R-9184 DORMITORY PROGRAM SUPERVISOR - Girls -Alabama School for the Deaf
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Posting Date: March 11,2022
AIDB is sensitive to the needs of Blind or Visually Impaired and Deaf or Hard of Hearing individuals and will make reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants and employees that do not impose undue hardship and are not essential functions of the job.
POSITION: DORMITORY PROGRAM SUPERVISOR - Girls
Alabama School for the Deaf
ABOUT ALABAMA INSTITUTE FOR DEAF AND BLIND
The Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind (AIDB) is the world’s most comprehensive education, rehabilitation and service program serving individuals of all ages who are deaf, blind, deafblind and multi-disabled and their families. Founded in 1858, AIDB serves more than 30,000 infants, toddlers, children, adults and seniors with hearing and vision loss throughout Alabama each year.
Our services literally span a lifetime including five campuses in Talladega, ten regional centers located in Birmingham, Dothan, Huntsville, Mobile, Montgomery, Talladega, Tuscaloosa ,Tuscumbia, Opelika and Decatur with programs that range from early and senior intervention, traditional and nontraditional education services in residential and outreach settings and a manufacturing facility that is the state’s largest employer of adults who are blind and deaf.
ABOUT THE ROLE
Our employees are among the organizations’ most valuable assets and resources. We share compassion for leveling the playing field for all. Our Mission makes AIDB a unique place to work and we invite you to be a part of the miracles that happen every day,
A Dormitory Program Supervisor for the Alabama School for the Deaf (ASD) is responsible for providing the highest level of care for our students. Our Dormitory Program Supervisor makes effective decisions and solves problems using sound judgment, guided initiative and teamwork.
You will play a vital role in the lives of our students and be a part of the miracles that happen every day at AIDB and ASD. This will be accomplished by demonstrating flexibility, positive attitude, agility, and professional maturity.
- Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Education, Special Education, or related field.s
- Minimum two (2) years of proven work experience in the Human Services field (Counseling, Deaf Education/Services, Social Work or related field).
- May be required to possess a valid Alabama Driver License and may be required to obtain a CDL and Alabama School Bus Driver Licenses within the first twenty-four (24) months of employment. Must maintain yearly certification for Alabama School Bus Driver License (if applicable) and valid Alabama Driver License.
- Must possess knowledge of federal and state statutes and laws concerning educational administration and programming, particularly as they relate to deaf, hard of hearing and other disabilities.
- Must possess a sign language proficiency evaluation of ADVANCED upon employment.
- Must provide recent documentation of sign language proficiency (SCPI) or take a sign language proficiency evaluation (SCPI) available through AIDB.
MANDATORY ANNUAL TRAINING:
- Medication Training
- Behavior Management certification
- CPR – every 2 years
- Blood Borne Pathogens
- Using an AED
- Mandatory Reporting – DHR
- Policy and Procedure Review
- The Dormitory Program Supervisor (DPS) is directly responsible for the Extended Day Program during the evening hours and on weekends when on duty.
- The DPS is responsible for managing crisis situations in cooperation with other Student Life personnel and Director.
- The DPS is responsible for promoting an atmosphere conducive to the social, emotional, educational, and physical development of students; providing support and guidance to Student Life personnel, students and parents.
- Willingness to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends.
- Provides support to students when problems/questions arise; provides information and support to parents regarding the well-being and care of their child.
- Participates in student staffing/conferences.
- Must be able to develop and maintain rapport with staff members, students, parents, alumni, and others within the school and Institute.
- Must meet on-call requirements.
- Evaluates personnel assigned; conducts conferences to discuss areas of strengths and/or weaknesses; develops remediation plans to address staff weaknesses; submits reports, remediation plans, evaluations, etc. to the Director for approval.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Upon offer of employment, the applicant must submit to a fingerprint background check at an agency designated and paid by AIDB
SALARY: $40,320 - $53,789 Scale D3 Rank 50 Bachelor’s Degree
$42,773 - $57,061 Scale D3 Rank 52 Master’s Degree
207 DaysDirect deposit is required.
This is an exempt position, and is not subject to overtime or compensatory provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
BENEFITS: Health, Dental and Vision Insurance Available
Alabama State TRS Retirement
Deferred Compensation Options Available
Paid Time Off
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: Open Until Filled
This position is funded by a grant award, funded by revenue generated, necessary for compliance or provides direct service delivery.
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