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If a position is posted as "Until Filled", TSBVI will close the position once a sufficient number of applications are received as defined by TSBVI.

Selective Service Requirement

As of September 1, 1999, an agency in any branch of state government may not hire a person as an employee if the person is of the age (18-25) and gender (male), that would require a person residing in the U.S. to register with the selective service system, unless the person presents proof of the person's registration with the selective service system as required by federal law or proof of exemption from registration with the selective service.

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If you are hired, you will be required to submit proof of your identity and your eligibility to work in the United States within three working days of your date of employment. TSBVI participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.


Current Positions, Detailed Descriptions

 

POSITION:  Weekend Supervisor - INTERNAL EMPLOYEES ONLY                             

DEPARTMENT: Comprehensive Residential                          
POSTING #:  20-057
TWC JOB ORDER:  14088517
MONTHLY SALARY:  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:  5/22/2020                                                
CLOSING DATE:  5/29/2020
CLASSIFICATION / GROUP #:  5209 / A15
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

  • Responsible for the supervision and operation of the weekend dormitory
  • Ensures the students’ individual programs, focused on language development, socialization, use of leisure time and independent living skills in provided
  • Provides supervision and guidance 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

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 five 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
  • Served in the role of Residential Instructor III for at least one school year
  • 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

POSITION:  Dorm or Recreation Manager / Athletics Director                                               

DEPARTMENT:  Comprehensive Residential                                    
POSTING #:  20-056
TWC JOB ORDER:  14088512
MONTHLY SALARY:  Depending on Qualifications                          
SHIFT:  Evenings
OPENING DATE:  05/22/2020                                                           
CLOSING DATE:  06/04/2020
CLASSIFICATION / GROUP #:  1581 / 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

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Supervises and coordinates critical school functions and programs
  • Mentors and gives direction to coaches of various team sports
  • Provides meaningful recreation and leisure activities on campus
  • Manages the recreation department or a dormitory housing students
  • Coordinates school wide activities with the Principal/Residential Director
  • Coordinates major athletic competitions involving other schools for the blind
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Four or more years of experience may substitute for required education
  • Five or more years’ experience as a Dorm Manager or Recreation Manager at TSBVI
  • Demonstrated leadership and organizational skills
  • Must have sufficient physical strength to assist in lifting and/or transferring students up to adult age
  • Currently or eligible to be a TSBVI driver/CDL
  • Must have experience coaching wrestling, track & field, cheerleading or goal ball
  • Must have experience organizing athletics competitions
  • Knowledge of the rules, safety requirements and athletic skills training needed for assigned sports
  • Must be willing to coach at least one sport from among wrestling, track & field, cheerleading or goal ball during fall and spring semesters
  • Must have and maintain CPR/First Aid certification
  • Must have or be willing to obtain National Federation of High Schools (NFHS) Certified Interscholastic Coach (Level 2 National Certification)
  • If coaching a student athlete participating in a UIL competition, must complete annual UIL Coach (Rules Compliance Program, which includes safety and steroids) training and biennial NFHS concussion training

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Skill in completing assigned tasks and meeting established deadlines 
  • Skill in data collection and report writing
  • Skill in developing professional relations with parents, other staff and community

 

POSITION:  Network Security Specialist V                           

DEPARTMENT: Information Resources                                 
POSTING #:  20-054
TWC JOB ORDER:  14083870
MONTHLY SALARY:  DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS
SHIFT: M-F, 8:00am – 5:00pm
OPENING DATE:  5/18/2020                                                
CLOSING DATE:  5/29/2020
CLASSIFICATION #:  0291 / B24
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

  • Manages network security including monitoring and administrating security updates, patches and other preventive measures
  • Responsible for firewall configuration & maintenance, monitoring and updating malware prevention systems, performing intrusion detection analysis
  • Performs security assessments and reviews networking initiatives for security compliance
  • Prepares status reports on security issues; develops security risk analysis scenarios and response procedures
  • Evaluates and recommends security products for various platforms in the networking environment
  • Analyzes existing network and system procedures for efficiency and effectiveness. Analyzes and defines agency disaster recovery responsibilities and procedures
  • Develops policies and procedures designed to ensure the integrity of local area network or wide area network environments
  • Functions as Information Security Officer for the agency
  • Coordinates and/or participates in the development and execution of enterprise level strategies and technical direction, including establishing processes and procedures for developing, executing and maintaining technology and security roadmaps
  • Researches and analyzes cybersecurity threat indicators and their behaviors, and recommends threat mitigation strategies. Develops information security procedures and guidelines
  • Provides input into the preparation of budget recommendations for network facilities. Assists with cybersecurity training development and delivery
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in cybersecurity, information technology security, computer information systems, computer science, or a related field is generally preferred or an additional 4 years of experience may be substituted in lieu of degree
  • Experience with managing and configuring firewalls, routers, and switches using standard network protocols

