Company: State of Indiana
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Work for Indiana
Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50
executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse
workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects
across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana
employee, you impact the well-being of Indianas communities every
At the State of Indiana, we dont just talk about diversity and
inclusion Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and
equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the
State of Indiana population. We are proud to be an equal
Join our hiring managers, virtually on
Zoom, from 9am - 3pm on Tuesday, June
15th as we interview for open Residential Mentorpositions
at the Indiana School for the Blind and Visually
you are interested in attending this Career Fair and interviewing
with hiring managers, please apply to this posting to receive
communication and reminders and to reserve your spot. Additional
information can be found
for the Blind & Visually Impaired
The School is nationally and internationally
recognized for its excellence and best practices in educating
children and young adults who are blind or have low vision. The
School is a critical resource for Indianas children who are blind
or have low vision and the teachers, parents, and caregivers who
work with them. Every year, we educate hundreds of children and
young adults ranging from 3 to 22 years old and living in all parts
of Indiana, many of whom, due to severe or multiple disabilities,
other schools in the state have difficulty serving or cannot
ISBVI - over 150 years of service!
This position normally begins at $14.51 Hourly.
The Residential Mentor facilitates the care and guidance of
students and other youth at a state facility.
A Day in the
The essential functions of this role are as follows:
- Supervises students in dormitories, classrooms, lunch rooms and
off campus trips under the supervision of the teacher or
- Supervises student housekeeping activities and inspects dorms
and living areas for safety and cleanliness.
- Prepares necessary materials as directed by the teacher and/or
- Assists with activities outside the classroom and/or
- Supports discipline policy of the classroom/residential
program, resolves conflicts between students and assists in
monitoring behavior plans.
- Assures that student hygiene, toileting and safety needs are
- Performs a variety of duties providing for the guidance, care,
training, development and socialization of hearing and/or visually
impaired, physically challenged or developmentally delayed
- Follows emergency procedures for fire, storm, tornado drills
- Promotes the nine dimensions of student development, including
cultural, intellectual, life planning, political, spiritual,
physical, emotional, sexual and social.
- Coordinates programs and recreational activities for students
and completes and documents programming plans, paperwork, incidents
and student progress.
The job description is not designed to cover or contain a
comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities
that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities
and activities may change or be assigned at any time.
What You'll Need for
- Must be at least 21 years of age.
- Basic understanding of the characteristics, needs and effective
methods of guidance of students of varying ages at different stages
of development and at different levels of mental ability.
- Knowledge of state, federal and agency rules and
- Ability to keep accurate records concerning the care of the
- Ability to supervise students in dormitories, classrooms and
other on-and-off campus activities.
- Effectively communicate, both orally and in writing.
Benefits of Employment
with the State of Indiana:
The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for
full-time employees which includes:
- Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and
- Wellness program (offers premiums discount for the medical
- Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state
- Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with
- Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
- Group life insurance
- Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral
- Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
- Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee
- 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
- Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness
- New Parent Leave
- Free Parking
- Free LinkedIn Learning
If this is an Intermittent position, the position does not offer
benefits and is limited to 180 working days in an eleven (11) month
The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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