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Residential Services Assistant Tucson

at Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and Blind

Posted: 9/16/2020
Job Reference #: 2045

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Openings as of 9/25/2020
Support Staff

  • Residential Services Assistant-2045 Tucson JobID: 2045
  • Position Type:
    Support Staff/Residential Services Assistant

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:

    Location: Tucson
    Employee Status: Permanent
    Hours Per Week: 40
    Work Calendar: 10-Month
    Pay Rate: $12.00
    Positions Available: 3 in the Blind Dorms
    1 in the Deaf/HH Dorms

    CPR certification and/or lifesaving techniques and CIT certification or obtain within the first 90 days of employment. Applicant must possess at least three of the following qualifications:
    · High school graduate or GED
    · College course work in a related field
    · Experience in behavior management techniques
    · Experience working with children--visually impaired, deaf, or multiply disabled

    All of the above qualifications; experience in a residential setting with visually impaired, deaf, or multiply disabled children

    Ability to communicate effectively with students, staff, and parents; implement planned activities; implement established behavior management programs; escort students to specific functions; work with individuals and/or groups of students; assist students with activities of daily living; supervise students in regularly scheduled activities (i.e., meals, off-campus trips); meet with responsible professionals to discuss problems, methods, assignments, etc.; may need to assist students with toileting and personal hygiene needs; safely lift and transport non-ambulatory students; help maintain files; submit written reports upon request; assist in preparation of materials; accept direction from staff and implement programs; analyze a situation and take appropriate action; ability to work alone with students; other duties as assigned by the Master Teaching parent or Teaching Parents.

    Some positions working with multiply disabled student require beginning sign language. Positions working with deaf students need proficiency in receptive and expressive ASL. Positions working with visually impaired students may require knowledge of braille or the willingness to learn.
    SPECIAL CONDITIONS/REQUIREMENTS: Must utilize appropriate personal protective equipment as required.

    Benefit eligible employees have a variety of choices for medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, supplemental and dependent life insurance. Offered plans provide exceptional value to our employees and their eligible dependents. Employees have a 31-day period from effective date of hire to elected coverage. Elected benefits could start as early as 2 weeks after hire.
    Benefit eligible employees are automatically covered for basic life, non-smokers, accidental death and dismemberment and seat belt insurance.
    Benefit eligible employees are automatically enrolled in the State’s retirement plan and long-term disability (LTD) program. Enrollment is mandatory and is subject to a 26-week waiting period before initial enrollment. Employees may also choose to participate in a deferred compensation program to take advantage of tax-deferred retirement investments. Benefit Options also offer Employee Self-Service, Wellness, Tuition Discount, Travel Reduction, Auto & Home Insurance and Purchase Discount Programs.
    For more information contact the Recruiter at:
    Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting the Recruiter. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.

    Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

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