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3-5 years relevant experience
  • Strong knowledge of network protocols and related technologies
  • Experience using, installing and configuring pfSense, BSD, Sophos or other leading security products
  • Experience with network planning and implementation in small to medium data center environments
  • Deep understanding of networking concepts and security associated with them, LAN/WAN/MPLS/Internet and associated technologies such as firewalls & load balancers
  • Demonstrable experience documenting complex network and security configurations, network planning and technology roadmapping
  • Appreciation for organized and well documented IDFs and server rooms
  • Solid knowledge of network firewalls, routing protocols, and routing concepts
  • Strong troubleshooting skills and flexible problem-solving capacity
  • Self-motivated with serious time management skills
  • Keen sense of integrity and contribution to the school’s mission of educating blind children by keeping systems and data secure in a cost-effective fashion

POSITION:  Behavior Specialist                                                       

DEPARTMENT:  Comprehensive Programs                                       
POSTING #:  20-050
TWC JOB ORDER:  14069136
MONTHLY SALARY:  Based on AISD pay scale using education and years of experience                               
SHIFT:  M-F, 7:45 – 3:45 (some evenings)
OPENING DATE:  04/28/2020                                                           
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

  • Assures that all procedures related to student Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) are effectively implemented, in a timely manner, for each student assigned
  • Assures that all documentation related to student PBIS, including Functional Behavior Assessments, Behavior Intervention Plans, behavior strategies and update reports are current and submitted for assigned students
  • Consults with assigned Licensed Specialists in School Psychology in completing Functional Behavior
  • Assessments and developing Behavior Intervention Plans and behavior strategies
  • Provides staff development training and coaching related to PBIS to staff using face to face and distance learning Formats
  • Reviews incident reports related to behavior and intervenes promptly to reduce the frequency of problems in assigned classes
  • Provides assistance to teams, in collaboration with assigned psychologists, in assessing students behavior and in writing behavior intervention plans and strategies
  • Provides model teaching and coaching of teachers and residential instructors related to instruction in social skills Meets regularly with instructional teams. Provides ongoing consultation, in collaboration with assigned psychologists, to instructional and residential staff
  • Participates in ARD Planning Meetings, ARD Committee Meetings, and other team meetings as assigned Knows and is ready to advise other staff of legal rules and regulations, as well as TSBVI policies and procedures, related to behavior
  • Assists program by providing coverage or extra support for teachers when requested
  • Continues professional growth and development, including participating in all assigned professional development
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university [Applicant selected for hire will be required to submit a copy of all college or university transcripts]
  • Must have Texas special education certification or licensure as Licensed Specialist in School Psychology or certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst
  • If a teacher, must have or be willing to obtain the Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments supplemental certification within a specified period of time OR, if not a teacher, Foundations of Visual Impairment training
  • If a teacher, must have at least three years of experience implementing Behavior Intervention Plans and Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports
  • Must have experience consulting and training others in PBIS
  • Must have or be willing to obtain Mandt Trainer Certification
  • Must have or be willing to obtain training related to PBIS and special education procedures for supporting students with behavior needs

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in Behavioral Disorders, Positive Behavior Supports or related field
  • Experience working with students with visual impairments, DeafBlindness and additional impairments

POSITION:  Bilingual Social Worker                                                                          

DEPARTMENT:  Comprehensive Programs                                                              
POSTING #:  20-049
TWC JOB ORDER:  14066459
MONTHLY SALARY:  Based on AISD pay scale using education and years of experience                                           
SHIFT:  M-F, 7:45 – 3:45 (some evenings)
OPENING DATE:  04/24/2020                                                                                    
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

