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Residential Mentor - 3rd Shift

Date Posted:  May 13, 2022
Requisition ID:  354441
Location: 

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204

 

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 Indiana’s communities every day.

 

At the State of Indiana, we don’t 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. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role.

 

Next Level benefits at the State of Indiana are here! Be sure to review our expanded benefit package offerings below.

 

About the Indiana School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (ISBVI):

 

The Indiana School for the Blind and Visually Impaired is one of the largest schools for the blind and visually impaired in the country, in terms of its student population. ISBVI's vision is to provide diverse and salient opportunities for students, educators, and families to access and benefit from its resources.  The school is posed to serve as a center of educational excellence and a broker of best practices research and training for educators, students, and families - which will have the effect of significantly improving the educational experiences and lives of children who are blind or have low vision.  

 

Position Overview:

 

This is a third-shift position that supports staff by facilitating the care and guidance of students and other youth during overnight hours.  You may be assigned to supervise students in dormitories, recreational facilities, dining facilities, and at events under the supervision of the residential leader.

 

A Day in the Life:

 

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • Supervise students in dormitories, classrooms, lunch rooms and off campus trips under the supervision of the teacher or residential leader.
  • Supervise student housekeeping activities and inspects dorms and living areas for safety and cleanliness.
  • Prepare necessary materials as directed by the teacher and/or supervisor.
  • Assist with activities outside the classroom and/or dormitories.
  • Support discipline policy of the classroom/residential program, resolves conflicts between students and assists in monitoring behavior plans.
  • Assure that student hygiene, toileting and safety needs are met.
  • Perform a variety of duties providing for the guidance, care, training, development and socialization of hearing and/or visually impaired, physically challenged or developmentally delayed students.
  • Follow emergency procedures for fire, storm, tornado drills and warnings.
  • Promote the nine dimensions of student development, including cultural, intellectual, life planning, political, spiritual, physical, emotional, sexual and social.
  • Coordinate programs and recreational activities for students and complete and document programming plans, paperwork, incidents and student progress.

 

The job profile 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 with or without notice. 

What You'll Need for Success:

 

You must meet the following requirements to be considered for employment: 

  • 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 regulations.
  • Ability to keep accurate records concerning the care of the students.
  • Ability to supervise students in dormitories, classrooms and other on-and-off campus activities.
  • Effective communication skills. 

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.

 

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) as well as vision and dental plans;
  • Wellness program (offers premium discount for the medical plan and gift cards);
  • Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution; 
  • Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities;
  • Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match; 
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options; 
  • A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
    • 150 hours of paid new parent leave; 
    • Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave;
    • Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off; 
    • 12 paid holidays, 14 on election years; 
  • Education Reimbursement Program;
  • Group life insurance; 
  • Referral Bonus program;
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits; 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program; 
  • Free Parking for most positions;
  • Free LinkedIn Learning access.

     

Salary:

 

This position traditionally starts at $28,288 - $31,116 per year, depending on education and/or experience.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

 

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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