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State of Texas Application

  • Resumes can be submitted with a submitted application but cannot be submitted in lieu of the application being fully completed.

Criminal History Authorization

  • During the selection process, your name, date of birth, race, and sex will be submitted to the Department of Public Safety for a criminal records check. The information gathered through this check is held strictly confidential. Furthermore, possession of a criminal record does not automatically exclude an applicant from consideration.

Pre-Employment Affidavit 

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To Apply: Submit your completed application and required forms to:

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

Closing Dates:

Complete applications must be received prior to 5pm on the Closing Date.  The closing date indicates the minimum length of time a vacancy will be posted. Positions may remain open beyond the closing date if a sufficient number of applications have not been received.

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

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.

E-Verify:

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.

 

 

POSITION:  ARD Assistant                                       

CLASSIFICATION TITLE: Administrative Assistant II
DEPARTMENT:  Comprehensive Programs               
POSTING #:  19-029
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience     
SHIFT:  Monday-Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm
OPENING DATE:  3/20/19                                        
CLOSING DATE:  4/2/19
CLASSIFICATION / GROUP #:  0152 / 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

  • Organizes, processes and disseminates IEP related documents to parents and local school districts
  • Assists with communication between TSBVI staff and local school district representatives related to ARD meetings and IEP documentation
  • Serves an administrator of the school's special education management software and provides technical support and training to staff in its use
  • Assists with record management and updating of student information in the school's electronic database systems
  • Assists with preparations for and implementation of summer and fall student registrations
  • 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
  • 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
  • Good working knowledge of office procedures and equipment
  • High level of technical competence and expertise with computers
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, meet deadlines, and work independently
  • Excellent attention to detail and high level of organizational skills
  • Skill in exercising tact and diplomacy with coworkers and the public
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, including good spelling, punctuation, and grammar
  • Available to assist with some Sunday student registrations

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Completion of a 4-year degree from an accredited college or university
  • Two or more years’ general administrative support experience
  • Advanced skill in using a computer, including experience with Adobe Acrobat, database software applications, spreadsheets, educational software, and electronic calendar system (such as google calendars)
  • Experience in a K-12 school environment
  • Experience with special education and ARD processes and documents
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Experience in creating accessible documents

 

 

POSITION:  Farm to Table Teacher                                        

DEPARTMENT:  Comprehensive Programs                                       
POSTING #:  19-028
MONTHLY SALARY:  Based on AISD pay scale using education and years of experience       
SHIFT:  Monday-Friday, 7:45am-3:45pm
OPENING DATE:  3/13/19                                                                
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

***2019 – 2020 School Year***

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Develop and implement “Farm to Table” curriculum (building upon and combining current Culinary Arts and Horticulture programming) for students with diverse abilities and work histories
  • Act as head chef for student run Bistro (includes overseeing educational staff who support students in their work assignments)
  • Purchase supplies and consumables for Culinary Arts instruction and Bistro
  • Track revenue and expenditures to stay within a fixed annual budget
  • Oversee and maintain TSBVI Garden, horticulture classroom, and greenhouse
  • Oversee and maintain TSBVI Bistro space (including commercial kitchen)
  • Maintain relationship with Sunshine Community Garden (located on TSBVI property)
  • Infuse Farm to Table curriculum/ concepts into existing TSBVI Career Education courses
  • Co-teach General Employability class
  • Utilize teaching techniques and classroom strategies to accommodate the various learning styles and modes of his/her students
  • Promote positive relations through effective communication and involvement with family, appropriate agencies, and community members to meet individual student needs
  • Utilize professional classroom management techniques to assist students in learning
  • Continue professional growth and development
  • Attend work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Comply with all applicable security and safety rules, regulations, and standards
  • Perform 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.]
  • Texas teacher certification
  • Must have Texas teacher certification in Family and Consumer Sciences by the first day of the 2019-2020 school year
  • Must have or be willing to obtain Texas Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments supplemental certification within a specified period of time
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage a diverse population of students and educational staff
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including skill in consulting and collaborating effectively with colleagues
  • Ability to remain flexible to scheduling changes
  • Positive, energetic, and focused when working independently and with groups
  • Must be capable of physical work in various weather conditions
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience teaching Hospitality/ Housekeeping skills to students with disabilities in an educational setting
  • Experience teaching Coffee Shop/ Barista skills to students with disabilities in an educational setting
  • Employment experience for a hotel or resort
  • Employment experience as a barista in a coffee shop
  • Experience creating curriculum and/ or programming in the area of hospitality
  • Extensive experience with Google tools (including Google Classroom)

 

