AST DIR, Educ/Training Prgms

In the State of Florida
Oct 17, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
AST DIR, Educ/Training Prgms

Job no: 514869
Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: In the State of Florida
Categories: Education/Instructional
Department:29120000 - MD-PSYCHIATRY

Classification Title:

Assistant Director, Education Training Program

Job Description:

Administrative- Assists the project director in planning, implementing, and evaluating the technical assistance, training, and dissemination activities of the project. Establishes performance goals and measures to evaluate success. Supervises day to day operations including supervision of FAVIDBC (Florida and Virgin Island Deaf-Blind Collaborative) staff. Oversees staff to develop individualized, child-centered solutions that address the strengths and needs of children and young adults with deaf-blindness through the state. Researches information sources, using various media (i.e., the internet, literature, etc.); and attend conferences to collect and disseminate best evidence-based practices to support families, service providers, educators, who work with individuals who are deaf-blind. Develops intensive professional development opportunities. Identifies opportunities to connect FAVI to relevant research collaborations relevant to the core missions of state deaf-blind projects.

Collaboration- Builds and strengthens agency collaboration at state, regional and national level to increase organizational abilities to implement evidence-based practices and policies relevant to youth under the age of 22 years who are deaf-blind. Represents FAVI in multi-state and Southeastern state initiatives to improve transition services, multi-cultural approaches to serving families, and increasing availability of intervener resources.

Support- Provides technical support for family members, school district personnel, and other state and local agencies, who provide services to children and young adults who are deaf-blind. Particular emphasis will be on identifying eligible individuals and instructional/educational strategies. Arranges or provides trainings on deaf-blindness, vision loss, hearing loss, multiple disabilities, special education and many other topics. Provides trainings to districts, schools, agencies, professionals, teams and/or teachers serving children and young adults with deaf-blindness. Work with educators and service providers to determine the models of support that will best meet the needs of children and families.

Expected Salary:

$78,900 - $90,000

Pay Range Based on Market:


Lower reference point: $ 68,200 Midpoint: $ 88,600 Upper Reference point: $109,000

Minimum Requirements:

Master Degree in an appropriate area and two years of relevant experience; or a bachelor degree in an appropriate area and four years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Masters Degree
  • Experience and/or education in working with children who are deaf-blind with or without other disabilities.
  • Experience in working with families who have children with deaf-blindness.
  • Experience and/or training in the inclusion of students with deaf-blindness with and without additional disabilities in general education settings.
  • Experience in collaborating with variety of agencies serving young children with severe disabilities.
Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter, resume and list of three reference with contact information.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required:No

Advertised: 15 Oct 2020 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 22 Oct 2020 Eastern Daylight Time

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