Program Coordinator For Teachers Of Students Who Are Blind Or Visually Impaired

Tenure Track, Full-Time Assistant Professor Position

Dominican University New York in Rockland County, 20 miles north of New York City, invites
applications for the position of Program Coordinator for Teachers of Students who are blind or
visually impaired. This is a full-time tenure-track position in which the candidate would be
expected to teach courses in the nationally accredited graduate program. We seek motivated
candidates with strong educational credentials who aspire to a position with a focus on teaching.

Primary Responsibilities:
➢ Teach VI courses (via a hybrid online model)
➢ Oversee the operation of the TVI program, including hiring/mentoring/evaluation of adjunct instructors, registration of students, course monitoring via Blackboard LMS, book orders; catalog/website/ portal updates; coordinate ancillary University services; assist with updates for student manuals
➢ Recruit and advise VI students
➢ Place, supervise and evaluate student teachers in the VI program
➢ Maintain program standards for national and local accreditation; prepare reports as required
➢ Coordinate and assess VI curriculum development and progress
➢ Oversee New York State and foundation grants; prepare annual progress reports and final reports
➢ Oversee various VI-specific scholarships
➢ Oversee data collection for in-house and grant purposes ➢ Serve on university committees

Requirements: A doctorate or matriculation in a doctoral program is required, but applications from
highly qualified candidates with a Master’s degree will also be considered. TVI certification
with a minimum of 3 years of direct service provision as TVI. Must demonstrate evidence of
professional writing ability, be technologically proficient and work well on teams. Experience in
higher education and knowledge of the needs of students with multiple impairments are
critical. Grant writing skills are necessary.

Dominican University New York is a private institution with approximately 2,000 students and
400 faculty and staff. Our heritage stresses the humanistic value of a Liberal Arts education, a
commitment to social justice, and a strong belief in the need for integrity and community
engagement, all in the service of preparing students to reach their potential as responsible citizens
who enrich the world in which we live.

Please submit a cover letter describing your qualifications and fit for this position, curriculum vitae,
transcripts, and a copy of your TVI certification with contact information for three professional
references. Also, please include (1) up to three sample syllabi and (2) a statement of teaching
philosophy.

Application materials are to be submitted by January 20, 2023, to humanresources@duny.edu

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire.

Dominican University New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed
to excellence through equity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications
from members of historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a
qualified individual with a disability or other protected category in accordance with applicable
law.

AA/EOE