POSITION:  Hospitality Careers Teacher                                            

DEPARTMENT:  Comprehensive Programs                                       
POSTING #:  19-027
MONTHLY SALARY:  Based on AISD pay scale using education and years of experience       
SHIFT:  Monday-Friday, 7:45am-3:45pm
OPENING DATE:  3/13/19                                                                
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

***2019 – 2020 School Year***

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Develop and implement Hospitality curriculum (building upon and combining current Hospitality/ Housekeeping and Coffee Shop programming) for students with diverse abilities and work histories
  • Purchase supplies for Hospitality instruction (Wildcat Inn and Coffee Shop) within a fixed annual budget
  • Maintain on-campus coffee shop (including equipment) and improve its aesthetic
  • Maintain relationship with Texas Coffee Traders (supplies coffee and services equipment)
  • Maintain on campus “Wildcat Inn” and improve its aesthetic
  • Keep up to date on hotel and coffee shop practices and trends in order to effectively prepare students for future employment opportunities
  • Collaborate with Wildcat Inn reservation coordinator and custodial staff to ensure Wildcat Inn rooms are prepared for guests, maximizing student involvement to the greatest extent possible
  • Maintain safe and healthy work environment by following organization standards and sanitation regulations
  • Co-teach General Employability class
  • Utilize teaching techniques and classroom strategies to accommodate the various learning styles and modes of students
  • Promote positive relations through effective communication and involvement with family, appropriate agencies, and community members to meet individual student needs
  • Utilize professional classroom management techniques to assist students in learning
  • Continue 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 transcripts.]
  • Texas teacher certification
  • Must have Texas teacher certification in Family and Consumer Sciences by the first day of the 2019-2020 school year
  • Must have or be willing to obtain Texas Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments supplemental certification within a specified period of time
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage a diverse population of students and educational staff
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including skill in consulting and collaborating effectively with colleagues
  • Ability to remain flexible to scheduling changes
  • Positive, energetic, and focused when working independently and with groups
  • Must be capable of physical work
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience teaching Hospitality/ Housekeeping skills to students with disabilities in an educational setting
  • Experience teaching Coffee Shop/ Barista skills to students with disabilities in an educational setting
  • Employment experience for a hotel or resort
  • Employment experience as a barista in a coffee shop
  • Experience creating curriculum and/ or programming in the area of hospitality
  • Extensive experience with Google tools (including Google Classroom)

 

 

POSITION:  Lead Teacher OPEN TO CURRENT EMPLOYEES ONLY                                          

DEPARTMENT:  Comprehensive Programs                                       
POSTING #:  19-026
MONTHLY SALARY:  Based on AISD pay scale using education and years of experience       
SHIFT:  Monday-Friday, 7:45am-3:45pm
OPENING DATE:  3/13/19                                                                
CLOSING DATE:  3/19/19
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

***2019 – 2020 School Year***

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The role of the Lead Teacher is to aid the Assistant Principal in supporting teachers and administering programs within the school.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Assists with developing, organizing, maintaining and implementing the educational program
  • Works directly with teachers and other staff in order to improve and individualize instruction for students
  • Confers with teachers and other staff about teaching problems; assists teachers with lesson planning
  • Confers and coordinates with students, staff, parents and local school districts as appropriate in developing Individualized Education Programs for assigned students
  • Facilitates team meetings, ARD planning meetings and ARD meetings
  • Assists/trains teachers regarding documentation needed for ARD meetings (e.g., goals & objectives, modifications, reports, assessments, graduation plans)
  • Assists non-VI certified teachers to complete Functional Vision Evaluations & Learning Media Assessments; serves as TVI for students of non-VI certified teachers as assigned
  • Assigns, reviews, approves and facilitates timely completion of educational reports and materials for ARD meetings
  • Supervises student transition planning by the instructional team as required
  • Assists with planning and scheduling
  • Assists and/or trains teachers in using the school's educational software and information management systems
  • Assists and/or trains teachers in completion of assessments and documentation for the Performance Indicator accountability system
  • Assists with planning and implementation of staff development
  • 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

  • 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]
  • Texas teacher certification, including certification as a teacher of students with visual impairment
  • Experience as a teacher of students with visual and multiple impairments
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including skill in consulting and collaborating effectively with colleagues
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent teaching skills and practices
  • Knowledge of the Admission-Review-Dismissal (ARD) process
  • Skill in learning and assisting others with the school's educational software and information management systems

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Faculty committee chairperson or project committee member experience

 

 

