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ENERAL 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) Pre-Employment Affidavit (670k) 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:  Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) II or Nurse (RN) II PART-TIME; CURRENT EMPLOYEES ONLY  

DEPARTMENT: Health Services                                                       
POSTING #:  18-0095
MONTHLY SALARY:  $1,746.00 (LVN II) or $2,158.00 (Nurse II) PLUS evening differential
SHIFT: PART-TIME Evening Shift
OPENING DATE:  8/13/18                                                                
CLOSING DATE:  8/17/18
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:  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. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.    

 

 

POSITION:  Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) II or Nurse (RN) II  OPEN TO CURRENT EMPLOYEES ONLY

DEPARTMENT: Health Services                                                       
POSTING #:  18-0094
MONTHLY SALARY:  $3,384.00 (LVN II) or $4,316.00 (Nurse II)    
SHIFT: Full Time; Day Shift; Occasional Weekend
OPENING DATE:  8/13/18                                                                
CLOSING DATE:  8/17/18
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:  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. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

 

 

POSITION:  Resident Specialist II (Escort) PART-TIME

DEPARTMENT: Weekends Home                                                   
POSTING #: 18-0093
MONTHLY SALARY:  $1,113.50 – 1,252.50 DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS
SHIFT: 20 HOURS/WEEK Friday 1:30pm-11:30pm, and Sundays 9:00am-7:00pm OR Friday 12:00pm-11:00pm     and Sunday 8:00am-7:00pm.  Schedule may shift to Thursday and/or Monday approximately once a month.
OPENING DATE:  8/13/18                                                                 
CLOSING DATE:  8/24/18
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

  • Accompanies students to and from their home communities on weekend trips, ensuring their safety and well-being
  • Supervises and assists students at departure, during the trip, and at all stops
  • Participates as a member of student teams and implements the student’s educational plans during the weekends home trips
  • Fosters the education of the students in academic, daily living, leisure time and social skills based upon the programs written by the teachers and team
  • Maintains Vehicles and weekends home facilities so as to provide for safe transportation of students and a safe environment
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Weekends Home Coordinator

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 (for certain assignments)
  • Must have sufficient physical strength to assist in lifting and/or transferring 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

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
  • Experience working with children
  • CPR and First Aid certification

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. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

 

 

POSITION:  Resident Specialist IV INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY                                                              

WORKING TITLE: Weekend Charge        
DEPARTMENT: Comprehensive Residential B                                        
POSTING #: 18-0092
MONTHLY SALARY:  $2,846.00 - $3,492.00 DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS                            
SHIFT: Wed 11:00am – 10:00pm; Fri 2:00pm – 10:00pm; Sat 7:00am – 9:00pm; Sun 7:00am – 2:00pm
OPENING DATE:  8/13/18                                                                           
CLOSING DATE:  8/17/18
CLASSIFICATION #:  5207                                                                        
GROUP #:  A13
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 guidance and supervision to residential staff in the development and implementation of instructional programs and all other aspects of staff responsibilities
  • Provides direct instruction in accordance with each student’s IEP; ensures that the other direct care staff perform the prescribed duties
  • Establishes positive, role appropriate relationships with each student, uniquely providing for the individual preferences of that student, and in the absence of the dorm manager, ensures that the other direct care staff perform the prescribed duties
  • Effectively and appropriately supervises students in a manner to ensure their physical and psychological safety, health and well-being, and in the absence of the dorm manager, ensures that the other direct care staff perform the prescribed duties
  • Uses behavior analysis and management techniques; follows established guidelines and procedures for behavior management, and ensures other direct care staff perform the prescribed duties
  • Stays informed of any program changes for students and communicates relevant information on student behavior to other staff
  • Trains staff in instructional methods, techniques, strategies and adaptations that work for students with visual impairments, including training to use the curriculum
  • Assists dorm managers in developing and maintaining programs and routines, including activities adapted for students with visual impairments, in the following areas: daily living skills, social skills, community access and integration, and cooking programs
  • Communicates and initiates referrals to the Health Center, physical and occupational therapy, counseling staff, school psychologist, speech and language teachers, technology staff and recreation
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Residential Director

