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State of Texas Application

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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:  Administrative Assistant II-III                                       

DEPARTMENT:  Comprehensive Programs                           
POSTING #:  19-076
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience     
SHIFT:  Monday-Friday, 8:00 – 5:00
OPENING DATE:  06/18/19                                                  
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  0152 / 0154                                       
GROUP #:  A11 / A13
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

*TSBVI career ladder requires two years’ full-time experience as an Administrative Assistant II at TSBVI before becoming eligible to become an Administrative Assistant III **Full range of current steps for eligible Administrative Assistant II/III candidate

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Provides administrative and clerical support to multidisciplinary educational team and local school districts
  • Provides administrative and clerical support related to ARD Committee meetings and evaluations
  • Ensures timely communications with local school districts, parents and TSBVI educational team
  • Supports and disseminates quarterly progress reports
  • Enters and manages data in the school’s educational software systems
  • Assists with summer school including occasional weekend registrations
  • Assists with campus tours
  • 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

Administrative Assistant II: 

  • 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
  • Experience in a K-12 school setting as an administrative assistant or closely related position
  • Skill in using a computer, including word processing software
  • Good spelling, punctuation and grammar skills
  • Excellent attention to detail skills
  • Skill in prioritizing workload and meeting established deadlines
  • Skill in exercising tact and diplomacy with coworkers and the public
  • Skill in providing information internally and externally
  • Must be available to assist with fall registration and no less than one summer school registration on a Sunday

Administrative Assistant III: - All the above qualifications for an Administrative Assistant II, PLUS:

  • Currently classified as an Administrative Assistant III at TSBVI OR meet career ladder requirements for an Administrative Assistant III listed above*

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree
  • Two or more years general administrative support experience
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Skill in using MS Office and Google applications

 

 

 

POSITION:  Cashier              

DEPARTMENT:  Business Office                              
POSTING #: 
19-075
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience                             
SHIFT: M-F; 7:30-4:30
OPENING DATE:  06/18/2019                                   
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

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Receipts all monies received at the time of receipt and maintains official receipt books and accounting records
  • Batches cash receipts and disbursements for Treasury, Travel Advance Fund, Revolving Fund, Student Activity, and Student Trust Fund documents for data entry in QuickBooks
  • Distributes employee pay warrants, weekly allowances to students, student worker payrolls, and all checks to staff for Travel and/or Revolving fund reimbursement
  • Operates the Petty Cash Fund and Student Trust Change Fund, including processing timely requests for reimbursement and obtaining appropriate authorization prior to disbursement
  • Prepares daily cash report listing beginning cash on hand, cash and cash items received, deposits made and ending amounts on hand, if any. Counts Petty Cash and Student Trust Change Funds for summary on the daily cash report
  • Process credit card sales for book orders, applies payments and refunds
  • Delivers and picks up deposits, warrants and mail
  • Acts as liaison for Business Office with students, staff, parents and other interested parties as they enter the office
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Four years full-time administrative or general clerical experience required or graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in accounting, finance, or a related field. Experience and education may be substituted for one another
  • Skill in using a personal computer, including Excel and Word software
  • Skill in effective written and verbal communication
  • Skill in working as an effective team member
  • Skill in responding to customers in a positive and courteous manner

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Skill in working with Quickbooks
  • Working with State of Texas Uniform Statewide Accounting System
  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in accounting, finance, or a related field is generally preferred

 

 

 

POSITION:  Outreach Teacher                                               

DEPARTMENT:  Outreach                                                                
POSTING #: 
19-074
MONTHLY SALARY:  Based on AISD pay scale using education and years of experience                               
SHIFT:  M-F, 8:00-5:00          
OPENING DATE:  06/17/19                                                              
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

