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Openings as of 12/11/2018
Iowa Educational Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired

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Openings as of 12/11/2018

  • Orientation and Mobility Specialist JobID: 45070
  • Position Type:
      Student Support Services/Orientation and Mobility

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
      Great Prairie AEA - Ottumwa

  • Date Available:

  • Closing Date:

      Iowa Educational Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired

    Orientation and Mobility Specialist

    Send resume, licensure/certification, copies of transcripts and cover letter to:
    Human Resources; IESBVI; 3501 Harry Langdon Blvd; Council Bluffs, IA 51503. 
    Additional information and job posting available at
    Contact Human Resources at Phone: 319-213-3728; Email: 
    Primary Function:
    • In collaboration with Area Education Agencies (AEAs) and Local Education Agencies (LEAs), and using an itinerant model, the Orientation and Mobility Specialist provides direct and consultative orientation and mobility services to students with visual impairments, in their local school and home settings.
    • Formulates appropriate educational objective, 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.
    Required 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:
    Preferred Qualifications:
    Master’s degree in orientation and mobility and experience with school-age children preferred.
    Salary and Benefits:
    Salary will be determined by the successful applicant’s educational and teaching experience.
    (BA degree - $44,897-$69,658; MA degree – $52,701-$81,255). Comprehensive benefit package.
    Position Details:
    Full-time, School-year appointment. Position starts Fall 2018. Service region covers multiple Iowa school districts. The ability to travel throughout a designated region within Iowa on a daily basis required. Criminal and other relevant background checks also required. Applications will be accepted beginning immediately. Applications accepted until the position is filled.
    Available service regions include:
    • Ottumwa, IA – Full Time (Itinerant)
    Iowa Educational Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired / Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. A Board of Regents, State of Iowa Program.

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