POSITION:  Technology Teacher OPEN TO CURRENT EMPLOYEES ONLY                                          

DEPARTMENT:  Comprehensive Programs                                       
POSTING #:  19-025
MONTHLY SALARY:  Based on AISD pay scale using education and years of experience       
SHIFT:  Monday-Friday, 7:45am-3:45pm
OPENING DATE:  3/13/19                                                                
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

***2019 – 2020 School Year***

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The role of the teacher, in responding to the unique needs of the individual student, is to interact effectively with each component of the educational setting within the framework of the philosophy, standards, and code of ethics established by Board policy and other regulatory or certifying agencies in order to create an educational environment which is conducive to learning and which provides opportunities, strengthens areas of weakness, and extends positive values to each facet of life.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Teaches students concepts related to assistive technology software and equipment for students with visual impairments, additional impairments and DeafBlindness
  • Effectively models and promotes 21st Century digital teaching methods and research-based strategies aligned with International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) standards that encourage active student learning through the integration of technology
  • May teach courses in Technology Applications
  • Collaborates with Instructional Technology Coordinator and other technology teachers to plan, provide staff development and order equipment for students and teachers
  • Consults with assigned teachers regarding equipment and teaching methods related to assistive technology
  • Completes Assistive Technology Evaluations and Reports for assigned students
  • May serve as the Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments required member of a student’s Admission, Review and Dismissal Committee and perform associated duties
  • May be assigned to complete Functional Vision and Learning Media Assessments
  • Cooperates with other teachers in planning and implementing the instructional program for the students assigned
  • Works with the Instructional Technology Coordinator and other team members in identifying and solving problems related to his/her students in school, dormitory, and community environments
  • Diagnoses and assesses student needs to determine instructional goals and objectives
  • Utilizes effective teaching techniques and classroom strategies to accommodate the various learning styles and modes of his/her student
  • Assists in the selection of software and online programs, equipment and materials to meet the needs of his/her students
  • Supervises aides, and all others assigned
  • Performs assignments effectively relating to all department and school policies and procedures
  • Utilizes professional classroom management techniques to assist students in learning
  • 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 (Original college or university transcript(s) required at time of hiring)
  • Must have Texas EC-12 Special Education teaching certification or supplemental certification to teach students with visual impairments
  • Must have experience teaching assistive technology concepts to students with visual impairments
  • Must have or be willing to obtain supplemental certification to teach students with visual impairments within a specified period of time

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Texas Technology Applications, ACVREP Assistive Technology Specialist, Apple Teacher and/or Google Educator certifications

 

POSITION:  Licensed Specialist in School Psychology                                 

DEPARTMENT:  Comprehensive Programs                                       
POSTING #:  19-024
MONTHLY SALARY:  Based on AISD pay scale using education and years of experience       
SHIFT:  Monday-Friday, 7:45am-3:45pm
OPENING DATE:  3/13/19                                                                
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

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 [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

 

 

POSITION:  Vehicle Driver III PART-TIME

DEPARTMENT: Weekends Home                                         
POSTING #:  19-0023
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience                             
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: 3/11/19                                                      
CLOSING DATE: 3/22/19
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

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

DEPARTMENT: Health Services                                                       
POSTING #:  19-022
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience     
SHIFT: Evening shift (Full-time plus shift differential)
OPENING DATE:  3/4/19                                                                  
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

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

 

 

POSITION: Accountant II - CAPPS

DEPARTMENT: Business Office
POSTING #: 19-018
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience
SHIFT: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm
OPENING DATE: 2/5/19
CLOSING DATE: Until Filled
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

**This position is funded through FY2021 (August 31, 2021) **

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs routine (journey-level) accounting work for the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Work involves maintaining preparing, posting and balancing accounting and financial statements, records, documents or reports. Work involves data entry of payroll information and preparing payroll calculations. Reports to the Accounting Director and works under moderate supervision with limited latitude for use of Initiative and Independent judgment.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Prepares, processes and validates journal vouchers, accounting documents and transactions and initiates corrective action where necessary
  • Assists in the processing of payroll changes 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
  • May assist with preparation of reports to provide management with expenditure data
  • Verifies, audits and performs reconciliation of payment vouchers between reports, vouchers and warrants or direct deposits
  • Maintains and writes accounting procedures
  • Maintain Business Office filing system and all records required for retention
  • 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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in accounting, finance, or a related business field. May substitute 4 years or more of full-time accounting experience for required education
  • Experience using Microsoft applications to include Word and Excel
  • Skill in answering and responding to inquiries regarding financial or other accounting issues in a professional manner

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in accounting, finance, or related business field
  • Experience with payroll processing in USPS (Uniform Statewide Payroll System) or CAPPS (Centralized Accounting and Payroll/Personnel System)
  • Experience with USAS (Uniform Statewide Accounting System)