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Plans with other members of the Outreach team and TSBVI staff to provide technical assistance to local schools and ECI programs serving students who are blind and visually impaired
  • Collaborates with Education Service Centers, Universities, and local education agency personnel regarding needed services for students with visual impairment; assists with the design and implementation of appropriate programming
  • Develops and/or collects and maintains appropriate materials that may be used in consulting, providing technical assistance, or other aspects of the duties of the position
  • Coordinates and/or provides training at other agencies on individual, small group or formal workshop basis
  • Participates with other members of the Outreach team in the development and implementation of statewide conferences on topics related to programming and assessment
  • Coordinates, creates, and implements online webinars and distance learning professional development
  • Maintains documentation of outreach activities and records, including pre/post assessment of training impact and rosters of participants
  • Assesses and develops professional expertise through participation in a variety of activities, including conferences, workshops, course work and personal research
  • Travel required, up to 25%
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of five years' experience with education of students with visual impairment
  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university (Original college or university transcript(s) required at time of interview)
  • Have or be eligible to receive Texas teacher of students with visual impairments endorsement
  • Experience with online learning development and implementation and using distance learning technologies professionally such as webinars, videoconferencing, web-based postings, and / or social networking
  • Experience presenting trainings on a statewide level
  • Knowledge and experience working with and developing instruction specific to students with CVI
  • Evidence of strong organizational, interpersonal and presentational skills
  • Evidence of strong collaborative skills in working successfully with professionals, paraprofessionals, parents, local schools, and staff at other agencies
  • Evidence of skill in planning and organizing varied and complicated tasks

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with educational approaches frequently used with students with visual impairment
  • Experience with consultation in educational settings
  • Spanish language and/or Sign Language proficiency

 

 

 

POSITION:  Teacher Aide I-II PART-TIME                          

DEPARTMENT:  Comprehensive Programs               
POSTING #: 
19-073
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience                                                                 
SHIFT:  20 hrs/wk Monday - Friday 7:00 - 3:45                                  
OPENING DATE:  06/17/2019                                   
CLOSING DATE: 
06/21/2019
CLASSIFICATION #:  0812 / 0813                           
GROUP #: 
A9 / 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

  • Maintains familiarity with health and instructional information regarding assigned students, and adheres to those specifications when implementing programming
  • Cooperates with other staff in implementing the instructional program for assigned students
  • Informs teacher of all significant events or changes related to students in classroom
  • Assists in the assessment of student needs as requested by teacher
  • Assists teachers in preparing IEP progress reports, behavior plans and other documentation for program monitoring
  • Participates in ARD and team meetings for students as required
  • Monitors, implements effective programming for, and documents student behavior in a prompt manner as required by teacher
  • Continues professional growth and development, including participating in all assigned in-service training
  • Utilizes effective teaching techniques and classroom strategies to accommodate the various learning styles and modes of students
  • Monitors the safety of students
  • Interacts and responds with verbal and non-verbal blind or visually impaired students
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Teacher Aide I:

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Completion of two years (60 hours if institution considers 15 hours/semester as full-time or 48 hours if institution considers 12 hours/semester as full-time) coursework from an accredited college or university [Original college or university transcript(s) required at time of interview]
    OR one-year full-time experience working with children with disabilities plus one year of college plus a passing score on a local or state paraprofessional assessment**
    OR two years full-time experience working with children with disabilities plus a passing score on a local or state paraprofessional assessment
    ** If the applicant selected for the position has not passed a local or state assessment, the applicant will be offered the position contingent upon passing the TSBVI paraprofessional assessment administered during the interview.
  • Must receive TEA certification as an Instructional Aide III (at your own expense) within 6 months of beginning employment
  • Must know or be willing to learn advance 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
  • Good writing and data collection skills

Teacher Aide II:  All the above qualifications, PLUS:

  • Two years full-time experience as a Teacher Aide I at TSBVI
    OR one year full-time experience as a Teacher Aide at TSBVI plus one year full-time experience as a Resident Specialist at TSBVI
    OR one year full-time experience as a Teacher Aide at TSBVI plus one year of external classroom experience as a teacher or teaching assistant (Must provide letter from school district verifying experience at time of interview)
    OR Two years full-time experience as a Resident Specialist at TSBVI plus completion of college level coursework in child development, education, psychology, vocational education or a closely related field.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience as a Resident Specialist III
  • Skill in using sign language
  • Completion of college level coursework in child development, education, psychology, vocational or closely related field
  • Experience working with children and youth with disabilities in a classroom or work setting
  • Experience working with students with multiple disabilities
  • Must be approved to drive state vehicles
  • Familiar with Braille
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Completion of training related to students with visual and multiple impairments

 

 

 

POSITION:  Resident Instructor II (Chaperone) PART-TIME   

DEPARTMENT: Weekends Home                                               
POSTING #: 19-072
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience
SHIFT: 10 HOURS/WEEK Friday and Sunday 2:00pm-7:00pm.  Schedule may shift to Thursday and/or Monday approximately once a month.  Must be available these days.
OPENING DATE:  06/13/19                                                        
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  5203                                                        
GROUP #:  A9
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

