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Opportunities for Employment through NMSBVI

Alamogordo Campus

NMSBVI
Linda Lyle Administration Building
1900 North White Sands Blvd.
Alamogordo, NM 88310
Phone: (575/800) 437-3505
Fax: 1 (575) 439-4490
Email: Human Resource

Albuquerque Campus

NMSBVI
801 Stephen Moody SE
Albuquerque, NM 87123
Phone: (575/800) 437-3505, ext. 4401
Fax: 1 (505) 291-5456
Email: Human Resource
Veronica (Ronnie) Hernandez, Human Resources Director

An Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

Instructions for submitting application

Send your resume attached to e-mail in PDF, RTF, DOC, WPD, or TXT format with cover letter in the message body, to:Human Resource
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; either print a hard-copy and fill it in or fill in the fillable PDF; then return it by US mail (addresses shown above), email to address shown above, or in person. Applications may be downloaded here:

 For Licensed Positions (Superintendent, 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.


Alamogordo, Residential Campus Opportunities

Education Substitutes

Education Substitutes assist students who are blind/visually impaired with instructional tasks in classroom.  Substitutes are on an “as-needed” and “on-call” basis.

Registered Nurse, Substitutes

The New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired is currently recruiting for Registered Nurse, Substitutes.  These individuals plan and implement health care services to visually and/or multiply impaired students.  The ability to demonstrate current knowledge in professional issues in school nursing, school and community health, communicable disease control, health assessment, acute and chronic health conditions, injury prevention and emergency care, student issues, and legal/ethical health policies.  New Mexico Board of Nursing Multicompact Licensure is required, eligible for certification from the New Mexico Public Education Department and a minimum of two years’ experience, preferably in pediatrics.  Work schedule is Sunday –Friday, as well as occasional weekends and/or out of state travel when necessary.  As a substitute will be on an as needed basis.   Applications accepted until filled.

Registered Nurse, Full-time

The New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired is currently recruiting for a Full-time Registered Nurse.  This individual will plan and implement health care services to visually and/or multiply impaired students.  The ability to demonstrate current knowledge in professional issues in school nursing, school and community health, communicable disease control, health assessment, acute and chronic health conditions, injury prevention and emergency care, student issues, and legal/ethical health policies is necessary.  New Mexico Board of Nursing Multicompact Licensure is required and must be eligible for certification from the New Mexico Public Education Department. Applications accepted until filled.

Drivers/Caregivers, Part-time

Drivers/Caregivers with background/experience in transporting or working with children with visual impairments and/or multiple disabilities is preferred.  Required to assist with self-help routines with students.  Driving will include local and statewide travel as well as occasional out of state travel. CDL with school bus and passenger endorsement preferred but not required.  Good driving record required.  These are 9-month part-time positions with extended runs on Fridays and Sundays, with some short runs during weekdays.  Applications accepted until filled.

Classroom Teacher

The New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired is currently recruiting for a Classroom Teacher. This successful individual will have the flexibility in background and training to provide a comprehensive educational program to elementary students with visual impairments, and/or multiple disabilities.  Experience with elementary school-aged students is required.  Bachelor’s degree or higher in Special Education is required and/or Elementary Education preferred. Certification in Vision is preferred but can be acquired after hire. Must possess or be eligible for NM Public Education Department licensure. Will be required to become Braille proficient.  Full‑time, 9-month contract.  Position open until filled.

Teacher for the Visually Impaired

The New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired is currently recruiting for a Teacher for the Visually Impaired. This successful individual will have the flexibility in background and training to provide a comprehensive educational program to all grade level students with visual impairments, and multiple disabilities.  Bachelor’s degree or higher in Special Education is preferred and/or Certification in Vision is required. Must possess or be eligible for NM Public Education Department licensure. Being Braille proficient is required. Full‑time, 9-month contract.  Position open until filled.

Innovation, Development and Research Coordinator

The New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired is currently recruiting for a person to support all NMSBVI departments in their development of innovative ideas, practices, tools and research projects. The Coordinator will coordinate all process steps and tasks for the innovative projects and research and is responsible for achieving the objectives.  The Coordinator will also support innovation and maintain its momentum by providing resources in the form of time, money and/ or people. The Coordinator will serve as a public relations officer in order to obtain gainful partnerships.  A Level II NM teaching license, Master's degree or higher with (5) five years teaching experience and TSVI licensure is required. Full‑time, 12 month position.  Applications accepted until filled.

