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AL 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: Accountant II - Temporary 1 year

WORKING TITLE: General Accountant / Payroll
DEPARTMENT: Business Office
POSTING #: 19-003
MONTHLY SALARY: $3,542.00 
SHIFT: M-F, 8:00-5:00 
OPENING DATE: 9/18/18
CLOSING DATE: 10/1/18
CLASSIFICATION #: 1014
GROUP #: B15 
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

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Prepares the processing of payroll changes in USPS to include but not limited to calculation of special payments and overtime payments, insurance, tax withholding, service purchase, Texasaver 401K, deferred compensation, child support, other various deductions, direct deposit, address changes, salary changes, terminations, payment cancellations, etc
  • Cross checks work with other payroll employees for accuracy
  • Assists with preparation of substitute payroll calculation and data entry
  • Researches, analyzes and coordinates payment discrepancies
  • May assists with preparation of payroll reports to provide management with expenditure data
  • Assists with monthly payroll upload into MIP accounting system
  • Assists with check distribution
  • 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

  • Accounting Director

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university is required. (Additional years of experience in accounting, payroll, auditing, budget preparation and analysis may be substituted for required education on a year-per-year basis.)
  • Two years of full-time experience in payroll processing
  • Experience using Microsoft applications to include Word and Excel
  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business, accounting, finance, economics or related field
  • One-year full-time experience using USPS (Uniform Statewide Payroll System)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business, accounting, finance, economics or related field
  • One-year full-time experience using USPS (Uniform Statewide Payroll System)

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

DEPARTMENT: Health Services
POSTING #: 19-002
MONTHLY SALARY: $3,384.00 (LVN II) or $4,316.00 (Nurse II)
SHIFT: Day Shift
OPENING DATE: 9/13/18
CLOSING DATE: 9/19/18
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 PART-TIME   

DEPARTMENT: Health Services                                                       
POSTING #:  19-001
MONTHLY SALARY:  $1,746.00 (LVN II) or $2,158.00 (Nurse II) PLUS evening differential
SHIFT: PART-TIME:  2 openings available: Day and Evening Shift
OPENING DATE:  9/15/18                                                                
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  4421 or 4411                                                 
GROUP #:  A13 or B19
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

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

SUPERVISOR

  • Health Services Director

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) II:

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

Nurse (RN) II:

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

TO APPLY:  Applicants should complete the State of TX employment application, which can be obtained in person, or by contacting HR to request it by mail or fax, or by downloading it from our web site at www.tsbvi.edu/human-resources.  Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

 

 

 POSITION:  Vehicle Driver III PART-TIME           

DEPARTMENT: Weekends Home                                                              
POSTING #:  18-0099
|MONTHLY SALARY:  $1,423.00                                              
SHIFT:  20 HOURS/WEEK Fridays-1:30pm-11:30pm and Sundays-9:00am-7:00pm
One time per month the work day may shift to Thursday and/or Monday.  Must be available these days. 
OPENING DATE: 8/24/18                                                                           
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/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 II PART-TIME

DEPARTMENT: Weekends Home                                                   
POSTING #: 18-0098
MONTHLY SALARY:  $556.75 - $626.00 DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS
SHIFT: 10 HOURS PER WEEK Friday & Sunday 2:00pm – 7:00pm,  1x monthly days shift to Thursday and/or Monday.  Must be available these days.
OPENING DATE:  8/17/18                                                                
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

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

  • 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:  Administrative Assistant III                                                         

DEPARTMENT: Outreach                                                                            
POSTING #: 18-0096
MONTHLY SALARY:  $2,750.00 - $2,916.00 DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS                            
SHIFT: Mon-Fri 8:00 – 5:00
OPENING DATE:  8/16/18                                                                           
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  0154                                                                        
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

  • Direct support for VI Team
  • Provides assistance with Texas SenseAbilities publication process
  • Supports team with workshops, training and conferences scheduled throughout the year
  • Plan for meals to be served and oversee setting up and cleaning of meals for workshops, trainings and/or conferences
  • Prepares workshop cost report following the completion of each assigned workshop, training and/or conference
  • Assist team with general purchases for workshops, trainings and/or conferences
  • Support registration, travel reservations, hotel reservations, materials preparation and facilitation of on-campus and other workshops
  • Set up car rental and plane reservations and issue payment vouchers for travel reimbursement of approved participants attending and participating in a TSBVI-Outreach sponsored event
  • Assist with copy and mail VIP newsletters and other materials
  • Create independent contractor’s contracts, statement of work, and process requests for requisitions (Ereq) through the MIP system, process for payment and collaborates with the Business Office for the smooth transaction of different documents required
  • Receives and coordinates mail and telephone communications, answer inquires and takes messages
  • Submits requisitions for purchases supplies and materials. Occasional in town travel for spot purchases
  • Take notes at Outreach meetings
  • Duplicates and disseminates materials
  • Organizes and maintains files as needed
  • Assists in special projects of the department
  • Types letters, report, correspondence and other documents needed for program operations
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Outreach Administrative Coordinator

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Two years full-time general administrative support or closely related experience; may substitute 60 credit hours (two years) from an accredited college or university for required experience on a year for year basis
  • Expertise in using database and spreadsheet applications, access and constant contact for email blast
  • Competence in Microsoft Office Word,
  • Experience in google apps, such as docs, calendars, drive, email, etc.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent team player
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, work independently, attention to detail, problem solve

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bilingual (Spanish)
  • Familiar with State of Texas Gov. forms and procedures
  • Hospitality background

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 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:  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
  • 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:  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.