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Position: Facilities Administrative Assistant
Department: Maintenance Department
Status: Full -Time/37.5 Hours Per Week/ 12 Month Non- Instructional
Minimum requirements:

High School Diploma or GED, Associates or Bachelors Degree, preferred. Must have five (5) years of work related experience in an office setting. Proficient in Microsoft Office especially Word and Excel. Excellent communication (written and oral), telephone and interpersonal skills. A valid driver’s license is required.

Position Summary:

•Prepares Purchasing Orders for amounts under $1,000 and forwards approved request to the Business Office for larger amounts. Arrange repair work with vendors, and obtain bids and quotations for supplies, services and renovations as assigned. Must maintain record keeping for inventory/audit purposes.
•Assists with the administration and operation of the Maintenance Direct Work Order System working with Maintenance Supervisor to assign and follow-up on work orders and enter data into system.
•Provide administrative and clerical support as needed to ensure efficient duties of operation of the maintenance and housekeeping departments able to work under pressure and ability to deal with emergency situations in a professional manner.
•Responsible for incoming and outgoing purchase orders and forward to the Business Office for approval and processing invoices for payments. Must maintain record keeping for inventory and audit purposes. •Order office supplies and clothing for departmental employees as needed. Helps staff to successfully interact with e-mail, work order and Human Resources systems.
•Maintain employees’ records for vacation, personal and sick time, work in conjunction with Human Resources and Business Offices to ensure accurate payroll processing.
•Perform other clerical duties as assigned such as typing documents and correspondence, checking and entering data, photocopying, scanning and faxing, maintaining filing systems, etc.
•Coordinate room set-ups with Security, Housekeeping and Food Services.


Position: (2) Paraeducator

Department: Transition
Status: Full-Time Ten (10) Months Instructional
Mon. thru Thurs. 2PM-10PM/Friday 9AM-11AM

Minimum Requirements:
High School Diploma or GED plus Associate Degree or Paraeducator Certificate. Experience working with students with visual impairment and multiple disabilities. Able to lift a minimum of 75 pounds. Excellent communication (oral & written) skills. A valid driver’s license is required. Must be certified in First Aid, CPR/AED and Fire & Safety Training. Comply with annual physical exam requirements.

Summary of Duties:
Responsible for the safety and well being of the students on/off campus in the White Hall - Independent Living Program.
Implements student program goals for daily living including assistive technology and positive behavioral support strategies.
Monitor daily living skills, including personal health, recreation, leisure and social skills.
Support students in the water while in the Aquatic Center, as assigned.
Respect confidentiality of the students. Refrain from discussion of students or family issues with anyone except as determined appropriate by the Coordinator or School Administration.
Participate in schedule meetings and in-service trainings.
Completes a daily written log on student’s activities.
Communicate any changes with the student’s daily living schedule or concerns with the Coordinator.
Performs additional duties assigned by Teacher, Coordinator or School Administrations.
Able to communicate with confidence in conveying information to all types of member of the community, including teachers, administrators, other staff and students.
Overbrook School for the Blind
Human Resources Department
March 10, 2015

Position Available

Position: Elementary Coordinator
Department: Elementary
Status: Full -Time 10 Months Instructional / 6 weeks in the summer

Minimum Requirements:
Master’s Degree Required. Master’s in Education of the Blind /Visually Impaired. Supervisory Certification preferred. Supervisory experience (1-3 years) outside the classroom. Knowledge of Elementary Core Curriculum Standards. Experience with children with multiple disabilities. Must be Flexible, Excellent Communication Skills. Valid Driver’s License. Current CPR/ First Aid Certified. Able to keep student, staff and family information confidential.

Summary Of Duties:
Coach /support teachers and paraeducators regarding classroom management techniques, organization of the class routine and instructional strategies. IEP development and progress monitoring. Proficient in Esped program for IEP writing and progress monitoring. Lead IEP meetings for students. Review final copies of RR’s and IEPs. Provide teacher, family and school district with follow up after the IEP meetings as needed. Plan and finalize classroom groupings and staff assignments. Assist with problem solving in the classroom and in the program. Assist with training and implementation of the new Curriculums. Review student referral files, schedule intake evaluation, and develop admission Summaries.

Elementary Program Coordinator
Present student Admission Summary to Admission Committee. Complete staff evaluations on a yearly basis. Manage Program budget which includes approving Purchase Orders, Petty Cash requests, etc. Complete weekly Employee Summary Sheets for payroll. Work collaboratively with other Program Coordinators across campus. Attend monthly Coordinator’s meetings and weekly Admissions Committee meetings. Develop student schedules and make changes as they arise. Assist with taking parents and visitors on tours of the program; summarize the basics of the program and assist them with any questions/ concerns. Assist with special projects and activities as requested by the Education Director.

Overbrook School for the Blind
Human Resource Department
February 3, 2015

Position: Assistant to the Mechanical Engineer

Department: Maintenance
Status: Full -Time
12 Months/ Non - Instructional

Summary of Duties:

Provides direct assistance to Chief Engineer or other repairs/ maintenance staff in installing, maintaining and repairing boiler, furnaces, water heaters, pumps generators, compressors, steam lines, water lines, and gas lines. Performs preventive maintenance, plumbing and electrical repairs including all fixtures and drainage. Modifies existing heating , ventilating and air conditioning systems. Knowledge of three phase electrical system. Reviews and interprets working drawing and blueprints for mechanical and electrical building operating systems and equipment. Knowledge of the Energy Management System (Vortech).

Maintains the refrigeration systems. Ability to do welding assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor. Provides courteous, high quality services and respond to request for service in a timely manner.

Minimum Requirements:
Assistant to the Mechanical Engineer

Performs minor maintenance and repair tasks such as but not limited to snow removal, clear roof and storm drains and other general maintenance tasks with Maintenance staff. 5 Years of related work experience is required or equivalent educational experience. HS Diploma or GED with completion of vocational and/or trade school in wither electrical, plumbing or HVAC. Class A License is required. Proven experience operating, maintaining, or repairing building electrical, mechanical, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning or plumbing systems. Previous experience must have included identifying or troubleshooting system problems and reading plans or blueprints. Technology user skills sufficient to input, retrieve, view and print information from School Dude. Communication skills (oral and written) and confidence in conveying information to all types of members of the community, including teachers, administrators and other staff members. Commitment to the institution’s needs and readiness to respond in a timely manner. Certifications in related trade must be current. Knowledge of various equipments to implement repairs. Valid Driver’s License, must be maintained throughout employment.

Assistant to the Mechanical Engineer
Physical Requirements and Work Environment

Frequently lifting equipment and materials weighing 50 pounds or more; Walking, standing, neck and waist bending, climbing, repetitive use of hands, power hand grasping, and reaching above and below shoulder level. Occasional sitting, squatting, crawling, kneeling, neck and waist twisting, and hand pushing and pulling. Work in wide variety of environments as found in all areas of the school. Able to operate vehicles and machines.