  • Interviews students, parents or guardians, and other interested individuals and agencies to obtain social and developmental histories, including identifying potential social problems which may impact the student's maximum use of school resources and programs; collects data from specialists as required
  • Participates as a member of the student's multi-disciplinary team
  • Contributes technical data about the student's developmental history, social environment and other significant factors toward the development of an IEP (Individual Education Plan) for the student
  • Assists with committee deliberations regarding admission, review of educational programming, dismissal and/or transition from special educational services at the Texas School for the Blind & Visually Impaired
  • Performs group and individual counseling with students and families as well as potential outreach services or linkage with appropriate agencies to work on those problems in a student's living situation (home, school, and community) that affect the student's overall constructive use of educational opportunities. This may include crisis resolution
  • Assists with identifying and providing linkage to appropriate community resources by referring students, parents, or guardians to such resources when appropriate
  • Consults with other school personnel about the impact of student's life situation upon the educational process
  • Conducts investigations pursuant to allegations of child abuse and/or neglect, and prepares reports in accordance with state statute and school policy
  • Assists students and parents or guardians with transition planning and coordinates community resources to assist students in returning to community life; performs liaison work with other state agencies, institutions, and community resources
  • Assists department supervisors and staff with developing and/or expanding parent involvement in programming
  • Promotes positive relations through effective communications and involvement with staff, family, appropriate agencies and community members to meet individual student needs
  • 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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master's degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work [Applicant selected for hire will be required to submit a copy of college or university transcript]
  • Licensed Master Social Worker or currently eligible to be licensed
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Considerable knowledge of the principles, methods, techniques and practice of social work
  • Considerable knowledge of the functioning of schools serving special populations
  • Considerable knowledge of community resources and how to use them effectively
  • Skill in counseling students with special needs
  • Skill in working cooperatively and effectively with other professional groups
  • Skill in exercising tact, taking initiative and using good judgment when dealing with others
  • Skill in preparing reports and recommendations for administrative use
  • Skill in effective written and verbal communications
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality

POSITION:  Motor Vehicle Technician IV                

DEPARTMENT: Transportation                                 
POSTING #:  20-048
TWC JOB ORDER #: 14064251
MONTHLY SALARY:  $3,552.00
SHIFT:  Days
OPENING DATE:  4/22/2020                         
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION / GROUP #:  9419 / A16
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

  • Coordinates the maintenance and repair of motor vehicles and mechanical equipment. Procures parts and supplies. Obtains repair estimates from outside sources
  • Coordinates wrecker service to pick up wrecked or disabled motor vehicles
  • Exchanges, rebuilds, and overhauls motors, transmission, differentials, and other motor vehicle components and systems
  • Requisitions supplies, checks deliveries, and maintains records of purchases and requisitions
  • Diagnoses and repairs all functions and controlling system of the motor vehicle
  • Discusses malfunctions, warranties, parts, and service with mechanics, drivers, and manufacturing representatives
  • Checks and repairs electrical and cooling systems
  • Inspects motor vehicles and estimate repairs
  • Prepares periodic reports and purchase orders
  • May train others
  • Travels to retrieve vehicles if required
  • Facilitates work orders on TSBVI Campus utility golf cars
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Courses in motor vehicle maintenance and repair. Experience and education may be substituted for one another
  • Experience in motor vehicle maintenance and repair work
  • Knowledge of motor vehicle maintenance and repair techniques
  • Knowledge of safety practices and principles
  • Knowledge of departmental policies and record-keeping procedures
  • Knowledge of electrical and computerized systems and emission control systems
  • Skill in locating and diagnosing defective mechanical problems
  • Ability to maintain accurate records
  • Ability to work with electronic and computerized diagnostic equipment
  • Ability to communicate effectively, and to train others
  • Requires a valid driver’s license
  • Requires ASE Mechanic Technician License

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Working knowledge of email and related Microsoft Office Suite
  • Certification from the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence
  • Texas Motor Vehicle Safety Inspector license

POSITION:  Teacher of Deaf & Hard of Hearing                                                     

DEPARTMENT:  Comprehensive Programs                                                               
POSTING #:  20-047
TWC JOB ORDER #: 14057926
MONTHLY SALARY:  Based on AISD pay scale using education and years of experience                               
SHIFT:  M-F, 7:45am – 3:45pm          
OPENING DATE:  04/14/2020                                                           
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION / GROUP #:  T021 / 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

