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Job Opportunities

Alamogordo Campus
Administration Building
1900 North White Sands Blvd.
Alamogordo, NM 88310

Phone: (575/800) 437-3505

Fax: 1 (575) 439-4490

e-mail: hr@nmsbvi.k12.nm.us

 

Albuquerque Campus (Early Childhood and Outreach Programs)
NMSBVI

801 Stephen Moody SE
Albuquerque, NM 87123

Phone: (575/800) 437-3505, ext. 4401

Fax: 1 (505) 291-5456

e-mail: hr@nmsbvi.k12.nm.us

Veronica (Ronnie) Hernandez, Human Resources Director


Send your resume attached to e-mail in PDF, RTF, DOC, WPD, or TXT format with cover letter in the message body, to:  hr@nmsbvi.k12.nm.us


Cover letter should include your contact information and specific opportunity you are pursuing.

Applications may be picked up at the Administration Building of either NMSBVI campus (Alamogordo or Albuquerque.) Additionally, PDF applications are available for download…. You may open / download whichever PDF form applies to your job of interest; print a hard-copy and fill it in; then return it by US mail (addresses shown above) or in person. Applications may be downloaded here:

For Licensed Positions (teachers, etc.) ~ NMSBVI Licensed Job Application PDF

For Most Other Positions (non-teaching) ~ NMSBVI Job Application PDF (with Fields)

Offers of employment are contingent upon verification of individual's eligibility for employment in the United States*, clearance of a criminal records check, and proof that the person is free of tuberculosis in a transmissible form.


NMSBVI Job Opportunities

ALAMOGORDO, Main Campus Opportunities

 

Education Assistant Substitutes

Education Assistants Substitutes assist with instructional tasks in classroom.  Substitutes are on an “as-needed” and “on-call” basis.   Applications may be picked up at the below listed address and are accepted until filled.

 

Director of Student Services

The New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired is seeking a Director of Student Services for its residential campus. The successful candidate must have experience in the area of special education and varied classroom experience with multi-ages and ability levels. Experience with IEP and curriculum development is required. Administrative licensure and a minimum of five years of administrative experience is required. Must be willing to acquire Teacher of the Visually Impaired certification and will be required to become Braille proficient.  Applications accepted until filled. 

 

Life Skills Instructor

The New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired is currently recruiting for a Life Skills Instructor.  Focus areas of instruction include daily living skills, career and post-secondary education preparation, and health.  Duties include the ability to provide independent living skills instruction to secondary students with visual impairments.  Bachelor’s degree or higher is required in one of the following: Visual Impairments, Family and Consumer Science or Health Education. Must be willing to acquire Teacher of the Visually Impaired certification and will be required to become Braille proficient. Must possess or be eligible for NM Public Education Department licensure.  Full‑time, 9-month contract.  Applications accepted until filled.

 

Music Teacher or Music Therapist

The Music Teacher or Music Therapist will provide musical experiences to diverse population of students who are visually impaired, including those with multiple impairments. Music Teacher will provide classroom instruction to teach music appreciation, vocal performance and/or learning to play instruments. Music therapist will provide specific therapeutic music intervention that enhance learning and address physical, psychological, cognitive, behavioral and/or social functioning needs of students. Music Teacher must have current New Mexico PED Licensure in music; Special Education and background/experience in teaching students with visual impairments preferred.  Music therapist must have nationally recognized music therapy certification. Full-time, 9-month certified position.  Applications accepted until filled.

 

Send resume by mail, email or fax including personal references to:

 

New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

1900 N.  White Sands Blvd.

Alamogordo, NM  88310

Voice (575/800) 437-3505 Ext. 4468 (Veronica “Ronnie” Hernandez, HR Director)

FAX 1 (575) 439-4490

e-mail hr@nmsbvi.k12.nm.us

 

 



ALBUQUERQUE, Early Childhood Campus Opportunities

 

PRN, Nurse

The New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired located in Albuquerque, NM is currently recruiting a PRN, Nurse. This position will provide health care services to pre-school and kindergarten age visually and multiply impaired students and medically fragile students on an "as needed" basis. New Mexico Board of Nursing Licensure is required, and be eligible for NM Public Education Department licensure; minimum of two years experience, preferably in pediatrics. 9-month contract. Applications will be accepted until filled.

