Job Title: Vision Rehabilitation Therapy Curriculum Director
PVN ID: HC-2206-004904
Category: Research
Location: HUNTER COLLEGE
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Job Description

General Description

The Vision Programs at Hunter College are seeking a highly qualified Curriculum Director to assist in leading our vision rehabilitation programs and plan for its future. In conjunction with director responsibilities, this person will be responsible for teaching several courses each academic year spread across Fall, Spring and Summer semesters. This position would be hybrid with a majority of remote work, but will also need to do in-person work in New York City at and around Hunter's main campus.

Learn more about our programs here:

https://education.hunter.cuny.edu/admissions/graduate-programs/special-education/blind-and-visually-impaired/

 

Other Duties

- Work as a team to develop strategies to increase applications and retain students.

- Assist program director in implementing VRT graduate programs (VRT only and Combined VRT/ O&M) that include on-line synchronous and asynchronous instructional strategies to prepare students to support clients with visual impairments to live fulfilling, independent lives.

- Collaborate with vision agencies to support students from initial fieldwork through internships both in New York City and nationally.

- Coordinate in-person summer labs that provide hands-on experience and form students identities as future VRTs.

- Teach courses in the VRT sequence each academic year

- Publish and present data related to this work nationally and internationally to become a leader in the field of Vision Rehabilitation.

- Write grants that will help sustain the program and support research efforts

- Develop a strategic vision for the vision rehabilitation programs and implement curriculum changes

- Implement evaluation activities that will be responsive to input from current students, supervisors, graduates, and employers

Qualifications

  • Hold current ACVREP certification in Vision Rehabilitation Therapy
  • Minimum Master’s degree, ideally a completed doctorate or currently in a doctoral program
  • Five years experience in the field of vision rehabilitation therapy

Key Features

Department
Special Education
Status
Part Time
Pay Range
$40.00-$70.00
Hour(s) a week
14.00
Closing Date
Aug 30, 2022 (Or Until Filled)

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