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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:  Resident Specialist II - INTERNAL FEMALE EMPLOYEES ONLY                    

DEPARTMENT: Comprehensive Residential A                                         
POSTING #:  17-0009
MONTHLY SALARY:  $1,113.50 - $1,315.50 DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS
SHIFT:  Evenings, Weekends
OPENING DATE:  9/22/16                                                                   
CLOSING DATE:  9/28/16
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

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • 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:  Educational Diagnostician                                                               

DEPARTMENT:  Comprehensive Programs                                             
POSTING #:  17-0008
MONTHLY SALARY:  Based on AISD pay scale using education and years of experience (2016-2017 School Year)
SHIFT:  2016-2017 school year position; Full-time OR Part-time
OPENING DATE:  9/21/16                                                                     
CLOSING DATE:  Open Until Filled 
CLASSIFICATION #:  N/A                                                                      
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 academic achievement and intellectual functioning
  • Writes reports of evaluation results and makes recommendations for IEP development
  • 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
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Special Education Coordinator

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in special education or related area [Applicant selected for hire will be required to submit a copy of all college or university transcripts]
  • Texas certification as an Educational Diagnostician
  • Skill in working well as a team member and with diverse groups of students, parents and staff members
  • Skill in learning and implementing best practices for assessing students with visual and multiple impairments
  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Experience assessing students with visual and multiple impairments in a public school setting
  • Familiarity with IDEA and Texas regulations and rules governing assessment of students in special education
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish 

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:  Teacher in Short-Term Programs  OPEN TO CURRENT EMPLOYEES ONLY                                                             

DEPARTMENT:  Short-Term Programs                                                     
POSTING #:  17-0007
MONTHLY SALARY:  Based on AISD pay scale using education and years of experience (2016-2017 School Year/220-day contract)                             
SHIFT:  Monday-Friday, and weekends when needed; flexible hours required
OPENING DATE:  9/21/16                                                                     
CLOSING DATE:   9/27/16 
CLASSIFICATION #:  N/A                                                                      
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

  • Participates with other Short-Term Programs staff, other departments on campus and local school districts in developing programs for and providing instruction to Texas students through a short-term, on-campus or distance-learning model
  • Coordinates eLearning class development for STP teachers
  • Provides intensive instruction in some aspect of the Expanded Core Curriculum during the school year; utilizes professional instructional approaches to assist students in learning
  • Prepares instruction, including conference calls with local VI teachers and parents
  • Writes individual student reports
  • Actively seeks out professional development to remain current on technology and pedagogical practices
  • Participates in future program development for the department
  • Assists in developing digital class formats and curriculum for new short-term and summer classes
  • Assists in developing surveys, reports, and dissemination of documents related to programs
  • Interfaces with local schools and with parents to establish effective programs for individual students before students attend a class and to provide transition follow-up after classes are completed
  • Utilizes equipment and facilities in the most effective manner to support the instructional program
  • Promotes positive relations through effective communication and involvement with TSBVI staff, local school districts, families, other agencies, and community members, to meet student and programmatic needs
  • Creates presentations for professional conferences
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Principal of Short-Term Programs

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university [Applicant selected for hire will be required to submit a copy of college or university transcript(s)]
  • Must have or be willing to obtain the Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments supplemental certification within a specified period of time
  • Four years full-time experience teaching instructional or assistive technology teacher
  • Skill in working closely with other professionals

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working with academic level students at various grade levels, including adapted technology, literacy, math tools and low vision adaptations
  • Experience serving visually impaired students in their local school districts

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:  Accountant I (Cashier) OPEN TO CURRENT EMPLOYEES ONLY                                                 

DEPARTMENT:  Business Office                                                           
POSTING #: 17-0006
MONTHLY SALARY:  $2,846.00 - $3,287.00 DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS
SHIFT:  Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm
OPENING DATE:  9/21/16                                                                  
CLOSING DATE:  9/27/16
CLASSIFICATION #:  1012                                                                
GROUP #:  B14
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

  • Receipts all monies received at the time of receipt and maintains cash control and accounting records
  • Batches cash receipts and disbursements for Treasury, Travel Advance Fund, Revolving Fund, Student Activity, and Student Trust Fund documents for data entry
  • Deposits all monies received to the appropriate funds, bank accounts, and the Treasury timely
  • Maintains checkbooks for all the TSBVI bank accounts for writing checks and safekeeping
  • Organizes and distributes funds and/checks to include but not limited to employee pay warrants, weekly student allowances, student worker payrolls, and travel and/or revolving fund reimbursement
  • Operates the Petty Cash Fund and Student Trust Funds, including processing timely requests for reimbursement and obtaining appropriate authorization prior to disbursement
  • Processes credit card sales for book orders
  • Opens and distributes incoming mail and prepares mail-outs
  • Delivers and picks up deposits, warrants and mail
  • Prepares daily cash report and monthly financial reports
  • Acts as liaison for Business Office with students, staff, parents and other interested parties as they enter the office
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all applicable security and safety rules, regulations and standards
  • Performs related duties as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Director of Accounting

