understanding of the operation of the fire system and will be required to conduct fire drills and assist in any other drills set up by the program supervisor and safety officer
  • Conducts the daily operation of security access badge stations; will be required to open and close doors for staff both electronically and manually as needed, including the pedestrian and vehicular gates and shall be acting as a liaison to the Wildcat inn for any check-ins/check-outs
  • Investigates reports of disturbances and responds according to campus procedures and reports directly to the program supervisor
  • Notes physical structural defects or safety hazards and submits a work order for correction
  • Questions suspects in cases of unauthorized entry into buildings, and work areas; malicious mischief; or other violations
  • Checks for vehicles parked in fire lanes and other prohibited areas; directs the flow of traffic and parking of vehicles during conferences and on weekends home days
  • Evaluates and makes recommendations for changes to security regulations
  • Monitors daily video surveillance, access control systems
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Program Supervisor

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Two years full-time experience as a security officer
  • Ability to enforce security rules and regulations, to prepare electronic reports, to react quickly and calmly in emergency situations and to communicate effectively
  • Skill in monitoring and assessing situations and determining the appropriate response; in the use of verbal de-escalation tactics and communication

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working with children with disabilities
  • Eligibility to drive state vehicles

TO APPLY:  Applicants should complete the State of TX employment application, which can be obtained in person, or by contacting HR to request it by mail or fax, or by downloading it from our web site at www.tsbvi.edu/human-resources.  Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The closing date indicates the minimum length of time a vacancy must be posted; the position may remain open beyond the closing date if the hiring department has not received a sufficient number of applicants. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

 

 

POSITION:  Budget Analyst III             

DEPARTMENT:  Chief Financial Officer’s Office               
POSTING #:  17-0075
MONTHLY SALARY:  $4,024-$6,000 DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS
SHIFT: M-F; 8-5
OPENING DATE:  8/25/17                                           
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  1157                                          
GROUP #: 
B21
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Performs complex budget preparation and analysis work as well as developing budget procedures
  • Prepares or assists in the development of the Agency operating budget and Legislative Appropriations Request
  • Assists in providing and coordinating instruction and guidance to divisions, departments, and other organizational units on various process-related procedures relative to the development of the LAR and operating budget
  • Assists in the analysis of expenditure patterns and cost drivers, and in making recommendations on the use of funds
  • Prepares and reviews monthly operating budget reports, identifying areas where more effective use of funds can be made
  • Interprets and applies statutes and regulations, sets priorities, and meets deadlines.  Prepares effective written communication on the interpretation and analysis of applicable GAA, federal regulations, or requests from the Legislature
  • Communicates and works effectively with external and internal parties. May be involved in cross training and resource sharing with other areas within the Finance Department
  • Prepares and reviews fiscal notes on legislation filed in the Legislature which could affect and financially impact the agency
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs other duties as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Chief Financial Officer

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university plus two years of full-time experience in budget preparation, accounting, auditing, financial planning or management, or positions which provided knowledge of public sector budgetary controls, administrative procedures, and related state and federal regulatory laws
  • Experience and competence in Microsoft Office programs (e.g., Word, Excel, and Access) or equivalent and other computer related programs
  • Skill in communicating effectively with other divisions of the School, various state agencies and the federal government

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Public Administration or other business related field
  • Experience with executive and legislative budgetary procedures and reports
  • Experience and competence in Legislative Budget Board Systems to include ABEST (Automated Budget and Evaluation System of Texas) and FNS (Fiscal Notes System)
  • Experience in preparing state agency operating budgets, legislative appropriations requests, and fiscal notes
  • Experience with budgeting and working with Federal and or State grants

TO APPLY:  Applicants should complete the State of TX employment application, which can be obtained in person, or by contacting HR to request it by mail or fax, or by downloading it from our web site at www.tsbvi.edu/human-resources.  Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The closing date indicates the minimum length of time a vacancy must be posted; the position may remain open beyond the closing date if the hiring department has not received a sufficient number of applicants. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date. 

  

 

POSITION:  Substitute                                          

POSTING #:  SUB                                                                      
DEPARTMENT(S): Comprehensive Residential A and B, Comprehensive Programs, and Weekends Home
SALARY:  $12.85 per hour                                                       
SHIFT:  Will vary as needed           
OPENING DATE:  4/19/17                                       
CLOSING DATE:  Until filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  Sub                                       
GROUP #:  N/A                                                  
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Applicants may now apply to be a substitute for the following position(s) at TSBVI:  Resident Specialist, Teacher Aide, Teacher, or Transportation Escort. All substitute applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be required to attend a Substitute Information and Interview Session.  If you are selected to be a substitute, you must attend New Employee Orientation. As a substitute, you will be called on an as needed basis only; work hours are not specified or guaranteed. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school graduation or equivalent

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Completion of closely related coursework from an accredited college or university Experience working with children with disabilities  

TO APPLY:  Applicants should complete the State of TX employment application, which can be obtained in person, or by contacting HR to request it by mail or fax, or by downloading it from our web site at www.tsbvi.edu/human-resources.  Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The closing date indicates the minimum length of time a vacancy must be posted; the position may remain open beyond the closing date if the hiring department has not received a sufficient number of applicants. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

 

 

POSITION:  Substitute Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) II or Substitute Nurse (RN) II                       

DEPARTMENT: Health Services                                                               
POSTING #:  17-0038
SALARY:  $18.96 (Sub LVN II) per hour/$26.13 (Sub Nurse II) per hour DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS
SHIFT:  Varies (6:00am-2:00pm, 2:00pm-10:00pm, or 10:00pm-6:00am)
OPENING DATE:  4/19/17                                                                   
CLOSING DATE:  Until filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  4421 or 4411                                                     
GROUP #:  A13 or B19
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Provides direct health care services to students
  • Maintains health center operations
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Health Services Director

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Substitute Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) II:

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Graduation from an accredited program for Licensed Vocational Nurses or the equivalent
  • Current LVN license for the State of Texas [Copy of license required at time of application]

Substitute Nurse (RN) II:

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Graduation from an accredited school for Registered Nurses
  • Current Registered Nurse license from the State of Texas [Copy of license required at time of application]

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Pediatric, psychiatric, and/or school health experience
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Skill in using Word and Excel software applications

TO APPLY:  Applicants should complete the State of TX employment application, which can be obtained in person, or by contacting HR to request it by mail or fax, or by downloading it from our web site at www.tsbvi.edu/human-resources.  Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The closing date indicates the minimum length of time a vacancy must be posted; the position may remain open beyond the closing date if the hiring department has not received a sufficient number of applicants. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.