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From: "Cox, Kristina (DSB)"
Date: April 5, 2019 at 5:54:00 PM CDT
To: DSB DL All DSB <DSB@...<mailto:DSB@...>>, DSB DL
Reader-Drivers <Reader-DriversHome@...<mailto:Reader-DriversHome@...>>
Subject: Orientation and Training Center (OTC) Administrator (WMS 2)

Hello, All DSB:

Please spread far and wide, we are recruiting for an Orientation and
Training Center
in the DSB Seattle Office.

The goal of the Department of Services for the Blind (DSB) is to
assist in the stable employment of Blind, Deaf Blind and Low Vision
clients. The purpose of the Orientation and Training Center (OTC)
Administrator is to manage the programs and participant activity
performed by the agency with residential and commuting students
located in the Orientation and Training Center (OTC) in the Seattle

The position is a leadership role that is responsible for a
multi-disciplinary team along with managing a budget of over $1
million dollars. The funds provide a number of services that include
assessments, adjustment to blindness, self-advocacy, adaptive skills
of living, and vocational training services that serve 60-100
Washington State residents who are blind, low vision, or deaf blind.
The ability to provide these services fulfills the agency's mission of
"Inclusion, Independence, and Economic Vitality for individuals with
visual disabilities.


Bachelor's Degree in Vocational Rehabilitation, Counseling, Public or
Business Administration, Adult Education, or related field required;


Six (6) years' experience in public administration and/or developing
and managing adult educational training programs


Expert knowledge of current rehabilitation teaching practices

Special Requirement:

* Must pass Criminal Justice Records Check

* Masters' Degree in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling,
Rehabilitation Teaching, Public or Business Administration, Adult
Education, or a related field
* Work experience with a range of people with disabilities
* Experience in:
* Job readiness/vocational training
* Adaptive technologies of blindness and low vision
* Work within a public Vocational Rehabilitation program
* English as a Second Language (ESL) training
* Managing distance learning programs
* Curriculum development and course scheduling
* Supervisory experience

Supplemental Information
Please attach the following documents, failure to do so may result in
not being considered for the position:

* A letter of interest that shows your personality and voice to
describe why you are the successful candidate and how you meet the
specific qualifications for this position;
* Current resume, detailing experience, and education; and
* A list of at least three (3) professional references with
current telephone numbers.
By submitting these materials, you are indicating that all information
is true and correct. The state may verify information. Any untruthful
or misleading information is cause for removal from the applicant pool
or dismissal if employed.

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications and wish to claim
Veteran's Preference MUST attach a copy of their DD214, or other
verification of military service. Please blackout any personally
identifiable data such as social security numbers.

We celebrate our differences and we are committed to a workplace that
supports equal opportunity employment and inclusion regardless of
race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy,
childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender
identity diversity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an
individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected
characteristics. We will also consider qualified applicants with
criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and
local laws.

Persons with a disability, who need assistance with their application
or need this announcement in an alternative format, may call (360)
664-1960 or toll free (877) 664-1960. TTY users should first call 711
to access the Washington Relay

Should you have any questions regarding this position or the online
application, contact Lolo Florentino Arevalo at (360) 407-8074 or


Kristina Cox
Executive Assistant and HR Consultant
Department of Services for the Blind
PO Box 40933
Olympia, WA 98504
(360) 725-3836