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Two years of accounting, clerical, cashier or administrative experience
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products including Excel and Word
  • Experience working with and responding to customers in a positive and courteous manner

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university
  • Experience with Quickbooks, MIP (Abila Software) or State of Texas Uniform Statewide Accounting System (USAS)

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 Applicants Only  (PART-TIME, 30 HOURS PER WEEK)

DEPARTMENT:  Short-Term Programs Residential                                 
POSTING #:  17-0005
MONTHLY SALARY:  $1,670.25 - $2,025.00 DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS
SHIFT:  This position must commit to the Short Term Programs (STP) schedule which involves highly variable days and hours.  See the Schedule below, will discuss in the interview http://www.tsbvi.edu/images/ShortTermPrograms/2016-2017%20Course%20Schedule.pdf
OPENING DATE:  9/20/16                                                                   
CLOSING DATE:  9/27/16
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

  • Provides responsible child care to and supervision of students and their needs during special programs; presents a safety-conscious and adult role model to students in all situations
  • Ensures safety and security of dormitory property
  • During times when a student may be sleeping, conducts routine bed checks at specified intervals to ensure students' safety and well-being
  • Provides direct instruction in accordance with each student’s IEP
  • Performs any necessary record-keeping functions required for individual student programs, including daily shift notes, unusual incident and crisis intervention reports
  • Performs various housekeeping functions and maintains a clean, neat and orderly dormitory; cleans students' laundry as directed and maintains a linen count
  • Ensures medication schedules are followed and attends to any special medical/physical needs of students
  • Stays informed of any program changes for students and communicates relevant information on student behavior to staff on other shifts
  • Follows any special behavior management procedures or programs developed for individual students as required
  • Attends in-service training sessions as required and maintains in-service materials as instructed
  • 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 Supervisor

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 (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

  • Experience driving school vehicles, including a school bus
  • Experience working with children
  • CPR and First Aid 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. 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.

STP Fall Semester 2016-
Ongoing - You Want It, You Got It: Individualized Instruction 
Aug 28­ - Sept 2 Junior Access to Academic Skills (grades 6­-8) 
Sept 11 -­ Sept 14  Elementary Technology, Math, Literacy Series Part A
                          - Tech Tools (grades 2-­4)
                          - Math Masters (grades 2-­3)
                          - Math Masters (grades 4­-5)
                          - Lovin’ Literacy (grades 2-­3)
Sept 25 - 30 High School Access to Academic Skills #1 (grades 9­-12)
                   - Instruction in Math or Technology, or Low Vision Tools
                   - Special Focus: Preparing for College
Oct 6 - 9** Face the Music! Songwriting with a Focus on UEB (Grades 8-­12)
Oct 16 -­ 19 Elementary Technology, Math, Literacy Part B (Prereq; Part A)
Oct 30 - Nov 4 Assistive Tools and Tech for Access to Math (grades 8-­12)
Nov 6 - 8 Super Science! (grades 6-­8)
Nov 13 -­ 16 Elementary Tech, Math, Literacy Series Part C (Prerequisite: Part B)
Dec 1 -­ 4** Game of Life (grades 6­-8)
Dec 8 -­ 11** High School Independence Wknd #1: Outdoor Challenge (grades 8-­12)
Dec 11 - ­13 Junior Independence: Iron Chef #1 (grades 6­-8)
Spring Semester 2017 - 
Ongoing - You Want It, You Got It: Individualized Instruction
Jan 8 - 13 Elementary Access to Academic Skills (grades 3-­5)
Jan 19 -­ 22** Screen Reader Bootcamp (Joint Student-­Teacher Workshop) (grades 4-6)
Jan 29 ­- Feb 1 Health and Well-­Being: An Introduction to Sexuality (grades 6­-8)
Feb 2 ­- 5** Elementary Independence Weekend #1 Paleontology Rocks (grades 2­-3)
Feb 12 ­- 17 High School Access to Academic Skills #2 (grades 9-­12)
Feb 23 ­- 26** Empowered: Bring It On! (grades 11-­12 only)
March 23 -­ 26** City Travel for COMS and Their Students (grades 7-­12)
March 31 ­- Apr 4 Capitol Experience (grades 9-­12)
Apr 7 ­- 9** In the Driver’s Seat: Intro to Safe Driving with Low Vision (grades 9-­12)
Apr 21 ­- 23** Pre­-SWEAT (for students attending summer SWEAT program)
Apr 27 ­- 30** Elementary Independence Weekend #2: Outdoor Adventures (grades 4­5)
May 4 ­- 7** High School Independence Weekend #2: Prom (grades 10-­12)
May 18 ­- 21** Junior Independence Weekend: Iron Chef #2 (grades 6-­8)

 

 

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

DEPARTMENT: Health Services                                                               
POSTING #:  17-0004
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:  9/16/16                                                                   
CLOSING DATE:  Until filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  4421 or 4411                                                     
GROUP #:  A13 or B19

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. 

