Teaching Faculty I, 9 Month Salaried (Visual Disabilities)
Job Title: Teaching Faculty I, 9 Month Salaried (Visual Disabilities)
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 46392
Department The Visual Disabilities Program in the School of Teacher Education at Florida State University invites applications for an instructional position at the rank of Teaching Faculty I in Visual Disabilities. We seek a colleague to support the Visual Disabilities Program in their commitment to preparing high-quality professionals to provide services to individuals with visual impairments. The successful candidate will coordinate the BS/MS Visual Disabilities pathway (https://education.fsu.edu/degrees-and-programs/visual-disabilities) and the stand alone master’s degree programs. Our goal is to prepare teaching professionals who not only transform the lives of their students, but also seek to improve their schools, communities, academic disciplines, and professions.
The College of Education, the School of Teacher Education, and the Visual Disabilities program strive to develop a deep understanding of, and respect for, diversity among students and colleagues.Equal Employment Opportunity An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.
FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdfResponsibilities Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Visual Disabilities.
Serve on student graduate committees.
Coordinate the Visual Disabilities program, including but not limited to: (a) advising and mentoring, (b) coordinating field experiences (i.e., practicum and internship), (c) supervising field experiences (i.e., practicum and internship), (d) actively participating in recruitment efforts.
Meet administrative expectations related to maintaining and reporting of program standards and activities as required by the state, college, university, and the professional discipline, course scheduling, identification and support of instructors, adhering to processes for the approval of new courses; and other management activities.
Provide service to schools, the University, Department, College, and the profession.
Grow and support existing partnerships/relationships with regional providers of services to individuals with visual impairments.
Prepare grant proposals to potential funding agencies.
Administer existing grant activities.Qualifications Earned doctorate in visual disabilities, special education, or a related field
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
Certification as a teacher of students with visual impairments
Significant experience and leadership in one or more PreK-12 educational settings
Commitment to and experience with working with diverse student populations
Experience teaching visual disabilities methods courses
Experience coordinating certification programs (including state-level reporting)
Experience mentoring pre-service and in-service teachersPreferred Successful grant management and writingContact Info Contact Information:
Dr. Lindsay Dennis
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