Orientation & Mobility Specialist

This position is located in the Portland Career Center. This position provides Orientation and Mobility services to children and adults who are Blind or Visually Impaired (often with additional disabilities) in York and Cumberland Counties. This is professional services work instructing individuals with blindness or visual impairments of all ages in methods of safe and independent travel. This position works closely with schools, families, and other blindness rehabilitation professionals and requires strong interpersonal, organizational and collaborative skills. Frequent regional travel is necessary.

Qualifications

Bachelors Degree in Orientation and Mobility from an accredited University and two (2) years of experience providing instruction in Orientation and Mobility - OR - Master’s degree in Orientation and Mobility from an accredited University. (Master's Degree is preferred)
Must have (or be eligible for) certification as an Orientation and Mobility Specialist.
Dual certification O&M and CVRT, TVI, CRC or CLVT preferred.
New hires who are not currently certified as an Orientation and Mobility Specialist will have six months to successfully obtain this certification.

The selected applicant must pass a fingerprint based background check.

Category
Orientation and Mobility Specialist
Location
Portland
Maine
Contact
Name
Judy Wolfe
Organization
Maine Division for the Blind & Visually Impaired
Email
Judy.H.Wolfe@maine.gov
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