  • Assesses, makes service recommendations and provides direct instruction as well as consultative services for students with auditory impairments and students who are DeafBlind
  • Completes required documents for the ARD committee process, including documentation of eligibility for services as a student with auditory impairment
  • Participates in all team meetings, planning meetings and ARD committee meetings for students with auditory impairments and students who are DeafBlind
  • Provides training and consultation to teachers and other team members in planning and implementing the instructional program related to the unique learning needs of students with auditory impairments and students who are DeafBlind
  • Manages, maintains, and troubleshoots audiological equipment used by students, such as FM systems, hearing aids, and cochlear implants; provides related training to staff
  • Coordinates the purchase, placement, and maintenance of audiometric equipment such as portable audiometers and sound booth
  • Coordinates activities related to hearing screenings and audiological evaluations for all students; completes and submits required annual report to Texas Department of State Health Services
  • If also an Educational Diagnostician or Licensed Specialist in School Psychology, may provide evaluation services as the designated evaluation team member for assigned students
  • Works with team members in identifying and solving problems related to his/her students in school, dormitory, and community environments
  • Performs assignments effectively relating to all department and school policies and procedures
  • Promotes positive relations through effective communication and involvement with family, the local school district, and appropriate agencies to meet individual student needs
  • 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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university [Applicant selected for hire will be required to submit a copy of all college or university transcript(s)]
  • Must have Texas Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing certification
  • Must have or be willing to obtain the Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments supplemental certification within a specified period of time

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working with students with visual and multiple impairments, including students who are DeafBlind
  • Experience consulting and training others regarding the needs of students who are deaf and hard of hearing
  • Texas Educational Diagnostician certification or Licensed Specialist in School Psychology
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Fluent in sign language, and Texas Board for Evaluation of Interpreters Level 1, or Basic, certification                    

POSITION: Information Specialist                                                  

DEPARTMENT:  Outreach                                                                
POSTING #:  20-045
TWC JOB ORDER #:  14035267
MONTHLY SALARY:  $2,748.00 - $3,581.00                        
SHIFT:  M-F, 8:00-5:00          
OPENING DATE:  03/18/2020                                                           
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION / GROUP #:  1830 / 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

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Prepares and manages information related to video assets, including understanding system for creating captions as required by captioning vendors and preparing video to upload online; converts video in Compressor as required
  • Provides video editors with suggestions for editing based upon transcript knowledge; provides quality assurance by reporting problems with videos for video editors to resolve
  • Creates or edits existing transcript with special codes for captions
  • Interviews Outreach consultants and presenters to gather information for transcripts and metadata creation; creates succinct metadata (title, category, description, tags, etc.) keeping with best practices for various language users in mind for video files based upon the media library parameters
  • Uploads video with metadata and associated files to the MEDIAL and other media management platforms
  • Updates social media sites with coordination from the Outreach Director
  • Coordinates with webmaster regarding workflow and metadata schema; coordinates with digital archivist for metadata schema and for preservation of video and associated files
  • Co-authors scripts for audio description of video
  • Creates best practice and procedural manuals for workflow processes; collaborates with Outreach staff and others involved in Outreach products
  • Supports and collaborates with Outreach staff to create accessible materials for special events, workshops, or conferences as required
  • Assists Outreach staff during special events, workshops, or conferences as required
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in English, literature, library sciences, journalism, communication, foreign languages, English for speakers of other languages, education or closely related field; may substitute full-time closely related experience for required education on a year for year basis
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, Google Drive, social media systems, and Mac and Windows operating systems
  • Knowledge of video conference or web meeting software
  • Skill in communicating complex topics in plain written English
  • Skill in cooperating and working as part of a team with other staff
  • Skill in learning new digital systems
  • Skill in listening, reading and comprehending complex topics on a daily basis

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with media library systems
  • Experience using Zoom
  • Knowledge of HTML, web and/or video editing
  • Knowledge of foreign languages, specifically Spanish, and/or sign language

 

POSITION:  Residential Instructor (Chaperone) PART-TIME

DEPARTMENT: Weekends Home                                               
POSTING #: 20-043
TWC JOB ORDER #: 
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience
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:  3/12/2020                                                         
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION / GROUP #:  5203 / 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

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 Residential Instructor 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


POSITION:  Residential Instructor III                                    

No. of Vacancies: 3

DEPARTMENT: Comprehensive Residential              
POSTING #:  20-041
TWC JOB ORDER#:  14028454
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience
SHIFT: Evenings  
OPENING DATE:  3/11/2020                                                
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION / GROUP #:  5205 / A11
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ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Assumes responsibility for the operation of the dorm in the absence of the dorm manager, including supervising staff in the implementation of student programming
  • Provides responsible supervision and instruction of students and other Resident Instructors
  • Ensures that medication schedules are followed and attends to any special medical/physical needs of students
  • Writes meaningful and objectively stated present level of functioning reports and/or quarterly reports addressing assigned IEP areas
  • Provides new staff with an overall orientation to the workplace, including reviewing orientation booklet and conducting training to ensure responsibilities are understood
  • Assists with student travel arrangements as required
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures Performs related work as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Six months full-time direct care experience at TSBVI or 1-year part-time experience at TSBVI
  • One year and six months full-time direct care, social services, human services, or closely related experience; may substitute 45 credit hours from an accredited college or university for the required experience
  • Skill in completing assigned tasks and meeting established deadlines
  • Skill in data collection and report writing
  • Skill in developing professional relations with parents, other staff and community
  • Demonstrated leadership and organizational skills
  • 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

