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Position TitleJob NumberJob DescriptionPay Scale
Superintendent & Coordinator of a State-Operated SchoolBAT-380/00001

The New York State Education Department’s Office of Education Policy is seeking applicants to fill the Superintendent & Coordinator of a State-Operated School (Superintendent) position at the New York State School for the Blind (NYSSB). The NYSSB is a State-operated school that serves both day and residential students with disabilities, ranging from ages five to 21 years old. The incumbent of this position will need to be an experienced and dynamic educator with a demonstrated record of success in working with children with disabilities. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Oversee, direct, and manage the five-day residential program, instructional programs, and operations of the NYSSB;
  • Achieve and maintain compliance with appropriate State and federal laws and regulations, and the State Education Department policies, both fiscal and programmatic;
  • Assume a leadership role in developing and implementing standards-based curriculum and assessment;
  • Lead positive program changes in order to improve student achievement and successful secondary transition outcomes; and
  • Maintain a safe and healthy environment for all students and staff.
$109,956 - $138,763* *Depending on experience
Food Service Worker 3BAT-375/00402

(Open to current NYS employees only)

Continuous Recruitment

The New York State Education Department’s Office of Education Policy is seeking candidates for a Food Service Worker 3 position at the New York State School for the Blind. The Food Service Worker 3 will function as a working supervisor in food preparation and food service activities. Duties of this position will include:

  • Direct and oversee food-service-management activities;
  • Prepare budget requests within required time frames and established purchasing guidelines;
  • Submit requisitions and manage food service activities per the submitted requisitions, unless there is an unexpected purchase;
  • Prepare for food expenditures by tracking the items that need to be bought and/or replaced;
  • Order and track expenditures within the budget plan;
  • Determine if any additional training is required, including travel to and from the trainings, and participate in employee training, as required;
  • Determine if special food requirements or additional services will be needed for the school year;
  • Lift up to 60 pounds in performance of assigned tasks, as required.
$46,062
Nurse 1BAT-379/00307

The New York State Education Department’s Office of Education Policy is seeking candidates for a Nurse 1 position in the New York State School for the Blind. The incumbent of this position will be responsible for the health care of students and the supervision of Licensed Practical Nurses.  Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

 

  • Assist in establishing a behavior management plan that addresses any pertinent medical information and implement the plan consistently;
  • Assist in the development and monitoring of individual medical records and data collection;
  • Participate in Home-Residential-Health Center-School communication for program consistency;
  • Provide nurse intervention, documentation and case finding;
  • Provide supportive and/or restorative care, provide teaching and counseling on health issues, and instruct students about their medications as well as everyday hazards in their environment;
  • Administer medications, administer nebulizer treatments, administer and/or disconnect G-tube feeding on a student and provide related guidance and instruction;
  • Provide first aid according to policy, procedure, and individual care plans to injured students;
  • Admit and/or chart ill students to the sick bay and providing nursing care, report and refer ill students to the doctor’s office for evaluation and treatment;
  • Participate in staff training;
  • Prepare clinical and administrative reports including the Medicaid end of the month report;
  • Maintain infection control standards; and
  • Function as a member of a treatment team.
$45,455
Dietitian 2BAT-386/00415

The New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) Office of Education Policy is seeking candidates for a Dietitian 2 position at the New York State School for the Blind. The Dietitian 2 will function as the supervisor of the food-service department and food service activities. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Direct and manage the food and nutrition-program operations;
  • Participate in multidisciplinary treatment team and nutrition meetings to develop meals and menus in accordance with student needs;
  • Conduct initial and ongoing nutritional assessments on all students;
  • Provide instruction, training, and consultation services on diet and nutrition therapy, meal planning, and food preparation to students, all direct care staff, and food service staff;
  • Inspect and supervise food preparation, service areas, and meals to ensure compliance with dietetic care and nutrition plans, standards, regulations, and requirements;
  • Oversee the Child Nutrition program, including reporting and tracking, and participating in Health Department inspections;
  • Supervise food-service staff and perform a full range of supervisory duties, including scheduling, evaluations, time and attendance-related duties, and timesheet approval; and
  • Manage inventory for the food-service department, and review and order appropriate food items based on needs of students, within budgetary allowances.
$56,604

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