NRTC Employment Opportunities

Project Director

The function of the project director of the Older Individuals who are Blind – Training and Technical Assistance Center (OIB-TAC) is to supervise and coordinate the Center’s activities, its staff, and external consultants. The OIB-TAC is housed within the National Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision. Responsibilities include planning and developing training and technical assistance activities to assist designated state agencies (DSA) and other organizations that provide independent living services to older individuals who are blind in improving their programs. The project director will lead the Vision Specialist Program (VSP) project, which provides students an academic certificate in blindness and low vision. The project director also plans and coordinates all elements of grant management, evaluation, reporting, and program accountability to RSA.

If you are interested in helping the NRTC accomplish its mission, please apply for the position at Mississippi State University’s website:, PARF Number 503089 (job title–Project Director), and submit a letter of application, resume or curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for at least three references to Contact Michele McDonnall ( if you have questions. Persons with disabilities, especially those with vision impairments, are urged to apply. View the NRTC website at

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Administrative Assistant I (part-time)

The primary responsibility of this position is assisting with the coordination of specific grant activities for the Older Individuals who are Blind Technical Assistance and Training Center (OIB-TAC) with direction from experienced staff members. The administrative assistant will assist the project coordinator and other staff to help them complete training and technical assistance activities associated with this federally-funded grant. 

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