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Title:                        Assistive Technology Instructor

Department:           Community Services

Location:                 Low Vision Rehabilitation Center (LVRC)

Wage Category:     Non-Exempt

Report To:              Assistive Technology, Manager         


Overview: The Assistive Technology Instructor will provide individual and group training, and support for faculty, staff, and clients in the areas of access technology, alternate media, distance education, electronic information, and adaptive accommodations for clients with low vision and other disabilities. Design and implement lesson plans customized to meet the personal and professional goals of each client.


Duties include but are not limited to:

Instructional Responsibilities

  • Train clients on common office place and technical software programs, such as MS Office and Linux.
  • Demonstrate and instruct how to integrate assistive and adaptive technologies compatible with workplace software.
  • Provide input to Workforce Development staff regarding the technical support necessary to achieve client’s employment outcomes.
  • Conduct assessments on individuals who are blind and with low vision to provide recommendations on appropriate assistive technology software and devices.
  • Instruct clients in the proper use, care, and safe handling of equipment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Documentation Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and submit notes, reports, files, and documents of programs.
  • Track and document the progress of each assistive technology client, including ongoing support needs and assistive technology recommendations.

Professional Development Responsibilities:

  • Obtains and maintains appropriate professional certifications in all related fields of assistive technology.
  • Maintain expertise in current teaching methods, discipline knowledge, and discipline-specific assistive technologies and Information Technology (IT).
  • Research advancement of new access technologies that may be suitable for implementation within the organization, as it applies to the needs of clients with disabilities.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Detailed knowledge of multiple smartphones, tablets, and other technology device platforms.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite is required.
  • Strong knowledge of JAWS, ZoomText Fusion, and other assistive technology software.
  • Knowledge of Google and Apple apps (drive, docs, sheets), preferred.
  • Ability to work with people who are blind and/or disabled.


  • Two to three years of assistive technology and/or computer training experience required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer technology or related field.
  • JAWS and ZoomText certified.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and organizational skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Works effectively with minimal supervision and is a team player.
  • Ability to work with confidential information both verbally and written.


Phone: 3186356471

Cert: Any Certification