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

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 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:  Security Officer II                     

DEPARTMENT: Security                              
POSTING #:  19-070
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience
SHIFT:  Days
OPENING DATE:  06/13/2019                       
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  6230                          
GROUP #:  A9
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Patrols assigned routes within buildings and grounds to ensure that only authorized persons are on campus by directing or escorting visitors to appropriate area for visitor clearance and to ensure staff are wearing identification badges (and issue temporary badges as needed)
  • Oversees and responds to fire alarms and is the direct contact for all emergency services that arrive on campus
  • Watches for fires and any hazardous situations; has an understanding of the operation of the fire system and will be required to conduct fire drills and assist in any other drills set up by the program supervisor and safety officer
  • Conducts the daily operation of security access badge stations; will be required to open and close doors for staff both electronically and manually as needed, including the pedestrian and vehicular gates and shall be acting as a liaison to the Wildcat inn for any check-ins/check-outs
  • Investigates reports of disturbances and responds according to campus procedures and reports directly to the program supervisor
  • Notes physical structural defects or safety hazards and submits a work order for correction
  • Questions suspects in cases of unauthorized entry into buildings, and work areas; malicious mischief; or other violations
  • Checks for vehicles parked in fire lanes and other prohibited areas; directs the flow of traffic and parking of vehicles during conferences and on weekends home days
  • Evaluates and makes recommendations for changes to security regulations
  • Monitors daily video surveillance, access control systems
  • 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 graduate or equivalent
  • Ability to enforce security rules and regulations, to prepare electronic reports, to react quickly and calmly in emergency situations and to communicate effectively
  • Skill in monitoring and assessing situations and determining the appropriate response; in the use of verbal de-escalation tactics and communication

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working with children with disabilities
  • Security commission
  • Eligibility to drive state vehicles

 

 

 

POSITION:  Security Officer II                    

DEPARTMENT: Security                              
POSTING #:  19-071
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience
SHIFT:  Nights
OPENING DATE:  06/13/2019                       
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  6230                          
GROUP #:  A9
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Patrols assigned routes within buildings and grounds to ensure that only authorized persons are on campus by directing or escorting visitors to appropriate area for visitor clearance and to ensure staff are wearing identification badges (and issue temporary badges as needed)
  • Oversees and responds to fire alarms and is the direct contact for all emergency services that arrive on campus
  • Watches for fires and any hazardous situations; has an understanding of the operation of the fire system and will be required to conduct fire drills and assist in any other drills set up by the program supervisor and safety officer
  • Conducts the daily operation of security access badge stations; will be required to open and close doors for staff both electronically and manually as needed, including the pedestrian and vehicular gates and shall be acting as a liaison to the Wildcat inn for any check-ins/check-outs
  • Investigates reports of disturbances and responds according to campus procedures and reports directly to the program supervisor
  • Notes physical structural defects or safety hazards and submits a work order for correction
  • Questions suspects in cases of unauthorized entry into buildings, and work areas; malicious mischief; or other violations
  • Checks for vehicles parked in fire lanes and other prohibited areas; directs the flow of traffic and parking of vehicles during conferences and on weekends home days
  • Evaluates and makes recommendations for changes to security regulations
  • Monitors daily video surveillance, access control systems
  • 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 graduate or equivalent
  • Ability to enforce security rules and regulations, to prepare electronic reports, to react quickly and calmly in emergency situations and to communicate effectively
  • Skill in monitoring and assessing situations and determining the appropriate response; in the use of verbal de-escalation tactics and communication

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working with children with disabilities
  • Security commission
  • Eligibility to drive state vehicles

 

 

 

POSITION:  Internal Auditor            

DEPARTMENT: Executive Administration                            
POSTING #:  19-069
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience
SHIFT:  Days
OPENING DATE:  06/12/2019                                               
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  1048                                                  
GROUP #:  B21         
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • 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:  Nurse II (RN) – PART-TIME              

DEPARTMENT: Short-Term Programs                                  
POSTING #:  19-067
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience
SHIFT:  Day & Evenings
OPENING DATE:  06/12/2019                                               
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  4411                                                  
GROUP #:  B19         
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Reviewing all applications prior to the coordinators decision on acceptance and provide feedback regarding the medical needs of each student
  • Calling the parent/guardian regarding any medical and/or psychiatric problems listed on the med/diet form
  • Requesting physician orders for medications and emergency action forms for students needing emergency medication prior to registration
  • Registering all STP students in the health center with the assistance of the health center nurses
  • Reports regularly to charge nurse on STP student’s health conditions, medication, or potential problems
  • RN-Provides training to all STP staff regarding student’s condition and medications
  • Lead the summer school application review process and delegate duties to other health center nurse with approval of health center director