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Completion of ninety credit hours of college from an accredited college or university, including coursework in psychology, child development, education or closely related areas; may substitute three years full-time experience working with children or adults with disabilities for required education on a year for year basis
  • Skill in effective written and verbal communications
  • Demonstrated leadership and organizational skills
  • Must have sufficient physical strength to assist in lifting and/or transferring students up to adult age

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • CPR, First Aid, Texas Bus Driver, and Advanced Lifesaving certification

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. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

 

 

POSITION:  Resident Specialist II (PART-TIME)INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY                

DEPARTMENT: Comprehensive Residential A                                  
POSTING #:  18-0091
MONTHLY SALARY:  $1,113.50 -$1,423.00 DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS
SHIFT:  20 hrs/wk Evenings
OPENING DATE:  8/10/18                                                                
CLOSING DATE:  8/16/18
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. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.   

 

 

POSITION:  Substitute                                                         

POSTING #:  SUB 
DEPARTMENT(S): Food Services, Security, Comprehensive Residential A and B, Comprehensive Programs, and Weekends Home
SALARY:  $11.76/hour - $12.85/hour                                                                                 
SHIFT:  Will vary as needed           
OPENING DATE:  8/7/18                                                    
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: Food Services, Security, 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. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

 

POSITION:  Systems Analyst IV – Temporary 1 year        

WORKING TITLE: CAPPS Systems Analyst
DEPARTMENT:  Information Resources                                
POSTING #:  18-0090
MONTHLY SALARY:  $4,900.00 - $5,500.00                        
SHIFT: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm
OPENING DATE:  08/01/2018                                                
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  0255                                                  
GROUP #: 
B22
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

POSITION STARTS September 1, 2018 and is currently funded for one (1) year.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs complex (senior-level) systems analysis work primarily focused on capturing and documenting processes and computer systems slated for conversion from USPS and USAS in the CAPPS HR/Payroll and Financial conversion project. This position communicates with TSBVI management and subject matter experts at all levels and work involves analyzing user requirements, procedures, and problems in order to facilitate conversion to the CAPPS system while finding ways of improving existing processes. Activities involve participation from planning phase through testing and implementation. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Works collaboratively with project stakeholders and participants to analyze and document current workflows and systems
  • Analyzes and tests new or existing procedures, information systems, or utility programs for conversion to and integration with CAPPS
  • Conducts studies and prepares reports that include study findings, recommendations, and instructions for proposed system implementations; formulates logical descriptions of problems; and devises optimum solutions
  • Coordinates, plans, and schedules the installation or training for new or revised systems and defines business process requirements.
  • Designs or modifies new or evolved systems to serve existing purposes or improve work flow
  • Details input and output record formats for systems and programs and compares them to converted system inputs and outputs
  • Assists with defining the goals of the system and devises flow charts and diagrams describing logical operational steps of the programs
  • May monitor the interface of systems, subsystems, and software applications
  • May evaluate and recommend action on testing and certification of CAPPS conversions
  • May assist in the design, development, and maintenance of various computer applications.
  • Contributes to the development and documentation of new and improved technology processes
  • Updates existing technology program policies, procedures and processes
  • Assists in the development and distribution of process documentation
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs routine administrative functions and other duties as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Director of Information Resources

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in computer information systems, management information systems, or a related field is generally preferred. Education and experience may be substituted for one another. [Applicant selected for hire will be required to submit a copy of college or university transcript]

PLUS:

  • 3 years’ experience in technical systems analysis, systems documentation and user needs assessment 
  • Documented experience working on multiple, deadline-driven projects within a collaborative environment

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize projects and switch focus quickly without losing sight of the big picture
  • Excellent oral, written and electronic communication skills with particular experience presenting project status information to stakeholders
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Extensive Windows and/or MacOS experience including Microsoft Office, Google Suite, or similar.
  • Experience with Texas Comptroller’s Centralized Accounting and Personnel/Payroll Systems (CAPPS)

