This position will have responsibility for
planning, implementing, assessing and ensuring compliance of
programs that support students’ use of assisted academic
technologies for current enrollment in career programs and towards
future employment. This position has knowledge of WCAG 2.0, ADAA
law and sections 504/508 of the Rehabilitation Act.
This position will be open until filled.
Associates Degree in computer science, technology, academic
technologies, special education, social work, developmental
education, or related field is required and minimum 2 years of
experience in higher education and experience with students with
disabilities is required.
Assistive Technology certification
Experience with accessibility software such as JAWS, NVDA,
accessibility checkers, captioning software.
Experience working with people with disabilities
Job Specific Task List:
- 1. Research, develop, and implement assistive technology
support for students with disabilities college-wide and how it
pertains to employment. - (Essential)
- 2. Recommend, install and provide training in assistive
technology; provide support for assistive technologies to include
support for both on-campus and online courses and can involve use
of technology such as Skype or Zoom to interact and support
students. - (Essential)
- 3. Develop web-based training for students to learn how to use
popular assistive technology such as Read and Write Gold, etc;
provide one to one training of career and technology education
(CTE) students in assistive technology, including current and
future technology such as screen readers (i.e. Read and Write Gold,
Kurzweil), use of tools like Smart Pens, as well as apps, for face
to face and online courses. - (Essential)
- 4. Provide technical assistance and training to faculty and
staff on how to make accessible materials; develop a culture of
technological training, stressing the importance of accessible
course materials and support for CTE students in the classroom and
for use in pursuit of their career employment goals. -
- 5. Monitor and track student use of assistive technology and
any issues that arise in order to make recommendations for future
technology purchases to prepare students for employment. -
- 6. Assess validity of product and third- party publisher VPATs.
- 7. Advocate on the behalf of students to resolve issues with
third party publisher supplemental sites such as Mymathlab, etc. -
- 8. Build effective relationships with relevant stakeholders,
including academic program directors, academic technologies and
learning commons staff related to the engagement and success of
students with disabilities and accommodative needs within career
programs and employment. - (Essential)
- 9. Speak publicly and makes presentations to various
stakeholders including but not limited to CareerLink offices, the
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, Workforce Investment Boards,
public school districts and intermediate units. - (Essential)
- 10. Travel regularly to the other College campuses. -
- 11. Understand cultural differences and promote collegiality in
all college settings. - (Essential)
- 12. Complete and submit Perkins Time and Effort sheets
bi-weekly. - (Essential)
- 13. Other duties as assigned. - (Standard)
Full Time 12 Month
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