Residential Life Assistant

The New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired is currently recruiting a full-time evening Residential Life Assistant.  Will be required to provide individual and group guidance services related to scholastic, educational, personal hygiene and social skill development to students who are blind/visually impaired, with/without other impairments.  Full-time nine month evening position: 3:30 pm to 11:30 pm.  Evening shift will be required to become Braille proficient. 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
Email: Human Resource

 


Albuquerque, Early Childhood Campus Opportunities

Education Assistant Substitutes

The New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired Early Childhood Program is recruiting for Education Assistant, Substitutes. EA subs assist with instructional tasks in classroom. Substitutes are on an “as-needed” and “on-call” basis. Applications will be accepted until filled.

Driver/Caregiver, Substitute

The New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired is recruiting for a substitute Driver/Caregiver. Background/experience in transporting or working with children with visual impairments and/or multiple disabilities is preferred. Required to assist with self-help routines with students. Driving will include routes to Gallup and Farmington on weekends. Good driving record required. This is a 9 month substitute position with extended runs on Fridays and Sundays and occasional Mondays. Applications accepted until filled.

Registered Nurse, Substitute

The New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired Early Childhood Program is currently recruiting for a RN Substitute, in Albuquerque. This position will provide health care services to visually and/or multiply impaired students in an educational pre-school setting. New Mexico Board of Nursing Licensure is required, and eligibility for NM Public Education Department licensure; minimum of two years experience, preferably in pediatrics. 9 month contract. 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:
Tiffany Múnera – Administrative Assistant
(505) 271-3060 or (800) 437-3505, ext. 3062
Fax: (505) 291-5456
Email: Tiffany Múnera

Supervisor:
Paul Kilman – Coordinator/Early Childhood program
(505) 271-3060 or 505-859-0031
Email: Paul Kilman

 


Outreach Itinerant/Mentorship Support Services

Statewide Opportunities

No employment opportunities available at this time.

Outreach Services:

Outreach Itinerant/Mentorship Support Services

New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired Outreach Services Division is currently recruiting for an experienced Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments. This individual will provide mentoring opportunities to interns in 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. Required to travel within the state.  Licensure as a TSVI is required.  Mentorship Support Services also provides training, resources, consultation and support to TSVIs 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.  A home office will be set up and a car will be provided. Position available for the 2020-2021 school year.  Applications accepted until filled. 

 

New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
1900 N. White Sands Blvd.
Alamogordo, NM 88310
Phone: (575/800) 437-3505, ext. 4432
Fax: 1 (575) 439-4490

Supervisor:
Julie Johnson – Coordinator/Outreach School-age program
(575) 439-4432 or 575-430-7806
Email:Julie Johnson


Family, Infant, Toddler Program:

Developmental Vision Specialist – NMSBVI Infant Toddler Program

The New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired Infant Toddler Program is seeking a Developmental Vision Specialist.  This individual will provide family/home intervention services that support young children 0-3 years old with visual impairments/developmental delays.   Collaboration and team work with the child’s family and therapy team is an intricate part of the job.

This position will serve the metro area of New Mexico.  Must be eligible for a Developmental Specialist II or III license with the New Mexico FIT Program, must have obtained a BA or higher in Early Childhood, Special Education, Child Development, or Occupational, Speech, Physical Therapy or Orientation and Mobility certification and have experience working with young children who are blind or have visual impairments. Prefer MA level, bi‑lingual (English/Spanish); experience in home-based settings and studies in Visual Impairment or be willing to acquire. Will be required to become Braille proficient.  Eleven-month contract.  Position starts September 2020.  A valid driving license is required and extensive driving is a job requirement.  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:
Dorothy Small – Administrative Assistant
(505) 271-3060 or (800) 437-3505, ext. 3066
Fax: (505) 291-5456
Email: Dorothy Small

Supervisor:
Cindy Faris – Coordinator/Birth-Three program
505-859-0427
Email: Cindy Faris

 


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

 

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