As well as Performs daily nursing duties including; assessments, medication administration, care, and treatment of patients including:

  • Provides emergency care to students to stabilize and await EMS arrival
  • Conducts physical and psychosocial assessments of students
  • Assists in carrying out regular nursing shift duties relating to health care delivery, record keeping, and maintaining health center operations
  • Facilitates completion of doctor’s orders for treatment
  • Uses proper procedures relating to documentation, medications, doctor’s orders, supplies, and records
  • Implements instruction to students to foster knowledge of their medical needs and to increase self-responsibility for their own medical regimens
  • Conducts medical history interviews with new and returning student’s families when needed
  • Updates student care summaries and alerts distributes to appropriate staff
  • Ensures timely completion of physician’s orders
  • Notifies parents and appropriate school staff or student health conditions and obtains informed parental consent for treatment when necessary
  • Ensures proper and timely communication of medical information to necessary staff
  • Instructs students and staff in proper care procedures for special conditions when needed
  • 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 license from the State of Texas

 

 

POSITION:  Teacher Aide I-II                                    

DEPARTMENT:  Comprehensive Programs               
POSTING #: 
19-066
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience                                                                 
SHIFT:  Monday - Friday 7:15 - 3:45                          
OPENING DATE:  06/11/2019                                   
CLOSING DATE: 
Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  0812 / 0813                           
GROUP #: 
A9 / A11z
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

  • Maintains familiarity with health and instructional information regarding assigned students, and adheres to those specifications when implementing programming
  • Cooperates with other staff in implementing the instructional program for assigned students
  • Informs teacher of all significant events or changes related to students in classroom
  • Assists in the assessment of student needs as requested by teacher
  • Assists teachers in preparing IEP progress reports, behavior plans and other documentation for program monitoring
  • Participates in ARD and team meetings for students as required
  • Monitors, implements effective programming for, and documents student behavior in a prompt manner as required by teacher
  • Continues professional growth and development, including participating in all assigned in-service training
  • Utilizes effective teaching techniques and classroom strategies to accommodate the various learning styles and modes of students
  • Monitors the safety of students
  • Interacts and responds with verbal and non-verbal blind or visually impaired students
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Teacher Aide I:

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Completion of two years (60 hours if institution considers 15 hours/semester as full-time or 48 hours if institution considers 12 hours/semester as full-time) coursework from an accredited college or university [Original college or university transcript(s) required at time of interview]
    OR one-year full-time experience working with children with disabilities plus one year of college plus a passing score on a local or state paraprofessional assessment**
    OR two years full-time experience working with children with disabilities plus a passing score on a local or state paraprofessional assessment
    ** If the applicant selected for the position has not passed a local or state assessment, the applicant will be offered the position contingent upon passing the TSBVI paraprofessional assessment administered during the interview.
  • Must receive TEA certification as an Instructional Aide III (at your own expense) within 6 months of beginning employment
  • Must know or be willing to learn advance 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
  • Good writing and data collection skills 

Teacher Aide II:  All the above qualifications, PLUS:

  • Two years full-time experience as a Teacher Aide I at TSBVI
    OR one year full-time experience as a Teacher Aide at TSBVI plus one year full-time experience as a Resident Specialist at TSBVI
    OR one year full-time experience as a Teacher Aide at TSBVI plus one year of external classroom experience as a teacher or teaching assistant (Must provide letter from school district verifying experience at time of interview)
    OR Two years full-time experience as a Resident Specialist at TSBVI plus completion of college level coursework in child development, education, psychology, vocational education or a closely related field

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience as a Resident Specialist III
  • Skill in using sign language
  • Completion of college level coursework in child development, education, psychology, vocational or closely related field
  • Experience working with children and youth with disabilities in a classroom or work setting
  • Experience working with students with multiple disabilities
  • Must be approved to drive state vehicles
  • Familiar with Braille
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Completion of training related to students with visual and multiple impairments

 

 

 

