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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.


Office Associate (Part-Time)
(open until filled)

The Sherlock Center is seeking a part-time office associate to join our support team. Responsibilities include data entry in financial and billing systems, record management, and general office tasks including reception/telephone responsibilities. Proficiency in Microsoft Office required. Experience with Medicaid billing a plus. This is an in-office position, 15 Ė 20 hours per week. Schedule is negotiable between 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM. $15 - 20 per hour depending on experience.

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Coordinator of Community Engagement and Workforce Development
Posting closes 4/29/2022

The purpose of this position is to coordinate community engagement, healthcare, and workforce initiatives to support individuals with disabilities across the lifespan, and their family members. This position requires a Graduate degree or Bachelorís degree with ten years of experience in a leadership role in programs or organizations that support individuals with developmental and/or other disabilities. View the posting for complete details on applicant requirements and essential duties for the position.

Orientation and Mobility Specialist (Full-Time)
(open until filled)

The Sherlock Center on Disabilities at Rhode Island College invites applications for the full-time position of Orientation and Mobility Specialist. This is a grant-funded position, renewable, contingent upon funding. (180 days school year position).

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.

The Rhode Island Vision Education and Services Program (RIVESP), administered by the Sherlock Center at Rhode Island College, is a comprehensive program that provides teaching and consultation services to children who are blind or visually impaired, their families and educational staff within the school environment. The array of services available includes Orientation and Mobility, and the instruction of specific compensatory skills.

Education: Bachelorís Degree from Approved Program in Orientation and Mobility.

Experience: Experience in public schools with students who are blind or visually impaired.

Certification(s): Must possess or be eligible for ACVREP Certification.

Orientation and Mobility Specialist (Part-time)
(open until filled)

The Sherlock Center is seeking to hire a part-time, Orientation and Mobility Specialist to provide specialized and sequential instruction to school aged students with visual impairments that promotes purposeful movement through familiar/unfamiliar environments safely and efficiently. Hours will vary depending on caseload assignments, not to exceed 19 hours a week.

Requirements:
  • Education: Bachelorís Degree from Approved Program in Orientation and Mobility.
  • Experience: Experience in public schools with students who are blind or visually impaired.
  • Certification(s): Must possess or be eligible for ACVREP Certification.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
  • A thorough knowledge of the mobility needs of children who may be blind or visually impaired.
  • Ability to assess and recommend appropriate interventions and sequential strategies that promote effective Orientation and Mobility.

Preferred: Masterís Degree

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Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, resume, and the name and contact information for three references. You will have the opportunity to upload documents with the online application. This posting will remain open until filled.

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