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. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

 

 

 

POSITION:  Project Manager IV – Temporary 1 year         

WORKING TITLE: CAPPS Project Manager
DEPARTMENT:  Information Resources                                
POSTING #:  18-0089
MONTHLY SALARY:  $5,800.00 - $7,000.00                        
SHIFT: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm
OPENING DATE:  08/01/2018                                                
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  1561                                                  
GROUP #: 
B26
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

POSITION STARTS September 1, 2018 and is currently funded for one (1) year.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs complex (senior-level) project management work primarily focused on planning and implementation of the CAPPS HR/Payroll and Financial conversion project from USPS and USAS. Monitors the progress and schedule; and communicates with TSBVI management and subject matter experts at various levels. This position will work extensively with the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts (CPA), TSBVI Information Resources, Human Resources, Payroll and Finance on the functional aspects of CAPPS deployment.  Activities involve participation from planning phase through testing and implementation. Serves as a liaison for the project’s technical and functional teams to ensure successful implementation. Works under limited supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Works collaboratively with project stakeholders and participants to analyze and document current workflows and develop plans to implement conversion to new systems
  • Routinely performs review, evaluation and reporting of project progress
  • Communicates and explains project methodology and processes to TSBVI team members
  • Develops an understanding of all HR, payroll, accounting and financial modules to facilitate meaningful communication with TSBVI subject matter experts
  • Maintains sight of project scope and manages stakeholder expectations through clear written and verbal communications
  • Leads User Acceptance Testing (UAT) in an oversight role and as a participant to analyze and explain results, and determine end user impact
  • Provides technical and functional guidance throughout each phase of the project
  • Compiles and distributes project information, status reports, and/or project budget expenditure reports
  • Documents, presents and resolves issues identified throughout all phases of each project
  • Forwards project documents to stakeholders to obtain sign-off, agreement on project processes, and needed resources
  • Ensures affected functions or groups are identified and works with them to negotiate process changes and manage project impact
  • Identifies and tracks issues through to resolution
  • Escalates issues and proposed solutions to management when appropriate
  • Works with confidential information and maintains security procedures
  • Compiles and distributes project information, status reports, and/or project budget expenditure reports
  • Participates in project meetings and communications as needed
  • May plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs routine administrative functions and other duties as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Director of Information Resources

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in computer information systems, accounting, management information systems or relevant field of study. Experience may substitute for education on a year for year basis (Applicant selected for hire will be required to submit a copy of all college or university transcript(s))
  • Four years increasingly complex project management experience
  • Knowledge of project management theories and practices
  • Current Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to manage project activities; to establish project goals and objectives; to exercise sound judgment in making critical decisions; to analyze complex information and develop plans to address identified issues; to demonstrate negotiation and facilitation skills; to identify project risks and gaps; to prepare reports; to communicate
  • Excellent oral, written and electronic communication skills with particular experience presenting project status information to stakeholders

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with Texas Comptroller’s Centralized Accounting and Personnel/ Payroll Systems (CAPPS) implementation projects
  • Experience with software user acceptance testing procedures

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. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

 

POSITION:  Human Resources Specialist III – Temporary 1 year     

WORKING TITLE: Time and Leave Specialist
DEPARTMENT:  Human Resources                                                           
POSTING #:  18-0088
MONTHLY SALARY:  $3,597.00 - $4,063.00                                         
SHIFT: Monday-Friday, 7:30am-4:30pm
OPENING DATE:  08/08/2018                                                                    
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  1733                                                                        
GROUP #: 
B18
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

POSITION STARTS September 1, 2018 and is currently funded for one (1) year.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

