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Iowa Department of Administrative Services Orientation and Mobility Specialist- Itinerant in Ottumwa, Iowa

Orientation and Mobility Specialist- Itinerant

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Orientation and Mobility Specialist- Itinerant

Salary

$48,505.60 - $116,542.40 Annually

Location

Ottumwa - 52501 - Wapello County, IA

Job Type

Full-time

Job Number

24-00664

Agency

282 Iowa Department of Education

Opening Date

01/12/2024

Closing Date

3/12/2024 11:59 PM Central

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Point of Contact

human.resources@iaedb.org

To Apply

To ensure full consideration for this position, all requested materials must be completed and uploaded through the NEOGov online application process. Questions, please contact: Human.resources@iaedb.org, Deb LeHeup, 712-366-3283

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Job Description

Works at Iowa Educational Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired (IESBVI) primarily within the Great Prairie Area Education Association area. Collaborates with Area Education Agencies (AEAs) and Local Education Agencies (LEAs), and using an itinerant model, the Orientation and Mobility (OMS) provides appropriate support and/or instruction to students with visual impairments, in their local schools, home settings, and community settings. To learn more about IESBVI see our webpage:www.iesbvi.org.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Provides direct and consultative orientation and mobility services to students with visual impairments, in their local school, home, and community settings.

  • Formulates appropriate educational objectives, activities, evaluation, goals, and instruction.

  • Reports student growth and programs to parents periodically.

  • Participates as a member of multidisciplinary teams; involved with evaluations; educational planning; development of Individualized Educational Plans (IEP); program implementation.

Schedule: Full-time, school year position; 189 day/school year. Requires regular travel through out the AEA.

Location:Work area is Great Prairie AEA with a potential office location in Ottumwa, Iowa

Pay Grade:Pay Plan 000, Pay Grade 35 (-10)

189 day contract per school year. Salary will be determined by the successful applicant’s educational and teaching experience. (BA degree - $49,661 - $77,051; MA degree - $58,294 - $89,878).

A successful candidate will bring or have the ability and desire to learn:

  • Excellent communication skills with diverse groups

  • Leadership and organizational skills

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Create a positive environment for students and colleagues

  • Adapt to ever changing work priorities

  • Ability to travel throughout a designated region within Iowa on a daily basis.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Masters degree in orientation and mobility

  • Experience working with blind and visually impaired school-aged students;

  • Work experience with special education students.

    WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?

  • Collaborate with a team of teachers, support staff, and parents to support the education of blind and visually impaired children

  • State vehicle, laptop, and cellphone provided for completion of work duties.

  • Competitive salary andbenefits package (https://das.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/hr/documents/employment/Benefits_Beyond_the_Paycheck.pdf)

  • Work within the Great Prairie AEA region with a potential office in Ottumwa, Iowa:

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree in orientation and mobility plus experience using a computer and other office equipment required. Candidates must meet State of Iowa orientation and mobility specialist licensure requirements by the time of appointment. The ability to travel throughout a designated region within Iowa on a daily basis also required. Information on Iowa licensing requirements may be found at the Board of Educational Examiners webpage:https://boee.iowa.gov/

Information on Iowa licensing requirements may be found at the Board of Educational Examiners webpage:www.state.ia.us/boee/.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Applicants must meet at least one of the following minimum requirements to qualify for positions in this job classification:

  • One of the following current licenses from the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners:

  • School Psychologist; or

  • School Counseling; or

  • Speech Language Pathologist.

  • All of the following (a and b):

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in orientation and mobility; and

  • Possession of a current Iowa Orientation and Mobility Specialist license.

  • All of the following (a and b):

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in any field; and

  • Possession of a current Iowa Teaching Certificate.

Why Choose the State of Iowa?

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Our Robust Benefits Package Includes:

Competitive Compensation:

Enjoy a competitive salary that reflects directly on your skills and expertise.

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Health and Wellness:

Prioritize your well-being with our comprehensive health plans, including medical, dental, and vision coverage. Enjoy the peace of mind knowing that the State of Iowa covers 90% of the premiums, providing you and your loved ones with excellent coverage at a remarkably low cost.

Retirement Planning:

We are proud to offer the Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS). A defined benefit plan, IPERS benefits are guaranteed for life, meaning once you retire, you will receive the same monthly benefit for the remainder of your life (once vested). We invest in your long-term financial well-being, so you can retire with peace of mind.Click here to learn more about IPERS (https://ipers.org/members) .

Paid Time Off:

Life is unpredictable, and at the State of Iowa, we understand the importance of work-life balance. Our leave policies, including paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave with unlimited accrual, ensure you have the flexibility you need for personal and family matters.

Professional Development:

Elevate your career with continuous learning opportunities. We support your growth through training programs, workshops, and tuition reimbursement.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP):

We care about your well-being beyond the workplace. Access confidential counseling, resources, and support through our Employee Assistance Program.

Diversity and Inclusion:

Be part of a diverse and inclusive workplace that embraces all backgrounds and perspectives. We believe diversity is a strength that drives innovation.

Join Us - Elevate Your Career:

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    Do you possess one of the following current licenses from the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners: School Psychologist; or School Counseling; or Speech Language Pathologist.

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    Do you have all of the following (A and B): A: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in orientation and mobility; and B: Possession of a current Iowa Orientation and Mobility Specialist license.

  • Yes

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    Do you have all of the following (A and B): A, Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in any field; and B. Possession of a current Iowa Teaching Certificate.

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Agency

State of Iowa

Agency

282 Iowa Department of Education

Address

Grimes State Office Building

400 E 14th St

Des Moines, Iowa, 50319

Website

https://www.educateiowa.gov/

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