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Assistive Technology Specialist

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Job Description:

The Office of Accessibility Resources at the State University of New York College at Oneonta invites applications for the position of Assistive Technology Specialist. This role develops, implements, and monitors SUNY Oneonta's assistive technology services with the aim of supporting students registered through Accessibility Resources.

Accessibility Resources partners with students, faculty, and other college resources to design accessible environments and to coordinate accommodations for students entitled to them under federal legislation. The Office plays a crucial role in furthering the institution's commitments to the principles of diversity and inclusion. To learn more about the College or the Office, please visit or

Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Providing ongoing technical support, training, modeling, and evaluation related to equipment, programs, and tools designed to support students registered with Accessibility Resources
  • Supporting and training registered students in the use of SUNY Oneonta's assistive technologies
  • Developing and maintaining Accessibility Resources' webpage
  • Maintaining an inventory of department assistive equipment and technology, including software.
  • Conducting ongoing needs assessments and evaluations to determine the effectiveness of technology and make recommendations for future technology needs
  • Assuming primary responsibility for the data management system
  • Working in a team-oriented environment
  • Supporting everyday functions of the office
  • Providing testing accommodations
  • Providing daily student support
Salary commensurate with experience: $50,148. Information on SUNY's comprehensive benefits offerings can be found at .


Required qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience with Assistive Technologies
  • Master's degree
  • Experience in higher education
  • Experience in an office of disability services
  • Experience with Banner or other comprehensive student or financial information system
  • Familiarity with disability law
  • Experience working with and serving diverse populations

Additional Information:

SUNY Oneonta enrolls about 5,500 students who pursue bachelor's or master's degrees or certificates in one of 60-plus academic programs. Known as an exemplary residential campus that values inclusion, service and sustainability, SUNY Oneonta is a nurturing community where students grow intellectually, thrive socially, and live purposefully.

The College is located in the City of Oneonta, nestled in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains about a four-hour drive from New York City, Boston, and Philadelphia. With a population just shy of 14,000, Oneonta is one of the top 20 picturesque small towns in America, according to Microsoft News. The natural beauty of the region is breathtaking year-round. Each season offers outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, boating, swimming, and skiing. Employees give SUNY Oneonta high marks for work/life balance, management, and culture. The College's rating is 4.5 with one recent review noting that it's the people that make SUNY Oneonta so special.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the NYS Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at .

SUNY Oneonta values a diverse college community. Please visit our website on diversity at: . Moreover, the College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions:

To apply online go to: Please upload a resume and letter of interest. Contact information for three professional references is required.

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