POSITION:  Orientation & Mobility Specialist                                               

DEPARTMENT:  Outreach                                                                
POSTING #: 
19-064
MONTHLY SALARY:  Based on AISD pay scale using education and years of experience                               
SHIFT:  M-F, 8:00-5:00          
OPENING DATE:  06/05/19                                                              
CLOSING DATE: 
Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  T021                                                             
GROUP #: 
n/a
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http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Plans with other members of the Outreach team and TSBVI staff to provide comprehensive support to local schools and agencies who serve students with visual impairment and deafblindness
  • Assists Education Service Center and local administrators with the design and implementation of O&M programming in in the home, school and community as required by IDEA
  • Provides technical assistance to local direct service providers with respect to particular students
  • Plans and conducts workshops and other training experiences for professionals
  • Designs and maintains an O&M portal for new COMS on the TSBVI Outreach webpage
  • Consults with families of students with visual impairments regarding orientation and mobility issues
  • Participates with other members of the Outreach team and other TSBVI staff in the development and implementation of statewide conferences and training on education of students who have visual impairments and/or additional disabilities
  • Develops and/or collects and maintains appropriate materials that may be used in consulting, providing technical assistance, assisting parents, or other aspects of the duties of the position
  • 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 college or university transcript(s)]
  • Certified by the Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals as an O&M Specialist [Copy of certificate required at time of interview]
  • Five years full-time experience as an O&M Specialist working with students in public schools
  • Extensive organizational, interpersonal and presentational skills
  • Skill in working successfully with professionals, paraprofessionals, parents, local schools and other agencies

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Expertise with assistive technologies for use in O&M training
  • Experience using distance learning technologies, including webinars, videoconferencing, web-based products, blogs and/or social networking
  • Teacher certification in visual impairment, deaf and hard of hearing, deafblindness, or speech/language
  • Experience using distance learning technologies professionally such as webinars, videoconferencing, web-based postings, and / or social networking

 

 

 

POSITION:  Budget Analyst III                     

DEPARTMENT:  Business Office                              
POSTING #: 
19-063
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience                             
SHIFT: M-F; 8-5
OPENING DATE:  06/05/2019                                   
CLOSING DATE: 
Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  1157                                      
GROUP #: 
B21
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ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Performs complex budget preparation and analysis work as well as developing budget procedures
  • Prepares or assists in complex budget development (Operating Budget and Legislative Appropriations Requests) and analysis work
  • Assists in providing and coordinating instruction and guidance to divisions, departments, and other organizational units on various process-related procedures relative to the development of the LAR and operating budget
  • Assists in the analysis of expenditure patterns and cost drivers, and in making recommendations on the use of funds
  • Prepares and reviews monthly operating budget reports, identifying areas where more effective use of funds can be made
  • Maintains accurate program methods of finance in accordance with appropriation and grant authority as applicable
  • Interprets and applies statutes and regulations, sets priorities, and meets deadlines. Prepares effective written communication on the interpretation and analysis of applicable GAA, federal regulations, or requests from the Legislature
  • Communicates and works effectively with external and internal parties. May be involved in cross training and resource sharing with other areas within the Finance Department
  • Prepares and reviews fiscal notes on legislation filed in the Legislature which could affect and financially impact the agency
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university plus two years of full-time experience in budget preparation, accounting, auditing, financial planning or management, or positions which provided knowledge of public sector budgetary controls, administrative procedures, and related state and federal regulatory laws
  • Experience and competence in Microsoft Office programs (e.g., Word, Excel, and Access) or equivalent and other computer related programs
  • Skill in communicating effectively with other divisions of the School, various state agencies and the federal government

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Public Administration or other business related field
  • Experience with executive and legislative budgetary procedures and reports
  • Experience and competence in Legislative Budget Board Systems to include ABEST (Automated Budget and Evaluation System of Texas) and FNS (Fiscal Notes System)
  • Experience in preparing state agency operating budgets, legislative appropriations requests, and fiscal notes

 

 

 

POSITION:  Resident Instructor II                                     

DEPARTMENT: Comprehensive Residential                          
POSTING #:  19-061
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience
SHIFT:  Full-Time; Evenings; Weekends  
OPENING DATE:  06/05/2019                                                
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  5203                                                  
GROUP #:  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 know or be willing to learn basic sign language
  • Must be able to lift and/or transfer students up to adult age
  • Ability to communicate, receptively and expressively, through both sign language and oral speech, or just oral speech, with ASL fluent and non-signing staff and students
  • Ability to swim and to accompany students into the pool during swimming activities
  • Valid driver’s license and clear driving record 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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:  Residential Teacher                   

