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: http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu, 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 NRTCjobs@colled.msstate.edu. Contact Michele McDonnall (mmcdonnall@colled.msstate.edu) if you have questions. Persons with disabilities, especially those with vision impairments, are urged to apply. View the NRTC website at http://blind.msstate.edu/

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Program Manager

Manages the operational planning and execution of a multifaceted program to assist with training and technical assistance activities of the Older Individuals who are Blind Technical Assistance Center (OIB-TAC), housed within the National Research and Training Center (NRTC). The target audiences of the OIB-TAC are older blind program administrators and direct service staff. The Program Manager is part of the training team and exercises considerable independence and technical judgment in performing duties. Remote work will be allowed due to the nature of the position. 

If you are interested in helping the NRTC accomplish its mission, please apply for the position at Mississippi State University’s website: http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu, PARF Number 503158 (job title–Program Manager), and submit a letter of application, resume or curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for at least three references to NRTCjobs@colled.msstate.edu. Contact Kendra Farrow (kfarrow@colled.msstate.edu) if you have questions. Persons with disabilities, including those with vision impairments, are urged to apply. View the NRTC website at http://blind.msstate.edu/

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