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Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities, 600 Mount Pleasant Avenue, Rhode Island College, Providence, RI 02908, 401-456-8072

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The Sherlock Center on Disabilities at Rhode Island College is pleased to announce the following employment and career opportunities. Please review the details of each posting, as the application process and closing dates vary.

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity institution that values and is committed to inclusion and expanding the diversity of its faculty and staff, Rhode Island College invites members of protected classes, including minorities and persons with disabilities, to identify themselves as such at the time of application.


Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments (Part-Time)
Sherlock Center Online Application
Open until filled.

The Sherlock Center is seeking to hire a part-time (up to 19 hours), Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments. This teacher will be responsible for direct specialized instruction as well as indirect services to children and students who are blind or visually impaired as a member of a trans-disciplinary team in a variety of settings. The individual will work as an itinerant vision educator conducting vision assessments, providing vision instruction and other duties assigned by the director. Schedule determined by assigned caseload.

Orientation and Mobility Specialist (Part-Time)
Sherlock Center Online Application
Open until filled.

The Sherlock Center is seeking to hire a part-time (up to 19 hours), Orientation and Mobility Specialist. The individual will provide specialized and sequential instruction to school aged students with visual impairments that promotes purposeful movement through familiar/unfamiliar environments safely and efficiently. Bachelorís Degree from Approved Program in Orientation and Mobility and experience in public schools with students who are blind or visually impaired required. Must possess or be eligible for ACVREP Certification. Schedule determined by assigned caseload.

Orientation and Mobility Specialist (Full-Time)
Open until filled.

The Sherlock Center is seeking to hire a full- time (up to 19 hours), Orientation and Mobility Specialist. The individual will provide specialized and sequential instruction to school aged students with visual impairments that promotes purposeful movement through familiar/unfamiliar environments safely and efficiently. Bachelorís Degree from Approved Program in Orientation and Mobility and experience in public schools with students who are blind or visually impaired required. Must possess or be eligible for ACVREP Certification. This is a grant-funded position, renewable, contingent upon funding. (180 days school year position). Interested applicants must apply via the RI College website.


Spanish Language Interpreter/Translator (Part-Time)
Sherlock Center Online Application
Open until filled.

The Sherlock Center is seeking to hire a part-time Spanish Language Interpreter for telephone, video and in-person meetings on an as needed basis. Proficiency in English and Spanish, and past experience providing interpreting services required. Certification preferred.
The Sherlock Center is also seeking to hire a part-time Spanish Language Translator to transcribe written materials from English to Spanish on an as needed basis. Proficiency in English and Spanish, and past experience providing translation services required.


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