 

 

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

DEPARTMENT: Health Services                                                         
POSTING #:  19-014
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience
SHIFT:  Varies (6:00am-2:00pm, 2:00pm-10:00pm, or 10:00pm-6:00am)
OPENING DATE:  12/5/18                                                                
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

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

 

POSITION:  Residential Instructor III

                                                         

DEPARTMENT: Weekends Home                                                                              
POSTING #:  19-009
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience
SHIFT: 1:00-11:30pm Friday; 9:00am-7:00pm Sunday
OPENING DATE:  11/1/18                                                                                           
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  5205                                                                        
GROUP #:  A11
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**THIS POSITION DOES NOT START UNTIL JANUARY 7, 2019**

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • In accord with the Weekends Home Coordinator develops and maintains programs and routines, including activities, adapted for students with visual impairments, in the following areas: boarding and debussing the vehicles and other public travel methods, restroom and other vehicle stop activities, recreational and leisure activities etc. Ensures appropriate implementation of the programs in the absence of the Weekends Home Coordinator 
  • Implements and contributes to systems to monitor and support Weekends Home escorts and residential instructors in teaching and transporting students with visual impairments
  • Effectively uses behavior analysis and management techniques; follows established guidelines and procedures for behavior management/student discipline
  • Effectively and appropriately supervises students in a manner to ensure their physical and psychological safety, health, and well-being
  • Facilitates and teaches to maximize the greatest level of independence for each student in all situations
  • 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 or Residential Director

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Six months full-time direct care 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
  • Eligible to be approved to drive state vehicles
  • 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
  • Texas Bus Driver certification

 

 

POSITION:  CAPPS Training Specialist IV – Temporary 1 year         

WORKING TITLE:  CAPPS Training Specialist
DEPARTMENT:  Information Resources                             
POSTING #: 
19-007
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience                        
SHIFT:  M-F, 8:00-5:00          
OPENING DATE:  10/16/18                                              
CLOSING DATE: 
Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  1784                                              
GROUP #: 
B19  
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GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs advanced (senior-level) training work. Work involves the development, coordinating, and implementing educational and training programs for the Centralized Accounting and Payroll/Personnel System (CAPPS) and providing consultative services and technical assistance to program staff and state agencies. Conducts training classes for CAPPS users. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Evaluates business needs, analyzes processes and creates varied training opportunities for CAPPS users
  • Identifies opportunities for enhancements to system functionality and process improvements
  • Attends user group meetings to obtain feedback on the training program and/or to identify new training needs
  • Prepares written communications and training course materials
  • Conducts public presentations
  • Conducts internal and external training classes
  • Prepares charts, diagrams, and tables that depict the present and proposed training programs in terms of costs, benefits derived, and effort to implement
  • Reviews system documentation, training aids, and functional/technical documentation to stay abreast of changes to CAPPS and identify necessary updates to training materials
  • 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

  • Director of Information Resources

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university is required. (One (1) additional year of experience creating and providing user training classes for human resources, payroll, accounting or financial systems may substitute for thirty semester hours of educational requirement with a maximum substitution of 60 semester hours (two years))
  • Three (3) years of experience creating and providing user training classes for human resources, payroll, accounting or financial systems
  • Three (3) years of experience providing customer service
  • Three (3) years of experience performing business or systems needs analysis

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in business, public administration, communications, computer science, computer information systems, management information systems
  • Project Management Professional (PMP), Professional in Human Resource (PHR), Certified Payroll Professional (CPP), Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification, Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM)
  • Two (2) years of experience creating and providing user-training classes on the Comptroller’s statewide financial systems (Centralized Accounting and Payroll/Personnel System, Human Resource Information System, Standardized Payroll/Personnel Reporting System, Uniform Statewide Payroll/Personnel System, Texas Identification Number System, State Property Accounting System and Uniform Statewide Accounting System)
  • Two (2) years of experience working with PeopleSoft Financials modules, PeopleSoft Human Resource/Payroll modules, or PeopleSoft Supply Chain Management modules

 

 

POSITION: Residential Instructor II (Escort) PART-TIME

DEPARTMENT: Weekends Home
POSTING #: 19-004
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: 9/28/18
CLOSING DATE: Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #: 5203
GROUP #: A9
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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

 

 

POSITION: Substitute

POSTING #: SUB
DEPARTMENT(S): Food Services, Security, Comprehensive Residential A and B, Comprehensive Programs, and Weekends Home
SHIFT: Will vary as needed
OPENING DATE: 9/26/18
CLOSING DATE: Until filled
CLASSIFICATION #: Sub
GROUP #: N/A 
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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