DEPARTMENT:  Comprehensive Programs                                      
POSTING #:  19-059
MONTHLY SALARY:  Based on AISD pay scale using education and years of experience
SHIFT:  M-F, 11:00am – 8:00pm
OPENING DATE:  06/03/2019                                                           
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  T021                                                             
GROUP #:  N/A         
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***2019-2020 School Year***

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Cooperates with classroom teachers and residential instructors in planning and implementing the instructional program for the students assigned
  • Works with classroom teachers, residential instructors 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, with focus on the expanded core curricular skill areas of Independent Living; Recreation and Leisure; and Social Interaction
  • Completes Present Levels of Academic and Functional Performance; Individualized Education Program goals and objectives; and reports progress for assigned students in coordination with residential instructors
  • Utilizes teaching techniques and strategies to accommodate the various learning styles and modes of his/her students and models these for residential instructors
  • Assists residential instructors in planning and designing schedules and instructional activities
  • Trains residential instructors to ensure that required modifications and accommodations, including necessary low vision aids and other tools to access the environment, are utilized by students in residential and community settings
  • Assists residential instructors in the selection of programs, equipment and materials to meet the needs of his/her students
  • May conduct or assist with Learning Media Assessments and Functional Vision Evaluations for assigned students
  • Performs assignments effectively related to all department and school policies and procedures
  • Promotes positive relations through effective communication and involvement with family, appropriate agencies, and community members to meet individual student needs
  • Utilizes positive behavior support techniques to assist students in learning
  • Assists with student crisis interventions related to behavior as needed and assigned
  • 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 transcripts]
  • Must have Texas Special Education EC-12 certification
  • Must have or be willing to obtain Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments supplemental certification within a specified period of time

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working with children with visual and multiple impairments
  • Texas Family and Consumer Sciences certification
  • Texas English as a Second Language certification
  • Skill in using sign language
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Master’s degree in education of students with visual impairments or related field

 

 

 

 POSITION:  Short Term Programs Teacher                        

DEPARTMENT: Short-Term Programs                                  
POSTING #:  19-057
MONTHLY SALARY:  Based on AISD pay scale using education and years of experience
SHIFT:  M-F 7:45 – 3:45, several weekends
OPENING DATE:  06/03/2019                                                
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  T021                                                 
GROUP #:  N/A         
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http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Creates academic and technology curriculum for new short-term (school year) and summer classes
  • Plans and prepares for short-term and summer classes
  • Assesses student needs to address instructional goals and objectives
  • Teaches short-term program classes; both in-person and via distance learning platforms
  • Assists in coordinating summer programs
  • Supervises aides, and all others assigned
  • Performs assignments effectively relating to all department and school policies and procedures
  • Utilizes equipment and facilities in the most effective manner to support the instructional program
  • Promotes positive relations through effective communication and involvement with family, appropriate agencies, and community members to meet individual student needs
  • 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 [Applicant selected for hire will be required to submit a copy of college or university transcript(s)]
  • Must have Texas Special Education EC-12 and elementary or secondary level certifications
  • Must have or be willing to obtain the Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments supplemental certification (TVI) within a specified period of time
  • Must have or be willing to obtain ESL certification within a specified period of time 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working with students who demonstrate on grade-level academic skills
  • Proficiency with Google tools (Google Certified Educator)
  • Knowledge of various screen-readers including JAWS, NVDA and Voiceover
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Master’s degree in Education, Visual Impairments or a related field

 

 

 

