Vocational Services Specialist-2238, Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind

Vocational Services Specialist-2238



Job ID:


April 26, 2022

Contact Information:
Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind
1200 W Speedway Blvd
Tucson, Arizona 85745
District Website

Jocylin Ruble
Phone: 520-770-3245
District Email

Job Description:

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree in rehabilitation or counseling with specialization in visual or hearing impairment, or a degree in the education of the hearing impaired or visually handicapped; minimum of two years of experience with hearing impaired, visually handicapped, or multiply handicapped sensory impaired persons; ability to communicate effectively in writing; certified or certifiable by Arizona Department of Education, National Professional Association, or evidence of credential in field of work
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree in one of the above areas; experience in transition programs working with adolescent hearing impaired or visually handicapped individuals; course work or comparable training in transitional services; knowledge of local and statewide agencies, resources, and services available to hearing impaired and/or visually impaired persons.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Implements transition services to eligible students; monitors transition activities related to established standards and reviews documented transition plans; participates in individual transition meetings as a team leader and team member; provides follow-along services to recently graduated students; coordinates transition services with home school districts, community agencies, and adult services; provides training and support to students, parents, staff, and adult service agencies; disseminates information regarding transition project activities through parent meetings, staff meetings, and workshops and presentations; attends staff meetings and follows up on recommendations; gathers information about students' home communities and provides this information to appropriate staff; evaluates the program and submits reports; produces materials for students, parents, and staff to assist in implementing transition planning; documents transition planning and educational needs on students' IEPs; reviews individual transition plans and meets with students' principals regarding implementation; maintains records and communicates with team members; adheres to the philosophy and policies of the school; maintains parent contact through the use of written communications or telephone conferences.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Ability to communicate effectively with hearing impaired and visually handicapped students; ability to travel independently to students' home communities.
SPECIAL CONDITIONS/REQUIREMENTS: Must utilize appropriate personal protective equipment as required.


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