  

 

POSITION:  Resident Specialist II                     

DEPARTMENT: Comprehensive Residential B                                         
POSTING #:  17-0002
MONTHLY SALARY:  $2,227-$2,631 DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS
SHIFT:  Sunday- Thursday 2-10pm, with some/occasional “Late Nights” till 11:30pm
OPENING DATE:  09/13/16                                                                 
CLOSING DATE:  09/26/16
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

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • 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:  Director of Accounting                               

DEPARTMENT:  Business Office/ Accounting                              
POSTING #:  17-0001
MONTHLY SALARY:  $4,917.00 - $8,060.00 DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS                                    
SHIFT:  M-F 8:00 – 5:00 or by arrangement                                         
OPENING DATE:  9/13/16                                                       
CLOSING DATE: 
Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #: 1620                                                       
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

  • ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Directs accounting functions, including processing, approval and payment of claims, preparation of payrolls, processing of cash receipts and disbursements, and preparation of monthly and annual financial reports
  • Develops and implements policies and procedures to manage the agency’s travel functions; directs the travel voucher processing and the travel card program
  • Directs the processing of budget adjustments and transfers between strategies and appropriations
  • Plans, assigns, and supervises work activities of personnel engaged in preparing and maintaining various accounting documents and reports, periodic and special financial analyses, and related financial reports for budgetary and administrative use
  • Reviews, evaluates and gives technical assistance to subordinates handling difficult and complex accounting transactions
  • Supervises the maintenance of systems and controls necessary to provide accurate accounts of expenditures and budget balances for agency programs
  • Reviews expenditures to ensure budget limits are not exceeded and projects expenditures for budget planning
  • Maintains School's accounting structure to correspond to the operating procedures and requirements of the Uniform Statewide Accounting System (USAS) as prescribed by the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, including a current and complete chart of accounts
  • Utilizes the Uniform Statewide Payroll System (USPS) to prepare and process all the School's payrolls; ensures adequate controls are implemented to provide assurance to management that all pay transactions are accurate
  • Directs the accounting functions for federal funds, including quarterly and final reports; ensures that all reports to grantors are filed accurately and timely
  • Supervises the preparation of the Annual Financial Report of the School in accordance with generally accepted accounting procedures and in accordance with the reporting guidelines for state agencies as established by the State Comptroller’s Office
  • Supervises the development and use of internal control procedures to determine compliance by operating departments with agency policies, plans, and procedures, and determine reliability of agency accounting and supporting documents, records, and files; insures that agency assets are properly accounted for
  • Assists the Administrator for Business, Operations and Technology with preparation of the School’s annual operating and Legacy Fund budgets, and the biennial legislative appropriations request; serves as the alternate Investment Officer for the School to insure the sound management of legacy fund investments
  • Serves as the agency Security Coordinator for USAS, USPS and SPA automated information systems
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Administrator for Business, Operations and Technology

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university
  • Ten years’ full-time experience in accounting operations at a state agency, including five years full-time supervisory experience
  • Demonstrates extensive and progressive experience in management, accounting, auditing, budgeting, and financial reporting in a complex governmental environment
  • Five years’ experience in utilizing and directing agency operations utilizing USAS, TINS, USPS and SIRS-FM Query, including extensive experience acting as the agency Security Coordinator for the aforementioned automated information systems
  • Experience using Microsoft applications to include Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Five years of experience working, coordinating and communicating effectively with divisions of the agency and with outside partnering state agencies

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Completion of Texas Fiscal Officer’s Academy (TFOA)
  • Experience with Centralized Accounting, Payroll and Personnel System (CAPPS), Automated Budget Evaluation System of Texas (ABEST), E-Grants and MIP Accounting Software
  • Experience working directly with oversight agencies (Legislative Budget Board, Governor’s Office, State Auditor’s Office, etc.) and the State of Texas legislation and appropriations process

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, Weekends Home, Food Service
SALARY:  $11.76 - $12.28 per hour                                                   
SHIFT:  Will vary as needed           
OPENING DATE:  9/7/16                                         
CLOSING DATE:  Until filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  Sub                                       
GROUP #:  N/A                                                  

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Applicants may now apply to be a substitute for the following position(s) at TSBVI:  Resident Specialist, Transportation Escort, and Food Service worker.  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:  Nurse II                                                                