POSITION:  Purchaser IV                 

DEPARTMENT:  Purchasing                                                 
POSTING #:  19-056
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience
SHIFT: Monday-Friday 8:00 -5:00
OPENING DATE:  06/03/2019                                               
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  1933                                                   
GROUP #: 
B18
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http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Requisitions and orders merchandise, supplies, and equipment using guidelines, rules, policies, and laws 
  • Determines appropriate Centralized Masters Bidders List vendors to solicit or select state term contract vendors
  • Initiates, approves, and processes emergency purchases
  • Tracks the status of requisitions and prepares, reviews, and tracks purchase orders through to close out. Including processing receipts of purchases
  • Responsible for planning and preparing solicitation documentation and working with end users to ensure specifications are accurately identified and that all purchasing, technical, and state and federal compliance requirements are included
  • Prepares and reviews bids and orders to verify accuracy, terminology, and specifications and distributes bid invitations to vendors
  • Reviews and tabulates bids and orders to determine lowest and best bids or bids that provide best value
  • Audits invoices and checks for accuracy, receipt of material, and compliance with purchase orders
  • Processes competitive procurements
  • Maintains and reviews various purchasing and procurement reports and records and maintains files
  • Assists with determining operational minimum and maximum inventory levels
  • Assists with negotiating settlement complaints and resolving disputes
  • Assists in monitoring legal and regulatory requirements pertaining to purchasing and procurement
  • Prepares all procurement documents necessary to manage contracts, maintain maintenance and service agreements, and ensure vendor compliance
  • Ensures the agency Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) goals are met and attends economic opportunity forums as needed
  • Communicates with requesters, accounting, and vendors to ensure timely delivery of goods and services
  • Confers with management and advises them of the status and progress of procurements
  • Works cohesively with other Departments internal to the Business Office, campus wide, external customers, contractors, vendors and other State Agencies
  • May train others
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business, public administration, or related field is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in purchasing/contracting Experience with State Issued Payment Card management
  • Experience using Microsoft Office applications to include Word and Excel Skills test will be administered at interview

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Texas Contract Developer Certification (CTCD) or equivalent (CTPM) or able to achieve within six (6) months of hire date. Continued employment (beyond 6 months is contingent on obtaining this certification
  • Experience with MIP software or other financial software
  • Experience with Centralized Accounting and Payroll/Personnel System (CAPPS)

 

 

 

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

DEPARTMENT: Health Services                                                       
POSTING #:  19-048
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience (plus shift differential)       
SHIFT: Night shift; 10:00pm – 6:00am
OPENING DATE:  5/8/19                                                                  
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  4421 or 4411                                                 
GROUP #:  A13 or B19
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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

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

DEPARTMENT: Health Services                                                       
POSTING #:  19-044
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience     
SHIFT: Night shift (Full-time plus shift differential)
OPENING DATE:  4/18/19                                                                
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:  Cook IV                        

DEPARTMENT:  Food Services                                            
POSTING #:  19-039
MONTHLY SALARY:  $2,194.00 - $2,820.33 per month    
SHIFT:  Monday-Friday, Day Shift
OPENING DATE:  4/10/19                                                    
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  8119                                                  
GROUP #:  A11         
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http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Adhere to all TDA, USDA, school district, health department, TSBVI regulatory rules and procedures
  • Reviews daily menu; calculates quantities of food to prepare; assembles ingredients; cooks, bakes, or prepares salads following sanitary food preparation guidelines; monitors and records temperatures during preparation; and checks food items for taste and appearance
  • Receives stock; assists in maintaining an accurate inventory; puts up food and supplies on shelves and dates them; rotates stock as necessary; and identifies food and supplies to be ordered
  • Prepares regular and modified diets from the student care summary report for daily and weekly menus
  • Sets up serving line and serves meals to students and staff
  • Assist with kitchen clean up duties when time permits
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective, friendly working relationships with students, staff and the community
  • Must be able to take orders directly and carry out those orders accurately and produce the highest quality of customer service
  • 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 experience as a cook in a school or related food service environment
  • Skill in reading and writing English
  • Skill in computing basic mathematical calculations
  • Ability to understand, remember and apply oral and/or written instructions or other information
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Knowledge of large quantity food preparation techniques and procedures
  • Skills and knowledge of basic recipe conversions and calculations to convert measurements
  • Must be able to work in a kitchen atmosphere, including lifting and moving medium to heavy pots and pans of food
  • Food Handler’s Card from Travis County Health Department
  • Obtain their Serve Safe certification and Managers certificate within 90 days of hire

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Work in kitchen environment where temperatures are sometimes high
  • May be exposed to cold and freezing temperatures
  • Must be able to work around equipment producing steam and hot temperatures
  • May be exposed to strong smells from food products
  • May be exposed to intermittent sounds of a loud nature
  • Move about on wet or slippery floors
  • Needs to be able to move kitchen and food supplies up to and including 50 pounds regularly
  • Needs to be able to move around kitchen and cafeteria to prepare food in an expeditious manner
  • Must be able to stand in stationary position for sustained periods

 

 

 

POSITION:  Teacher Aide II SUMMER TEMP ONLY                               

DEPARTMENT: Short-Term Programs                                  
POSTING #:  19-035
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience
SHIFT:  M-F 7:15 – 3:15 (varies)
OPENING DATE:  4/5/19                                                      
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  0813                                                  
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

