Assistive Technology Program Coordinator
- Brown University
- Rhode Island, United States
- Salary Not Specified
- Posted Date
- Dec 1, 2022
- Position Type
- Faculty Positions, Education, Special Education, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Instructional Technology & Design (Campus), Other Academic Affairs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Student Affairs, Disabled Student Services
- Employment Type
- Full Time
The Assistive Technology Program Coordinator position supports accommodations and services for students with disabilities. The Coordinator will work and collaborate with students, faculty, and staff in seeking out cutting edge technology and universal design solutions in order to open doors of equitable access and opportunities for success. This position will be responsible for organizing and providing accommodated testing for exams, tests, and quizzes by partnering with SAS team members, faculty, and the Registrar’s office and by recruiting and supervising student test proctors. This position also is responsible for the coordination and production of educational materials in accessible formats as well as managing notetaking accommodations. This role is well-suited for someone who enjoys collaborating with others, has strong organization skills and is detail-oriented. The Coordinator must demonstrate a strong background in the use of assistive technology and be innovative and creative in seeking out new technology options.
Education and Experience
- Bachelor’s degree in Education, Rehabilitation Services,
Assistive Technology, or related field required plus 3-5 years of
related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and
- Experience providing technical assistance and training
- Experience working in higher education with students with
- Excellent interpersonal, communication, writing, and
organizational skills to interact effectively and diplomatically
with diverse students, faculty, staff, and vendors.
- Ability to identify problems and successfully recommend
solutions, including processes, procedures, and development of
implementation plans and demonstrated ability to follow
- Demonstrated ability to support a community of diverse
perspectives and cultures in an inclusive environment.
- Demonstrated ability to work independently or collaboratively
with a team.
- Knowledge of and experience working with various learning
management systems (ex: Canvas) as well as disability
accommodations related software (ex: Kurzweil, Glean, Otter AI,
etc.) and video conferencing/lecture capturing technologies (ex:
- Knowledge of the latest trends in higher education and
disability services with a focus on assistive technology,
alternative media, and accessibility.
- Evidence of cultural competence, including disability as
diversity and taking into account the intersectionality of disabled
- Ability to maintain confidentiality and professionalism at all
- Understanding of relevant disability related laws, regulations,
and best practices (ex: ADAAA, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation
Act, FERPA, current WCAG standards, UD, etc.).
- Ability to supervise student workers.
- Skill in accommodated testing principles, coordination, and
- Flexibility to evolve with changing departmental and university
mission, vision, and operations.
- Ability to provide accurate information, assess concerns, and
address them as needed.
Additional Information: Please submit a resume and cover letter when applying for this position. To learn about Brown University’s benefits, please visit here for further information.
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Job Posting Title:
Assistive Technology Program Coordinator
Student Accessibility Services
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