This position will work with the agency’s current Time and Leave Specialist and will perform detailed, time-sensitive review and recording of employee time and leave, in GHG/CLOCKWISE and USPS, during agency implementation of the HR/Payroll module of the Centralized Accounting and Payroll/Personnel System (CAPPS).  The Time and Leave Specialist is responsible for managing employee time records. Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Responsible for all aspects of leave accounting for all employees
  • Reviews time and leave entries in GHG/CLOCKWISE to verify accuracy
  • Reviews Payroll Exception Notices (PENS) to verify accuracy of overtime, comp time and leave without pay (LWOP) and forwards to payroll for processing
  • Coordinates with timekeepers and employees on corrections to time and leave
  • Enters special leave data, accrual rates and other leave information in USPS
  • Uploads/downloads leave information between GHG/CLOCKWISE and Uniform Statewide Payroll/Personnel System (USPS)
  • Reviews error reports from USPS and makes corrections in GHG/CLOCKWISE and USPS
  • Reconciles LWOP transactions in USPS with entries in GHG/CLOCKWISE
  • Orders, receives and audits monthly Leave Balance Reports and distributes to timekeepers
  • Provides assistance to timekeepers regarding laws and regulations related to timekeeping
  • Coordinates with Payroll Accountant regarding pay adjustments related to leave, overtime and extra hours
  • Organizes and maintains filing system for all employee time and leave records and reports
  • Completes various records-related projects, such as auditing and purging, as assigned
  • Assists employees and timekeepers with resetting passwords in GHG/CLOCKWISE and the Employee Information System (EIS)
  • Assists Benefits Coordinator as needed, including backup for employee benefits questions and worker’s compensation reporting
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs routine administrative functions and other duties as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Benefits Coordinator

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in human resources or a closely related field plus two years’ full-time experience in Human Resources. Related experience may substitute for required education on a year for year basis.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Working knowledge of state rules and regulations related to time and leave
  • Demonstrated ability to perform detailed time and leave calculations within specific critical timelines
  • Experience entering employee time and leave data in USPS
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, including handling multiple tasks and prioritizing
  • Excellent customer services skills, including the ability to work with a wide variety of individuals in a professional and efficient manner
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office and/or G Suite (Google)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certified as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) or Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or a Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP)
  • Human Resources experience at a school or state agency
  • Experience with GHG/Clockwise timekeeping application
  • Experience using the Comptroller’s Employee Information System (EIS)
  • Experience with the Centralized Accounting and Payroll/Personnel System CAPPS

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. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

 

 

POSITION:  Licensed Specialist in School Psychology                                                       

DEPARTMENT:  Comprehensive Programs                                                      
POSTING #:  18-0085
MONTHLY SALARY:  Based on AISD pay scale using education and years of experience            
SHIFT:  FULL TIME OR PART TIME (flexible) Monday-Friday, 7:45am-3:45pm (some evenings)
OPENING DATE:  7/16/18                                                                                 
CLOSING DATE:  Until filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  T021                                                                              
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

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Initially works closely with assigned mentor to learn best practices for assessing students with visual and multiple impairments
  • Compiles evaluation information for student Full and Individual Evaluations using methods and adaptations needed for students with vision loss and severe impairments
  • Conducts evaluations relating to educational achievement, intellectual functioning, and adaptive behavior; and social, emotional and behavioral functioning
  • Leads multidisciplinary team completing autism evaluations
  • Writes reports of evaluation results and makes recommendations for IEP development
  • Makes recommendations regarding counseling as a related service and provides counseling services as assigned
  • Consults with instructional staff regarding test interpretations and recommended teaching strategies
  • Communicates evaluation results in jargon-free manner to parents
  • Participates in IEP Planning Meetings, IEP Committee Meetings, and other team meetings as assigned; leads discussions on evaluation at these meetings
  • Conducts training regarding evaluation, disability conditions or other areas
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and remains current in state and federal laws, policies and procedures regarding evaluation; continues professional growth and development
  • Serves as a member of the school’s crisis team and occasionally may be asked to respond to a student in crisis at night or on weekends
  • Collaborates with team members to implement positive behavior interventions and supports, including completion of functional behavior assessments and developing behavior intervention plans; assists with related training of staff
  • Provides consultation to team members and parents regarding emotional issues
  • Coordinates communication and consultation with school nurses, psychiatrists, parents, administrators and staff members regarding psychiatric recommendations and psychotropic medications management
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Special Education Director