  • Provides instructional monitoring and support, as directed by teachers
  • Assists students in getting to and from their instructional settings, cafeteria, Health Center, and other settings as needed; monitors students in the cafeteria as needed
  • Effectively uses technology to communicate, organize work, document student performance, and create or obtain instructional materials under teacher direction
  • Learns and uses effective teaching techniques and classroom strategies to accommodate the various learning styles and modes of students
  • Drives class to community activities using state vehicles
  • Effectively implements all department and school policies and procedures
  • Works with residential staff to coordinate programming for students
  • Completes all assigned in-service training
  • Uses effective teaching techniques and classroom strategies to accommodate the various learning styles and modes of students
  • 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 two years of college (60 hours if institution considers 15 hours/semester as full-time or 48 hours if institution considers 12 hours/semester full-time) with coursework in child development, education, psychology, vocational or related field preferred (Original college or university transcript(s) required at time of interview)
    OR One year of experience working with children with disabilities plus one year of college plus a passing score on a local or state paraprofessional assessment**
    OR Two years of experience working with children with disabilities plus a passing score on a local or state paraprofessional assessment**
    **If the applicant selected for the position has not passed a local or state assessment, the applicant will be offered the position contingent upon passing the TSBVI paraprofessional assessment administered during the interview
  • Must have sufficient physical strength to assist in lifting and/or transferring students up to adult age
  • Good writing and data collection skills
  • Ability to communicate, receptively and expressively, through oral speech with students
  • Must be eligible to be approved to drive state vehicles

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Completion of college-level coursework in child development, education, psychology, vocational or closely related field
  • Experience working with children and youth with disabilities in a classroom or work setting
  • Familiar with Braille Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Completion of training related to students with visual and multiple impairments

 

 

POSITION:  Orientation & Mobility Specialist SUMMER TEMP ONLY                            

DEPARTMENT: Short-Term Programs                                  
POSTING #:  19-034
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will commensurate with experience
SHIFT:  M-F 7:15 – 3:15 (varies)
OPENING DATE:  4/5/19                                                      
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  T021                                                 
GROUP #:  N/A         
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http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Assesses students in the area of Orientation and Mobility (O & M); including preparing reports, as well as IEP and programming recommendations
  • Plans and implements individual O & M programming as required
  • Consults with instructional and residential staff regarding O & M programming for students
  • Plans and conducts staff in-service training in O & M
  • Participates in staff meetings as required
  • Cooperates with other teachers in planning and implementing the instructional program for the students assigned to him/her
  • Works with the principal and other team members in identifying and solving problems related to his/her students in school, dormitory and recreational environments
  • Assists other staff in implementing O & M programming, and in setting up classrooms for maximal learning and access
  • Assists in the selection and provision of programs, equipment and materials to meet the needs of his/her students
  • Maintains accurate accounting of equipment and equipment sales; utilizes equipment and facilities in the most effective manner to support the instructional program
  • Works with staff and students in off-campus placements to assure safe travel skills
  • Promotes positive relationships through effective communication and involvement with staff, family, appropriate agencies, and community members to meet individual students' needs
  • Educates students regarding access to post-secondary O & M services such as services through DARS, private O & M contractors and dog guide training centers
  • 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 college or university transcript(s)]
  • Certification by the Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals [Copy of certificate required at time of interview]
  • Skill in working cooperatively in a team model of service delivery

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in orientation and mobility
  • Experience working with persons with sensory impairments and/or multiple disabilities

 

 

 

POSITION:  Licensed Specialist in School Psychology                                 

*FULL-TIME OR PART-TIME*

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
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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 [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:  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: Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  9324                                                  
GROUP #:  A11         
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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:  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
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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

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 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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http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

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

SUPERVISOR

  • Weekends Home Coordinator

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Skill in working harmoniously with children and adults
  • Must know or be willing to learn basic sign language (for certain assignments)
  • Must have sufficient physical strength to assist in lifting and/or transferring students up to adult age
  • Ability to communicate, receptively and expressively, through both sign language and oral speech, or just oral speech, with ASL fluent and non-signing staff and students

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • One-year full-time experience as a Resident Specialist at TSBVI OR one-year full-time experience in a closely related direct care capacity
  • Skill in using sign language
  • Experience working with children
  • CPR and First Aid certification

 

 

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