  • CPR and First Aid certification
  • Eligible to be approved to drive state vehicles

POSITION:  Licensed Specialist in School Psychology OR Educational Diagnostician            

DEPARTMENT:  Comprehensive Programs                                       
POSTING #:  20-036
TWC JOB ORDER: 14003899
MONTHLY SALARY:  Based on AISD pay scale using education and years of experience       
SHIFT:  Monday-Friday, 7:45am-3:45pm (FULL-TIME OR PART-TIME)
OPENING DATE:  02/21/2020                                                            
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION / GROUP #:  T021 / N/A                                                
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GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The role of the Licensed Specialist in School Psychology is to work collaboratively with students, parents, teams of staff members, administrators, medical professionals and local school district representatives in compiling Full and Individual Evaluations; assessing students in the areas of emotional/behavioral, intellectual development and adaptive behavior; and developing effective Individualized Education Programs and Behavior Intervention Plans.  The LSSP consults with and assists teams in solving problems related to student achievement and behavior; and serves as a resource and trainer regarding special education evaluation regulations and rules.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Participates in training in foundations of visual impairment as well as evaluation techniques specific to students with visual and multiple impairments
  • Works closely with assigned mentor to learn best practices for assessing students with visual and multiple impairments
  • Compiles re-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
  • Writes reports of evaluation results and interpretations
  • 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
  • May provide counseling to students as assigned in accordance with students’ Individualized Education Programs
  • May provide time-limited group counseling sessions on selected social skills topics
  • 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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in psychology with Licensed Specialist in School Psychology credential from the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists OR Texas Diagnostician certification [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
  • 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

POSITION:  Registered Nurse II (RN)

DEPARTMENT: Health Services                                                      
POSTING #:  20-028
TWC JOB ORDER #:  13978790
MONTHLY SALARY:  $4,800.00
SHIFT: Nights - Weekends
OPENING DATE:  01/30/2020                                                           
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION / GROUP #:  4412 / B21                                                             
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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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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

POSITION:  SUBSTITUTE Licensed Specialist in School Psychology OR Educational Diagnostician

DEPARTMENT:  Comprehensive Programs                                       
POSTING #:  20-019
TWC JOB ORDER: 13905614
MONTHLY SALARY:  Based on AISD pay scale using education and years of experience       
SHIFT:  Monday-Friday, 7:45am-3:45pm (FULL-TIME or PART-TIME)
OPENING DATE:  11/19/19                                                               
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION / GROUP #:  T021 / 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 DESCRIPTION

The role of the Licensed Specialist in School Psychology is to work collaboratively with students, parents, teams of staff members, administrators, medical professionals and local school district representatives in compiling Full and Individual Evaluations; assessing students in the areas of emotional/behavioral, intellectual development and adaptive behavior; and developing effective Individualized Education Programs and Behavior Intervention Plans.  The LSSP consults with and assists teams in solving problems related to student achievement and behavior; and serves as a resource and trainer regarding special education evaluation regulations and rules.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Participates in training in foundations of visual impairment as well as evaluation techniques specific to students with visual and multiple impairments
  • Works closely with assigned mentor to learn best practices for assessing students with visual and multiple impairments
  • Compiles re-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
  • Writes reports of evaluation results and interpretations
  • 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
  • May provide counseling to students as assigned in accordance with students’ Individualized Education Programs
  • May provide time-limited group counseling sessions on selected social skills topics
  • 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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in psychology with Licensed Specialist in School Psychology credential from the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists OR Texas Diagnostician certification [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
  • 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

POSITION:  Resident Instructor II – FULL-TIME                                         

DEPARTMENT: Comprehensive Residential                          
POSTING #:  20-018
TWC JOB ORDER #: 14057874
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience
SHIFT:  Full-Time; Evenings; Weekends  
OPENING DATE:  11/19/2019                                                
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION / GROUP #:  5203 / A9                                                              
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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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Skill in working harmoniously with children and adults Must be able to lift 25-50 lbs
  • Willingness to accompany students to swimming pools 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be willing to learn basic sign language
  • Ability to communicate, receptively and expressively, through both sign language and oral speech
  • Ability to swim and to accompany students into the pool during swimming activities
  • Previous child/adult related experience in a child care, group home, educational, or medical facility setting
  • Current driver’s license.
  • Good driving record