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in psychology with Licensed Specialist in School Psychology credential from the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists [Applicant selected for hire will be required to submit a copy of all college or university transcripts]
  • Skill in working well as a team member and with diverse groups of students, parents and staff members in direct service delivery and consultation
  • Skill in learning and implementing best practices for assessing students with visual and multiple impairments
  • Must be available during the evening or weekend for emergency interventions on an infrequent basis

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience assessing students with visual and multiple impairments in a public school setting
  • Experience with data-based decision-making in the development and implementation of Behavior Intervention Plans
  • Experience consulting with psychiatrists, parents and staff members for students with severe behaviors
  • Familiarity with IDEA and Texas regulations and rules governing assessment of students in special education
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish (may be eligible for Bilingual Stipend of $2,500.00)

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 http://www.tsbvi.edu/current-positions-available.  Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

 

 

POSITION:  Resident Specialist II (PART-TIME; 20 HOURS/WK)            

DEPARTMENT: Comprehensive Residential B                      
POSTING #:  18-0082
MONTHLY SALARY:  $1,113.50 - $1,350.00 DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS
SHIFT: 20 hours/week Schedule to be discussed at interview
OPENING DATE:  7/16/18                                                    
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
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

**POSITION BEGINS AUGUST 2018**

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/current-positions-available.  Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

  

                                                            

Instructional Developer for Student E-Learning

DEPARTMENT:  Short-Term Programs (STP)                                    
POSTING #:  18-0066
MONTHLY SALARY:  $4,023.00 - $5,202.00
SHIFT:  Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00; occasional weekends
OPENING DATE:  6/13/18                                                              
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  1785                                                                  
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

  • Work with subject matter experts to develop online courses both synchronous and asynchronous
  • Work with a wide range of multimedia software including audio, video, web, animation, and photography to develop layout design and concepts for online instruction
  • Develop instructional web and media-based interactive learning tutorials, demos, training modules, presentations and social media posts. Lead TSBVI social media committee
  • Use Google Classroom to create courses and conduct research to identify potential applications for new and emerging instructional technologies
  • Collaborate with co-workers on departmental and campus wide projects
  • Work with office staff on student admission and enrollment tasks including support for teachers new to online instruction from across the state
  • Create best practice and procedural manuals for workflow processes; collaborates with STP staff and other campus wide departments
  • Ensure consistency, accuracy and compliance with required standards
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all applicable security and safety rules, regulations and standards
  • Performs related work as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Principal of Short-Term Programs

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in instructional technology, instructional design, e-Learning design and development, educational technology or educational media design is required. Relevant experience may be substituted for education ...
  • Three (3) years of experience working with e-learning and blended learning programs, web-based training development, and asynchronous learning content
  • Proficient with Office and Gsuite products, social media systems, and Mac and Windows operating systems
  • Knowledge and experience with a variety of Learning Management systems such as Canvas, Blackboard
  • Skills in communicating technical concepts in non-technical terms. The ability to convey a message orally and in writing using proper grammar is a basic requisite for this position
  • Skill in cooperating and working as part of a team with other staff
  • Skills in the use of web and media-based technologies for education
  • Knowledge of instructional design principles, online course development standards and procedures

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Accessibility experience and expertise; Knowledge of Federal Accessibility standards and W3C code validations
  • Experience as a classroom or assistive technology teacher
  • Project management experience
  • Experience using web-meeting platforms
  • Knowledge of foreign languages, specifically Spanish, and/or sign language
  • Advanced coursework in multimedia, graphic design, and Web design

TO APPLY:  Current TSBVI employees may apply for this position by completing a State of Texas Employment Application. The application is available online at 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. 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 #:  18-0026
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:  12/5/17                                                                   
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.