DEPARTMENT: Health Services                                                 
POSTING #:  16-0065
MONTHLY SALARY:  $4,063.00 plus shift differential                             
SHIFT: Evening shift, 2:00pm – 10:00pm                    
OPENING DATE:  7/29/16                                                       
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  4411                                                      
GROUP #:  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 nursing care to students referred or admitted to the Health Center
  • Assists with carrying out regular nursing shift duties relating to health care delivery, record keeping and maintaining health center operations
  • Reports regularly to supervisor on Health Services operations and student health conditions
  • Ensures proper procedures are followed relating to medications, doctor's orders, supplies and records
  • Implements instruction to students to foster knowledge of their medical needs and to increase self-responsibility for their own medical regimens
  • Implements contingency plans under conditions that preclude normal operations as required
  • Trains new staff in performance of duties
  • Conducts medical history interviews with prospective students and families as required
  • Updates "medical alert" lists and distributes to appropriate staff
  • Ensures timely completion of physician's orders
  • Facilitates completion of health service referrals from school staff
  • Participates in ARD and team meetings as assigned by supervisor for those students with health problems
  • Notifies parents and appropriate school staff of student health conditions and obtains informed parental consent for treatment as required
  • Assists supervisor in evaluating performance of LVNs
  • Ensures proper and timely communication of medical information to necessary staff
  • Schedules students for physician clinics and provides assistance to physician during assigned clinics
  • Instructs students and staff in proper care procedures for special conditions as required
  • Assists in treating, photographing and filing reports on all incidents of accidental injuries or suspected physical abuse of students
  • 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

  • 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]
  • Good clinical skills
  • Skill in working with others

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.

 

  

POSITION:  Licensed Specialist in School Psychology                                        

DEPARTMENT:  Comprehensive Programs                                        
POSTING #:  16-0063
MONTHLY SALARY:  Based on AISD pay scale using education and years of experience      
SHIFT:  Monday-Friday, 7:45am-3:45pm
OPENING DATE:  7/19/16                                                             
CLOSING DATE:  Until filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  Exempt                                                        
GROUP #:  Exempt
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

  • Principal

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

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:  Resident Specialist II (Escort)(PART-TIME)

DEPARTMENT: Weekends Home                                                            
POSTING #: 16-0037
MONTHLY SALARY:  $1,113.50-$1,315.50 DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS
SHIFT: 20 hours/week Friday 1:30pm-11:30pm and Sunday 9:00am-7:00pm (On occasion, shift will change to Thursday and/or Monday)
OPENING DATE:  4/1/16                                                                    
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

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
  • 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 

  • Weekends Home Coordinator

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 (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
  • Ability to swim and to accompany students into the pool during swimming activities
  • Valid driver's license and clear driving record

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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/current-positions-available.  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:  Vehicle Driver III  PART-TIME         

DEPARTMENT: Weekends Home                                                
POSTING #:  16-0036
MONTHLY SALARY:  $1,423.00                         
SHIFT:  20 HOURS/WEEK Varies, but primarily Fri 1:30pm-11:30pm and Sun. 9:00am-7:00pm 
OPENING DATE: 4/1/16                                                          
CLOSING DATE: Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  9324                                                     
GROUP #:  A11
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

  • Drives students and staff to designated cities throughout Texas on weekends for Weekends Home program; serves as an emergency back-up driver during shift when not driving
  • Serves in supportive role on trips by assisting staff with the management of students
  • Assists students on and off vehicles; ensures safe and timely arrival to destination
  • Maintains discipline and safety of students during transportation
  • Maintains vehicle operation records and provides information for vehicle repair log
  • Performs routine vehicle maintenance functions, including checking fluid levels, tire pressures and related items
  • Reports problems and potential hazards in vehicle operation to supervisor
  • Maintains vehicle cleanliness
  • Provides direct care as required
  • 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 

** Applicants who meet all the minimum qualifications with the exception of the current CDL, Texas School Bus Driver Safety Training and Air Brake Certification may be considered on the condition that they obtain the required training and certification within the first two months of employment. 

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • One year full-time professional driving or closely related experience; may substitute 30 college credit hours (one year) from an accredited college or university for required experience
  • Texas Commercial Driver License Class A or B, including a good driving record [Copy of Texas Commercial Driver’s License required at time of interview] ***If the route duties can be fulfilled using an AB mini bus, then the applicant has two months from date of hire to obtain a full CDL Class A or B.
  • Must have or be willing to obtain Texas School Bus Driver Safety Training Certificate which requires a physical exam before driving
  • Must have or be willing to obtain Air Brake certification
  • Must be able to speak, read and write English
  • Must have a work reference available by phone during regular business hours
  • Pre-employment alcohol and drug testing is required

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current air brake and passenger endorsement
  • Experience with commercial or public transportation and 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/current-positions-available.  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.