POSITION:  Internal Auditor III                   

DEPARTMENT: Executive Administration                            
POSTING #:  20-017
TWC JOB ORDER #: 13901072
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience
SHIFT:  Days
OPENING DATE:  11/19/2019                                               
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION / GROUP #:  1048 / B21                                                             
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http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Examines and analyzes management operations, internal control structures and systems, and accounting records for reliability, adequacy, accuracy, efficiency, and compliance with legal regulations
  • Recommends changes in business processes, information systems, and accounting or management practices
  • Facilitates the annual risk assessment update process to identify and prioritize agency activities and risks associated with those activities. Develops and maintains a list of management control activities associated with each risk identified
  • Develops an annual Internal Audit Plan for Board review and approval, using risk assessment techniques that identifies individual audits to be conducted during the year, including required (e.g., PFIA and ANE audits) and other periodic audits of the agency’s major systems and controls (e.g., accounting systems and controls, administrative systems and controls, and electronic data processing systems and controls)
  • Audit planning: Defines audit issues by researching specific topics through interviews, document reviews, evaluating prior audit findings, and other research techniques.  Develops audit objectives and project procedures and deliverables for each individual audit engagement
  • Audit implementation: Conducts audit procedures such as data gathering, data review and analysis, document review, verification and criteria development for compliance testing ensuring timely reporting and submission
  • Audit reporting: Prepares individual audit reports including the preparation of outlines, preparation of draft reports, review of the drafts with the clients, preparation of final reports incorporating comments as appropriate and submission of the final reports to the Board for review and approval.  Approved reports are subsequently submitted timely to oversight agencies in accordance with the Internal Auditing Act and the Board is copied on all submittals
  • Audit Quality Control: internal review of audits for completeness, compliance with standards; uniformity in method; and adherence to statutes, departmental rulings, and legal decisions
  • Audit Follow Up: Conducts post audit assessments and routine follow up on open recommendations and quality control procedures.  Maintains a tracking mechanism for prior audit recommendations that are still open or in the process of implementation.  Reports to the Board periodically on the status of open recommendations
  • Conducts quality assurance reviews in accordance with professional standards as provided by Section 2101.011 and periodically takes part in a comprehensive peer review
  • Ensures that external Quality Assurance Reviews are conducted every 3 years
  • Coordinates management response for external audits
  • May conduct special investigations into questionable accounting or management operations, practices or records
  • Maintains current procedures to be used in the event of an investigation
  • Reports at least annually to the Board on the Internal Audit Quality Assurance and Improvement Program (QAIP)
  • Ensures that the Annual Internal Audit Report is compiled and submitted to the Board for approval and subsequently submitted to the oversight agencies as required by November 1 of each year
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree; Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) required
  • Must have five years of experience in internal auditing

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in either public or governmental accounting and audit work preferred

POSITION:  Vehicle Driver III PART-TIME

DEPARTMENT: Weekends Home                                         
POSTING #:  20-012
TWC JOB ORDER:  13885628
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience                             
SHIFT:  20 HOURS/WEEK Fridays 1:30pm – 11:30pm; 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: 11/5/19                                                    
CLOSING DATE: Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION / GROUP #:  9324 / A12                                                            
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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

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

POSITION:  Substitute Licensed Vocational Nurse I (LVN) or Registered Nurse I (RN)            

DEPARTMENT: Health Services                                                         
POSTING #:  SUB-HS
TWC JOB ORDER #:  3117469
MONTHLY SALARY:  LVN I - $20.86/hr; RN I - $28.58/hr
SHIFT:  Varies (6:00am-2:00pm, 2:00pm-10:00pm, or 10:00pm-6:00am)
CLASSIFICATION / GROUP #:  4421 or 4411 / A14 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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Substitute Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) I:

  • 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) I:

  • 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

POSITION: Substitute

POSTING #: SUB
TWC JOB ORDER #:  Weekends Home - 7409369; Comp Programs - 8674320; Security - 6737213; Comp Residential - 6737210 
DEPARTMENT(S): Food Services, Security, Comprehensive Residential A and B, Comprehensive Programs, and Weekends Home
SHIFT: Will vary as needed
SALARY:  $11.76 - $13.57 per hour depending on position
CLASSIFICATION / GROUP #: Sub / N/A
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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