Alternative Media Specialist, DSPS
Kern Community College District
$4,783.24 - $6,758.60 Monthly
Disabled Student Programs & Services
Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, perform a variety of
complex technical tasks related to the installation, configuration,
and use of assistive equipment for the disabled.
Provide for the installation, configuration and maintenance of
alternative media using a variety of computer peripherals and
Review and communicate adaptive access issues related to college
web pages; provide resource information, training and support for
universal access; provide access assistance in web design.
Maintain knowledge of current trends and developments in the
computer field, as well as advances and changes in assistive
Provide training on adaptive technology to faculty, staff and
students to ensure that instructional materials are provided in
various accessible formats, depending on students'
disability-related needs; network with regional and state agencies
to ensure appropriate services are made available to
Coordinate and develop a process to meet institutional brailling
and captioning needs, ensuring that all college information,
including college catalog, schedules and brochures, is made
available in alternative formats.
Perform conversion of text to alternative media; monitor the
provisions of providing Recording for the Blind services and other
acquired materials to students.
Survey college access technology needs; identify and recommend
adaptive software and hardware.
Provide guidance to faculty in the design and re-design of distance
education materials and formats to ensure they meet access
Provide information to students, faculty, staff and the public
regarding the department and the adaptive services provided.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Any combination equivalent to:
in a field that provides the exposure and understanding necessary
to accomplish the essential functions and two years experience
related to adaptive computer technology, software and/or hardware,
as a user or computer technician.
Knowledge and Abilities
Operation of a variety of computer equipment and computer
Operation of a variety of adaptive or alternative media software
Web design applications.
Access issues and their relationship to technology.
Oral and written communication skills.
Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and
Provide alternative media using a variety of computer peripherals
Review and communicate access issues regarding college web
Customize solutions for students with disabilities in a
Adapt to technology developments.
Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working
relationships with others.
SALARY RANGE$4,783.24 - $6,758.60
monthlyMaximum Entry Level Salary: $5,025.39
Review of Applications:
Complete application packets will
be accepted until the position is filled; but those received by
consideration. The College reserves the right to extend time limits
or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any
Completed application packet must
- Completed Online Application for Employment form
- Current resume
- Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
- Copy of legible transcripts, if applicable
- List of five (5) professional references - Listed on
It is the applicant's responsibility to redact (or remove) any
personal information from all documents prior to uploading. This
includes Social Security Numbers, Date of Birth, and any photos of
Foreign Degree: Applicants with foreign degrees from colleges
or universities outside of the United States must have their
coursework evaluated by a professional association that is a member
of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services
(NACES) or Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute, INC. (ACEI).
A copy of the evaluation must be submitted with your on-line
Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate
in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the
necessary arrangements. EEO Plan 2021-2024
The District is strongly committed to achieving staff diversity
and the principles of equal employment opportunity. The District
encourages a diverse pool of applicants and does not discriminate
on the basis of national origin, religion, age, gender, gender
identity, gender expression, race or ethnicity, color, medical
condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual orientation,
marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, or
because he/she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing
characteristics, or based on association with a person or group
with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics or
any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law,
in any of its policies, procedures or practices.
Discrimination Free Work Environment
District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in
the United States. Work authorization should be established at the
time of application
All applicants must apply online at https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/kccd/jobs/3623598/alternative-media-specialist-dsps
Emails will not be accepted.