My greatest joy is ordering certificates of completion when my students have finished a course. I feel their pride in their accomplishment!
— Betsy Slade, Instructor

Career & Volunteer Opportunities

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Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired is in compliance with all requirements pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Section 504, Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and all equal employment opportunity laws. The institute does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, sexual orientation or national origin in its activities, programs or employment policies, in accordance with Federal, State and local laws.

Job Title: Curriculum Designer (Emphasis on Blindness)

Reports to: Dean, Curricular Affairs

Overview: Ensures that best practice, distance education design features appear in all courses slated for (re)development.

Full-Time Exempt Position

Functions and Percentage of Time:

  1. Revises, replaces, and creates course materials according to established protocols. Researches subject matter content in blindness and other topics for additional information to enhance courses. 60%
  2. Prepares large print course materials for braille, narration, text-to-speech, and online delivery. Manages workflow on projects assigned to the position. 30%
  3. Collaborates with other project team members to ensure content validity. 5%
  4. Assumes other duties as assigned. 5%


Additional Qualifications Include:

Start Date: August 1, 2016

Qualified candidates please send cover letter and resume to:

Jacqueline Sabian
Director of Human Resources
Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired

by Friday, July 1, 2016

No phone calls please.

Volunteers Needed: Switchboard Relief

Varied days/hours. Will train.

Contact Jacqueline Sabian at 847-784-2762 or M-F, 8:30 to 5:00