 

 

New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Early Childhood Program

801 Stephen Moody SE
Albuquerque, NM 87123

Phone: (575/800) 437-3505, ext. 4401

Fax: 1 (505) 291-5456

 

Contact:

Julie Pino – Administrative Assistant

(505) 271-3060 or (800) 437-3505, ext. 3062

Fax: (505) 291-5456

e-mail: JPino@nmsbvi.k12.nm.us

 

Supervisor:

Patricia Beecher – Coordinator/Early Childhood program

(505) 271-3060 or 505-859-0031

e-mail:  pbeecher@nmsbvi.k12.nm.us

 

 


Statewide Opportunities

 

OUTREACH SERVICES:

 

Outreach Itinerant/Mentorship Support Services

New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired Outreach Services Division is currently recruiting for two (2) experienced teachers of the visually impaired or orientation and mobility. These creative, independent individuals provide mentoring opportunities to graduates from the personnel preparation program as well as teachers newly hired to the state. Will act as a liaison between NMSBVI and school districts and as a resource to school districts that are establishing vision departments.  Duties will also include student assessment, support to districts in developing and participating in IEP meetings, case load evaluations, and training. Ability to travel within the state is an essential requirement for this position.  Licensure as a TVI or O&M is required.  Mentorship Support Services also provides training, resources, consultation and support to TVIs and O&Ms in school districts throughout the state of New Mexico. 

This is a 183 day contract and covers the full school year. Must be eligible for certification in New Mexico and must meet NMSBVI’s Braille proficiency requirement. Travel is required. A home office will be set up and a car will be provided. Position available for the 2014-2015 school year.  Applications accepted until filled. 

 

Outreach Assistive Technology Specialist

New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired Outreach Services Division is currently recruiting for an Assistive Technology Specialist.  The Assistive Technology Specialist travels to students’ school districts to provide consultative services related to assistive technology to be used by students with visual impairments. Some students will have additional impairments. The Assistive Technology Specialist will consult with TVI/COMs, classroom teachers, the assistive technology department in the school district, and the student in applying computers and related assistive technologies to support the teaching and learning to students with visual impairments. They will use computer systems to run software, access, generate, and manipulate data. The position is 190 contracted days. Must be eligible for certification in New Mexico and must meet NMSBVI’s Braille proficiency requirement.  Position available for the 2014-2015 school year.  Applications accepted until filled.

 

 

 

 

New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Early Childhood Program

801 Stephen Moody SE
Albuquerque, NM 87123

Phone: (575/800) 437-3505, ext. 4401

Fax: 1 (505) 291-5456

 

Contact:

Kimber Kniffin – Administrative Assistant

(505) 271-3060 or (800) 437-3505, ext. 3067

Fax: (505) 291-5456

e-mail: kimberkniffin@nmsbvi.k12.nm.us

 

Supervisor

Valerie Tiensvold – Coordinator/Outreach School-age program

(505) 271-3060 or 505-859-0430

e-mail:  vtiensvold@nmsbvi.k12.nm.us

 


 

 

FAMILY, INFANT TODDLER PROGRAM:

 

No employment opportunities available at this time.

 

New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Early Childhood Program

801 Stephen Moody SE
Albuquerque, NM 87123

Phone: (575/800) 437-3505, ext. 4401

Fax: 1 (505) 291-5456

 

Contact:

Dorothy Small – Administrative Assistant

(505) 271-3060 or (800) 437-3505, ext. 3066

Fax: (505) 291-5456

e-mail: DorothySmall@nmsbvi.k12.nm.us

 

Supervisor:

Cindy Faris – Coordinator/Birth-Three program

505-859-0427

e-mail:  cfaris@nmsbvi.k12.nm.us

 

 

Offers of employment are contingent upon verification of individual’s eligibility for employment in the US, clearance of a criminal records check, and proof that the person is free of tuberculosis in a transmissible form.

 

An EEO/AA Employer

*Verification of individual's eligibility for employment in the United States.
NMSBVI postings of job availability are posted in connection with the applicant's filing of permanent alien labor certification if applicable.  Applicants should report to the Human Resource Manager, at 1900 N. White Sands Blvd., Alamogordo, NM 88310. Any person may provide documentary evidence bearing on the application to the New Mexico Department of Labor and/or the Regional Certifying Officer of the U.S. Department of Labor.
Their addresses are:

Alien Labor Certification Program
New Mexico Department of Labor
P.O. Box 1928
Albuquerque, NM 87103

Certifying Officer
U.S. Department of Labor
Employment and Training Administration
525 Griffin St.
Dallas, TX 75202


An Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

 

 

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