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Openings as of 1/23/2019
Iowa Educational Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired

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Openings as of 1/23/2019

  • Regional Director - Southeast Iowa JobID: 49558
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  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
      Iowa Braille School

  • District:
      Iowa Educational Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired

    Iowa Educational Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired /

    Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School 

    Announces Employment Opportunity:


    Regional Director - Southeast Iowa

    Be part of an innovative and successful program serving children who are blind and visually impaired throughout the State of Iowa.
    Send resume, cover letter and copies of transcripts 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:
    • Provides leadership for program development, professional development, and staff support in the field of vision services.
    • Supervises and evaluates Teachers of the Visually Impaired and Licensed Orientation and Mobility Specialists within an assigned geographical region of Iowa. Also supervises and evaluates a group of consultants who provide statewide technical assistance in specialized content areas.
    • Works collaboratively with the Superintendent, other Regional Directors, and numerous teams of professionals to ensure the successful delivery of vision services to students who are blind and visually impaired in Iowa.
    • Develops and fosters partnerships with related organizations including Area Education Agencies (AEAs), Local Education Agencies (LEAs); the Iowa Department for the Blind; the Iowa Department of Education; parents; and professional and para-professional staff. 
    Required Qualifications:  
    Master’s degree in education or special education plus at least three years of teaching experience in special education required. Candidates must meet State of Iowa requirements for administrator licensure and teacher licensure by time of appointment. The successful candidate will be expected to hold or seek evaluator endorsement upon appointment. Frequent travel within Iowa, including some overnights, will be necessary.
    Preferred Qualifications:
    Teaching endorsement in visual impairment preferred. Leadership and supervisory experience in special education also preferred.
    Salary and Benefits:
    Salary will be determined by the successful candidate’s educational and experiential qualifications. A comprehensive benefit package is available.
    Position Details:
    Full time, Calendar-year appointment. Service region includes Southeast Iowa. Office location negotiable. Position starts by August 1, 2019. Criminal and other relevant background checks required. Applications will be accepted beginning immediately. Applications received by February 8, 2019 will be given first consideration.
    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.

Postings current as of 1/23/2019 4:11:56 PM CST.

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